3 May

6 Ways to Understand SEO Impacts Sooner

SEO is a great marketing tool for an entrepreneur. It is scalable when you don’t have a big budget -- you don’t have to pay for every click as you have to in paid marketing programs. It also has a great brand impact. Users often ascribe leadership status to companies that are top ranked. SEO therefore is a great program that enables entrepreneurs to compete with…

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3 May

Facebook denies it manipulates vulnerable teens for advertising

A leaked document obtained by an Australian newspaper claims that Facebook was telling advertisers how to target emotionally vulnerable teens. The power Facebook has over its users has been brought into question once again as last week, The Australian newspaper claimed to have documents showing that the social network was exploiting teens for the benefit of advertisers. According to these internal documents, Facebook was helping advertisers to target emotionally…

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3 May

Candidates with IoT experience are necessary in fintech jobs

Looking for a job in fintech? The industry needs candidates with data science and IoT experience, according to Geoff Fawcett at Hays. Analysts at Gartner predict there will be 25bn smartphones, smartwatches, wearables, connected cars and other connected devices by 2020. From household appliances to ATMs, all these devices will constantly gather user data and communicate that data in the internet of things (IoT). IoT will change the…

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25 April

We are delighted to continue to work with Fitzwilliam Institute's students in the future

See what Host & Company, Ireland’s only public relations company that works exclusively in hospitality, have to say about Fitzwilliam Institute’s postgraduate students: "Host & Company have welcomed students on placement from the Fitzwilliam Institute Group over the past number of years with some continuing on to become full-time employees. Over the years the students who have taken placements at Host & Company have been, hardworking,…

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25 April

Volunteers Wanted - Battle for the Bay, Dollymount

Battle for the Bay, Dollymount (Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May 2017) The concept of the Pure Magic Battle for the Bay Water Sports Festival is very simple: Fun, Wind, Water…and Fun!!! The best riders in the country and from around the globe will come and compete in one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world: Dollymount Beach! Home to the Puremagic gang. Everyone is…

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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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