21 August
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4 Hot Digital Marketing Jobs & Salary Data: Is a Career in Digital Marketing for You?

Trying to decide what career path to take is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. While deciding on a new career is an exciting time, there is no question that all of the possibilities make it overwhelming. How do you know if a career will be fulfilling? Can you imagine yourself in that job for a long time? Will you make…

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8 August
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Meet Emma Walker: One of the “Up and Coming Under 30: the industry’s future leaders”

Account Director with Wachsman PR and Director of Wachsman PR’s Dublin office, Fitzwilliam Institute's graduate Emma Walker is one of Ireland's youngest  PR leaders. Originally from Ireland, Emma started her career as a Junior Account Executive with Dublin-based agency DHR Communications working on PR campaigns for multiple state organizations in the technology, tourism and not-for-profit sectors. At DHR, Emma secured clients national coverage in television, radio,…

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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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31 July
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Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program. See how much it costs

For a monthly fee, Twitter would promote up to 10 tweets a day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. With its ad revenue in decline, Twitter needs to explore ways to boost its business. And it really is. Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program that would have businesses pay $99 a month for their accounts and some of their tweets to be automatically…

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27 July
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Cork’s digital economy is worth €1bn and could generate 15,000 jobs

The former chief digital officer of Brisbane, Kieran O’Hea, says Cork’s digital economy needs to be appreciated and understood. Cork’s digital economy is estimated to be worth in the region of €1bn, surpassing its €850m tourism economy. That’s the view of Kieran O’Hea, former chief digital officer of the Australian city of Brisbane. O’Hea has established Digital Cork, a new effort to see a digital economy…

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26 July
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Influencer Rob Kenny: "From press conferences with Naomi Campbell, to photoshoots with the Irish Rugby Team, to flying a Jetpack man down the River Liffey, I have made some pretty unique career memories already at the age of 25"

Rob Kenny, Brand Communications Manager of Publicis Dublin, part of the worldwide Publicis Groupe, is one of our recent Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience graduates. Always busy with a number of key responsibilities, including Head of PR & Head of Influencer Marketing, Rob took some time out of his eventful schedule to talk about his route to career success. Rob, you are…

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29 June
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Postgrad insights: What are prospective postgraduates thinking?

A recent survey by Prospects UK analysed prospective postgraduates students' motivations, methods and pain points in 2017. From a total of 12,402 responses, results show that 29% of respondents are considering starting a postgraduate degree in the next 12 months. 76% of these are also considering a new job or career. See what respondents' main reasons for starting a postgraduate course are below: To gain a…

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14 June
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Over one million new Mobile Internet users added per day

A new Ericsson Mobility report foresees continued rapid growth of mobile connectivity as global mobile data traffic increases to eight times its current level by 2022. This traffic is the equivalent of: – The population of Spain streaming HD video 24 hours per day for a month – A single subscriber streaming HD video continuously for 3.55 million years – 31 billion hours of continuous HD…

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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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