Head Hunt International Blog

  • How to Make the Best Use of LinkedIn for Your Career

    How to Make the Best Use of LinkedIn for Your Career

    Friday, July 24, 2020

    Whether you love it or hate it, LinkedIn has become an integral professional development and networking tool globally and it is continuing to grow, with approximately one new profile created every two seconds and thirty million companies using the platform to engage with their customers and reach new talent.

    More than 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn regularly to look for candidates and one new person is hired through the platform every eight seconds! It is clear, therefore, that LinkedIn is a place of many opportunities not only to land a dream job but also to make connections with people and organisations that would otherwise be difficult to access.

  • To All Hard-Working Job-Seekers – Keep Going!

    To All Hard-Working Job-Seekers – Keep Going!

    Monday, July 20, 2020

    With over 40 years of recruitment experience, we’ve seen all sorts of changes in the employment market – the good, the bad and the ugly. But take it from us – it always gets better!

    Whether you’re currently unemployed due to the pandemic, looking for a job change or trying to kick start your career as a fresh graduate, we know the current job market is not holding the same opportunities it did some months ago in many sectors. It can be difficult to stay positive amidst all the negativity we hear on the news, and our inner voice may be reflecting this pessimism too, but the team at Head Hunt International would like to encourage you to stay focused and optimistic. Not only will doing so improve the quality of your daily life, but it can also be the crucial differentiator between you and another job applicant!

  • How to Ace All Your Job Interview Questions

    How to Ace All Your Job Interview Questions

    Monday, July 6, 2020

    Do you have an interview coming up soon? Are you wondering how to prepare for the questions? Don’t worry, we have you covered!

    At Head Hunt International we understand that interviews can be nerve-racking and we strive to ensure that our candidates feel as prepared and supported as possible before their interview with a prospective employer. In this article, we explain the two most popular styles of interviewing and provide 14 commonly asked questions to help you ace your upcoming job interview!

  • The Benefits of Learning a New Language for Your Career and Beyond

    The Benefits of Learning a New Language for Your Career and Beyond

    Monday, June 29, 2020

    Since the Irish economy is heavily dependent on its capacity to sell goods and services globally, it is not surprising that there is a great demand for bilingual and multilingual candidates in the employment market. The need for bilingual workers in customer service and sales roles is particularly high. According to the Irish Mirror, 4% of total job postings on Jobs.ie have a foreign language requirement, and there has been a 40% increase in demand between 2018 and 2019 for jobs requiring non-European languages, such as Chinese.

  • Onboarding Employees Remotely

    Onboarding Employees Remotely

    Sunday, June 21, 2020

    At Head Hunt International, we strive to ensure that all our candidates, whether remote or otherwise, feel welcome in their new positions, and that our clients are fully supported in their recruitment and onboarding efforts. We realize that the first days of employment are crucial to the success of the new arrangement, therefore the induction process is an important opportunity for the new employee and their employer to build a lasting strong relationship.

  • Top 10 Tips for Succeeding in Your Next Video Interview

    Top 10 Tips for Succeeding in Your Next Video Interview

    Saturday, June 13, 2020

    Do you have a video interview coming up soon? Are you nervous about communicating your competencies and personality effectively through a screen?

    At Headhunt International we realise video interviews may appear daunting and perhaps sometimes a little awkward, but there are simple steps you can take during your interview preparation to increase your confidence and nail that upcoming interview!