17 October
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Irish construction sector reports strong growth in September

Irish construction activity accelerated in September, though the rate of job creation across the industry pulled back from elevated levels in previous months, according the latest monthly Ulster Bank health check of the sector. The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) expanded to 56.5 in September from 55.1 in August, according to the bank. A reading above 50 per cent indicates expansion in activity. “The…

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12 October
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Become a volunteer in Dublin's spookiest festival!

Now into its 6th Season, Bram Stoker Festival (Oct 27th -20th), has seen its programme explode with more dynamic, adventurous and interactive events over the October Bank Holiday Weekend with The Macnas Parade through the city streets its now unofficial crowning glory – so why not get involved and it could be you in the parade operating the images and bringing the festival to life? Other…

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5 October

I highly recommend Fitzwilliam Institute-you never know where it may lead you

Rose Servitova - Job Coach, Author & Festival Curator: “From observing trends in the non-profit sector and wishing to keep my skills fresh and relevant for any opportunities that may arise with my own employer (disability service) or elsewhere, I noticed that public engagement, fundraising, corporate partnership, sponsorship and event management were on the up. I researched far and wide before settling with Fitzwilliam Institute's Diploma…

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3 October
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Angela Sully, Part-time (Evening) Diploma in Oracle PL/SQL graduate, about the course

"I would like to say thank you to my tutor for the help and support given to me on the recent Diploma in Oracle PL/SQL Programming course.  I found the course both challenging, rewarding and finally a very valuable skillset to have in the IT industry today. At all times I received encouragement and support throughout the course and overall found it to be interesting learning".…

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27 September
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The benefits of a career in digital marketing

Digital Marketing is a booming industry, expected to create 150,000 jobs by 2020.  Continually changing, always interesting, challenging and rewarding; and with great long-term prospects, digital marketing careers have become the next big thing. With almost every company - big or small - taking the digital route to promote their products/services, this industry is reaching new heights every day. But what is it that keeps digital…

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21 September
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10 Tips to Help Make Existing Customers Love Your Brand Even More

The urge to market to new customers is strong, yet there are compelling reasons to avoid forgetting about existing customers, who can be a source of continuous revenue. Having a marketing plan that engages existing customers can activate an audience already aware of the value you provide. Promotional strategies to re-engage and energize existing customers should live in parallel with those intended to attract new customers.…

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20 September
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6 Fundraising Trends That Are Redefining the Charity Experience

Fundraising has long been at the heart of a civil society, and the fundraising experience defines whether it works or not. Now in the 21st century, fundraising is being redefined by both new technology and the pursuit of old fashioned relational and personal connections. But of course, they can make uneasy bedfellows, and may sometimes pull in different directions (though this doesn’t always have to be the…

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18 September
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What is the most in-demand role in tech?

Interested in working in tech, but not sure what you want to do? A recent survey from Paysa may help you make your choice of tech jobs. The world of tech offers many attractive employment opportunities. Near constant growth and innovation ensure that careers in tech are built for longevity, and tech jobs – with high salaries and numerous perks – are always on offer. As…

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12 September
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How to create a powerful digital marketing strategy in 5 easy steps

There's no wonder that, in today's digital world, a big part of your marketing strategy is digital. Customers are almost always online, so you have to know where to find them, be able to observe their behaviour and reach them. To simplify your work, we've compiled a list of seven digital marketing strategies from top digital marketing experts. Adapt these to help your team and business grow.…

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8 September

Want to be successful? These skills will help you in any career

There are plenty of tech jobs out there but the IT industry isn’t for everyone. That doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on some technical skills. There’s no doubt that the technology sector is booming right now. Even if you don’t want a job in this field, that doesn’t mean that certain technical skills can’t be extremely helpful to you, no matter what industry you’re in.…

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