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How to Get the Most out of Psychometrics in HR

How to Get the Most out of Psychometrics in HRLast Wednesday morning Collins McNicholas in conjunction with the CIPD had the pleasure of co-hosting an event focused on the topical area of Psychometrics in HR. A large crowd gathered at the splendid Maryborough Hotel for a very informative presentation. CIPD Chairperson Margaret Collins began proceedings before introducing Rory Walsh, Regional Manager of CollinsMcNicholas Recruitment & HR Services. Rory gave a brief overview of the organisation and proudly announced that Collins McNicholas had recently been awarded Recruitment Company of the Year by The Cork Business Awards for 2016. Caroline Ward (HR Services Manager) then presented on why companies use psychometrics and how they can be altered to the specific needs of the company, be it within a recruitment process or the development of employees. Caroline also gave an insightful overview of some the most commonly used assessments and how to get the most from psychometrics. The guest speaker on the morning was Ronan Emmett, Head of Learning & Talent Acquisition in Boston Scientific. Ronan gave an interesting insight on how Boston have recently revamped their recruitment process and how psychometrics have played a key part in this journey. Ronan was keen to point out that psychometrics were not solely used with the recruitment process but are also used to identify high potential and assisting with the personal development of their employees. We would like to thank all those who contributed to the event and the CIPD for giving us the opportunity to discuss the growing importance of Psychometrics in HR. Please find the link below with podcast and presentation slides on the CIPD website. If you have any queries around the area of Psychometrics please do not hesitate to contact Michael on 021-4809118. Michael O’Brien Senior Recruitment Consultant Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services...

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Cork native appointed new Regional Manager for South at Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas, the Recruitment and HR Services Group, has appointed Rory Walsh as the Regional Manager at the firm’s Cork office. A native of Cork himself, Rory joined the management team at Collins McNicholas in May 2016. “I am delighted to have been appointed to this fantastic role and I look forward to working with the team in Cork,” said Rory, who is graduate of University College Cork. Rory has over 10 years’ experience in recruitment, managing recruitment teams and specialising in technical appointments within the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Industries. He has recruited across the Tech, Engineering, Scientific and supply chain fields. Rory will manage the Cork office, which covers the South and South East Region of the country. He holds a degree from UCC in Chemistry and is currently specialising in Science and Engineering recruitment across the South and South East. Collins McNicholas Managing Director, Niall Murray said: “We are delighted to have appointed Rory Walsh as our Regional Manager in our Cork offices. Rory has great expertise in managing recruitment teams and we looking forward to working with him in his new role.” With five offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Sligo and Athlone, Collins McNicholas is the only nationally-based recruitment company headquartered outside of Dublin. Collins McNicholas recruits across a wide variety of sectors, including Engineering, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Financial, IT, Admin and Sales. For further information, please contact Martha Kearns at StoryLab on 087...

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