Whether you are a jobseeker or a company looking to hire, our team can provide you with unrivaled support and advice. You may have queries, however, concerning the process and services we provide. Our Recruitment FAQs section should help to answer those burning questions and assist you in making informed decisions. If there is any question we did not answer below, please contact our team today!

General FAQs

We have office locations in Shannon, Galway, Limerick, Cork, Dublin, Roscommon, and Kilkenny, but work with candidates and companies from all across Ireland.

A recruitment agency assists individuals in their search for job opportunities while also supporting companies in their hiring process by connecting them with suitable candidates.

We have a proven track record of successfully placing candidates in roles across manufacturing, HR, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, IT, accounting and finance, and many other sectors.

You can register with us by submitting your CV and contact details via our website, or by contacting one of our office locations directly.

No, jobseekers do not have to pay a fee. An agency is typically paid by the employer.

The length of time it takes to find a job through a recruitment agency can vary based on the jobseeker’s experience and qualifications, and the number of suitable job openings available.

Recruitment agencies give you access to a broader and better range of job opportunities, including potential job openings that are not yet advertised to the public, as well as tailored career advice and support.

At CREGG, we strive to be your career partner. Jobseekers can avail of expert advice and guidance coupled with best-in-class CV and interview preparation. We also provide a range of career transitioning services.

Yes, we are an expert in providing contingent workers solutions and temporary and contracting recruitment. The CREGG database features thousands of highly skilled candidates ready to make a difference in your organisation.

You may receive communication from your recruitment agency as soon as new job opportunities become available that align with your skills and experience. The frequency of contact may vary based on the current market demand for your particular skill set.


Our IT recruitment team specialises in IT recruitment and can help source and place candidates in a wide range of roles, including software developers, data analysts, network engineers, IT project managers, cybersecurity professionals, and more.

We use a variety of methods to source candidates for IT roles, including job postings, social media outreach, referrals, and our extensive database of IT professionals. We also leverage our industry connections and attend IT networking events to connect with talented individuals.

Qualifications vary depending on the role, but some common qualifications we look for in IT candidates include relevant work experience, industry certifications, technical skills, and a strong educational background.

We take the time to understand your company culture and values to ensure that we only present candidates who are a good fit. We also conduct behavioral interviews and use various assessment tools as part of our bespoke candidate screening process.

We have a deep understanding of the IT industry and the skills and experience required for various roles. We also have a vast network of industry contacts and an extensive database of IT professionals, which allows us to find the best-fit candidates quickly and efficiently. Additionally, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service and building long-term partnerships with our clients.

Automation FAQs

We recruit for a vast range of automation and manufacturing roles including assembly line operators, machine operators, general operators, and forklift operators.

Automation and manufacturing professionals are in high demand across a variety of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automative, electronics, and more.

We use a variety of sourcing methods to find the best candidates, including online job postings, social media outreach, professional networking, and referrals. We also maintain a warm pool of screened candidates.

We have a bespoke process for screening candidates that involves a thorough review of their resumes and work experience, as well as a series of interviews to assess their technical skills, experience, and cultural fit with the company. We also have several skill assessments including dexterity assessments and the CREGG Operator Assessment.

Yes, we work with companies of all sizes, from small startups to large multinational corporations.

Temporary Recruitment FAQs

It is a temporary job position that requires an individual to be hired on a non-permanent basis for accomplishing certain specific tasks or projects. Temporary workers can either be employed directly by the organization or via a third-party staffing agency.

Temporary roles offer benefits such as the ability to adjust staffing based on changing business requirements, savings on employment costs, access to specialized skills, and the flexibility to meet specialized business needs without the commitment of hiring permanent employees.

We source and place candidates in temporary positions across multiple sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, IT, HR, construction, and many more

Our team uses a bespoke screening process to assess candidates’ suitability for the role and organisation in question. We also do not wait for top candidates to seek us out. We are proactive in continuously sourcing and screening candidates so that there is always a flexible pool of talent at the disposal of our clients.

To enable temporary workers to perform their jobs effectively, organizations can provide them with the required resources, training, and support. It’s also crucial to have transparent communication and clear expectations for the role, which include setting goals, deliverables, and deadlines. Our team is on hand to assist your organisation in providing the necessary support.

Contract Jobs FAQs

In a contract role, an individual works for an agreed specific duration, often to fill temporary staffing requirements or to work on a particular project. Contract roles may vary in duration, ranging from several weeks to months, or even extend to a few years.

A contract role is a temporary job agreement over a fixed duration. A permanent role, on the other hand, relates to ongoing employment that does not have a predetermined end date.

With contract roles, individuals may have the opportunity to acquire specific experience and expertise in a particular sector or job, exposure to diverse projects and clients, and the capacity to work with flexibility.

We source and place candidates in contract positions across multiple sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, IT, HR, construction, and many more.

The process of hiring a contractor is comparable to that of any other position. Our consultants advertise the role, screen candidates, conduct interviews, and work with the client to make a final hiring decision. However, when hiring contract staff, other elements such as contract duration and salary negotiations may require extra consideration.

Engineering FAQs

We recruit for a vast range of engineering roles including mechanical, electrical, civil, and more.

Our clients operate across a number of sectors with high demand for engineers. These include manufacturing, construction, medical devices, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and more.

This will always vary depending on the role in question, but most engineering roles will require you to have a degree in engineering or a related field, as well as relevant experience.

Salary depends on the position, industry, and seniority of the role. However, the majority of engineering positions offer attractive remuneration.

For engineers, learning must be a life long habit because the skills that you need are constantly evolving. However, some of the most in-demand skills right now include data analysis, project management, building services, sustainability, automation, and more.

Finance FAQs

Our clients operate in a variety of industry sectors including medical devices, manufacturing, shared service centres, logistics, and supply chain.

The level of experience required will depend on the specific role you are applying for. However, in general, most commercial and finance roles require a relevant degree and/or experience in the industry. Some roles may also require specific certifications or licenses.

The recruitment process can vary depending on the company and the role being filled. In general, the process may take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the complexity of the role and the number of candidates being considered.

The salary for a commercial or finance role can vary depending on the company, the role, and the level of experience required. In general, salaries for these roles tend to be competitive and may include bonuses or other incentives.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively are all important skills for success in commercial and finance roles. Additionally, having experience with relevant software and technologies, such as financial analysis software, can be helpful.