Ahead of the upcoming Virtual Recruitment jobs fair on 13th May, we profile Recruit.ie (formerly BCS Recruitment) and its success as a recruitment consultancy and event organiser.
For over 10 years BCS Recruitment has been Ireland’s foremost specialist recruitment consultancy and event organiser and has led the way in putting skilled professionals directly in contact with leading employers from Ireland and abroad.
Under the guidance of Managing Director Bronagh Cotter, who has more than 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, BCS Recruitment has gone from strength to strength. In 2013 BCS Recruitment took over Jobs Expo and built it into Ireland’s #1 platform for recruitment and business networking opportunities.
Jobs Expo has welcomed more than 80,000 jobseekers to its various exhibitions, where they are able to meet Irish and international recruiters and attend Jobs Expo’s Career Clinic and a wide range of exciting seminars presented by industry professionals.
In 2019 Jobs Expo won the Irish Enterprise Award for Best Irish Jobs & Recruitment Fair in 2019. Also that year Bronagh took over the management of Biz Expo 2020, Ireland’s premiere B2B exhibition. Under Bronagh’s leadership Biz Expo 2020 became Ireland’s biggest opportunity for SMEs and microbusinesses to build brand awareness, develop client relationships and network with other organisations across a wealth of industries.
Both Biz Expo and Jobs Expo continue to find ways to innovate and adapt in order to maintain their success. In response to Covid-19 Bronagh developed a platform called Virtual Recruitment in order to continue to deliver the highest quality of recruitment fairs the industry has come to expect.
For Bronagh, now more than ever, it is essential to connect job-seekers with local and international organisations. “I am passionate about bringing the top companies and the best candidates together during Covid and empowering individuals to explore an array of career opportunities and find jobs all over the country and abroad during these challenging times.”
Proving itself to be an immediate success, Virtual Recruitment has already hosted two fairs, putting skilled professionals directly in front of leading employers from a variety of industries, including Amazon, Google Digital Garage, Ericsson, Nikon, Revenue, Irish Defence Forces, BCS Recruitment, Cpl, Talent Hub, Manpower, Coopero, ByrneLooby, Sedgwick, PE Global, HML Beacon Hospital, Lighthouse Studios, 24hr Care Services, Suir Engineering, Oxford Global, Mercury Engineering.
Alongside the range of heavy-hitters in the employment world, there was an impressive range of speakers and career coaches offering up their expertise and providing sound career advice and great support. Last November’s event welcomed Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, who gave a briefing to all attendees and exhibitors.
Always looking for ways to progress, Bronagh has recently overseen BCS Recruitment’s rebranding as Recruit.ie and continues to deliver top-tier HR services and deliver successful online jobs fair. “I believe that connection is key. It’s essential that we continue to provide the opportunities to connect jobseekers with prospective employers.“
Recruit.ie are currently getting ready for the next Virtual Recruitment event, which takes place on 13th May 2021 and will once again provide the perfect opportunity for jobseekers, companies and recruitment firms to make that connection.
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