18 September
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What is the most in-demand role in tech?

Interested in working in tech, but not sure what you want to do? A recent survey from Paysa may help you make your choice of tech jobs. The world of tech offers many attractive employment opportunities. Near constant growth and innovation ensure that careers in tech are built for longevity, and tech jobs – with high salaries and numerous perks – are always on offer. As…

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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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8 September
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Indian tech support firm HCL to create up to 85 jobs in Limerick

Limerick is to receive a major jobs boost as Indian tech support firm HCL reveals its hiring plans for the next six months. HCL Technologies is expanding into a new office on Roches Street, Limerick, which will result in the creation of as many as 100 jobs. According to the The Irish Times, a spokesperson for the company said that it will be bringing in 15…

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29 August
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Data Analytics is the new black

Named the “Sexiest job of the 21st Century” by the Harvard Business Review, Data Analytics is one of the most popular tech career paths. Trying to become more efficient, save costs and increase revenues, 75% of businesses today have improving this area amongst their top 3 priorities. So it’s no surprise that career opportunities in the field of data analytics are seeing a growth like never…

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3 August
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ICT sector will see pay increases and bonuses this year

The ICT sector is looking fruitful for those with the right skills, but the talent gap is still causing huge problems within the industry. We’ve been talking about the ICT skills gap for a while now, and for good reason. The demand for ICT professionals is continuing to soar while the talent is only starting to catch up with the skills needed. According to the latest salary…

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3 August

10 essential performance tips for MySQL

From workload profiling to the three rules of indexing, these expert insights are sure to make your MySQL servers scream As with all relational databases, MySQL can prove to be a complicated beast, one that can crawl to a halt at a moment’s notice, leaving your applications in the lurch and your business on the line. The truth is, common mistakes underlie most MySQL performance problems.…

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2 August

Brexit sees more than a dozen financial services firms enter Ireland

With 15 of the world’s top banks now operating in Ireland, Brexit could turn out to be an Irish blessing, rather than a curse. The Brexit vote, and subsequent signing of Article 50 by the reigning government in the UK, will have knock-on effects for every single industry, given the interconnected world of trade. The fastest-moving of these, it seems, is financial services. Several major banks…

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1 August
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West Cork fintech firm Global Shares creates 80 jobs in new expansion

Fintech firm Global Shares is planning a global expansion across its 10 offices, bringing staff numbers to more than 200. Following significant growth, Global Shares has announced that it plans to hire 80 staff in a major expansion at its offices in Clonakilty, Cork city, Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Portugal, Germany, New Jersey, California and Hong Kong. A spokesperson for the fintech software firm – which is…

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18 July

I'm standing tall amongst my IT colleagues now

Quoc Tran, one of our recent Java Programming graduates, about his Fitzwilliam Institute experience: "When I searched for “Java course” on Google, 51 million results were thrown back at me. Needless to say, I was a bit lost if not completely apprehensive. But I toughed it out and spent the next hour diving through the sea of Java courses. I'm not entirely sure why I selected…

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28 June
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I've already gotten an interview with a highly reputable company in the business!

Fitzwilliam Institute's Java Programming students love our practical skills courses. John Mitchell, one of our most recent Diploma in Java Programming graduates, said: "I recently completed the Diploma course in Java Programming. This course was perfect for me, as I could attend the evening classes after my working day and it didn't interfere with my current commitments. I've gained invaluable modern skills, and as a result…

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