MedTech Agency Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment takes home Prestigious CSR Award

Galway’s Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment enjoyed a very successful night at the annual National Recruitment Federation Awards, held in the Shelbourne Hotel on Friday last. The agency went head to head with the big guns of the highly competitive recruitment industry and took home the coveted Award for ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’. The agency was runner up in ‘Best in Engineering, Science and Pharmaceuticals’ category and was also a finalist in the ‘Agency of the Year’ Category.

Anthony Griffin from Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment said ”We are thrilled to be recognised by the NRF in all of these categories. We have built a team that works exceptionally well together. The team also has embraced the Company’s values which is integral to how we operate. This CSR Award is recognition of what this organisation is about and what the people in this organisation represent.”

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment has partnered with Cope Galway as their main Charity for 2019. The agency donates employee hours, fundraises and promotes the work of Cope Galway. Anthony Griffin, the M.D,  will be participating in the Annual Cope Sleep out this Friday the 6th of December 2019. To sponsor Anthony go to

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment announces Partnership with the Irish Wildlife Trust

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment is proud to announce a corporate partnership with the Irish Wildlife Trust. The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is an non-governmental organisation and Charity that works to conserve wildlife and habitats throughout Ireland. Founded in 1979, the charity encourages a greater understanding and appreciation of the natural world and the need to protect it.

Anthony Griffin the MD of Pale Blue Dot Recruitment explains “We acknowledge the importance of maintaining and nurturing the habitats and wildlife throughout the country. The Irish Wildlife Trust has been working for over 40 years to minimise the human impact on wildlife and the marine environment and have evidence based policies and frameworks in place that advocate for the best possible conservation outcomes. This new partnership demonstrates our commitment to raising awareness of Ireland’s rich natural heritage and protecting it.”

The new partnership means that Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment will be actively involved in promoting IWT events, and has committed employee time to volunteer activities over the next 12 months. The next IWT event in Galway will be held on Thursday 21st of November 6.30pm to 8.30pm in the D’Arcy Thompson Theatre, Concourse (Arts/Science Building), NUIG. All are welcome.

For more information about the Irish Wildlife Trust visit

MedTech Recruitment specialists Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment awarded prestigious Guaranteed Irish symbol

The Galway-based agency receives the national seal of approval following partnership with COPE Galway

13th November 2019: Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment, the Galway-based recruitment agency, has been awarded the Guaranteed Irish symbol. The organisation is a leading solution provider in professional placement for the MedTech industry. This highly networked agency is now connected with more than 50 percent of the professional MedTech workforce in the country. More clients are turning to Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment every day to tap into this ever growing candidate pool of the brightest industry talent.

The medical technology sector employs over 38,000 people in Ireland and is the second largest employer of MedTech professionals in Europe, per capita. Ireland is one of the largest exporters of medical products in Europe with annual exports of €12.6 billion and companies here directly export to over 100 countries worldwide. As many as 9 of the world’s top 10 MedTech companies have a base in Ireland and 60% of the 450 MedTech companies based here are indigenous.

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment currently operates from Galway city centre and has become heavily involved in the local community. This year, the business partnered with COPE Galway as their Charity of the Year. A number of fundraising events for the charity were sponsored by Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment, who also donated generously to the charity throughout the year. The recruitment agency looks forward to continuing its commitment to the local area in the years ahead through working with more community groups and charities.

Anthony Griffin, Managing Director explained:

“Playing a role in the community and supporting local is something that Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment holds very highly. COPE Galway provides so many services to the local community, supporting those who are in need most. We are delighted to support COPE Galway for the foreseeable through various fundraising and awareness initiatives.”

Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment joins 16 other Guaranteed Irish business members in Galway, including Stira, Acorn Life, Hatman of Ireland and the WifOR Institute.

Brid O’Connell, CEO Guaranteed Irish, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment as a member of Guaranteed Irish. The Guaranteed Irish symbol helps consumers and businesses to identify products and services that are better choices for communities across Ireland. We only award the symbol to companies which provide quality jobs, support local communities and are committed to Irish provenance. We recognise Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment’s commitment to Galway and look forward to working with them as the MedTech industry in Ireland continues to develop”.

Guaranteed Irish is one of Ireland’s most enduring, recognisable and authentic symbols. The business membership organisation has a network of 600+ members nationwide across various sectors, supporting over 71,390 jobs with an annual combined turnover of €11.2 billion to the Irish economy. The Guaranteed Irish symbol helps Irish consumers identify products and services that are a better choice for jobs and local communities in Ireland.

Guaranteed Irish, backing businesses that create quality jobs and add value to local communities in Ireland since 1974. The Guaranteed Irish symbol is awarded to businesses in Ireland which provide quality jobs, support local communities and are committed to Irish provenance.

For further info on becoming a licensed member of Guaranteed Irish, visit or contact the team at Guaranteed Irish directly on 01 6612607 today.


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