News & Media

Cork Chamber Christmas Lunch - Evening Echo

17/12/2013

Laura Forde, Claire McGonigle and Aileen Kelly of Brightwater at the Cork Chamber Christmas Lunch

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Newstalk Down To Business

07/12/2013

Mairead Fleming discusses Brightwater's Salary Survey 2014 with Bobby Kerr.

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Higher salaries, more jobs in IT forecast for 2014 - TechCentral

06/12/2013

Brightwater Recruitment’s annual salary survey has some particularly good news for the IT sector.

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Prosperous 2014 Hopes - Irish Mirror

05/12/2013

A survey by Brightwater Recruitment revealed an 18% increase in the volume of contract IT jobs registered in 2013 compared to the previous year.

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Salaries on the increase, poll finds - Irish Examiner

05/12/2013

Brightwater Recruitment's annual survey of several hundred firms operating in Ireland reveals salaries are generally on the up across a wide range of sectors for the year ahead.

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Salaries going up - The Sun

05/12/2013

Brightwater Recruitment claims the jobs market is now looking distinctly healthier than in recent years.

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Increase in jobs points to recovery - Sunday Business Post

17/11/2013

Mairead Fleming, Brightwater's MD, talks to The Sunday Business Post.

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Accountancy Open Day - Metro Herald

13/11/2013

Brightwater is delighted to be hosting an open day for Accountancy professionals looking for new opportunities on Wednesday 13th November from 8am to 8pm.

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IT Open Day - Metro Herald

21/10/2013

Brightwater is delighted to be hosting an open day for IT professionals looking for new opportunities on Thursday 24th October from 8am to 7pm.

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Legal Secretaries Open Day - Metro Herald

23/09/2013

Brightwater Support Legal Secretary Open Day - Thursday 26th September from 8am-7pm.

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Irish Women of Influence - Irish Daily Mail - You

25/08/2013

Mairead Fleming, Brightwater's MD, in Irish Daily Mail You magazine's Irish Women of Influence feature.

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Legal Secretaries Open Day - Metro Herald

08/07/2013

Brightwater Support Legal Secretary Open Day - Wednesday 10th July from 8am-7pm.

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Legal secretaries are in big demand - Metro Herald

05/07/2013

Legal secretaries are in big demand, according to Emma Anglim, Manager of Brightwater Support.

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The future looks bright for Brightwater Cork - Irish Examiner

21/06/2013

Brightwater's Munster office, based in Cork city centre and headed up by Denis Casey, Commercial Manager.

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Colleges 'not giving IT graduates right skills to get a job' - Irish Independent

28/05/2013

The Brightwater Survey shows senior executives in IT believe a "lack of experienced candidates" is a major issue, with 59.4pc citing this as the biggest problem facing the sector.

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Eight ways to find work at a big firm - Sunday Business Post

12/05/2013

Getting a job at a multinational isn't as daunting a process as it seems, especially if you do the right groundwork beforehand, writes Mairead Fleming, Managing Director at Brightwater.

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Multinationals on lookout for in-house recruiters

21/04/2013

Brightwater's Managing Director Mairead Fleming talks to the Sunday Business Post on multinationals bolstering their in-house recruitment teams.

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Question Time - Accounting and Business Ireland Magazine

01/04/2013

Eileen Moloney, Head of Marketing at Brightwater, offers some advice for enhancing your chances of interview success.

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Roles in Accountancy on the Rise

11/03/2013

Opportunities are increasing for qualified accountants says Brightwater Associate Director Mark Byrne.

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Jobs growth in fund accounting - Metro Herald

25/02/2013

Jobs growth in fund accounting says Brightwater's Eimear Walsh.

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NRF Annual Conference 2013

24/02/2013

The National Recruitment Federation Annual Conference 2013 was launched by Joan Burton (T.D., Minister for Social Protection), Barbara McGrath (Director at Brightwater and Vice President of NRF) and Peter Cosgrove (NRF President).

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Digital Discourse - IMJ November 2012

30/11/2012

IMJ asked some digital industry experts to share their vision of Ireland's digital future.

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Tech Firms Desperate To Fill Jobs

11/11/2012

Hugh McCarthy, Manager of Brightwater's IT Division, contributes to an article in The Sunday Business Post: "Tech firms are crying out for highly skilled candidates, who can name their price".

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Brightwater launches Salary Survey app - BusinessandLeadership.com

07/09/2012

Brightwater launches a new Salary Guide App for Ireland

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Cosmetic counter surge means job market is looking good - Metro Herald

20/08/2012

The demand for lipsticks and powders is creating an upsurge in jobs. That's according to Emma Anglim, manager of Brightwater Support's retail division.

