Globoforce Dublin headquarters expansion to create 100 jobs
2nd May 2017 | Globoforce Press Release
Leading Irish software company committed to growth and its future in Ireland
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – Globoforce®
), a leading provider of social recognition solutions co-headquartered in Dublin and Boston, has today unveiled its new 45,000 sq ft Dublin headquarters at Park West, Dublin 12, and announced the creation of 100 jobs over the next three years as the company continues to expand globally. Recruitment is underway for the first phase of the jobs and 50 of these positions are expected to be filled within the next year. The state-of-the-art headquarters is designed to represent Globoforce’s mission to inspire greater humanity, productivity, and teamwork in the workplace.
The new 100 highly-skilled jobs will range from graduate level upwards and will be in the fields of software development, software engineering, user experience, analysts, finance, customer service and customer success. Globoforce currently employs 400 people globally with 210 in its Dublin office. The jobs announcement further strengthens the company’s commitment to growth and its future in Ireland.
Dublin native, Eric Mosley, co-founder and CEO of Globoforce said: “These are very exciting times for Globoforce. When I co-founded the company in 1999 we started out with 5 employees in Dublin, we now employ more than 400 people in Dublin and Boston, and the company is growing year on year. With international blue chip clients such as InterContinental Hotel Group, LinkedIn, and Symantec, I am proud that we are a successful Irish tech company competing on a global scale.”
“Building an award-winning culture starts with your employees and in Globoforce we have the best people in the business. Through our social recognition platform, we currently help more than 3 million employees around the world have positive experiences at work. As the company expands, we have a strategy of reinvesting profits into research and development driving thought leadership and innovation across all our platforms.”
“Today’s announcement is a major vote of confidence in our people and commitment to our future in Ireland,”
said Niamh Graham, Vice President of Global HR, Globoforce. “Recruitment is underway for the first phase of the 100 jobs and it is an opportunity for top talent in our technology, operations and finance functions to work with one of the world’s most innovative tech companies. These roles are being created in a direct response to increased customer demand, new client wins and to further our global growth strategy.
Julie Sinnamon, Chief Executive of Enterprise Ireland, said: “Enterprise Ireland welcomes today’s announcement of 100 new jobs and Globoforce’s move to its new Dublin headquarters. Globoforce is an inspiring example of an Irish founded company that demonstrates global ambition when it comes to building a strong export business out of this country. That growth is based on continuous investment in innovation and product development and a strong commitment to building scale from its Irish base.”
The company’s new human-centric space spans five floors and overlooks the Grand Canal at Park West. The office features digital walls, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, stairwells with inspirational messages, open and closed booths for private conversations, collaboration spaces, relaxation areas, and a game area. A wellness room offers yoga, meditation and amenities for new mothers, while the Globocafe provides employees with healthy snacks, a coffee bar, and modern diner style seating.
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Pioneer of the WorkHuman®
movement, Globoforce helps make work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Its cloud-based social recognition software combined with a modern values-based approach, helps build award-winning cultures where employees feel more appreciated and socially connected at work – driving a sense of belonging and inspiring the entire organization to reach their full potential and achieve business success. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts and Dublin, Ireland.
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