Claddagh Resources

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Claddagh Resources Reviews

Updated December 2, 2014
Updated December 2, 2014
26 Reviews
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26 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company to join for a first time recruiter

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Privately owned with management who have a hands on approach. Opportunity to work with major international companies. Thorough training provided for entry level recruiters. Actively encouraged to network in the market.

    Cons

    Lower initial starting salary than others

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep growing!

    Increase staffing to better meet work demands

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a paycheck.
    Free drinks.

    Cons

    The CEO is a complete TERROR and leads the team in fear. He is known to come in the office after a few adult beverages.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees and stop brushing huge issues under the rug such as discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying, etc. This is a toxic place to work and I do not recommend this place to anyone.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Beware

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Norcross, GA
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Norcross, GA

    I worked at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The paycheck cleared.

    Cons

    Most of the other negative posts are quite accurate. Beware that the positive reviews of this company here on Glassdoor are all grouped together on the same day(s), which should tell you they are not legitimate and are fabricated manipulations to deceive the Glassdoor user. This is a churn and burn. Compensation plan is fraudulent, or at least it was under the COO that was there at the time; that individual would promise bonuses and then deny ever making the promise when it came time for payout, keeping the money for themselves. You will not look forward to coming to work each day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Familiarize yourself with your local AA chapter.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great experience and rewarding hard work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Claddagh is great place to learn how to be a top notch recruiter. I came in with zero experience and after a year I am now managing my own accounts. It is a great environment and team atmosphere where others are willing to help you succeed

    Cons

    Being a Recruiter can be difficult at times but Claddagh has the right team blend and more than enough opportunity to keep you busy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great leadership is what has allowed this firm to excel. There is a lot of opportunity to grow within the organization and learn from the best.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Work hard and Play Hard!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Incentives with good commission, supportive senior team.
    I made very good money compared with peers of my age,
    Calddagh also boast a very strong client base to work with.

    If you are intereseted in a recruitment career it hard to find better.

    Cons

    Note really a con but as with any recruitment company, reward only comes with hard work and at times longer hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to improce recognising individual strengths and adjust targets & roles for people in the company to suit.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good opportunities with mature management style

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great team, willing to be flexible and support staff.

    Have a grown up management style allowing me to work to me strengths and quickly progress.

    Cons

    Internal communication isn't great, leading to gossip and hear-say about important updates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure that company news comes from the top.

    Continue to champion the grown up management style and invest in good staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Challenging role but great place to learn by doing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Recruitment Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Executive Recruitment Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People have come here from all around the globe making the atmosphere very unique. Good training & mentoring helped me move from Researcher to Recruiter in a few weeks. My mentors have extensive experience and are always available for advice

    Cons

    Beginning difficulties using some older tools and IT systems, but they are updating / replacing them gradually.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more resources improving & upgrading access to tools

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A rewarding and trubulant career full of lows and highs

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in Norcross, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in Norcross, GA

    I worked at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Claddagh hold high standards of work to maintain good reputations with clients. These standards can be a great motivator.You are given good training and introduction to the recruitment process, but your career is very much in your hands and the job will reflect how much effort you put in which can be very rewarding personaly & financially. Senior staff are very approachable and always helpful.

    Cons

    It is a very fast paced company, which is good if thats what you thrive on (as most in recruitment do) however you can feel like thinks are piling up if you cant find the time to catch up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better coffee in the staff room would be welcome!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Different and challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in Norcross, GA
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in Norcross, GA

    I worked at Claddagh Resources as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    The People you interact with every day, whether they are colleagues, peers, management, candidates or customers it's inspiring

    Cons

    Work pace can be difficult and very demanding at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't lose site of the little people, good will can only last so long

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A plethora of dysfunction. Highly unethical practices.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Norcross, GA
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Norcross, GA

    I worked at Claddagh Resources full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Gained some basic industry experience as a springboard to a recruiting career. They would give you basic tools necessary to do the job.

    Cons

    -False promises as far as compensation: management at the time would place incentive posters with statements like, "$5000 bonus to the recruiter with most placements," then deny an opportunity ever existed when placement goals were met and it came time for payout. Management would also deliberately do things to control the compensation of everyone in the office, keeping any extra opportunity for bonus/incentives to themselves while having used you as the labor.

    -Serious HR compliance issues that would result in litigation in any reputable organization: I was told because I did not have a family that I should be willing to work outside of normal business hours. When I did this, thinking that my extra efforts would be rewarded when bonus payout time arrived, it of course was a lie and the dollars were manuipulated to benefit management or family members of management working in the organization per their fraudulent compensation plan. In other words, don't plan on the delineated compensation plan or incentive structure to be valid when it comes time for payout.

    -Inappropriate relationships existed between members of management amongst themselves as well as between management and members of management of client companies. A couple of client companies caught on to this and stopped using Claddagh as a vendor. The relationships were, of course, manipulative in an attempt to secure more business for Claddagh.

    -Intimidation tactics by C-level personnel toward employees after being hired initially, so as to set the stage for the toxic environment previously discussed in previous posts. Zero respect towards employees.

    -No future; clearly a churn-and-burn environment set up to where upper management could tread on the backs of employees to maintain an exorbent lifestyle they delusionally felt they were entitled to. The 2 years I was there I probably saw 100 recruiters come and go. Many realizing the fraudulent nature of the compensation plan, set up, of course, to be manipulated when necessary and benefit a select few.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Psychotherapy and rehab, so as to attempt to preserve any fragment of a conscience that remains.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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