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About Horizon Blue Talent Consulting

Horizon Blue Talent Consulting is focused on providing Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Consulting services across a range of industries with a particular emphasis on SME’s, early-stage startups and companies wishing to scale in a fast and efficient manner.

Horizon Blue Talent Consulting offers a fully flexible service, tailored to meet the needs and budget of the individual client including but not limited to the below services:

  • Contingency and Retained search Talent Acquisition

  • Talent Acquisition function set up and growth consultancy

  • Termed onsite Talent Acquisition delivery

  • Daily rate consulting and Talent Acquisition delivery

  • Talent Acquisition strategy consulting

  • Preparation of compelling job specifications

  • Employee career development and transition consulting

  • Job posting and candidate review service for SME's

Horizon Blue Talent Consulting is here to assist you with whatever Recruiting or Talent Acquisition problem you need to be solved, with a solution that meets your needs, from Retained Search to Daily Rate Consulting and any other Talent Acquisition service you may need.


Horizon Blue Talent Consulting offers value and expertise well beyond what high street recruitment agencies can offer at rates circa 50% of those charged by the major recruitment agencies.

About Me

A senior and highly experienced Talent Acquisition professional with circa 15 years of industry experience including significant consulting, corporate sector, and recruitment agency experience. I have strong exposure to working with companies at all levels from SME’s to multinationals and fast growth tech-focused organisations.

In the recruitment agency sector, I was responsible for growing a number of highly successful recruitment desks before moving into the corporate sector where I have worked with some of the most well-known tech companies in the world and latterly I led European Talent Acquisition and a large multidisciplinary team for a hyper-growth e-commerce company.


Consulting and providing a range of Talent Acquisition solutions via Horizon Blue Talent Consulting for over 3 years I have provided tailored, bespoke, cost-effective, and high-value solutions for a range of clients including Talent Sourcing, Talent Acquisition Function Strategic Development, and Interview Process Design amongst others.

Our Services

contingency or retained search Innovative partner focused and cost effective contingency, retained or “retingency” Talent Acquisition search solutions.

Contingency or Retained Search

Termed or Contract Talent Acquisition Delivery Highly flexible and tailored solutions from 1 day to 6 months and beyond. Engineered to fit your recruiting needs.

Termed or Contract Talent Acquisition Delivery

Daily Rate Consulting and Talent Acquisition Delivery Chose the level of commitment you require for a half day to 6 months and beyond. No commitment prior consultation available. Available for a range of Talent Acquisition needs from strategy to search and beyond.

Daily Rate Consulting and Talent Acquisition Delivery

Talent Acquisition Function Set up and Development Build an effective Talent Acquisition function for your business which will complement and enhance your business strategy and growth plans.

Talent Acquisition Function Set up and Development

Employee Career Development and Transition Consulting Build employee engagement and loyalty while driving increased productivity with an employee career development and transition service tailored to helping the employee explore the myriad of options in the modern job market.

Employee Career Development and Transition Consulting

SOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL OFFERS

SPECIAL OFFERS

Avail of Horizon Blue Talent Consultings NEW Payment Plan for all your recruitment needs - **Only 10% of an agreed fixed salary payed in 3 easy installments**

1. 3% at the kick off of your candidate search

2. 3% on presentation of agreed shortlist of candidates - shortlist number agreed in advance with the client

3. 4% on the successful hire of a suitable candidate

**No hidden charges or surprise costs. Final recruitment cost agreed upfront and no large lump sum payments. Contact Horizon Blue Talent Consulting for a consultation today**

HORIZON BLUE TALENT CONSULTING RECRUITMENT SOLUTIONS

Contingency / Retained Search Hybrid Solution

3 stage pricing plan - Targeted at one-off/specialist hiring. Suitable for specialist or one-off roles or companies with the
occasional recruitment requirement throughout the year.

12% of the fixed salary of your vacancy. Price fixed on % value of the midpoint of the vacancy’s salary band

  • Stage 1 – 4% @ Kick-Off
  • Stage 2 – 4% @ Close of hire or an agreed number of on-site interviews, typically 4 or 5 – whichever occurs first. The initial telephone interview with the hiring manager to assess fit does not count against the target so does not eat into the quota
  • Stage 3 – 4% @ Close of Hire

Benefits:

  • Low Cost & Cash Flow Friendly
  • Final Cost agreed on upfront - no increase if candidate offer needs to be increased
  • No further costs after the current payment stage if the candidate is hired via another channel. The incurred cost can then be set off against future hiring so a low-risk factor
  • Assistance with interview planning and structure
  • Full comprehensive consulting on all aspects of the recruitment/candidate selection process

Retainer Recruitment Solution:

Retainer based pricing plan - Targeted at employers who may have 2 or more open roles simultaneously and/or ongoing regular recruitment or a recruitment project for a fixed termed period.

