11 January
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4 Ways to Train Employees Effectively

Traditional training methods aren’t living up to expectations. In a recent InterCall survey of over 200 employees, one-third said their company’s techniques aren’t a productive use of time and another third said they weren’t interesting or engaging. Fortunately, with improvements in technology, it’s now easier for employers to utilize a variety of interactive training models that cater to different learning techniques. By incorporating a mix of training methods,…

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15 December
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Looking for a job in data? Find out how much you could earn in data analytics in 2018

Online companies rely on good data to make informed business decisions so the demand for experienced and qualified data analytics professionals shows little sign of abating. According to Prosperity, salaries for data professionals with fewer than three years’ experience will start at 45k in 2018, while a senior Data Analyst with 5+ years’ experience can expect to earn 100k. Job Title Salary Data Analyst 55K –…

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27 November

3 Ways to Get a Better Job in 2018

Many people head into the new year with all sorts of personal improvement goals. Some people want to lose weight, others vow to stop a bad habit, and a lot of folks hope to get a better job. To get a better job, you need someone who's hiring. That's not something you can do yourself, but there is a lot of work you can do to…

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5 October

I highly recommend Fitzwilliam Institute-you never know where it may lead you

Rose Servitova - Job Coach, Author & Festival Curator: “From observing trends in the non-profit sector and wishing to keep my skills fresh and relevant for any opportunities that may arise with my own employer (disability service) or elsewhere, I noticed that public engagement, fundraising, corporate partnership, sponsorship and event management were on the up. I researched far and wide before settling with Fitzwilliam Institute's Diploma…

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8 September

Want to be successful? These skills will help you in any career

There are plenty of tech jobs out there but the IT industry isn’t for everyone. That doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on some technical skills. There’s no doubt that the technology sector is booming right now. Even if you don’t want a job in this field, that doesn’t mean that certain technical skills can’t be extremely helpful to you, no matter what industry you’re in.…

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3 May
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5 Tricks for Growing Your Audience and Business on LinkedIn

Though social media has become a competition of virality, there are still a few sacred places that can be used for professional growth. Building a strong brand on Twitter and Facebook can do a lot for your personal network, but your brand on LinkedIn actually means business (pun intended). LinkedIn is less about choosing the right selfie or mastering disappearing stories and more about using content…

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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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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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3 April

Eight Tips for IT Career Longevity

As with all things worthwhile, pursuing a career that is meaningful and fulfilling requires a significant investment in preparation and learning. Most of us have a signifier of success that we want to reach. Once we reach the point where we feel we are finally “there,” though, how do we decide where to put our focus? How can we keep our careers on track for the…

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30 March

A Day in the Life: Event Volunteers

Mark Cummins volunteered at the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival during St. Patrick's Weekend 2017. The day began in earnest with the volunteers meeting on the green where the festival was set up - this was my second ever event as a volunteer and the largest group I have volunteered with. Chiara, Daiga and Stuart were already chatting and handing out goody bags when I arrived. I…

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