Meet our lovely writers!
Emma has been recruiting in the Healthcare and Medical sectors for 13 years. She completed a B.Sc. in Psychology and a M.Sc. in Occupational/Business psychology. This coupled with a natural interest in creative problem solving is what attracted her to the Healthcare sector where regulation, registration and international recruitment are part of the everyday job. She loves talking to medical professionals from all over the world and enjoys matching them with the right hospital or organisation. She currently recruits for both the public and private sector, most of the roles she works are based in Ireland but she does get involved in some international projects also. Emma prides herself on having up to date information on what is happening in the healthcare sector and being an expert in the medical industry.
Brian is our specialist Pharmacist and Retail Recruiter, managing recruitment campaigns for both the pharmacy and retail sector nationally.
He works alongside most of the leading pharmacy groups in Ireland and many of the independents and hospitals too. He is also a specialist in retail recruitment, having come from a retail background.
Dave has over 10 years’ experience in the healthcare industry during which time he has worked as a hospital sales representative, and more recently as a healthcare recruitment consultant with FRS Recruitment.
Renata has been working with FRS Recruitment since 2005. She is an experienced Recruitment Professional with more than fourteen years experience recruiting across a spectrum of industries in Ireland. Main expertise in the area of Healthcare and Allied Health recruitment for private and public hospitals and healthcare organisations.
Miriam joined FRS in 2017. She has a broad educational base with degrees in Irish, History and Genetics. She is currently based in the Kilkenny office where she specialises in Construction and Engineering roles. She chose this sector as she grew up on a building site alongside her dad. She has always had a love of architecture and business. Recruitment is the natural progression for her as she draws on previous experiences as a Principal and Support Worker. She has worked on contract, permanent and temporary roles.
John has been working with FRS Recruitment since 2006 and has over 9 year’s recruitment experience in Accountancy, Sales & Marketing & Technical / Engineering. Currently John specialises in the recruitment of staff for the Agri Food Sector for all levels from support staff to senior management.
Louise joined the FRS recruitment team in May 2017 as a Commercial Recruitment Consultant. Louise has over four years’ experience working in customer service and sales for some of Ireland’s best known companies. Holding an Honours Degree in Business and Psychology, Louise graduated from Dublin Business School in 2013. She also comes from a family business background which underpins her extensive business knowledge and deep understanding of client needs. Louise specialises in recruiting across the agricultural, technical and commercial sectors and takes pride in delivering first class candidates to her clients.
Tom is a Recruitment Lead for FRS Recruitment’s Temps Division in our Dublin branch. With over 6 years’ experience recruiting for Industrial and Office Support roles in UK & Ireland, Tom has spent his entire career in a fast paced Temporary Recruitment environment specialising in recruiting for industries such as Production, Manufacturing, FMCG, Logistics and Transport, Distribution, Freight and more. He works with a mixture of SME’s and large corporate companies and has vast experience in managing high volume recruitment projects.
Cormac joined FRS Recruitment in March 2018. He is currently based in both the Galway & Dublin offices where he specialises in Construction and Engineering roles.
A graduate from the University of Ulster, with a BA Honours Degree in Business Management and Hospitality and 15 + years industry experience in Recruitment, HR and Hospitality. Daniella specialises in the recruitment of sales professionals across a wide variety of industries including construction, financial services, FMCG and more across Dublin and Connaught. Daniella builds solid client relationships, is dedicated to providing 100% customer satisfaction, and is passionate for ensuring the right fit between the employer and candidate.
Having obtained an honours degree in Sociology from Kingston University in the UK – Bernadette knew her next move. Recruitment – help people get jobs and change people’s lives where you can. She joined the leading recruiter in the UK and found her niche within Accounting and Finance. Bernadette worked hard and received her Certificate in Professional Recruitment Services and never looked back.
Bernadette heads up the Accounting and Finance division with FRS Recruitment and works with a cross section of clients from SME’s to Global Multinationals and household names. With a strong placement record at all levels from Accounts Payable to Head of Funds and Financial Director roles as well as everything in-between. “No two days are the same, no two jobs are the same. You use your skill and knowledge you have developed over the years to find the candidate the job they want and the client the candidate they dreamed of."
Noelle brings a unique perspective to the world of IT recruitment. Previously she worked in recruitment with some of the largest international recruitment companies, and then moved her career into the Software development world. Having worked at the coalface of bespoke and customised enterprise level software companies, she understands the requirements of both candidates and clients.