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5 things to look for in a relocation package - The Daily Business Post

27/06/2012

Looking to relocate for a job? Cathal O'Donnell, Team Leader of International Engineering at Brightwater Recruitment gives some guidelines on what to expect in accommodation, transport, flights, education, healthcare and life coverage

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Return of bonuses as firms seek to lure top employers - Irish Independent

11/06/2012

Mairead Fleming, MD of Brightwater discusses how the increasing confidence in the Irish business sector means the return of bonuses

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National Recruitment Federation Annual Conference - Irish Times

16/04/2012

The National Recruitment Federation will hold its Annual Conference in City West Hotel on Thursday 10th of May. “The way forward” is the theme for this years Conference.

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National Recruitment Annual Conference - Sunday Times

15/04/2012

The National Recruitment Federation will hold its Annual Conference in City West Hotel on Thursday 10th of May. “The way forward” is the theme for this years Conference.

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National Recruitment Federation Annual Conference 2012 - SBP

01/04/2012

The National Recruitment Federation will hold its Annual Conference in City West Hotel on Thursday 10th of May. “The way forward” is the theme for this years Conference.

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Market picking up for accountants - Metro Herald

26/03/2012

The job market is improving steadily for accountants and finance professionals according to Jean O'Donovan, manager of Brightwater's Accountancy division

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That's my business - Metro Herald

20/02/2012

Interview with Mairead Fleming, Managing Director of Brightwater Recruitment. Mairead speaks about her role at Brightwater and gives her professional advice on how to stay positive during the recession.

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Life outside legal practice - Law Society Gazette

01/02/2012

Catriona O’Dwyer, Legal Consultant at Brightwater Recruitment, discusses how she is utilising her legal background to recruit legal staff into both practice and in-house roles in Ireland, Britain and Europe.

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A hub for the new Dubliners - Financial Times

24/01/2012

Hugh McCarthy, Manager of Brightwater's IT division, says "To find the necessary talent it is often necessary to look outside Ireland."

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Company Announcement

19/01/2012

Brightwater is pleased to announce the appointment of Mairead Fleming as Managing Director.

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Kilcullen students get expert careers advice

10/01/2012

Mairead Fleming, MD of Brightwater, coached Kilcullen TY & Leaving Cert students on CV preparation & interview techniques.

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Pay & perks - Sunday Business Post

24/12/2011

Salaries are beginning to stabilise as cautious optimism grows among employers according to Brightwater's Deputy MD, Mairead Fleming.

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Salaries here are stable - Herald.ie

14/12/2011

Salaries in Ireland have stabilised and increased in some sectors as cautious optimism has grown amongst employers.

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Brightwater Salary Survey Brings Good News for Accountants - CPA Ireland

07/12/2011

The 2012 Brightwater Salary Survey has revealed some great news for businesses in Ireland, with signs of rising salaries, more employment and a return to growth for companies.

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IT sector faces rare challenge - Sunday Business Post

04/12/2011

Opportunities in cloud computing are expected to increase over the nest few years, according to Derek Smyth, IT contracts consultant, Brightwater Recruitment.

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Stick to principles of selection - Sunday Business Post

13/11/2011

Companies recruiting for staff in a candidate-rich market must take care to make the right choice.

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Irish Broker Association Annual Lunch

01/11/2011

Mared Roberts Team Leader at Brightwater along with Adam Ryan of Brightwater Insurance attended the Irish Broker Association Annual Lunch 2011.

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PMI Photo Gallery 2011

30/10/2011

PMI Events 2011 - Eileen Wall & Aillinn McGoldrick representing Brightwater's Science & Pharmaceutical division at PMI event.

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Jobs market is not all doom & gloom

13/09/2011

Mairead Fleming: jobs market is not all doom & gloom

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The ups & downs of moving jobs

11/09/2011

While the jobs market remains relatively static, there are worthwhile reasons for changing jobs, but make sure it's the right move for you. Derek Smyth, Brightwater's IT consultant, discusses the benefits of moving jobs in the current climate.

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Bright future for accountants

02/09/2011

The future's looking pretty bright for accountants, according to Jean O'Donovan, manager of Brightwater's accountancy temporary and contracts division.

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Matching skills to jobs

29/08/2011

Brightwater's Director Barbara McGrath discusses matching skills to jobs.

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If recruitment is up, so is the economy

12/07/2011

If recruitment is up, so is the economy - Mairead Fleming, Brightwater's Deputy MD

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Accounting roles on the up

24/06/2011

Accounting roles on the up - Brightwater's Associate Director Mark Byrne

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Public practice & taxation

10/06/2011

After a turbulent two years, jobs are now back and plentiful within the public practice and taxation sectors, says Suzanne Caffrey, Team Leader of Brightwater's Public Practice & Taxation division.

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Future is bright for number crunchers

19/11/2010

Brightwater Salary Survey: The accountancy sector may have been hit in recent years but is recovering steadily.

