GRADchances IT event points to a bright future for technology graduates

The gradireland GRADchances IT event showcased the skills of students and the needs of employers in a vibrant and growing tech-sector, writes Fergal Browne. This event was held on January 29th at Chartered Accountants House, on Dublin’s Pearse Street, with over 70 specially selected students and five major technology employers present. “The IT sector is booming. There’s a lot of jobs out there, so it’s just a matter of … Continue reading GRADchances IT event points to a bright future for technology graduates

The future jobs landscape: what’s in store for the class of 2020?

What jobs will be in demand for the graduate of 2020? An article in last week’s Irish Times advised college students to pursue languages, learn IT skills, examine the burgeoning construction sector or get excited about engineering. That’s where, it is forecast, the jobs will be in 2019 or 2020, when the current intake of first year students graduate. Planning ahead is very important for first year … Continue reading The future jobs landscape: what’s in store for the class of 2020?

Five things you should focus on in 2015

Some simple, straightforward tips from gradireland on how you can start the year on the right foot, whether you’re still considering your career path or are seeking a job. Take control of what you can control The graduate jobs market is demonstrably improving, but it’s still tough out there. There’s no point in stressing or complaining about things you can’t influence, so channel that energy … Continue reading Five things you should focus on in 2015