Noelle specialises in the provision of highly skilled IT contractors to excellent companies, all across Ireland, to help fill gaps in their teams. She works with clients when they are unable to increase headcount in the short term, if they have a particular requirement or skill set that they cannot find on the permanent recruitment market, or if they only need a person for a specific short term need. Contractors use us because we go the extra distance for them, and partner with them to enable them to hit their own objectives.
Thomas has a first class honours degree in Marketing Management. Specialising in Software Development recruitment for FRS Recruitment, Thomas works tirelessly to source passive candidates for our volume of clients across the country. Thomas is a dedicated and hardworking consultant. Having worked in the HR Department in Dunnes Stores, he witnessed the impact effective recruitment can have on a business. This, along with the multi-faceted nature that comes with working in the recruitment industry, inspired Thomas to pursue a career as a Recruitment Consultant.
Sinead joined FRS Recruitment in October 2018 as a Marketing Executive and is responsible for developing and managing all marketing campaigns. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Event Management from DIT and most recently received her diploma in Digital Marketing.
Mandy has been working as a successful recruitment consultant since 1994. Firstly in South Africa and upon immigration to Ireland, she has worked with FRS Recruitment, in Cork, since 2007. She specialises in the recruitment of technical, production, maintenance, engineering, logistics and technical sales positions. She has also successfully placed a number of HR candidates in senior roles. Mandy has built excellent relationships with many clients and candidates/job seekers in the Munster region, since joining FRS. Please make contact with Mandy on 086 410 6852 for a confidential chat or prompt and efficient service.
Chloe is a Recruitment Consultant for the Nursing Team at FRS Recruitment. She completed her BA in Law and Media Studies from DCU in 2018 and has been working with FRS since. She has experience working in the customer service industry, and really enjoys working with people. Chloe finds that working for the Nursing Division is both interesting and rewarding. She enjoys working with and learning from each candidate she speaks to and greatly respects the important work they do. She prides herself on an honest, friendly and informative approach, when talking to nurses coming from both Ireland and abroad and strives to find the best role for each nurse she assists daily. If you are looking for a change, please get in touch with Chloe.
Gerry is a Recruitment Consultant for the Agri Food Sector at FRS Recruitment based in Tullamore. Gerry has gained experience working alongside both candidates and employers in the employment and skills sector covering various industry’s such as Agri, Construction, Manufacturing and Customer Service based roles. In 2013 he received his master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing and prior to this his BBA degree in Business Management & Administration at DKIT. He enjoys most being able to influence people’s lives by offering candidates new opportunities and assisting them, step by step, through the recruitment process.
Colin has been working in the recruitment industry since 1998 helping companies to source great people. He is responsible for ensuring FRS continues to be Ireland's leading recruitment consultancy. His day to day role involves advising organisations of all sizes on their talent management, attraction strategies, employer engagement and branding. Colin is a former President of the National Recruitment Federation and has represented the Irish recruitment industry at government, E.U. and international level. He has a keen interest in the jobs market, employment trends and the world of work.
Niamh is Head of the Temporary Division, 10 Offices Nationwide and has been working in the Recruitment Industry within the U.K and Ireland since 1993 and with FRS Recruitment since 2008.
This length of service provides her with a great understanding of the Temporary workforce and market place and has forged strong business relationships with Clients who have come to rely on year after year.
Specialising in Temporary and Contract assignments across all Industry sectors nationwide, Niamh fully understands the importance of and is driven by delivering tailor made recruitment solutions for both candidates and clients for all assignments no matter the duration.
Temporary recruitment is her passion.
Richard has been working in retail as a manager for the past 17 years. Managing a variety of people has allowed him an in depth understanding of people. During this time, he has had the benefit of seeing what makes a candidate successful in an organisation after the recruitment process has ended. This unique experience combined with a Hdip in Human Resource Management allows Richard to find and place the best possible people for your organisation while delivering a fantastic experience to the potential candidate.
Charlene is a market leading Allied Healthcare recruitment consultant, with almost 20 years experience recruiting healthcare professionals from across the globe. She obtained a Diploma in Business Management from Griffith College, Cork in 2012. She prides herself in being able to maintain very healthy long term relationships with her clients and candidates
Holding a BA(Hons) Psychology and with over 14 years' experience in the recruitment industry, Eithne understands the importance of providing a professional and effective recruitment service to both clients and candidates. Working within the medical and healthcare sector for the last 3 years has allowed Eithne to nurture and build close working relationships with these clients and candidates.
