US recruitment agency with Galway base sees alternative in tech cuts


Globalization Companions, the US recruitment providers agency, stated its hiring plans in Eire can help tech professionals who’ve been laid off in latest weeks.

hief income officer Diane Albano informed the Sunday Unbiased the corporate has no plans to decelerate the growth of its Galway hub regardless of the latest retrenchment within the tech business.

Globalization Companions, which is valued at $4.2bn (€4bn), acts as an employer for different firms hiring workers in several international locations and handles the HR and compliance duties.

Earlier this yr it introduced plans to broaden its hub in Galway to assist its European enterprise.

“In Eire, now we have over 220 folks. Initially once we labored with the IDA two and a half years in the past, we estimated that we might have about 200 folks over the course of 5 years, so we surpassed that in two and a half years,” she stated.

It carries out capabilities like gross sales, advertising, HR and authorized right here.

“We have now a whole lot of openings in Eire so I see it persevering with to develop as our enterprise is rising exponentially. We are going to proceed to rent appropriately in Eire,” Albano stated.

In latest months, the tech business has taken a battering with a number of main tech companies in addition to scaling start-ups saying lay-offs or hiring freezes.

She stated that Globalization Companions can assist these out-of-work tech professionals discover jobs with different firms no matter the place they’re primarily based.

“It’s been a really powerful expertise state of affairs internationally and if firms are within the strategy of shedding, hopefully that’s a possibility for our prospects in addition to us to convey folks which are unemployed into the enterprise and into our respective prospects’ firms,” Albano stated.

She stated Globalization Companions has no plans to change its personal hiring plans.

“We can assist firms to do issues rapidly, simply, rent in several international locations, rent into new markets to allow them to diversify what they’re going after so far as enterprise goes,” Albano stated.

“So we take a look at it as making an attempt to assist folks to search out this expertise that sadly may get laid off at completely different factors in several international locations.”

Globalization Companions has rivals within the area together with Irish start-up Boundless.


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