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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1 June
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Drum roll... We have been shortlisted in the category of Excellence in Education & Training for the Events Industry Awards 2017!

Here, at Fitzwilliam Institute HQ, this morning we are feeling extremely proud. Drum roll........ We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted in the category of Excellence in Education & Training for the Events Industry Awards 2017. We are extremely passionate and proud of what our Event Management courses represent, to be considered for this award is an honor in itself. We offer full…

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30 May
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Construction industry, a ticking time bomb

The current skills crisis within the construction industry could be exacerbated even further, unless more work is put into developing talent pipelines. A joint construction survey by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and PwC, which included 248 participants representing all sectors of the construction sector including building surveyors, project managers and quantity surveyors including 35 property developers across the country, highlighted that the skills…

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17 May
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NI software player First Derivatives to hire 400 graduates

First Derivatives embarks on largest graduate hiring spree on island of Ireland. AIM-listed fintech company First Derivatives is to take on 400 graduate recruits this year. The news comes as the company reported a 30pc increase in revenues for the year of £151.7m, and a profit of £12.5m, up 20pc on last year. Fintech revenue was up 28pc to £117.4m (from £91.9m in 2016), driven by contract…

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15 May
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Irish tech firms raise €247m in first quarter 2017

Irish tech SMEs raised €247 million in the first quarter of 2017, up 4% up on the same period last year according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey, published in association with William Fry. “In the light of Brexit and other uncertainties it is positive to see investment being maintained especially as last year was a bumper one with the first quarter 2016 nearly…

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15 May
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AlienVault expands in Cork

Unified security management company AlienVault has opened a new EMEA Sales and Technical Support Centre in Cork, where it plans to add up to 50 highly skilled roles in the next two years. The company is supported by the Dept of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland. President and CEO of AlienVault Barmak Meftah was joined by Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government Simon…

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11 May
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‘Intense hiring’ as professional job vacancies rise

The number of professional job vacancies available in April increased 7 per cent compared to March, but was down 6 per cent on the same month in 2016, according to Morgan McKinley Ireland. The recruitment consultancy’s employment monitor report found that there was a reduction of 15 per cent in the number of professionals seeking new roles in April compared to March, while there was a…

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4 May

Globoforce to create 100 jobs at Park West headquarters

Globoforce, an Irish software firm that operates employee reward and incentive schemes for companies, is to create 100 jobs over the next three years at its new Dublin headquarters. The company, founded in 1999, has been based in a 929sq m (10,000sq ft) block in Park West since 2006, and is now relocating to another building almost five times that size. Recruitment is under way for…

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4 May

5 Marketing Trends Shaping The Future of Recruitment

Recruitment has evolved dramatically over the past decades and is now a multi-billion dollar industry, thanks largely to the development of and advances in technology. Up until the 90’s, the only way to advertise an open position was through bulletin boards or posting an announcement in the job section of the newspaper. Recruitment was heavily reliant on word-of-mouth and face-to-face applications. But now, with new technology and…

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3 May

Facebook denies it manipulates vulnerable teens for advertising

A leaked document obtained by an Australian newspaper claims that Facebook was telling advertisers how to target emotionally vulnerable teens. The power Facebook has over its users has been brought into question once again as last week, The Australian newspaper claimed to have documents showing that the social network was exploiting teens for the benefit of advertisers. According to these internal documents, Facebook was helping advertisers to target emotionally…

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