"Geraldine contacted me when a number of Reward opportunities became available. She met with me in order to fully understand both my current level of experience and my next role which would challenge me and progress my career. Geraldine kept me up to date with all relevant opportunities. She provided excellent detail in relation to each role allowing me to make the best decision.
Geraldine kept in regular contact with me during the recruitment process, updating me at each stage. She also contacted me when there was no update just to let me know she was following up on certain details. I would highly recommend Geraldine without hesitation to any candidate who is looking for their next career move."

Sean Kelly,
Group Performance & Reward Manager, Bank of Ireland

"Mairead is a very dedicated, energetic and hard working Consultant who has in-depth knowledge of the Ireland market.  Mairead will always ensure that both the client’s needs and the needs of the person she is placing are ideally suited.  I have known Mairead over a number of years both as a client and a prospective candidate and have always been very impressed with her professionalism and desire to put the right person in the right role.  Mairead is also a delight to work with and has a great sense of fun and good humour and I would have no hesitation in recommending her to both clients and candidates seeking alternative positions.”

Mona Blake,
VP Merrill Lynch / Bank Of America

"Geraldine contacted me and kept me updated with regard to a number of roles in the reward area.  She had a keen understanding of my skillset and role at that time and liaised with me in a professional and excellent manner. I worked closely with her while being placed in my new Global Reward Manager role and relocation to Dublin. Her knowledge and attention to detail throughout the process was commendable, she delivered a service that was impeccable. I was updated at every stage of the process and given a very personal, one to one service. I would highly recommend Geraldine and CPL to any business or candidate looking for a new role and challenge."

Eileen Tunney,
Reward Manager, Diageo

"I have been very fortunate to be introduced to Geraldine McCarthy at CPL HR.  I recently contacted CPL to apply for a HR position and Geraldine kept me updated at every stage of the recruitment process. Subsequent to my placement Geraldine continues to keep in touch and swiftly responds to any queries I may have. Geraldine's professionalism is second to none and she goes above and beyond her call of duty. If you are a HR professional seeking your next HR move I would highly recommend Geraldine, she is a pleasure to work with and an expert in her field."

Karen Timmons
HR Business Partner, Fideuram Asset Management Ireland

"I have recently used Cpl recruiter Sharon Gaffney and I have been at both ends of the service, both candidate and client. Sharon matched me to a fantastic role in HR whilst also filling the vacancy in my current role, after meeting with Sharon I soon realised that she has got a genuine enthusiasm for her job. She takes an enormous amount of time and interest in making sure that not just the qualifications match but that the personalities will be a good match as well. Sharon is a real expert at her job and takes a real personal interest in her candidates' careers which im sure won't simply stop when placed in the job. Without a doubt, Sharon’s a real breath of fresh air in the recruitment industry and I will be sure to recommend her in the future to anyone looking for their dream job or employee."

Sonia McGowan
HR Manager

"Mairead recently helped me secure a new HR role. Mairead is very professional, is an expert in her field and in addition to the recruitment service was able to provide guidance on cv and interview skills. Mairead is genuinely interested in providing help, and was very responsive providing regular updates. She is a pleasure to deal with, good fun and I would highly recommend her."

Blanaid O'Regan

Head of HR

"I recently contacted Cpl to fill a key role at short notice. I was delighted with the service, support and efficiency that I experienced. I felt Sharon took the time to understand the vacancy and worked hard to support me throughout the process. Many thanks Sharon."

Therese Ward
Hiring Manager

"I would have no hesitation in recommending Cpl as a recruitment agency. Sharon is great at what she does, friendly and easily accessible. She took the time to really understand the type of person we wanted and went about finding high calibre candidates to meet those needs. The recruitment process was completed quickly and efficiently, with constant communication at each stage of that process. We are delighted with the candidate Cpl found for us."

Lynn Drumgoole
Commercial & Communications Director, Retail Excellence Ireland

"My experience with the CPL HR team was fantastic. Both Sharon & Mairead were extremely helpful and supportive throughout the whole process and placed me in a great role with an excellent company. I would definitely recommend the team to any HR professionals looking for their next move!"

Samantha Kinsella
Senior HR Generalist

"I found Cpl to be an extremely professional and passionate recruitment firm. The team were very attentive and I felt that they really wanted me to find my dream job. They were always approachable and contacted me about a number of great roles during my dealings with them. They really exceeded my expectations by offering continued support and advice throughout the process. The outcome of all their efforts is that they placed me in a fantastic role with an exciting and fast paced global leader. Thanks to all the team at Cpl"

Catherine O'Donoghue
HR Generalist

"I am happy to say that my experience with Cpl has been great! I felt very comfortable with everything all through the process with Cpl. Maryclaire was my first contact and she was a really pleasant and professional recruiter to deal with. I would recommend Cpl without any concerns!"

