26 October
How-to-increase-your-salary-as-PLSQL-Developer.jpg

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…

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

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…

Read More
14 June
Over-one-million-new-Mobile-Internet-users-added-per-day.jpg

Over one million new Mobile Internet users added per day

A new Ericsson Mobility report foresees continued rapid growth of mobile connectivity as global mobile data traffic increases to eight times its current level by 2022. This traffic is the equivalent of: – The population of Spain streaming HD video 24 hours per day for a month – A single subscriber streaming HD video continuously for 3.55 million years – 31 billion hours of continuous HD…

Read More
9 June

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A new commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft—look unstoppable. They are the five most valuable…

Read More
30 May
Construction-industry-a-ticking-time-bomb.jpg

Construction industry, a ‘ticking time bomb’

The current skills crisis within the construction industry could be exacerbated even further post-Brexit unless more work is put into developing talent pipelines, according to One Way. An analysis by the recruiter found that employers must focus on bringing more talent into the industry if it’s to meet the shortfall of skills outlined in a recent study from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. According to…

Read More
15 May
Irish-tech-firms-raise-247m-in-first-quarter-2017.jpg

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…

Read More
15 May
AlienVault-expands-in-Cork.png

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…

Read More