Meet the Role Model #23 – Iulia Avram

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative is down to the continuous participation of technology professionals across Ireland and since September 2015, voluntary speakers have reached over 5000 secondary school students between them. Joining us… [Read More]

Meet the Role Models #22 – Sarah Sharkey

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative is down to the continuous participation of technology professionals across Ireland and since September 2015, voluntary speakers have reached over 5000 secondary school students between them. Our latest interview features Sarah… [Read More]

Employer Branding And Celebrating Your Team

“We rise by lifting others” As more Unicorns come into being and startups receive more and more seed funding to challenge the established players in the tech market, employer branding is a key facet for companies of all sizes when looking to attract and retain the best employees. It is an extremely competitive market. In… [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]

Employer Branding And Events

“Never be too busy to meet someone new” In a number of my recent blogs, I discussed various techniques and platforms through which companies can look to guide and promote their employer brand and thus improve their hiring and rate of retention. I mentioned Celebrating Your Team and Championing a Cause and I discussed the… [Read More]

The Mentor Relationship: Paying It Forward

“Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just pay it forward” Randy Pausch The world is a confusing and complex place. Most of us do our best to navigate it in the best manner possible in order to bring success to ourselves, protect our loved ones and benefit to the world. One of the… [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]

Employer Branding And Community Engagement: Championing A Cause

"Success follows those who champion a cause greater than themselves" “Talent is our biggest asset” the buzzline of all top companies but also reflected in the lengths companies are going to attract and retain employees, particularly those who can make a difference to the success of their companies. It is an increasingly competitive talent market… [Read More]

The Battle For Augmented Reality – ARcore and ARkit

It is one of the great battles of our generation. Google vs Apple, Android vs. iOS and now ARcore versus ARkit. With the recent announcement by Google of their ARcore as a competitor to the ARkit of Apple we have landed upon another area, the race for control of Augmented Reality,  in which these two… [Read More]

All You Need Is…The Road Map

Earl Nightingale once said “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” While this quote may have been about human character and development, it can equally be applied to autonomous vehicles. The companies pursuing self-driving automobiles are courageously pushing the boundaries of technology, as I… [Read More]