Dublin, Paris or Frankfurt? Post Brexit, where next for Financial Services Jobs?

By Adrian Marples, Client Partner, Alternatives Elect   Barely a day has gone by since Brexit without further debate about the likely destination of thousands of financial services jobs which will supposedly exit London in the coming years. If this were to happen then how geared up is Dublin, and what kind of jobs could […]

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Bridging the knowledge gap in digital marketing between strategic and tactical leaders

Ireland has gained a status of special significance in the global digital economy with eight of the top ten global information technology companies having a significant presence in the country, helping to make Ireland the second largest exporter of computer and IT services in the world. This status primes the country to be at the […]

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Mind the Gap

  by Sandra Lawler, Founder Director of The Alternatives Group. The results of the 2016 Marketing and Digital Salary and Sentiments Survey are now out. And interesting reading they make. One element picked up by the press is the higher differential in salaries paid to men in marketing than women, the higher up the scale […]

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Is your business ready for a crash landing?

  Taking a strategic approach to Crisis Communications can reduce the impact to your company’s reputation and its bottom line   Clint Eastwood’s latest movie “Sully”, starring Tom Hanks, tells the story behind the US Airways Captain, Chesley Sullenberger, who in January 2009 piloted his US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency landing on the […]

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Gamestorming – An energetic and collaborative way to design strategy and change

 Imagine if you had a work practice or technique available to you, that could assist your organisation in keeping up with the pace of change, while engaging people, fostering collaboration and innovation, and energising them about the future of their work? Such a technique exists.  It’s called Gamestorming… Organisations that are still implementing change in the […]

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Stark message to business leaders – Innovate or Die

Today is a wake up call to Irish business to prioritise Innovation as its Number One commercial imperative for 2016. Those who don’t will simply get left behind. Organisations need to take a hard look at themselves to assess that their culture is innovation ready.  At its best, Innovation should encourage a broader collaborative experience, leveraging market […]

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Leading expert predicts where Ireland inc. will source its new business leaders

We predict that Product Management will be the next sourcing ground for Ireland’s future CEO’s. In an era where assessing and delivering the needs of the customer is absolute, there’s a robust argument for saying that business talent working in Product Management will have all the key commercial skills needed to become economic drivers of […]

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Frank Gleeson (MD Aramark) dicusses the importance of innovation and thoughtfulness in his leadership style.

I was particularly keen to meet with Frank Gleeson to understand more about his leadership style and to discover a little more about one of the hidden giants in the Irish food and retail industry that is Aramark.  To date, Frank’s most prominent position was with Topaz Energy Group, where he spent 12 years, culminating […]

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