17 October
Irish-construction-sector-reports-strong-growth-in-September.jpg

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…

Read More
21 September
10-Tips-to-Help-Make-Existing-Customers-Love-Your-Brand-Even-More.jpg

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.…

Read More
18 September
What-is-the-most-in-demand-role-in-tech.jpg

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…

Read More
8 September
Indian-tech-support-firm-HCL-to-create-up-to-85-jobs-in-Limerick.jpg

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…

Read More
5 September
Irish-Construction-output-predicted-to-grow-by-20-in-2017.jpg

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…

Read More
29 August
Data-Analytics-is-the-new-black.jpg

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…

Read More
8 August
Meet-Emma-Walker-One-of-the-Up-and-Coming-Under-30-the-industrys-future-leaders.jpg

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,…

Read More
3 August
ICT-sector-will-see-pay-increases-and-bonuses-this-year.jpg

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…

Read More
3 August

10 essential performance tips for MySQL

From workload profiling to the three rules of indexing, these expert insights are sure to make your MySQL servers scream As with all relational databases, MySQL can prove to be a complicated beast, one that can crawl to a halt at a moment’s notice, leaving your applications in the lurch and your business on the line. The truth is, common mistakes underlie most MySQL performance problems.…

Read More
2 August

Brexit sees more than a dozen financial services firms enter Ireland

With 15 of the world’s top banks now operating in Ireland, Brexit could turn out to be an Irish blessing, rather than a curse. The Brexit vote, and subsequent signing of Article 50 by the reigning government in the UK, will have knock-on effects for every single industry, given the interconnected world of trade. The fastest-moving of these, it seems, is financial services. Several major banks…

Read More