Over the past few months, we have seen unemployment reach the highest it has been in years. Covid has brought the economy to a standstill and many are now out of a job. Fortunately, however, we are starting to come out the other side and businesses are putting plans into place for returning to work
The way that contracting roles are viewed has changed significantly over the past few years. The fear of any sort of lack of security has started to diminish and many specialists are now seeing it as a way of working that suits them and their lifestyle. They have more flexibility, they can gain a lot
Climbing the job ladder was never easy. And now with the market more competitive than ever, getting to the next step can be pretty demanding. The good news is you don’t need to wait around for an opportunity to arise in order to develop your career. In fact, the more action you take, the better.
Project Management is one thing – but IT Project Management can be a particularly complex and technically demanding role. We spoke to IT Project Manager Ayoub M’himdi to find out what it takes. Name: Ayoub M’himdi Position: IT Project Manager Can you tell me about your technical experience and how it brought you to your position at
Cloud technologies are always changing. So, having the interest and willingness to learn is key to becoming a Principal Azure Solution Architect, as Joe Carlyle explains. Name: Joe Carlyle Position: Principal Azure Solution Architect and Microsoft MVP Can you tell me about your technical experience and how it brought you to your position at Evros?
The start of a New Year always incites change. Christmas is over, the decorations are boxed up and you’ve got some time to think about what you want from the next 12 months – and ideally where you want to be at the end of it. However, if you’re contemplating a job change, what step
Having a technical background is crucial for almost all roles in the IT industry. However, when it comes to IT Recruitment, what skill set comes up top? We spoke to Senior IT Recruitment Consultant at itContracting, Chris Byrne, to find out. Name: Chris Byrne Position: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant Tell me about your experience and
Have you wondered what it takes to become a Senior Network Architect? This week, we have a quick-fire Q&A round with Aidan Forristal, explaining his career path and outlining key technology requirements. Name: Aidan Forristal Position: Senior Network Architect Tell me about your technical experience and how it brought you to your position at Evros
What a treat we had on Tuesday evening at Dogpatch Labs, with some Tech Insights from our Evros Power Platform Team! In the cavernous basement of the Dogpatch Labs building, itContracting (part of the Evros Technology Group), invited a varied audience of Tech professionals, industry colleagues and existing IT contractors with an appetite to learn more
In the latest video of our Recruitment in the Technology Industry series, Tom Leonard discusses trends in benefits and flexible working in the tech industry Want to know more about IT contracting? Speak with Tom or any other member of our team today! itContracting provides our candidates with the opportunity for further training with on-going evaluation road maps, which
Looking to develop your knowledge of New Tech? Come along to hear Evros’ Low-Code No-Code insights Join the Low Code Revolution!! Meet your industry peers and find out more about contracting options too! Why Attend the Event? Demonstrations of Advanced Technologies & Platforms: Forms Connect: Visitor App, Hazard App, Expense App, Work Order App. Hear Industry Insights: Explore
Have you wondered what it takes to become the Director of a leading Business Solutions practice? This week, we have a quick-fire Q&A round with Paul Gilbride, explaining his career path and outlining key technology requirements. Name: Paul Gilbride Position: I head up the Business Applications Practice in Evros. This covers mainly Microsoft Apps
Are you considering the move to Ireland for contract work? There are some key initial steps to implement upon arrival, ensuring a smooth transition into the Irish tax system. Contracting Plus, Ireland’s market leader in providing compliant accountancy solutions to Professional Contractors have shared this valuable advice which will ensure you are tax compliant as
Have you wondered what it takes to become a Chief Information Officer? This week, we have a quick-fire Q&A round with Evros CIO Joe Brady, explaining his career path and outlining key technology requirements. Name: Joe Brady Position: Chief Information Officer: this covers many areas including technology strategy, pre-sales, client engagement, and internal IT. I
Workplace stress is an ever constant. With impending deadlines and increasing targets to meet, this level of high-energy focus activity has become the norm for most professionals. Last year’s study by the Economic and Social Research Institute, found that stress levels in Ireland had more than doubled, from eight to 17 per cent, between 2010
Hypothetical questions can be the most challenging part of the interview as they vary widely, and can become a potential stumbling block to an otherwise, strong IT interview. Understanding the structure of a hypothetical question and the motive behind why interviewers ask them, will help you greatly in your bid to perfect your interviewing prep.
Have you wondered what it takes to begin your IT career in Systems Administration? This week, we have a quick-fire Q&A round with Evros Service Owner of the IT Managed Services, Brian Duignan, explaining his career path into Systems Administration, and outlining key technology requirements. Name: Brian Duignan Position: Service Owner at Evros Technology Group, responsible for all
You have sent your CV in and the recruiter has emailed to let you know you have been successful in your application. The beginning of most interview processes will start with application pre-screening. itContracting’s Chris Byrne examines what is involved in pre-screening a job application and the questions that might get asked during your