Our Story

A new experience in Recruitment

Search Talent was born from the need in the recruitment industry for a boutique high-end service offering. Search Talent will take the time to understand your recruiting needs and treat every requisition as if it’s an Executive Search. This means high levels of service and attention to detail, no matter what your requirements.

For candidates, Search Talent understands that you are contemplating a life-changing event and we will always have this at the forefront of our minds, no matter what your level of experience is.

Our Divisions include IT, Sales, Marketing, Property, Medical, Customer Service, Legal, Compliance and Finance.

Meet the Team

Ashling Harrison

Ashling Harrison

CEO
Chris Alves

Chris Alves

HR and Operations Manager
Enda Connolly

Enda Connolly

Head of Legal and Multilingual
Ben Lillington-Lester

Ben Lillington-Lester

Head of Property and Construction
Eoin Mansori

Eoin Mansori

Sales Recruitment Consultant
Toni Diver

Toni Diver

Property Recruitment Consultant
Sharon O’Reilly

Sharon O’Reilly

IT Business Director
Mihaela Craciun

Mihaela Craciun

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant
Mark Flattery

Mark Flattery

Senior Medical and Pharmaceutical Consultant
Stefan Dzakula

Stefan Dzakula

Medical Recruitment Consultant

Ashling Harrison

CEO

Ashling Harrison is CEO of Search Talent which she formed in June 2019. Ashling has 32 years of experience in recruitment and has worked across most industries in her time but most recently would be valued for her work with Sales, Marketing and Executive Search assignments. Owing to Ashling’s deep connections in Irish Industry it has allowed Search Talent to hit the ground running as a start up with many of her team having worked with her in the past before joining her again. Ashling has a Degree in Management and is the Exclusive Partner of ERI an international network that gives extensive reach to Search Talent internationally.

Phone

01 9639310

Chris Alves

HR and Operations Manager

Chris Alves is Search Talent's Operations Manager. Chris is the backbone of Search Talent and looks after a wide range of functions for the Company. From the quality of our documentation, GDPR, Systems, Finance, Training and Human Resources, Chris is behind the Search Talent machine and keeps all the companies wheels turning. Chris has a degree in Business Administration and Management and worked internationally as an analyst before joining the recruitment industry four years ago. Chris is very much the person in the organisation that brings the energy and light into the Company and is a key influence to our great culture.

Phone

01 9639314

Enda Connolly

Head of Legal and Multilingual

Enda Connolly heads up the Legal and Multilingual Recruitment section for Search Talent. Enda has more than 15 years of experience in recruiting and has worked throughout his career across many industries before finding his true calling in Legal recruitment. He also manages our multilingual division ensuring quality of service at all times. Enda has many testimonies from candidates who find that he always goes beyond their expectations of a recruiter. He is revered for his consultative approach, the time and care he puts into his profession and his excellent career advice that he shares freely with his candidates.

Phone

01 9639317

Ben Lillington-Lester

Head of Property and Construction

Ben Lillington-Lester heads up Search Talent's Property and Construction Division. Ben's own background spans across many years managing property branches for prestigious firms such as Savills and Cooper & Tanner. Ben's background in property and his people management experience gives him a real insight into Construction and Property executives and he is comfortable recruiting across all levels right up to 'C' Level Executive placements. Ben's enthusiasm for recruitment is infectious and he has the ability to attract hard-to-find candidates for his clients where other recruiters may fail.

Phone

01 9639313

Eoin Mansori

Sales Recruitment Consultant

Eoin Mansori recruits in Search Talent's Sales Division. With a vast amount of experience in the Pharmaceutical, Medical, IT (Cloud), FMCG & Hospitality sectors Eoin takes a highly professional approach in sourcing the very best candidates on the market for his clients whilst creating an exceptional candidate journey for those who chose to work with him. Eoin is constantly upskilling with Recruitment best practices, he holds a B.A. in Business Management, NRF Qualified and a CIPD Associate Member

Phone

01 9639316

Toni Diver

Property Recruitment Consultant

Toni is our most recently appointed Property Recruiter who comes to us with a Degree in International Relations (2:1). Toni previously worked for six years in an educational supplies company where she worked across all areas of the business from sales to client management to logistics and commercial. (She is also pretty handy with a screwdriver!)Toni works under Ben Lillington-Lester searching and profiling candidates across property and construction roles. She has a keen eye for detail and perhaps due to her interest in people & relations the knack of attracting those hard to find candidates. Toni is at the start of a very bright career with Search Talent and has surpassed her training assessment in recruitment.

Phone

019639321

Sharon O’Reilly

IT Business Director

Sharon is Search Talents IT Business Director and has led the team since its inception from strength-to-strength. With over 20 years’ experience in the IT and Recruitment industry Sharon has deep sectoral expertise in outsourcing and staffing solutions to both the Public and Private sectors. Sharon’s background encompasses Account Management, Sales and Recruitment for companies such as Dell and Evros Technology Group. She is a member of the National Recruitment Federation and is an advocate of delivering the highest possible standards and codes of practice to clients and candidates alike.Sharon has a keen eye on service delivery and is focussed on ensuring that both permanent IT and IT contracting personnel are supported in every way possible. 

Mihaela Craciun

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant

Mihaela has joined Search Talent to lead our multilingual recruitment efforts. Mihaela not only has a Masters in Clinical Psychology also holds qualifications in Diplomacy and Politics. Aside from her strong academic record, Mihaela has worked previously for a U.S multinational recruitment firm for three years where she was their “go-to” recruiter for onboarding and human resources across all five of their international divisions. Previous to her career in recruitment Mihaela has worked in marketing and public relations in the medical industry and worked as a volunteer at the Psychiatric Hospital Prof. Dr Alexandru Obregia in Romania.

Mihaela has a confident and bubbly personality. Really engages with people making the recruitment process a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Search Talent is very excited to have her as part of our team and we know that Mihaela has a very bright future in our international recruitment team.

Phone

019639315

Mark Flattery

Senior Medical and Pharmaceutical Consultant

Mark has joined us with a deep understanding and appreciation for the medical industry. He worked as a sales and marketing manager for the last 15 years selling into both the medical care community and as a pharmaceutical Sales professional himself. Mark has vast connections nationwide having sold to both medical and nursing professionals and has worked with them to the point where he has been invited to be present at surgeries and advise on patient handling.He builds his reputation from being absolutely trustworthy and would list his strengths around delivery of highest levels of service and professionalism.Mark builds instant rapport with anyone who encounters him and will work as hard for his candidates as he will for his clients.Mark recruits in our Doctors team and has a personal interest in community care.

Phone

019639311

Stefan Dzakula

Medical Recruitment Consultant

Stefan is part of our growing Medical recruitment team and is a fantastic addition to our international and national medical recruitment efforts. Stefan speaks several languages most notably all Balkan languages and German which is helpful for him when working with a wide range of nationalities and international business.Having worked for the last four years in both hospitality and retail and having studied a degree in business administration Stefan is a real “people person” and takes a genuine interest in people from both a client and a candidate perspective. Stefan is relentless in his pursuit of finding the best candidates for his clients and matching the role for his candidates and his hard work. Focus pays off in many successful placements globally.Stefan’s enthusiasm and  commitment to the art of recruitment is evident if you have the chance to deal with him and he is a valued member of the Search Talent family.

Phone

015926176

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