Here Comes GDPR

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that a new EU wide data protection regulation is coming into effect on May 25th 2018. GDPR aims to strengthen existing laws and enforce the protection of the personal data of all EU residents. You’ve probably already received a few emails from the various services you… [Read More]

Back to Front 1.0.4 – Mob Programming

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain gives his thoughts on mob programming.    Ever since I first heard about Pair Programming and other Agile methodologies I have been… [Read More]

How Can I Protect My Data In The Recruitment Process

Our blog provides some advice and guidance on protecting your personal data through limiting the information you provide and even going as far as obstructing third parties from editing the presentation of your data. As data, privacy and GDPR are the topics of the moment, this blog is an initial step into these areas and… [Read More]

Sparking Sustainability: The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show

The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show traditionally heralds the beginning of the vehicle design showcasing season throughout European metropolises, travelling via London, Frankfurt en route to Paris in October. As such, auto manufacturers, depending on their market scope, will often use the premier event to herald the arrival of groundbreaking concept cars, revitalised design languages… [Read More]

What Do Recruitment Consultants Actually Do? Pt. 2 The Client

We return after Part 1 to explain the relationship of a recruitment consultant to a candidate’s salary and why client companies are willing to pay for the expertise of consultants in order to source and attract the best candidates.   Another question from Irish Tech Community on Slack – this time about how it works… [Read More]

A Changing Landscape: From The Valley To The Slopes To The Docks

For years the place that has been eponymous when anybody mentions tech companies is Silicon Valley. Home to companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, LinkedIn etc. and with a thriving tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem it has been held aloft. However, in recent years there has been another location that has been gaining traction and producing some… [Read More]

5 Tips For Building Trust In Your Local Technical Community

With more and more international technology companies setting up in Ireland and even more Irish based technology companies scaling up, one of the challenges these companies face is introducing their employer brand into the local technical community. Establishing trust and credibility in order to engage with the technical community should be a priority for them… [Read More]

Back To Front 1.0.3 – Microservice Architecture

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain gives his thoughts on microservice architecture.  Yes it is an architecture trend, yes it has its fanboys and fangirls... and yes I… [Read More]

Thinking Inside The Box: Sustaining Innovation and Nintendo Labo

As we move through 2018, the gamers among us will note that 2017 was widely acknowledged as a somewhat underwhelming year for innovation in the market. Uprated versions of the PS4 and Xbox One, while intriguing, boasted little of interest beyond subtle hardware improvements. Similarly, adoption of the rather excellent PlayStation VR remained somewhat of… [Read More]

Changing Roles As A Longstanding Employee

We give some advice on entering and managing the recruitment process when you are a longstanding employee in a company. How do I approach my job hunt if I have been with one company for a long time? We frequently have candidates who are moving on from a role they have been in for 10+… [Read More]