Recruitment group Morgan McKinley has agreed a deal with LinkedIn that will enable the Irish company to identify specialist professional talent and offer new career opportunities to jobseekers at home and abroad.

The deal is the first agreement of this kind to be set up by an Irish headquartered recruitment business and will provide access to over 645 million professionals globally.

Along with ongoing investment in technologies, systems and people, Morgan McKinley said the deal further boosts its capability in bringing the best professional talent to its client base.

It also said it will offer the best career opportunities to professionals across multiple sectors of the global economy.

Aldagh McDonogh, Group CEO of Morgan McKinley, said the partnership forms an essential pillar of the broader ongoing investment in innovation and communications by the company.

This includes specialist sourcing teams, innovative technology, digital outreach and world class web content. 

"All this investment is focused on our commitment to supplying the best opportunities for jobseekers and the most relevant talent and skills for our clients, while underpinning the continuing growth and development of our business for the future," the CEO added.