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Sigmar COO, Frank Farrelly elected as President of the NRF for a Third Term

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Congratulations to our COO, Frank Farrelly, who has been elected President of the National Recruitment Federation (NRF) for a third term. Frank is co-founder of Sigmar Recruitment and is listed in the Staffing Industry Analysts Top 100 Most Influential Staffing Leaders in Europe.

 

On being reappointed for the position of President of the NRF Frank commented, “I am delighted to be taking up the mantle of NRF President for a third year.  It is an honour to work with CEO Geraldine King and her team as well as the 3 committees whose immense efforts have contributed to so much success. The last 2 years has been a great journey on a range of topics such as education, standards, policy, membership, Garda Vetting, Data Protection, and the WEC conference to name but a few.   As an industry our members do great work for candidates and clients across the country. Recruitment continues to evolve and will continue to do so as ‘work’ changes more rapidly than ever before.  For 2019 the NRF will continue to raise our standards, be innovative and provide real value to our members.  We plan to do this through improving education and through increasing our contribution to the skills and recruitment agenda.”

 

 

Previous to Frank’s 2 years as President he has 7 years as a committee member, Treasurer and Secretary for the National Recruitment Federation in Ireland, before being elected Vice President in 2014.  He was part of the team that lobbied Government on the Agency Workers Act, Zero Hours Contracts and ‘If & When’ contracts.

 

He leads the team that lobbies the government on employment legislation, recruitment matters and GDPR, and was instrumental in helping the NRF secure an Apprenticeship in Recruitment practice on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications in 2018.

Posted by Clare Reynolds on 10 December 2018

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