19 April

Dublin Dance Festival, Various City Centre Venues Dublin

Date: Thursday 18 May, 2017 through Sunday 28 May, 2017 . Time: Times Vary Location: Various City Centre Venues Dublin Category: Festival Dublin Dance Festival 18 - 28 May 2017 Venue: Dublin Various City Centre Venues Dublin Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on Ireland’s cultural calendar. Each year in May, the festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to…

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18 April

12 digital marketing and customer experience tips for success

Creating great customer experiences separates market leaders from the rest of the pack. Here are 12 ideas, best practices, strategies and words of advice for advancing your digital marketing efforts in the year ahead. 1. Digital transformation is ‘all or nothing’ Adobe CEO and President Shantanu Narayen addressed the pain points many organizations face today: The need to stay ahead of competitors, the struggle to achieve…

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18 April

What can you earn in the digital industry? Salaries in 2017

Digital marketing continues to grow, as it becomes a necessity for most company’s marketing departments. According to Brightwater, there was a significant rise in the candidates moving away from traditional marketing into the digital space, as well as an increase in graduates leaving college having specialised in the area. This follows the trend that digital is becoming less of a niche, and more of a necessity…

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18 April

Agencies love our Event Management students

Daniel Halpin from Cogs & Marvel said: "At Cogs & Marvel, we have a great working relationship with Fitzwilliam Institute. In the last six months, we’ve offered three internships to recent graduates, one of whom has recently been promoted to a Junior Project Manager position. With many of our team having graduated from Fitzwilliam Institute, we value the training they have received there in preparing them…

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13 April

Snapchat will tell brands how many people saw their ads, then visited their stores, restaurants

In the growing rivalry between Facebook Inc. and Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc., Facebook’s strategy seems to be copying Snapchat’s product features, and Snap’s strategy seems to be copying Facebook’s business playbook. Less than a year after Facebook officially started measuring the brick-and-mortar traffic its ads generate — borrowing from Google’s playbook — Snapchat is rolling out its own version of this online-to-offline measurement and adding…

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11 April

Pluto about Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate students

Pluto, one of Ireland's top event management agencies, has taken Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate events students on 3-month internships for many years. Many of these students secured full-time jobs in Pluto at the end of their arranged work experience module. See what one of Pluto's Account Directors has to say about Fitzwilliam Institute's students: "Pluto has taken students on placement from Fitzwilliam Institute Group over the past…

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11 April

All Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards Dinner - Volunteers Wanted

 Restaurants Association of Ireland are seeking 6 Fitzwilliam Institute events students to assist them on Monday, 8th May from approx. 4pm – 11pm, at the Irish Restaurant Awards. They are looking for people that possess the following qualities: Ability to work in a team Excellent customer service Savvy with social media Attention to detail Energetic Passionate about events The Irish Restaurant Awards process began in January…

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10 April

Six years after finishing the course, I volunteered to work with the UN in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been my home ever since

Andreas Needham, one of our top Diploma in Public Relations graduates tells us how Fitzwilliam Institute's part-time evening course led to his successful Communications Officer career with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: "I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently…

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3 April

April Fools from the tech industry

There’s nothing like a giant, powerful technology company really letting its collective hair down with a goofy April Fools’ announcement. Do you think that we’re fooled, giant, powerful technology companies? We see you there, lurking behind your jolly masks. Anyway, here’s the 2017 installment of this collective exercise in well-choreographed image management. Enjoy. The iFixit micro toolkit The specialist tools that iFixit uses for its widely…

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3 April

Google's Android hacking contest fails to attract exploits

Six months ago, Google offered to pay US$200,000 to any researcher who could remotely hack into an Android device by knowing only the victim's phone number and email address. No one stepped up to the challenge. While that might sound like good news and a testament to the mobile operating system's strong security, that's likely not the reason why the company's Project Zero Prize contest attracted…

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