About Us

About the Company

People in our care enjoy enhanced career opportunities

As seasoned recruiters and HR professionals, we have the depth and knowledge to really understand what you are looking for. We do take the time to get to know both our client and candidate needs and work passionately to match both requirements. Our approach is simple. We strive to get it right first time through truly engaging and keeping you informed at each milestone along our journey.

Our Vision and Values

Here at Albatel

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We create opportunity and talent strategies which change lives

Meet the face

Brid O Brien

Brid O' Brien

Brid is the past chairperson of CIPD Ireland and Board Member of CIPD UK. She has represented Ireland on the Board of the European Association of Personnel Management (EAPM). She brings over 25 years’ experience of organisational and people solutions in telecommunications, utilities, software & FMCG. She has worked both domestically and internationally in a senior leadership capacity. Brid has recruited staff at senior levels for various disciplines across a wide range of sectors. She is well known and highly respected in recruitment and HR in both the UK & Ireland having spent several years as Managing Director of a Leinster based recruitment consultancy.

Brid has a passion for helping people to realise their potential and is accredited in Aptitude and Psychometric assessments. She is a qualified, accredited Executive Coach inspiring executive leaders to make behavioural changes which transform themselves and the people around them.

Deirdre Dowling

Deirdre is a Career and Business coach who brings more than 25 years experience of coaching across many sectors including IT, Telecommunications, Banking, Hospitality, Education, Transport, Health and Public Service. Working with IBM Digital Sales as the Coaching and Development Lead for Europe she introduced a coaching programme for managers. She has coached senior managers across Europe to achieve their full potential by helping them to overcome obstacles and preparing them for promotion and interviews. She was a member of the IBM Corporation Coaching Group who advised on coaching best practices.

Deirdre started her own company in 2013 and focused on career development, supporting clients to decide on the right career for them, looking at their transferable skills, and creating an action plan for them to achieve their goals. She has supported them with creating CVs that make a difference and interview skills that fully prepare them to succeed. She is a regular keynote speaker with Jobs Expo, the largest recruitment fair in Ireland and has also been a Speaker at events organised by Network Ireland and the Meath Local Enterprise Office.  

Deirdre is an Executive Coach and is qualified and accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She has been a Business Mentor with the Meath Local Enterprise Office for many years and worked closely with SMEs to help them to grow their business. She is passionate about her clients and has had a success rate of 90% of clients succeeding at job interviews.