24 April

So you want to work in Event Management... Here's your Monday inspiration

See how 9 successful event managers made it into the industry: “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…

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20 April

So much for the smart economy: Irish lack basic digital skills

Businesses in Ireland are the best in Europe at using ecommerce, according to a new study. However, we are below EU standards when it comes to digital skills. Ireland is ranked in eighth place overall in the latest European Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), an indicator that summarises the performance of EU member states across a wide range of areas, from connectivity and digital skills…

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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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20 April

The value of the guidance and recommendations drawn up by the students of Fitzwilliam Institute was formally recognised when the Dublin Well Woman Centre won the Best Charity / Not for Profit website at the prestigious eir Spiders website awards

Alison Begas - Chief Officer, Dublin Well Woman Centre: "Our collaboration with Tim Smyrk and the Digital Marketing students at FitzWilliam Institute has been nothing less than a game-changer for the Dublin Well Woman Centre. I met initially with Tim and his class in April 2015; it gave me the opportunity to present them with the challenges we faced - although we are a long-established brand,…

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19 April

Irish job creation and employment growth set to continue in 2017

The total number of people in employment will continue to grow in 2017, albeit at a slower pace, with the potential for average salary increases of 5% - 10% for critical skills positions.   This is according to the latest Morgan McKinley 2017 Irish Salary Guide - Ireland’s most comprehensive analysis of pay across a range of professions and sectors.   Last year saw a strong…

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19 April

3XE Digital

Date: Wednesday 17 May, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Croke Park Address: Jones' Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin, DUBLIN 3, Ireland Price: Standard: EUR 245, early Bird: EUR 95 Category: Convention / Conference The goal of 3XE Digital Conference Series is to educate and promote forward thinking and thought leadership. We create a forum for leading digital professionals to come together for additional networking and…

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19 April

Dublin Dance Festival, Various City Centre Venues Dublin

Date: Thursday 18 May, 2017 through Sunday 28 May, 2017 . Time: Times Vary Location: Various City Centre Venues Dublin Category: Festival Dublin Dance Festival 18 - 28 May 2017 Venue: Dublin Various City Centre Venues Dublin Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on Ireland’s cultural calendar. Each year in May, the festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to…

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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

What can you earn in the digital industry? Salaries in 2017

Digital marketing continues to grow, as it becomes a necessity for most company’s marketing departments. According to Brightwater, there was a significant rise in the candidates moving away from traditional marketing into the digital space, as well as an increase in graduates leaving college having specialised in the area. This follows the trend that digital is becoming less of a niche, and more of a necessity…

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