Collins McNicholas is announcing the promotion of Emma Woods to the role of Manager of the People Consulting Team.
Emma, who was previously a Senior Occupational Psychology Consultant for the Collins McNicholas group, is mainly based at the Collins McNicholas Athlone office but travels the length and breadth of the country to offer outplacement, psychometrics, interview best practice training, large-scale assessment centres and bespoke assessment solutions to companies both nationwide and internationally.
This year in particular, the company has seen significant growth in demand for its Outplacement Plus service, a programme specifically tailored to offer support to the employer and employees when faced with a redundancy situation. With the inclusion of a recruitment module, Collins McNicholas ensures staff have the best opportunity to find new employment and move forward with their careers.
Originally hailing from Ballinasloe, Emma joined Collins McNicholas in September 2016. Emma brings years of experience to her new position, having worked previously with a psychometric assessment provider for recruitment, selection and development. Emma’s background is in Organisational Psychology, with an MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology from the University of Limerick and a BA in Psychology from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Emma is also certified by the British Psychological Society for Level A and B Test User Qualifications: Ability and Personality Psychometrics and is QQI train the trainer accredited.
Emma Woods says:
“I am absolutely thrilled to be promoted to Manager of the People Consulting Team in Collins McNicholas. Since joining the company in 2016, I have had the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals on some really interesting projects across all of our offices. An area which has been exceptionally busy is our Outplacement Plus Offerings. As these programmes are tailored to the impacted individuals with regards to the support, guidance and practical tools we provide them with, I certainly find this work exceptionally rewarding. I look forward to continuing to work with a team of specialists in delivering bespoke talent solutions for our clients.”
Collins McNicholas’ Managing Director, Niall Murray, congratulated Emma on her promotion.
“We are delighted to promote Emma to the role of Manager of the People Consulting Team. Emma will play a pivotal role in our management team and we look forward to continuing to work with her.”
Collins McNicholas celebrates 30 years in business this year and has a nationwide presence with offices in Athlone, Cork, Dublin, Sligo and Galway, where it is Headquartered. It currently has almost 60 people employed across Ireland.