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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23 August
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3 Reasons Why Data Analytics is the Best Career Move

Data is everywhere, but what we do with it is all that matters. This is why Data Analytics is in the frontiers of IT. Data Analytics has become crucial as it improves business and decision making; and it provides an edge over the competitors. If you are thinking about a career in Data Analytics, here are 3 reasons you should go for it. 1. Soaring Demand…

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21 August
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4 Hot Digital Marketing Jobs & Salary Data: Is a Career in Digital Marketing for You?

Trying to decide what career path to take is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. While deciding on a new career is an exciting time, there is no question that all of the possibilities make it overwhelming. How do you know if a career will be fulfilling? Can you imagine yourself in that job for a long time? Will you make…

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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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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.…

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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…

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1 August
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West Cork fintech firm Global Shares creates 80 jobs in new expansion

Fintech firm Global Shares is planning a global expansion across its 10 offices, bringing staff numbers to more than 200. Following significant growth, Global Shares has announced that it plans to hire 80 staff in a major expansion at its offices in Clonakilty, Cork city, Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Portugal, Germany, New Jersey, California and Hong Kong. A spokesperson for the fintech software firm – which is…

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31 July
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Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program. See how much it costs

For a monthly fee, Twitter would promote up to 10 tweets a day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. With its ad revenue in decline, Twitter needs to explore ways to boost its business. And it really is. Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program that would have businesses pay $99 a month for their accounts and some of their tweets to be automatically…

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