CareerWise recently sponsored an award for the NUIG MSc Student with the Best Research Project 2017.
Best Research Project was won by Laura Tighe, whose project was based around diverse teams who offer the potential for greater creativity and problem-solving; however, diversity can also lead to intra-group conflict when differences make it hard for the team to form a group identity. Can the experience of returned Irish expatriates lead to increased identification with diverse work groups and form the basis of work group identity?
The research explored three aspects:
Pictured: Tom Devaney – (CareerWise Recruitment), Laura Tighe (Winning Student, NUIG) and Cathal Estler (Chairman of CIPD Western Region)
Tom Devaney set up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999 and has 12 years’ experience in specialist recruitment having recruited for major multinational companies in Ireland.
An active member of CIPD, Tom has served five years on the western CIPD committee.
Prior to setting up CareerWise Recruitment, he worked for Snap-on Equipment where he was the European Materials and Purchasing Manager with international responsibilities. Tom spent a year in the US working on projects with McKinsey & Co. where he developed very strong negotiation and business skills.
His years in purchasing with Thermo King in Galway initiated his very successful career to date.
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