20 April

So much for the smart economy: Irish lack basic digital skills

Businesses in Ireland are the best in Europe at using ecommerce, according to a new study. However, we are below EU standards when it comes to digital skills. Ireland is ranked in eighth place overall in the latest European Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), an indicator that summarises the performance of EU member states across a wide range of areas, from connectivity and digital skills…

Read More
20 April

Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020

The Irish Construction Industry continues in recovery mode and there is currently a strong demand for skills across the trades and professions. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) recently commissioned DKM to produce a report, titled “Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020” the report warns of the skills shortages and the challenges the industry will face. DKM Director, Annette Hughes, who authored the report stated: “The…

Read More
20 April

Thinking of enroling on a Diploma in iPad/iPhone Application Development?

Thinking of enroling on a Diploma in iPad/iPhone Application Development? See what one of our most recent students has to say about our course I pretty much do everything I love on the internet and I always wanted to create. So I joined the online diploma for iOS application development course and i was worried that I would disappoint but then it was just too cool…

Read More
20 April

The value of the guidance and recommendations drawn up by the students of Fitzwilliam Institute was formally recognised when the Dublin Well Woman Centre won the Best Charity / Not for Profit website at the prestigious eir Spiders website awards

Alison Begas - Chief Officer, Dublin Well Woman Centre: "Our collaboration with Tim Smyrk and the Digital Marketing students at FitzWilliam Institute has been nothing less than a game-changer for the Dublin Well Woman Centre. I met initially with Tim and his class in April 2015; it gave me the opportunity to present them with the challenges we faced - although we are a long-established brand,…

Read More
19 April

PR Internship Opportunity

Walsh:PR, a leading consumer and corporate agency based in Dublin 2, has an immediate opening on its internship programme.    This is an opportunity not to be missed with the successful candidate receiving a thorough, practical and guided experience and exposure to both corporate and consumer PR in an highly respected agency.     Walsh:PR has an enviable client list across food, health, travel, tourism and hospitality, NGOs and charity…

Read More
19 April

How to Start an Event Planning Service

The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. According to recent research conducted by Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional), spending for special events worldwide is $500 billion annually. Goldblatt is the founder of International Special Events Society (ISES), the founding director of the Event Management Program at George Washington University, and co-author of The International Dictionary of Event Management. "Suffice…

Read More
19 April

Irish job creation and employment growth set to continue in 2017

The total number of people in employment will continue to grow in 2017, albeit at a slower pace, with the potential for average salary increases of 5% - 10% for critical skills positions.   This is according to the latest Morgan McKinley 2017 Irish Salary Guide - Ireland’s most comprehensive analysis of pay across a range of professions and sectors.   Last year saw a strong…

Read More
19 April

3XE Digital

Date: Wednesday 17 May, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Croke Park Address: Jones' Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin, DUBLIN 3, Ireland Price: Standard: EUR 245, early Bird: EUR 95 Category: Convention / Conference The goal of 3XE Digital Conference Series is to educate and promote forward thinking and thought leadership. We create a forum for leading digital professionals to come together for additional networking and…

Read More
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…

Read More
19 April

Java Developer

Applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland! Excellent rates on offer for the right candidates. The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing Java web services and Spring components, a track record of high quality delivery, combined with a keen appetite for all aspects of software development. Experience with Spring Security and Single Sign On a must have. 5+ years Java programming experience Spring Framework…

Read More