How Dating Advice Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

According to Sigmund Freud and other well known philosophers, one's ability to love and work is deeply connected to one's degree of happiness and satisfaction with life. "Love and work are the cornerstones to our humanness" - Sigmund Freud If Freud’s philosophy bears truth, and your ability to love, work & be productive is deeply… [Read More]

Why Don’t Companies Tell You What The Salary Is For A Role?

Our blog this week comes from the excellent Irish Tech Community slack channel, http://irishtechcommunity.com. A common complaint for candidates can be when job adverts and recruiters are unable to inform them on the salary and related benefits for a role in which they are interested. This is another question which pops up frequently and another… [Read More]

Back to Front 1.0.2 JS Framework Battleground

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 looks at the much-contested area of JavaScript frameworks. JS Framework Battleground 2018 There has been a lot of buzz around about which… [Read More]

How To Choose Between Multiple Offers

You have worked with your consultant, gone through a multitude of interviews and impressed all of the necessary decision-makers but what do you do when you receive a number of offers? We address this common occurrence and provide some tips on how best to think through your decision when faced with multiple offers. If you’re… [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]

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]

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]

Seeking Sponsorship

Do you require sponsorship to work in Ireland? Are you frustrated by recruitment consultants who say that a role isn’t accepting sponsorship candidates? Discover why this happens and get some tips on how best to find a role and a company who will sponsor your visa. I need to be sponsored for a visa –… [Read More]

Mind The Gap – Managing A Career Gap

Worried about that career gap? Wondering how best to represent it on your C.V? Read on as we give insight into these gaps, the different scenarios and how best to go about finding a role following a gap. Career gaps in your CV? Are they a career killer? A question came to us this week… [Read More]

A.L.I, Citi, Intel And Maynooth

This month saw a very special and exciting Ada Lovelace Initiative visit to Maynooth Post-Primary, Maynooth, Co. Kildare Intel and Citi teamed up to talk to 100 female students about the gender gap in technology and what it is like to work in this field. Kirsty Downey, Project Manager, and Neasa Walsh, Analytics Manager, both… [Read More]