Dara Boland - IT Researcher at Morgan McKinley

IT Talent Researcher at Morgan McKinley

Nationality

Irish

Work category

HR and Recruitment

Education

Masters/PostGrad

I am a Consultant on the IT Desk in Morgan McKinley. I assist in the sourcing of candidates from a wide range of areas to ensure Morgan McKinley has the best selection of candidates for its clients. I am also developing a network of contacts to enable access to the best candidates available in the markets.

Morgan McKinley is Ireland's leading recruitment specialist. Making the right match between job seekers and employers has made us Ireland's foremost recruitment company.

See: http://www.morganmckinley.ie/consultants/dara-boland

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dara-boland/26/b8b/a38

If you are a company interested in hiring .NET specialist, or an individual open to exciting opportunities feel free to contact Dara @ dboland@premiergp.com or +353 (0) 1 4321 555

Dara Boland's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

Morgan McKinley - IT Talent Researcher

I am a researcher on the IT Desk in Morgan McKinley. I assist in the sourcing of candidates from a wide range of areas to ensure Morgan McKinley has the best selection of candidates for its clients. I am also developing a network of contacts to enable access to the best candidates available in the markets.

Morgan McKinley is Ireland's leading recruitment specialist. Making the right match between job seekers and employers has made us Ireland's foremost recruitment company.

Key Skills
2010 - 2011

Cloud Payroll Solutions - Director of Marketing and Sales

Cloud Payroll Solutions is a start-up company co-founded and owned by myself.

CPS provides a new means for Irish small-medium enterprises to attend to their payroll needs using cloud computing technology.

This new system uses cloud computing technology in order to provide the user with access to their company payroll from any location. CPS is the first payroll solutions provider to offer such a service in the Irish market. Apart from the obvious convenience of using this system, there are considerable cost benefits to the end-user of adopting the CPS system. Built on the highly reputable and established Microsoft Azure platform, the service complies with all relevant security standards. This service is specifically targeted at the small-medium Irish enterprise that wants a payroll system tailored towards their own needs instead of the traditional larger, generic packages.

Key Skills
Payroll
2010 - 2010

Discover Science & Engineering - Science / Technology Ambassador

Role Specific Responsibilities:
 Visit a number of European cities to promote Dublin City of Science 2012
(Liverpool, Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Toulouse, Geneva, Milan and Turin)
 Chair regular conference calls with stakeholders; Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council
and the Office of the Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government
 Reporting (blogs), on cutting edge innovation across various fields, including ICT
 ActingWebmaster tohttp://www.dublinscience2012.ie/and all associated Social Medi

2008 - 2009

Allianz Insurance PLC - Market Development Analyst

Role Specific Responsibilities:
 Conducting price / product comparison studies in various Insurance markets
 Delivering feasibility reports for new markets
 Implementing various above / below the line marketing campaigns
 Reporting and presenting to board of managemen

Key Skills
Marketing Reports
1999 - 2009

Fairyhouse Market - Stallholder

Role Specific Responsibilities:
 Exercise marketing skills when dealing with suppliers and customers
 Purchase stock from Distributors across Europe, Manage operations and staff
 Offer phone accessories and a phone repair servic

Key Skills
2006 - 2006

IBM - Call Manager

Role Specific Responsibilities:
 Checking customer’s entitlement to service
 Liaising with front office support centers
 Scheduling local engineer and ordering required parts
 Managing customers’ expectations and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
 Keeping customer informed at all times, ensuring all ETA’s are me

Key Skills
Engineer
2002 - 2002

Other Work Experience - Innovator

 Internet Marketer (Search Engine Marketing campaigns for several clients)
 SaaS Marketing Assistant (Expd8)
 Assistant Journalist (North County Leader)
 Toronto Docks Nightclub (Stock Control Clerk / Barback Supervisor)
 Nightclub Promoter (Earth, Tomango, Club 21, Academy, Renaissance)
 Driver/Valeter (Budget Car Rental, Flawless Finish)
 Senior Golf Caddy (The Island, Royal Dublin, Courtown)
 Hotel Concierge (Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Club)
 Waiter/Barman (Various bars/restaurants in New York and Toronto)
 Promotion Works (Edelman, Brand Ignite, Fleishman Hilliard, 3D, Imagine, Verve)
 Sales Assistant (Quinn’s Off License, Old Portmarnock Golf Club, Tara Glen, BFresh, Malahide Garden Centre

Key Skills
concierge driver internet journalist Marketing marketing assistant Sales Assistant Supervisor Waiter

Dara Boland's Education and Qualifications

2012

Masters/PostGrad - Certificate, Psychology

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

2011

Bachelor/Degree - M. Sc, Masters in Electronic Commerce (Business) (MECB)

Dublin City University

2010

Bachelor/Degree - Bachelors of Science, Marketing, Innovation & Technology (MInT)

Dublin City University

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