If you think talent acquisition isn't mission critical, think again.

Shane Gray

We at Clinch have always been open about the fact that once upon a time, we were newcomers to the recruitment sector — as new as newcomers get.

We’d built businesses from scratch and organically moved from opportunity to opportunity without applying or interviewing for jobs. Our original team came from sales, finance, and engineering disciplines.

At the outset, we didn’t hire anyone with a HR background so we could form our own opinions with an open mind by talking with the practitioners to understand their problems first hand.

Along the road to building a recruitment marketing platform, we’ve been lucky enough to get to know and better understand the world of talent acquisition in organisations of all sizes — from startups to multi-nationals.

It's been an eye opener.

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Topics: Behavioural economics

Behavioural Economics 101 and How to Turn €100 into €200

Shane Gray

Late last year, Clinch was asked to take part in the first ever 'Startuponomics International Summit'  run by Google for Entrepreneurs in Dublin.

The invite promised two days of engaging, interactive lectures, and working sessions with renowned worldwide experts in behavioural economics.

I've been really interested in this subject for several years and I try to read any material I can get my hands on, so I quickly responded and changed a return flight from our Silicon Valley trip to make it back in time.

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Topics: Behavioural economics