Ciara joined MERC Partners from a leading executive search firm in Canada having completed a variety of C-suite and Director level searches across a broad range of industries including financial services, education, natural resources / energy and not-for-profit. Prior to this, Ciara worked with a boutique occupational psychology consultancy in the areas of assessment and selection with a particular focus on delivering training and solutions utilising psychometric profiles for selection and development.
Ciara is a senior member of the research team in MERC Partners and works closely with our consultants to deliver excellent research insights and ensuring the successful completion of search assignments. She has a keen interest in the area of assessment, ensuring objective measures are used to identify the best candidates for each search assignment and she holds a number of Test User (Psychometric) Certificates from the British Psychological Society.
A graduate from Queens University Belfast where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Ciara also holds a Masters in Work & Organisational Psychology from the University of Limerick where she was awarded the Kemmy Business School Outstanding Scholar Award in 2013 for coming top of her cohort.
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