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Ryan Hanley Case Study

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  • 14 placements
  • 5:1 CV to Placement ratio
  • 1734 Candidates reached
  • 25% Savings vs Traditional Agency fees


Ryan Hanley is one of the foremost Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants in Ireland. They currently employ over 110 personnel, including Engineers, Engineering Technicians, Environmental Scientists, Ecologists, Quantity Surveyors, Software Developers and Administrative Staff.

Their Clients include Local Authorities, Government Departments, State Agencies and Private National & Multinational Clients.

The Challenge

The challenge was attracting new candidates in a competitive market where international consultancies were looking for similar type of profiles, offering higher salaries and work on larger, international projects.

-Salary (salaries with consultants are typically lower than in main contractors /subcontractors).

-Niche skill set:  the skill set required is very specific and there is a limited talent pool within Ireland matching the job criteria.

The Solution

  • Rent a Recruiter worked as Ryan Hanleys in-house recruitment function, managing the full recruitment process, from devising and implementing their ‘passive’ recruitment strategy to offer negotiation.
  • Social media campaigns for potential candidates in Ireland.
  • Liaising directly with hiring managers.
  • Set up Company page on international job board platforms.
  • Employer Branding page promotion with 6 employee videos discussing why they liked working at Ryan Hanley.


Rent a Recruiter made 14 placements across multiple business functions including:  

  • Civil Engineers
  • Hydrologists
  • Project Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Ecologist
  • BIM
  • Water/Waste Water Engineer

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The Results

  • 14 placements
  • 5:1 CV to Placement ratio
  • 1734 Candidates reached
  • 25% Savings vs Traditional Agency fees

Our Roles:

  • Screening candidates
  • Scheduling and conducting interviews
  • Making candidates Offers


We fully managed the recruitment process.

  • The recruitment process in Ireland 
  • Job descriptions
  • The backlog of applications
  • Screening
  • Interviewing 
  • Assistance in the selection process

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