Maria is a passionate and energetic recruitment manager with strong experience in recruitment working on permanent and contract roles across customer service, admin, accountancy /finance, sales & marketing and HR. She is currently building the Dublin commercial dream team who like her take pride in garnering a true understanding of clients’ needs.
Maria will find that top performer while never compromising or forcing a square peg into a round hole. Maria and her team will work to save clients time and money, sourcing people who are a great cultural fit to ensure that candidates find a job they love. Maria builds and retains relationships with both clients and candidates and is considered a trusted advisor who consistently provides an excellent service.
When not doing all of the above, Maria is travelling the world as a dog show judge whilst also campaigning her own American Akitas in Ireland and throughout Europe.
Sheena holds a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Psychology and has been recruiting in the Healthcare Medical Sector in Ireland for over 6 years, she joined FRS Recruitment in July 2019 and is responsible for recruiting doctors across all specialities. Originally from South Africa, she relocated to Ireland in 2013 and she looks forward to assisting Doctors from all over the world through FRS Recruitment to find a suitable post and relocate to Ireland.
Aisling is the HR Manager for FRS Recruitment and was previously the HR Business Partner for Turas Nua. Aisling has a BBS in Human Resources and is CIPD Qualified. Aisling has been working in the HR field for the previous 15 years
Darragh is the Head of IT for FRS Recruitment and has 7+ years experience in Recruitment & Management. His experience includes leading teams of IT Recruiters to success & being a the leading Biller for 4 years running in his previous employment.
Laura’s recruitment career began in 2005 when she recruited Finance professionals across the mid west region. Since then Laura has developed an excellent knowledge of the ICT sector in Ireland and has filled many roles across Software Engineering (.NET, C#, Embedded C, JAVA), IT Support, QA, Senior Management etc. Laura believes in true partnership with her clients and candidates where honesty and going the extra mile are reflected daily. Laura is partnered with leading multinationals and small medium size companies across the Automotive, Medical Device, Machine Learning, Financial Services, Telecoms and IOT sectors across the country.
Feargus joined FRS in 2016 and is an experienced Technical Recruiter with over 16 years recruitment experience both in-house and agency covering a range of different sectors including Food, Electronics, Life Sciences, Engineering, General Manufacturing, Cloud Computing & Construction.
Cillian joined the FRS Recruitment team in September of 2018. He graduated from UCC in 2017 where he studied Economics and Sociology. Over the past year Cillian spent his time in San Diego, California where he worked as a Social Media recruiter.
Rachael is a Senior Recruitment Consultant heading up our supply chain and logistics division. Rachael has extensive experience in the recruitment industry managing SME and Multinationals hiring campaigns. Rachael prides herself on delivering excellent end to end care to both Clients and Candidates
Leona is the Head of Commercial for FRS Recruitment. She is responsible for managing our national team and ensuring the highest quality possible for current and future business requirements. Leona monitors all work carried out on behalf of FRS Recruitment, ensuring it is in accordance with our values and visions. Leona has over 16 years’ experience recruiting for Corporate, Healthcare, Commercial and Technical staff on a permanent and temporary basis. With an education background in both Business and Human Resource Management Leona spent 10 years working in Australia securing talent for a range of Not For Profit Clients and Private Organizations throughout Western Australia. Prior to this Leona worked for a specialist recruitment agency in both Limerick and Kent for five years. There she worked as a Senior Consultant.
Felicity has extensive experience in the Life Sciences sector and possesses specialist knowledge of the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries in Ireland. She currently partners and has experienced great success with the recruitment of Chemistry, Microbiology and Biochemistry Professionals.
Experienced and passionate Recruiter and Leader specialising in sourcing Operations, Engineering & Quality professionals within the Life Sciences Sector nationwide- Biopharma, Pharma & Medical Devices.
Highly dedicated, honest and conscientious individual who understands the importance of managing a recruitment process effectively and efficiently ensuring both Candidates and Clients are happy. Proven ability to provide exceptional customer service and develop relationships through effective listening, communication and ongoing delivery.
Elizabeth has been working with FRS Recruitment since moving back home to Kilkenny over 14 years ago. Elizabeth recruits for both permanent and contract staff and has recruited at every level of an organisation from graduates through to senior management across a wide range of disciplines including, accountancy & finance, sales & marketing, customer service, logistics, supply chain and administration.