How to make the most of Australia's gig economy

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The gig economy is gaining ground in numerous industries across Australia, with many workers, particularly from the younger generations, attracted by more flexible and independent work arrangements instead of the traditional nine-to-five job. Opportunities in a wide range of industries, including digital IT recruitment, are set up on a task-by-t…

How technology will support the gender gap closing

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When it comes to issues in the Australian workplace, the gender pay gap stands out like a sore thumb. Although this gap has improved in recent years, the average woman in an OECD country still earns around 15 per cent less than her male counterpart, according to the 2017 PwC's Women in Work Index.

This was one of the key findings from the index…

Driving and distinguishing fintech in Ireland

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Every innovating country has a headline act that sets it apart in the digital world, and for Ireland, it's financial technology (fintech). Despite the country's relatively small population, Ireland's fintech scene is one of the fastest moving in the world. In order to make the most of the economic benefits and support new IT recruitment opportunities, the fintech industry must continue to leverage its strengths and take advantage of government support.

Rail projects to drive future construction growth

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Rail is one of most important components of Australia's transport infrastructure, and having a well-built, efficient rail system is vital for economic developments across every state in the country. With a range of new rail projects close on the horizon, the prospects are good for both individuals and businesses that rely on rail transport, and …

Don't call the tech industry Ireland's pot of gold

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Well, I guess you could call the country's tech industry a pot of gold - R&D spending hit 2 billion Euros in 2014 after all - but you'd look a bit of a fool wouldn't you? It's the written equivalent of wearing a "Kiss me I'm Irish" shirt on St. Patrick's Day. Instead of relying on jokes, here are some…

Budget building up Australia's infrastructure

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Anyone who's spent hours sitting in gridlocked traffic or tried unsuccessfully to navigate a poor rail system will understand the value good infrastructure. While the construction industry is the driving force behind any improvement to Australia's infrastructure, it can only do so much without vital government investment and support.

This is wh…

Are video interviews worth the effort?

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Just in case in you didn't have enough on your plate with standard job interviews, there's now a whole new trend to worry about: video interviews. Think a regular job interview, but with the added hassle of worrying about Skype logins, internet connections and how to position a laptop webcam so it doesn't double (or triple) the amount o…

3 in-demand tech skills employers want in Dublin

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If you're looking for a new job in the technology sector and you're willing to consider relocating for it, one place you may want to look at is Ireland. Especially in Dublin, which is the nation's biggest and most economically vibrant city, there is plenty of ongoing growth in the tech sector as companies continue to move into the region and set…

What video interviewing products are out there?

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For companies that are looking to quickly interview lots of candidates and find the best one for the job, video interviewing is a great way to do it. After all, it's far cheaper and easier to interview someone through a camera than in person. There are no travel costs and no hassle of shuffling people in and out of your office - you just turn o…