A set fee of €1500 paid monthly in advance to manage all recruiting needs - think Netflix style pricing

Additional Cost: 5% of the fixed salary of your vacancy. This additional cost will be fixed on the % value of the midpoint
of the vacancy’s salary band

Benefits:

  • Low Cost & Cash Flow Friendly
  • Hire fees agreed upfront
  • Turn on / turn off as hiring needs require. No notice period and receive service to the end of the current payment period if cancelled
  • Assistance with interview planning and structure
  • Full comprehensive consulting on all aspects of the recruitment/candidate selection process

Hourly Rate Recruitment Solution:

Hourly rate based pricing plan - Targeted at employers who may have 2 or more open roles simultaneously and/or ongoing regular recruitment or a recruitment project and want an internal recruiter
without the need for a long term commitment of a hiring a recruiter long term or permanently

A set fee of €50 per hour paid every 2 weeks to manage all recruiting needs for an agreed number of hours per week

Additional Cost: None

Benefits:

  • Low Cost & Cash Flow Friendly
  • Flexible – required hours can be adjusted up or down as required
  • Turn on / turn off as hiring needs require. Only 2 weeks’ notice required
  • A full internal recruiter service without the long-term commitment of having to hire on a contract or permanent basis

**All Costs are subject to applicable VAT**

TESTIMONIALS

 I find Jess Delahunt to be very engaging, dependable, and high in integrity. When we were in need of immediate staffing assistance before setting up our internal recruiting team; Jess was quick to help with our multi-lingual requirements. He is very effective at his job and it’s a pleasure to recommend him as an accomplished recruiting professional. 

Eleni Vatsou
Recruiting Manager Europe, Freshworks

 I would highly recommend Jess Delahunt, he has supported the Digital Marketing Insitute over the last 18 months with a number of our key senior hires and to date, we have had a very successful partnership. Jess ensures that he has a full understanding of the business, what our requirements are and understands what we look for in our candidates. He is extremely thorough in his screening process and details he shares on the candidates and to date, this has proven very sucessful 

Órla Stack

Head of HR, Digital Marketing Institute

 Jess is the ultimate recruitment professional. He has a deep knowledge of many different sectors including Financial Services. Jess is supportive, motivating, engaging, dependable and high in integrity. Above all I am consistently impressed with his pro-activeness. Jess really got to grips with our needs and met some difficult deadlines in such a short space of time and he really hit the ground running. Our hiring managers have rated him so highly since he joined my team circa 18 months ago. Jess has provided an exceptional recruitment service to our organisation to date. 

Margaret Power

European Human Resources Manager
U.S. Bank | Elavon Merchant Services

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Contact Details

Jess Delahunt
Owner & Director
Horizon Blue Talent Consulting


Email:

jdelahunt@horizonbluetc.com

Mobile:

+353 86 1921265


Phone:

+353 1 910 9928

Privacy Policy

This privacy notice describes how Horizon Blue Talent Consulting will collect and process personal information about you; how it will use and protect this information, and your rights in relation to this information.


Please read this document carefully before engaging with the services of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting. The terms can be updated at any time and shall be effective upon posting of the updated terms.


This privacy notice applies to all personal information collected about you. Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information that could reasonably allow you to be identified.


Your privacy is of utmost importance to Horizon Blue Talent Consulting and this document is a declaration of the Privacy Policy of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting for all parties who engage with Horizon Blue Talent Consulting or the website of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting. These parties include but are not limited to candidates, clients and site visitors.


By using the services of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting and its website www.horizonbluetc.com you are consenting to the Privacy Policy outlined in this document. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy terms please do not submit any data to Horizon Blue Talent Consulting and do not engage the services of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting.


Should Horizon Blue Talent Consulting merge with or be acquired by another company or be liquidated or taken into receivership then the right is reserved to transfer your information to the third party under its Privacy Policy. You will be notified should any of the above take place and can request your information be altered or deleted as required.