Caroline is canned as Ciara copes

19/10/2010

Mairead Fleming shares her opinion on why Caroline McHugh was fired from "The Apprentice" season 3.

Kieran seen to the door for cronyism

12/10/2010

Mairead Fleming shares her opinion on why Kieran Walsh was fired from "The Apprentice" season 3

Niamh is given the hump by curt Bill

05/10/2010

Mairead Fleming shares her opinion on why Niamh Humpphreys was fired from "The Apprentice" season 3.

Porridge plight puts David in the firing line

28/09/2010

Mairead Fleming shares her opinion on why David O'Byrne was fired from "The Apprentice" season 3.

First hopeful fired as new series begins

21/09/2010

Mairead Fleming shares her opinion on why Cathal Heapes was the first to go from "The Apprentice" season 3.

Why an Irish boss had to go to Russia to fill a high-paid, high-tech job

05/06/2010

Brightwater's Recruitment Consultant Caroline O'Reilly believes employers should temper their expectations. "Some of them are unrealistic about the type of candidate they can attract."

Going where the work is

30/05/2010

Jean O'Donovan Manager of Brightwater's Banking & Financial Services division explains why candidates are going abroad for work.

Who is now recruiting?

30/05/2010

Jean O'Donovan Manager of Brightwater's Banking & Financial Services division provides an update on the banking and financial services sectors.

Kerry Radio - Interview with David Bloch

26/05/2010

David Bloch, MD of Brightwater Recruitment Specialists speaks with Jerry O'Sullivan of Radio Kerry about the jobs market in Ireland and how we should be focusing on the positive economic news!

Total cost of the crunch added up

23/05/2010

David Byrnes of Brightwater Recruitment "people are more realistic about what they can expect to be paid"

"Winds of change are blowing in" - Sunday Times

09/05/2010

The recruitment market is doing better than last year, according to Estelle Davis, Manager of Financial Services, Funds & Banking at Brightwater Recruitment Specialists.

Gareth O'Callaghan Breakfast on 4 Show

22/04/2010

Mairead Fleming joins Mark Byrne to discuss honesty on your CV.

CASS-D Quiz - Accountancy Ireland

01/04/2010

The 10th Annual CASSD Table Quiz sponsored by Brightwater took place on February 18th 2010 in the Stakis hilton.

Booming Irish Market for Business Analysts in the Financial Services Sector According to Brightwater Selection

31/03/2010

According to Brightwater Selection, IT Business Analysts (BA) play a critical role in providing that edge by making a significant contribution to the technical direction of an organisation.

Get it right from the start - Sunday Business Post

28/02/2010

According to Mared Roberts, HR consultant with Brightwater, a good first impression is down to three key elements: preparation, enthusiasm and presentation.

Irish banks building teams in preparation for NAMA - Efinancialcareers.ie

25/02/2010

It’s often a case of people being transferred over, with banks either using internal resources or external partners. But there is a lot of attention on areas such as managing assets and liabilities, portfolio management, debt and equity restructuring and

Returning Irish emigrants earn higher salaries - Sunday Times

14/02/2010

A new study indicates Irish emigrants may ultimately be better off, being able to earn on average 7% more when they return to Ireland than those who stayed at home.

Stability Increases Opportunities in ICT - Sunday Times

14/02/2010

The information and communication technology (ICT) sector has remained stable, with relatively high demand in some areas and salaries stable for skilled development engineers and software programmers.

Interview success – securing the job you want - EngineersIreland.ie

12/02/2010

The past few months have fundamentally altered the recruitment landscape in Ireland. Where once a qualified and experienced individual had no problem in finding a job and changed job relatively frequently, the pendulum has now swung in the other direction

Breakfast on 4FM with Gareth O’Callaghan

21/01/2010

Mairead Fleming of Brightwater speaks about Brightwater's Salary Survey 2010.

Job hunt may prove a hard sell for marketing professionals - Irish Times

21/01/2010

Mairéad Fleming of Brightwater says there is new hiring activity taking place for strategic senior marketing and sales professionals within the FMCG, technology, healthcare products and services categories.

Nama offers jobs at all levels - Sunday Business Post

17/01/2010

David Byrnes, manager of accountancy practice, legal and international with Brightwater, said that banking and property professionals at all levels were seeking positions at Nama.

For a better salary, become a specialist - Sunday Times

17/01/2010

Pay has fallen 15%, but you can still get a high rate if nobody else can do what you can do

End of the recession with David Bloch from Brightwater and Economist Jim Power - TV3's Ireland AM

14/01/2010

To view this discussion select the "Click Here For More Videos" link in the video footage section on our homepage.

Bonuses may not be on the cards until 2011 - Efinancialcareers.ie

06/01/2010

The latest salary survey by Irish recruiters Brightwater reflects what has been an incredibly difficult year for the financial services industry.