Whether you’re looking for temporary or permanent employment, or seeking the best candidates for your company, Empire Recruitment will do our best to make sure your needs are fulfilled. We have an experienced, dedicated team of professionals who are on hand to discuss your requirements and will find the right candidate for you.

If you’re looking for a new job, we’ll help you find the position that’s right for you.

Meet the team and get in touch today!

Karen McCann Manager Empire Recruitment

Karen McCann


Karen McCann is our General Manager within Empire Recruitment. Karen looks after the day to day running of both branches in Cavan and Dublin and is our go-to person for any enquiries. She has been with the group for the past 22 years, Karen has over 15 years of experience in Accounts Payable/Receivable, and she is our Payroll Operator within the company.

Karen also recruits for roles within the Construction and Financial sectors in ROI and the UK. Experienced in the full delivery of end to end recruiting services, including job specifications, CV screening, interviews and contract preparation and completion.

Mark Kenny Senior Transport Recruiter Empire Recruitment

Mark Kenny

Business Development & Service Delivery Manager

Mark Kenny is the Business Development & Service Delivery Manager for Empire Recruitment, bringing 10 years of Transport & Logistics experience to the team. Prior to joining the team, Mark worked as a national manager for an industry leader in the transport sector.

Bringing his knowledge and wealth of connections, Mark manages the client service levels across the company. In addition to this Mark also looks after the development of Empire Recruitment bringing in exciting new business and creating bespoke recruitment packages for our clients across Ireland.

Nisha Rutherford Senior Recruiter Empire Recruitment

Nisha Rutherford

Senior Recruiter

Nisha Rutherford is one of our Senior Recruiter’s and has been with the company for the last 4 years. She heads up our Manufacturing Temp Division in Empire Recruitment, along with running a Permanent Desk also. Nisha specialises in recruiting for the Manufacturing sector along with recruiting for Corporate roles at managerial levels.

Permanent roles Nisha would specialise in would be IT, Architectural, Production Manager and HR Roles to name a few. Experienced in the full delivery of end to end recruiting services, including job specifications, CV screening, interviews and contract preparation and completion.

Along with Health and Safety training and in house inductions with manufacturing employees, Nisha is consistently upskilling her knowledge in the industry. Nisha is a qualified Manual Handling Assessor, CIPD Accredited and Train the Trainer.

Yvonne O'Reilly Senior Recruiter Empire Recruitment

Yvonne O’Reilly

Senior Recruiter

Yvonne joined Empire in January 2021 and is a Senior Recruitment professional with experience on all levels across Multinational, SME and public sectors. She comes from a strong recruitment, sales, marketing and business development background, and heads up our Dublin branch.

She has managed both temporary and permanent recruitment projects across multiple industries such as Logistics & Supply Chain, Healthcare & Pharma, Marketing & Customer Service, Finance & Accounting, Facilities & Operations and Reception & Administration.

She has recruited from junior positions right up to executive and senior level in various areas, specialising in temporary staffing solutions across the commercial division. Yvonne is consistently upskilling her knowledge in the industry and has completed the NRF Cert in Recruitment Practice, Employee Law and Relations, CIPD and Train the Trainer course.

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Empire Recruitment has a wealth of experience working with both multi-national and SME businesses across Ireland and the UK. We have the reach to place you in temporary, or permanent employment.

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