Otia.io – Ethics in Tech podcast review

"Just because you can, doesn't mean you should" - Emerald de Leeuw. Our sister site Otia.io, a digital magazine that celebrates passions and interests in the global tech community, recently recorded a thought-provoking podcast on all things Ethics in Tech. We wanted to highlight and give a platform to some of the technologists thinking about… [Read More]

Recruitment: From Outbound To Inbound

Recruitment is evolving – slowly perhaps – but it is evolving.  But the pace of evolution is matching neither the speed at which growing and successful companies skills needs are evolving nor the speed at which the drivers, expectations, and motivations of candidates are changing.  For companies, new roles have emerged and continue to emerge… [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]

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 1.0.7 – Serverless Architecture

Serverless Architecture in a nutshell I had been scratching my head for the past few weeks, wondering what I should write my next post about. Should I delve more into Agile methodologies? Should I focus on tech stacks? But then I noticed that a lot of the community was starting to buzz about serverless architecture,… [Read More]

Employer Brand Vs Employer Reputation

What happens when your employer brand is actually the trailer for Prometheus? In an increasingly competitive market, convincing candidates to join your company is incredibly challenging.  Convincing them to stay is equally challenging. As hiring companies recognise the difficulties of attracting talent, concepts that in the past may have been thought of as implied or… [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]

Back to Front 1.0.6 – Lean

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 talks us through lean principles.  Agile Methodologies: Lean Part 1: Lean principles In this blog, I’d like to continue to look at… [Read More]

GDPR & Recruitment: First Contact

A Compliant Approach To Finding New Candidates The adoption of the GDPR guidelines is of particular focus at present prior to its formal adoption and compliance date of May 25th. With less than two weeks left of the final countdown, countless businesses and industries are preparing to ensure that they are compliant and ready to… [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]