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…

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8 June
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Online gift voucher firm Smartbox bringing 100 jobs to Dublin

Smartbox Group, a provider of online gift vouchers, has announced plans to hire 100 staff as part of a new office expansion in Dublin. Smartbox Group is one of the biggest online gift voucher firms in Europe, with €1bn worth of business created in 2016 and 6.5m gifts purchased across 10 countries. Now, with 2,000 sq ft added to its office in Dublin, Smartbox is set…

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2 June
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25 Amazing Tech Companies Hiring in Dublin

Dublin’s Silicon Docks is the centre of Ireland’s thriving tech scene, home to high-tech brands Google, Facebook, and Twitter, and waves of on-point startups. The city leads global innovation in embedded tech and was predicted by Intel to become the first “Internet of Things City.” Tech workers are drawn to Dublin’s triple threat: challenging tech projects, desirable lifestyle gains, and impactful innovation. Perhaps Dublin’s biggest draw…

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18 May
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Our Event Management students love our courses. See it for yourself!

“The Event Management and PR Diploma Course is a must for anyone in or interested in a career in the industry.  The course delivers; it does what it says on the tin with excellent. Lecturers, all leaders in their sectors, each of them enthusiastic teachers. I would wholeheartedly endorse the course”   Niall Browne, Thermo Air Ireland | Diploma in Event Management   “I have enroled…

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17 May
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NI software player First Derivatives to hire 400 graduates

First Derivatives embarks on largest graduate hiring spree on island of Ireland. AIM-listed fintech company First Derivatives is to take on 400 graduate recruits this year. The news comes as the company reported a 30pc increase in revenues for the year of £151.7m, and a profit of £12.5m, up 20pc on last year. Fintech revenue was up 28pc to £117.4m (from £91.9m in 2016), driven by contract…

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15 May
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Events students and graduates, would you like to work with Ireland's Best Event Management Company 2014, 2015, 2016?

Grooveyard Event Management, Ireland's Best Event Management Company 2014, 2015, 2016 - Event Industry Awards, are currently recruiting for a number of roles in our Dublin and believe some of Fitzwilliam Institute's Events students and graduates would be perfect to to fill the roles.   Events and Activations Intern We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about events and the event industry. This…

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15 May
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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…

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15 May
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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…

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11 May
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‘Intense hiring’ as professional job vacancies rise

The number of professional job vacancies available in April increased 7 per cent compared to March, but was down 6 per cent on the same month in 2016, according to Morgan McKinley Ireland. The recruitment consultancy’s employment monitor report found that there was a reduction of 15 per cent in the number of professionals seeking new roles in April compared to March, while there was a…

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4 May

Globoforce to create 100 jobs at Park West headquarters

Globoforce, an Irish software firm that operates employee reward and incentive schemes for companies, is to create 100 jobs over the next three years at its new Dublin headquarters. The company, founded in 1999, has been based in a 929sq m (10,000sq ft) block in Park West since 2006, and is now relocating to another building almost five times that size. Recruitment is under way for…

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