Osborne scoop two TOP awards! - Osborne
  • March 27, 2023
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Osborne scoop two TOP awards!


The Osborne Blanchardstown Team pictured with TV Host Marty Whelan at the Fingal Chamber Awards Ceremony in the Crown Plaza Dublin Airport Hotel 

It was a week of celebrations for Recruitment and Talent Solutions Consultancy Osborne as the group took home two prestigious awards from both the Fingal Chamber and ERF Awards. 

The first big win of the week came via Osborne Blanchardstown who beat off stiff competition to be crowned winners of the highly coveted award for SME Business of the Year. As one of the Osborne Group’s largest operations to date, this award is the icing on the cake for what was a phenomenal year of record growth for the Osborne Blanchardstown team. 

The Osborne Office and Secretarial Division were the proud recipients of the second big award of the week with the team winning the coveted Best in Practice: Office & Secretarial award at the annual ERF (Employment and Recruitment Awards). This is the 7th time Osborne have won this distinguished award which recognises excellence in the sector within the Irish recruitment industry. 


The Osborne Team pictured with television presenter Kathryn Thomas at the ERF Awards at the Shelborne Hotel. L-R Kathryn Thomas, Joanne Murray, Osborne, Olivia Adams, Osborne, Maisie Doyle, Osborne, Shona McManus, CEO & Owner, Osborne 

With a team of 90 permanent employees, affectionately known as the ‘Osbornites’ and approximately 240 temporary staff on client sites, Osborne provide Recruitment Excellence & Talent Solution Services to both clients and candidates, led by our one single consistent purpose of Right Person, Right Job, No Compromise across the following sectors: Accountancy & Finance, Office Administration & Customer Service, Sales & Marketing, HR & Talent Acquisition, Government & Public Sector, Light Industrial, Manufacturing & Engineering, I.T. Executive & Board Appointments, Temporary & Contract Appointments, International Search & Selection and Osborne Career Consultants. 


Speaking following the Fingal Awards ceremony, Recruitment and Business Director for Osborne Cloe Stapleton said “We as a team are so proud of the journey we have been on over the past 8 years, providing recruitment excellence to the clients, candidates and community that we serve in Fingal and its surrounding areas. Being a key member of the community for both Employers and Employees alike is incredibly important to us and making sure that our purpose of right person, right job, no compromise is at the heart of everything we do. To be recognized with the award for SME Business of the Year at the Fingal Chamber awards fills us with great pride and we look forward to continuing to provide recruitment excellence to our clients and candidates in the Fingal and surrounding areas” 


This September Osborne Blanchardstown celebrated its 8th year in operation and as a group  has helped drive the local economy through job creation with opportunities for 18 permanent staff and on average 83 temporary staff on-site in companies across the Fingal and Mid East region.  From January 2022 to date, Osborne Blanchardstown has recorded a whopping 35.5% increase in revenue and a 47% increase in headcount with almost a quarter of the overall group revenue (22.3%) generated by the Osborne Blanchardstown team this year. 


Following the ERF awards, Joanne Murray, Recruitment and Business Director for Osborne said “We are very honored to be awarded Best in Practice: Office & Secretarial once again this year by the ERF. It’s a huge achievement because it’s also our 7th time winning the award. We take so much pride in our work in this sector and know that we have the expertise and skill to deliver recruitment excellence, something we have done in this sector for over 25 years. The team have a real passion for Office and Secretarial recruitment and really care about delivering the best service to both candidates and clients and I am really proud and happy for the Office & Secretarial recruitment team across our 9 locations.” 


Osborne is the only Irish Recruitment firm of its size to be built on the back of Office and Secretarial recruitment. The division boasts a team of 18 specialist recruitment consultants, the largest and most experienced division within Osborne and is spread across the groups 9 office locations. 

From January 2022 to date, the office and secretarial division has seen a substantial 44.6% increase in the number of vacancies taken on, with the team contributing an impressive 36.9% to the Group Turnover based on permanent placements alone. 

It is the above achievements, coupled with the expertise, dedication and collaborative nature of our Blanchardstown team and Office and Secretarial Division that led to both teams winning two notable awards. 

For job seekers and employers in the Fingal region, please contact Osborne Blanchardstown at 01 5984334 or email Cloe Stapleton Recruitment and Business Director at [email protected]    

If you are an employer or job seeker and would like to speak to a member of our Office and Secretarial Division about the recruitment process or current job opportunities please contact Joanne Murray at [email protected] or call 01- 6384400