LEGAL BASIS


The legal basis for how your information is collected, stored and used is strictly in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)


INFORMATION COLLECTED


Horizon Blue Talent Consulting may collect your personal information from a number of sources, including information collected from you directly, information collected about you from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as public databases (where permitted by law)


Your personal information is collected and used for recruitment or talent acquisition related purposes.


These include but are not limited to:


• Delivery of the recruiting and talent acquisition service to you, the candidate, client or website user
• Making applications for opportunities and thus allowing Horizon Blue Talent Consulting to contact you in relation to same
• Making general applications
• Subscribing to services provided by Horizon Blue Talent Consulting such as but not limited to job alerts or ezines
• Where it is a lawful requirement to disclose your information to third parties in relation to crime, tax collection or to comply with laws and court orders
• Where third parties engaged by Horizon Blue Talent Consulting or its clients are required to deliver services that are requested. You will be advised before this happens and have the option to decline.


YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


Please let Horizon Blue Talent Consulting know if any of the personal information that is held about you changes so that it can be corrected and updated as required. This is your responsibility to inform Horizon Blue Talent Consulting of changes to your personal information so that it is kept up to date.


You have the right at any time to request that Horizon Blue Talent Consulting modify or delete your information. You also have the right to request a copy of this information held in relation to you at any time. To do this please use the contact details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy


In certain circumstances you may object to specific processing activities, require Horizon Blue Talent Consulting to restrict how it processes your personal information and ask it to share your personal information in a usable format with another company. Where you have given your consent to a particular type of processing, you may withdraw that consent at any time.


To exercise any of the above rights, please make contact using the contact details set out below. All requests will be dealt with in a time frame required by data protection laws currently in force.



RETENTION PERIOD


The retention period, subject to other legal requirements, is 5 years for the date with which you have submitted the data, which is deemed consent to use the data. You have the right to withdraw consent and have your data deleted at any time using the contact details below.


ACCESS TO YOUR DATA


Access to your data is only permitted to the Director of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting or any other employee of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting. This access is permitted only for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the individuals role and for the services with which you have engaged Horizon Blue Talent Consulting.


Where you avail of the services of Horizon Blue Talent Consulting via a third party (i.e.: Indeed.com) your information is subject to the Privacy Policies of the third party also.


INFORMATION SHARING


In general, Horizon Blue Talent Consulting does not share your personal information with third parties (other than service providers acting on its behalf) unless it has a lawful basis for doing so.


Where Horizon Blue Talent Consulting will rely on third-party service providers to perform services on its behalf, such as website hosting, electronic message delivery, payment processing, data analytics and research it may mean that it has to share your personal information with these third parties. When its shares your personal information in this way, appropriate measures will be put in place to make sure that the service providers keep your personal information secure.


INFORMATION SECURITY


Horizon Blue Talent consulting has implemented procedures of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Horizon Blue Talent Consulting requires all employees to keep personal information confidential and only authorised personnel have access to this information.


There remains, always, regardless of security policies and processes in place, the possibility of a security breech and your information being viewed by a third party. Horizon Blue Talent Consulting accepts no liability for this outcome should it arise.


Horizon Blue Talent Consulting will retain your personal information in accordance with its data retention policy which set out data retention periods required or permitted by applicable law.


INFORMATION TRANSFER


Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one in which it was provided. When this is done, the transfer of information will be conducted in compliance with applicable data protection laws.

CONTACT


If you have questions or concerns regarding the way in which your personal information has been used, please contact the Data Protection Officer jdelahunt@horizonbluetc.com


Horizon Blue Talent Consulting is committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution to any complaint or concern about privacy. If, however, you believe that Horizon Blue Talent Consulting has not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you have the right to make a complaint to the data protection authority of Ireland using their website https://dataprotection.ie/

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY NOTICE


You may request a copy of this privacy notice from Horizon Blue Talent Consulting using the contact details set out above. Horizon Blue Talent Consulting may modify or update this privacy notice from time to time. You will be able to see when Horizon Blue Talent Consulting last updated the privacy notice because a revision date will be included. Changes and additions to this privacy notice are effective from the date on which they are posted. Please review this privacy notice from time to time to check whether Horizon Blue Talent Consulting has made any changes to the way in which your personal information is used.
May 2018