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3 Key Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Better Hiring

When interviewing, ask candidates how they have handled workplace problems, such as a conflict with a coworker or a difficult boss. Focus on specific projects or transactions, not just the work in general. Listen as the applicant talks about past workplace problems. Does he/she still seem angry or irritated? Does he talk disparagingly about coworkers? You should also know the stressors inherent in the position for which the candidate is interviewing, and look for someone who has handled these successfully in the past. Ask the candidate to sign a waiver allowing you to talk to his former employer and waiving any liability as a result of the conversation. Fax it…

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Emirates to hold three recruitment days in Ireland as it seeks to fill 5,000 cabin crew positions

Emirates

Emirates has announced that it will be back in Ireland during October and November for recruitment events in Dublin, Limerick and Galway as it seeks to fill 5,000 cabin crew positions. The airline, which commenced its second daily flight from Dublin to Dubai this month, said the continuous growth of the company means its cabin crew requirements continue to evolve. The recruitment events are as follows: Hilton Charlemont Place, Dublin 2 on 25 October by invitation only; an open day the Limerick Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick City on 30 October; and an open day on 24 November in Galway, at a venue still to be confirmed. Each open day…

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Euromedic Ireland opening €1.5m scanning clinic in Meath Primary Care clinic

Euromedic Ireland opening

Euromedic Ireland has announced the opening of a new €1.5m medical scanning clinic in Dublin city centre. The centre, which will be located in the new €6m Meath Primary Care clinic on the site of the former Meath Hospital in Dublin 8, will open in June and will offer access to MRI and ultrasound scans. The facility, Euromedic’s seventh in Ireland, will create five new jobs in the administration and clinical areas. “Since opening our first centre in Ireland in 2007, over one million people have received scans in our centres throughout the country,” said Euromedic Ireland CEO Colm Davitt. “Our partnership with Meath Primary Care demonstrates our firm commitment…

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Analytics software firm Presidion creating 20 graduate jobs

Dublin-based provider of analytics software and services Presidion is to expand into the UK, and plans to recruit 20 graduates over the next three years. Originally SPSS Ireland, Presidion was set up in 1995 and has evolved to have over 500 accounts and thousands of customers in Ireland. It is a key strategic partner of IBM in the field of predictive analytics and currently employs 14 people. Minister of State for Small Business John Perry TD announced the re-branding of Presidion, its expansion into the UK market and the graduate programme. In his speech, he stressed the significance and importance of growth in the Irish indigenous economy, and that Presidion…

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