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Collins McNicholas announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies!

Collins McNicholas announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies!Collins McNicholas has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the fourth year running, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 3 March 2017. The awards event in Dublin’s Convention Centre marked the ninth year of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies awards programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland. The awards were attended by over 900 people from the Irish business community. The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland, recognises indigenous Irish companies across Ireland which are operating at the highest levels of business performance. The network of 127 Best Managed Companies now employs over 60,000 people around the country and has a combined turnover of almost €11bn. Recognising the importance of overseas markets for Irish companies, the Best Managed Companies also recorded an average growth in sales of 44% over the last three years. Commenting on the award, Niall Murray, Managing Director, Collins McNicholas Recruitment said: “We are delighted to win this award for the fourth year in a row. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, and the exceptional level of service they deliver, that has helped us to grow this business over the last 27 years. We pride ourselves on the long-standing relationships we build with our customers and we would like to extend our thanks to all our customers for their loyalty over the years. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners” Managing Partner of Deloitte and judging panel member, Brendan Jennings commented: “Congratulations to all the 2017 winners. All the companies here tonight are at the end of a long process of evaluation, which makes their Best Managed designation even more rewarding and valuable as a marketing tool for their business. It is clear that these companies make an invaluable contribution to the Irish economy – employing 60,000 people and generating turnover of €11bn.” Sasha Wiggins, CEO of Barclays Bank Ireland, added: “We believe that great people make the best companies. Behind this year’s winning companies are 60,000 people who combined have demonstrated absolute commitment to business excellence. The Barclays team is delighted to have had the opportunity to support this diverse range of inspiring companies in the development of their unique strategies and we wish them continued success in the future.”   If you are interested in working with Collins McNicholas, we are currently recruiting for a number of positions in our Cork, Limerick, and Athlone offices. To find out more, click...

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Collins McNicholas Named One of the Best Workplaces in Ireland for the Third Consecutive Year

  What a night at the Great Places to Work Event! We had one hell of a party. Over 800 attendees, over 100 companies, guest appearances from Mario Rosenstock (in the guise of Daniel O’ Donnell, Jose Mourinho, and Enda Kenny) and Jason Donovan! For those of you who were not fans of Neighbours in the mid-1980s – Jason was a really big deal back then. As always the brilliant Camembert Quartet entertained us for the night and kept the proceedings moving along, and John Ryan, CEO of GTPW, was excellent once again as the MC for the evening. We are absolutely delighted to be recognised as a Great Place to Work for the third year in a row, and making it into the top ten Great Places to Work in Ireland for the second year in a row was really special and something we are really proud of. Well done to all the companies who achieved the status of Great Place to Work in 2017. It is a fantastic endorsement of the excellent employee engagement initiatives that are being worked on throughout the country in a variety of companies big and small, it clearly shows that employee engagement is alive and well. We heard about some brilliant employee engagement initiatives from companies such as Cisco, Abbvie, SAP, Alkermes, Regeneron and many more. But is not just multinationals, Irish SMEs are really awaking to the idea that indeed “culture does eat strategy for breakfast every day.” Finally, on behalf of everyone in Collins McNicholas I want to say a BIG BIG thank you to all those who contributed to...

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Congratulations to all the winners at the Athlone Chamber Business Awards!

Congratulations from Collins McNicholas to all the winners and nominees at the Athlone Chamber Business Awards! As members of the Athlone Chamber of Commerce we were delighted to attend the inaugural business awards held in the Sheraton last Saturday evening to celebrate the achievements of local businesses. The event was sponsored by an array of companies representing a cross section of business activity in the region; the sponsors ranged in size from multinationals to SMEs and family run businesses, and were from a variety of business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail, food, professional services, technology and financial services companies. The awards attracted over 320 business representatives from Athlone with a full house attending the Gala Dinner. They had over 80 nominations for 13 awards in different categories. The atmosphere was terrific and it was great to be part of such vibrancy and renewed business confidence in the midlands region. Congratulations to all the winners on the night, especially James McGee of Athlone Extrusions for a life time achievement award where he gave a great speech, providing an overview of how his manufacturing company grew over the past 40 years and how his company impacts local businesses in a very positive way. Other awards went to Kin Khao Thai Restaurant, Baysports, Athlone Training Centre, Grenham Travel, Athlone Tidy Towns, McGorisk’s Pharmacy, Savoury Fare, Alexion, Woodfit Acoustics, and Debapay. A special congratulations to Regina Bushell who won the Business Person of the Year Award and Colm Quinn who won the Business of the Year Award. It was great to see the multinational companies represented on the night – Erickson, Teleflex, Jazz Pharmaceuticals,...

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Collins McNicholas Named One of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ Companies

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the third year running, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 4 March 2016. The awards event in Dublin’s Convention Centre marked the eighth year of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies awards programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland. The awards were attended by over 800 people from the Irish business community. Frank Ryan, chair of the independent judging panel, was keynote speaker on the night. The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland, recognises indigenous Irish companies across Ireland which are operating at the highest levels of business performance. The network of 115 Best Managed Companies now employs over 47,000 people around the country and has a combined turnover of almost €10bn. Recognising the importance of overseas markets for Irish companies, the Best Managed Companies also recorded an average growth in export sales of 161% over the last three years. Commenting on the award, Niall Murray, Managing Director of Collins McNicholas said: “We are delighted to receive this Award for the third year in a row. It is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our team who have helped to build the business over the last 26 years. We would like to extend our thanks to all our clients and candidates for their loyalty over the years.” Last year was an important year for Collins McNicholas, in November 2015 the company was sold in...

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