Samsung Galaxy X And The Future Form Factor

With the confirmation of the Samsung Galaxy X being reasonably close to release last week, much ado has been made of previous rumours and patents allegedly pertaining to said device over the last number of years. This is not exactly new territory for a high-end Samsung device, but coming after the successful re-launch of the… [Read More]

Should You Be Yourself In Interviews?

We all want to put our best foot forward when it comes to interviews but should we be ourself or cater ourselves to what we think the company wants. This week we talk about being yourself and making sure there is a personality fit for you as well as the company. Should you be yourself… [Read More]

Back To Front 1.0.1 – The Churn

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain will look at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front. He is happy to talk technologies suggested by our readers and answers any questions you have.   What a time to be a JS developer… I’m… [Read More]

Why Don’t Recruitment Consultants Know Anything About Technology?

The tech recruitment industry has a reputation for having little technical knowledge and misunderstanding candidates profiles and role requirements.  In this week’s blog, we discusses why this happens and tells it straight from the recruitment side. Why don’t recruitment consultants know anything about technology? This was literally the first thing someone said to one of… [Read More]

STEM Student Visits Mount Carmel

We did something new with our most recent ALI visit – a student studying STEM was our Role Model rather than someone working in the tech industry. Orla Keaveney visited Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin 1. Orla is studying Electronic Engineering at UCD. She spoke about her own experiences studying Engineering and what interests… [Read More]

Podcasting for Employer Branding and Recruitment

  "A brand is worthless if it doesn’t connect with the right audiences in a relevant way." Rise of podcasting The first podcast, or rather audio blog post, OpenSource by Christopher Lydon in 2003 started an evolution that is only just reaching its culmination now. It was a simple RSS feed of Audio Files which… [Read More]

Why Do Recruitment Consultants Withhold Client Company Identities?

A common candidate complaint is that recruitment consultants refuse to tell them who the client company is for whom they are recruiting. We discusses why this can happen and equally explains how we are always open to candidates and will answer their questions and tell them the company name. Why don’t recruitment consultants tell me… [Read More]