Show Me the Money: Highest Irish Earnings are in IT

If you chose a career in information technology because of the money, you made a wise choice. Figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) consistently reveal that it is among the highest-earning sectors in the Irish economy. Average weekly earnings rose in 11 of the 13 sectors in the year to the third quarter of

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Kerry Business & Jobs Expo

KerrySciTech members will be out in force for the Kerry Business & Jobs EXPO in the INEC Killarney on April 9th 2017. This is a unique opportunity for businesses large and small to champion Kerry as a place to work and live. Companies will be showcasing their businesses to potential employees, as well as learning

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Filling the Skills Gap in the Irish ICT Sector

There is a lot of good news in the Irish Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sector: it already employs more than 105,000 people in Ireland directly an increase of 40 percent on 2010 and computer services deliver 22% of our national exports. As one of the economy’s fastest-growing sectors, ICT should have a rosy future,

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Highlighting job opportunities in Kerry

Michael Scannell, Economic & Communities development Kerry County Council, and Brid McElligott, Vice President – Research, Development and External Engagement, at the Institute of Technology, Tralee ACCORDING TO BRID McElligott, Vice President, Research, Development and External Engagement at the Institute, “promoting a diversity of employment opportunities in the area of science and technology is vital

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Creating a Science & Technology jobs hotspot

Seán Ryan, CEO of Aspen Grove, Shane Hassett, CEO of Wazp, Derek O’Sullivan, Crua Outdoors, and Aoife O’Carroll, Technical Writer,  Aspen Grove Solutions   KERRYSCITECH IS AN exciting and innovative approach by companies in Kerry to source appropriately qualified personnel to work in science and technology across a spectrum of companies in the county. Based

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We made the right move to Kerry

Kerry has a long tradition of people moving for work but it used to be in the opposite direction. Prospects were limited, and if you wanted to work in science or technology, you had to ensure your passport was valid. Times have changed: Kerry is emerging as a centre of science and technology excellence, and

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KerrySciTech Launch

Saturday, November 19th saw the launch of an exciting and innovative approach by companies in Kerry in their endeavours to source appropriately qualified personnel to work in the areas of science and technology across a spectrum of companies in the county. KerrySciTech is a not-for-profit organisation whose primary aim is to promote and highlight Kerry

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Researching a Company before the Interview: Top Tips

Good news! They loved your application and you’ve got the interview. But what do you know about the company? As soon as you get the invitation, start doing your research. Not only will you impress at the interview, you will also get a feel for the organisation and whether or not you’ll fit in there.

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7 Skills to Future-Proof Your Tech Career

Choosing a tech career path was a wise move. Tech skills are always in demand, but how do you ensure that yours remain the right ones? It takes strategic planning and regular research to keep your tech skills current. Here, we give you a heads up on what skills you should hone to make sure

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