Carolina Fernandes
Staffing Associate – Microsoft (Cpl)

“From the offset, candidate experience was very important to Cpl HR. Maryclaire Booth has always kept me informed of opportunities that she has had over the last 18 months. When I decided to go forward for an opportunity with Microsoft she was very supportive and kept me informed of the process along the way. What makes Cpl HR different to the rest of the recruitment companies is the variety of roles on offer and the opportunities to work with global leaders in the technology field. I would highly recommend Cpl HR and Maryclaire if you are looking to make your next recruitment move.”

Staffing Consultant – Microsoft 

"Working with Cpl HR, I have had nothing but a positive experience. The team, have been thorough in supporting me in my search for my next senior HR career move. They have been proactive in sponsoring me for opportunities with the "right" organisation at the "right" level. It feels like a real "partnership" which is what you want from a specialist recruitment agency." 

Ronan Kevitt,
Senior HRBP GE

"From start to finish Eve was an effective and efficient recruiter. She was very helpful throughout the whole processes and answered any questions that I had. She went above and beyond to ensure that I was updated on all information from the initial job spec, to interview to placement. I would 100% recommend her if you are looking to move roles. Pleasure to work with."

Karl Kiely
Recruitment Specialst - Accenture

“Cpl HR is a valued recruitment partner to Vodafone Ireland in the HR space. I value their deep expert knowledge of the Irish HR market. Cpl have a track record of placing valued staff members into Vodafone in a range of HR roles. Cpl HR put forward quality candidates and are up front on candidate strengths and weaknesses. This creates a lot of trust. Cpl HR only propose candidates who will be a fit with our culture. Cpl HR have in-depth connections and relationships across the Irish HR market and know who might be looking for a move. This network is very valuable and allows searches to be speedy without compromising on quality. Myself and the HR leadership team here in Vodafone support the Cpl HR for the NRF Best in Specialism Award”

Karen O'Neill,
Head of People Operations, Vodafone

"Having just returned from Australia I found Eve to be a great source of information and really helped me understand what was happening in the Irish market. She was always really pleasant to deal with and quick with feedback. Since starting my new position Eve has been on hand to answer any issues I have regarding my contract. I would recommend Eve to anyone seeking a new role in HR or Recruitment.

Sinead Galvin
Recruitment Specialist - Accenture


"I can not recommend Eve highly enough as a thoroughly professional and able Recruiter. Eve went above and beyond my hopes in securing me interviews with highly respectable organisations and ultimately placing me into my dream role. The long distance was no barrier to her during my relocation from Australia, allowing me peace of mind and to hit the ground running soon after arriving in Dublin. Thank you Eve, I could not have done it without you."

Philip Neeves,
Recruitment Relationship Manager

"I recently worked with Sharon Gaffney in filling a Senior HR Position and I found her extremely professional, helpful and supportive throughout the process. Judging by the quality of candidates and the fit with the organisation it was clear that Sharon had clearly listened to what was required and had taken the time to understand the organisation and the role. I would have no hesitation in working with Sharon again."

Paula Byrne,
Head of HR

"I had the pleasure of dealing with Eve while she placed me in my current role. I contacted Eve on a Monday and by Friday she had lined up a variety of prospects and then placed me in a role the following week (with a sizable pay hike). Her professionalism and effectiveness was outstanding and I have recommended her to many people and will continue to recommend her great work!"

Ben Ralph,
Recruitment Specialist - IBM Talent Acquisition

"I recently had the pleasure of working with Eve where she helped me source a new position. Eve is a very friendly and informative recruiter. I would not hesitate to work with her in the future and would highly recommend her."

Christine Delaney​,
Sourcing Specialist - IBM Talent Acquisition

"Eve Mason is an excellent recruiter. I found her to be very professional, approachable and extremely knowledgeable in her field. Eve always kept me up to date with what was happening and was always very generous with her time and advice. Working with her was a pleasure and I recommend her highly."

Jennifer Doddy,
Senior Recruiter - Microsoft

"Eve is a highly professional recruitment consultant who managed to secure me a job within 2 weeks of our first phone call. I cannot put in words how happy I was with her work; I will never ever try to find any job without help in future!"

Andrea Reger,
Recruiter at Yahoo

"It was a pleasure to work with Sharon who facilitated my appointment to my new role.  From my initial contact, Sharon has been professional and knowledgeable of the HR market.  She was very approachable and always kept in touch at every stage in the recruitment process.  I found it really easy to talk to her and she clearly understood the type of role that I was looking for.  I would highly recommend Sharon to those looking at exploring their next career move." 

