21 June
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6 Tips for New PR Grads

Graduation season is here! That means, of course, the work force will be receiving an onslaught of college graduates. Nearly 10% of all are communications/journalism graduates, which means that competition will be fierce for the best jobs. What’s a new PR grad to do? Don’t underestimate the importance of good writing skills There is nothing that makes a job candidate stand out more than strong writing skills.…

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16 June
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Construction industry growth hits 15-month high

Construction activity accelerated in May, with firms reporting sharp increases in new business and further job creation during the month, according to the Ulster Bank purchasing managers’ index for the sector. Respondents to the survey reported “particular strength” in housing, where activity expanded at the second-fastest rate in the survey’s 17-year history. The rise comes amid pressure on the Government to do more to alleviate shortages…

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14 June
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Over one million new Mobile Internet users added per day

A new Ericsson Mobility report foresees continued rapid growth of mobile connectivity as global mobile data traffic increases to eight times its current level by 2022. This traffic is the equivalent of: – The population of Spain streaming HD video 24 hours per day for a month – A single subscriber streaming HD video continuously for 3.55 million years – 31 billion hours of continuous HD…

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9 June

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A new commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft—look unstoppable. They are the five most valuable…

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8 June
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Online gift voucher firm Smartbox bringing 100 jobs to Dublin

Smartbox Group, a provider of online gift vouchers, has announced plans to hire 100 staff as part of a new office expansion in Dublin. Smartbox Group is one of the biggest online gift voucher firms in Europe, with €1bn worth of business created in 2016 and 6.5m gifts purchased across 10 countries. Now, with 2,000 sq ft added to its office in Dublin, Smartbox is set…

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8 June
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10 Laws of Social Media Marketing

Leveraging the power of content and social media marketing can help elevate your audience and customer base in a dramatic way. But getting started without any previous experience or insight could be challenging. It's vital that you understand social media marketing fundamentals. From maximizing quality to increasing your online entry points, abiding by these 10 laws will help build a foundation that will serve your customers,…

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8 June
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Nothing makes us happier than a 5-star review from one of our brilliant students

Gavin Conway, Diploma in Digital Marketing - Part-time - Dublin City Centre graduate: "Amazing. I've recently just completed the Diploma in Digital Marketing & Social Media at The Fitzwilliam Institute, Dublin. Over the course of 3 months, I was thought all things Marketing & Social Media and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. From the super intuitive lectures to the location of the Institute, I would highly…

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6 June

Thinking about enroling on a Diploma in Digital Marketing? Get inspired by one of our recent graduate's story

Alec Elliott, Diploma in Digital Marketing graduate: "As a PR and marketing professional in the sports industry, the Fitzwilliam Institute's Digital Marketing Diploma has really helped me across the range of communications disciplines. Digital media and advertising are where I'm investing my resources, and the quality of teaching I received over the 10 week course is really beginning to bear fruit for me now in these…

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6 June
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How to grow your email marketing list

Increasing the number of contacts in an email list is a near-universal goal for email marketers. However, many marketers make the mistake of buying lists as a shortcut to the end goal of reaching their quota or in the hopes of increasing their reach and engagement. It may seem like more email addresses will result in more leads, but purchasing lists has the opposite effect. Purchasing…

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2 June
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25 Amazing Tech Companies Hiring in Dublin

Dublin’s Silicon Docks is the centre of Ireland’s thriving tech scene, home to high-tech brands Google, Facebook, and Twitter, and waves of on-point startups. The city leads global innovation in embedded tech and was predicted by Intel to become the first “Internet of Things City.” Tech workers are drawn to Dublin’s triple threat: challenging tech projects, desirable lifestyle gains, and impactful innovation. Perhaps Dublin’s biggest draw…

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