24 April

18 practical skills courses to get your event management career to the next level

There is no denying that event management is an amazing job. In addition to being the mastermind behind some really exciting experiences, event managers and planners get to try their hands at many different tasks during their workday. If you want to elevate your career, the number one, most important thing you can do is embracing the learning curve. The only thing you need to become…

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20 April

Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020

The Irish Construction Industry continues in recovery mode and there is currently a strong demand for skills across the trades and professions. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) recently commissioned DKM to produce a report, titled “Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020” the report warns of the skills shortages and the challenges the industry will face. DKM Director, Annette Hughes, who authored the report stated: “The…

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20 April

Thinking of enroling on a Diploma in iPad/iPhone Application Development?

Thinking of enroling on a Diploma in iPad/iPhone Application Development? See what one of our most recent students has to say about our course I pretty much do everything I love on the internet and I always wanted to create. So I joined the online diploma for iOS application development course and i was worried that I would disappoint but then it was just too cool…

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19 April

How to Start an Event Planning Service

The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. According to recent research conducted by Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional), spending for special events worldwide is $500 billion annually. Goldblatt is the founder of International Special Events Society (ISES), the founding director of the Event Management Program at George Washington University, and co-author of The International Dictionary of Event Management. "Suffice…

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19 April

Employment hits record high as UK firms keep on hiring

More workers than ever before are employed in the UK as upbeat companies show few signs of worry over the state of the economy. Employment climbed by 37,000 to 31.84m in the three months to December, while unemployment stayed steady at 1.6m - a level which has fallen by almost 100,000 over the past year as a whole. The unemployment rate stayed at 4.8pc, its joint-lowest…

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19 April

Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival

Punch and Judy fans of all ages will love this family puppet festival The annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival (which celebrates its 42nd anniversary in 2017), brings together Punch and Judy professors from around the country for a day of jolly old-fashioned fun. The grand procession at 11am is led by a brass band, and culminates with a birthday toast to Mr Punch,…

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19 April

Junior Java Developer

Help develop our platform that handles deposits, invoicing, statistics, credit checks and various white label solutions. The ideal Junior Java Developer will be creative, passionate, organised with an inquisitive mind. There are great opportunities to grow in the company. Some work will also include working with backend technologies, and attending meetings as required, both internal and potential client-facing. Requirements: Essential Skills: - Intermediate Java experience (1+…

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18 April

12 digital marketing and customer experience tips for success

Creating great customer experiences separates market leaders from the rest of the pack. Here are 12 ideas, best practices, strategies and words of advice for advancing your digital marketing efforts in the year ahead. 1. Digital transformation is ‘all or nothing’ Adobe CEO and President Shantanu Narayen addressed the pain points many organizations face today: The need to stay ahead of competitors, the struggle to achieve…

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18 April

Agencies love our Event Management students

Daniel Halpin from Cogs & Marvel said: "At Cogs & Marvel, we have a great working relationship with Fitzwilliam Institute. In the last six months, we’ve offered three internships to recent graduates, one of whom has recently been promoted to a Junior Project Manager position. With many of our team having graduated from Fitzwilliam Institute, we value the training they have received there in preparing them…

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18 April

Events Management Apprenticeship

Tyro Talent specialises in the recruitment and placement of Event apprentices into a variety of Events roles across England. Working with agencies, venues, hotels and hospitality companies, we have a great variety of roles available. All our apprenticeship opportunities are with businesses looking to support a new starter with both on the job training and ongoing support to an approved 18month training programme developing skills to…

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