Corena O'Brien,
HR Manager 

"From our first point of contact Sharon took the time to go through possible roles, give advice and  information on the firm and provide superb guidance at interview stage, her people skill are fantastic but it is her approach and ability to put you at ease during at a highly stressful time that is invaluable. Sharon was at all times professional and accommodating and always available at the end of the phone. I truly believe that I would not have secured the position without Sharon’s guidance through the process."

Claire O'Regan​,
HR Generalist

"Having a lot of past experience working with different recruiters and agencies I was amazed at the level of service I received from Eve. From initial conversation on the Wednesday, a meeting on the Thursday, interviews arranged on the Friday and a job offer on the following Tuesday, the speed with which she chased and followed up opportunities for me was something I’ve never experienced before. I will always use Eve as my ‘go to ‘recruiter now when looking for future opportunities as I know she can deliver exactly what she says and has great insight into the companies she hires for. Thanks a million for your positivity and all your hard work - staying late, being on hand at weekends and pushing to get start dates confirmed and contracts sent . From first speaking with Eve and the first day in my new job (which I adore!) the process took less than 2 weeks! Couldn’t ask for more and can’t recommend you highly enough!"

Jayne Brooke
Talent Acquisition Specialist EMEA at PayPal

'I recently made contact with Sharon Gaffney in Cpl to assist me in identifying a HR Generalist for my team.  As I am building the HR team, this was a challenging assignment in terms of working through the skill set and ‘fit’ for the role and I welcomed the support and insight that Sharon provided to me.  Throughout the assignment Sharon made herself available for exploratory discussions which were helpful and greatly assisted me in identifying the right candidate for the role.  I found Sharon to be extremely professional throughout the process and she ensured that all stages of the process were closed off in a timely manner.  I enjoyed working on this first assignment with Sharon and have since recommended her to a colleague who was looking to fill a HR role on their team.  Many thanks Sharon.'

Patricia Barr,
HR Director at 
Dillon Eustace Patricia Barr 

'Eve facilitated my appointment to my most recent role. She is a professional recruiter who is responsive and who took the time to meet me and identify my needs and what I was looking for in the next step in my career. She took the time to get to know me so that she could recommend employers most suited to my experience, goals and skill set. I'm delighted with my new role and couldn't have done it without her.

I recommend her to others in the Recruitment industry who are looking for exciting and well matched roles

Gemma Corrigan,
Senior Recruiter at LogMeIn

"I had the pleasure of working with Mairead (CPL) when she helped me with my job search for a Senior HR management role following a short term employment break. She took the time to understand exactly what I was looking for and made sure that she only briefed me on roles which were right for me. I found her to be completely in touch with the HR job market in Dublin and she stood head and shoulders above the competition for her absolute professionalism to ensure I had a seamless candidate experience. I was successful in securing a permanent Head of HR role in a great company and I would have no hesitation recommending Mairead to any other HR professionals looking for a change of role

T. Dempsey,
Head of HR, Banking

Returning to work after a career break is a daunting task but Geraldine and the team at CPL immediately recognised my potential and the value of my previous experience. They understood my career goals and encouraged me every step of the way. Their support has ensured my smooth transition into a great company and the next stage of my career.”

Olivia Varley, 
HR Business Partner, Sandisk


"From my first contact with my Geraldine her professionalism was evident.  Her knowledge of the current  recruitment  market was up-to-the-minute. She very much understood the type of role and organisation that I wanted to move in to, to progress my career.   She not only  matched my skillset, but through her keen insight and understanding, she ensured a cultural fit with the organisation. Her interpersonal and communication skills were excellent. Throughout the various interview stages she was guided me through key preparation and kept me up to date with feedback as soon as it was available .  I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Geraldine, who is a  highly qualified professional, personable, and who took the time to get to know me my career goals. I look forward to working with Geraldine again for future roles."

Trish Horgan,
HR Manager, Lloyds Pharmacy Ireland

'Eve gave me great assistance in helping me obtain my current role. She has a great network within the Recruitment space and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to take the next step in their recruitment career. She is always available to answer even the smallest queries and forever goes the extra mile.'

Stephen Killilea,
Recruitment Specialist - Liberty Information Technology

“Eve is an excellent Recruiter and helped me find my new job as an In-House Talent Acquisition Lead. Eve is very good at matching her candidates to roles that perfectly match what her candidates are looking for and that's exactly what she did for me. I found Eve polite and very professional throughout the entire process. Highly recommended”.

Michael O'Sullivan, 
Talent Acquisition Lead, Currencyfair.com

"I would like to recommend Cpl HR team to anybody looking for a new step in their career. Their professional and pesonalised approached made me believe in myself and set me up for success during interview process.  The HR team provided me with insights and useful tips in relation to my experience and helped me show my achievements to my future employer. Most of all, the consultants found me a job that I absolutely love and I could not ask for a better fit!"

Martha Hilwa,
HR Business Partner, Musgraves 

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