26 October
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How to increase your salary as PL/SQL Developer

PL/SQL is a procedure based programming language extension for the database language, Structured Query Language or SQL, used by the Oracle Database Engine. In effect it combines database languages and programming languages helping provide optimized, secure and robust solutions. It acts as a layer close to the database on which Oracle Applications are built. Oracle Developers are some of the most sought after IT employees, but…

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24 October
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Data Analytics could create 21,000 Irish jobs

Up to 21,000 data analytics jobs could be generated in Ireland between now and 2020, according to new research by Forfas and the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN).  In order to build up the talent pool in the intervening period, however, the authors say a range of actions need to be taken. Data analytics is the science of making sense of and examining large…

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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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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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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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8 September
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Indian tech support firm HCL to create up to 85 jobs in Limerick

Limerick is to receive a major jobs boost as Indian tech support firm HCL reveals its hiring plans for the next six months. HCL Technologies is expanding into a new office on Roches Street, Limerick, which will result in the creation of as many as 100 jobs. According to the The Irish Times, a spokesperson for the company said that it will be bringing in 15…

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5 September
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Irish Construction output predicted to grow by 20% in 2017

According to the AECOM Annual Review 2017 of the Construction Industry, Ireland’s construction industry grew by 15 percent in 2016, and they expect it to grow 20 percent in value of output in 2017 John O’Regan, AECOM’s Head of Programme, Cost and Consultancy, Island of Ireland says that Ireland needs significant infrastructure and residential spend if it is to sustain economic growth.    According to the…

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29 August
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Data Analytics is the new black

Named the “Sexiest job of the 21st Century” by the Harvard Business Review, Data Analytics is one of the most popular tech career paths. Trying to become more efficient, save costs and increase revenues, 75% of businesses today have improving this area amongst their top 3 priorities. So it’s no surprise that career opportunities in the field of data analytics are seeing a growth like never…

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8 August
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Meet Emma Walker: One of the “Up and Coming Under 30: the industry’s future leaders”

Account Director with Wachsman PR and Director of Wachsman PR’s Dublin office, Fitzwilliam Institute's graduate Emma Walker is one of Ireland's youngest  PR leaders. Originally from Ireland, Emma started her career as a Junior Account Executive with Dublin-based agency DHR Communications working on PR campaigns for multiple state organizations in the technology, tourism and not-for-profit sectors. At DHR, Emma secured clients national coverage in television, radio,…

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3 August
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ICT sector will see pay increases and bonuses this year

The ICT sector is looking fruitful for those with the right skills, but the talent gap is still causing huge problems within the industry. We’ve been talking about the ICT skills gap for a while now, and for good reason. The demand for ICT professionals is continuing to soar while the talent is only starting to catch up with the skills needed. According to the latest salary…

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