International Women’s Day: An Interview with itContracting Director Sharon O’Reilly

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, while also highlighting gender parity in the workplace. For women in technology that means we acknowledge those who have pushed the boundaries of the industry and are helping to strengthen workforces by making them more inclusive environments. Now more than ever, women

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itContracting IT Recruitment Video Series: Considering Contracting?

Welcome back to the second instalment of itContracting’s IT recruitment video series! In this week’s video instalment, itContracting Senior IT Recruiter Tom Leonard gives us an insight into the benefits and implications of working as a contractor. Contracting work has outgrown permanent positions enormously over the past five years within the Irish IT sector. According to the OECD Self Employment Rate Indicator

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Permanent vs Contract? Find Out What Fits

Contracting work has outgrown permanent positions enormously over the past five years within the Irish IT sector. According to the OECD Self Employment Rate Indicator Chart via Labour Force Statistics, 15.7% of Ireland’s workforce in 2017 were self-employed. Yet, the ESRI predict only a modest increase over the coming years in its August 2018 report,

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itContracting’s IT Recruitment Video Series: An Introduction

Welcome to the first instalment of itContracting’s IT recruitment video series! itContracting hopes to provide industry advice of the IT market in Ireland, which will help guide IT candidate hopefuls to their dream job. In this video instalment, itContracting Senior IT Recruiter Tom Leonard navigates the IT market in Ireland, exploring the high levels of IT talent vacancies currently

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What Will I Get Asked at an Interview?

Firstly, well done on surviving the initial round of filtering by the IT recruiter; you are what they want – on paper!  The next challenge is essentially to practice what you preach during the interview. It is time to display your skills and experience, while being able to verbalise your attitudes, aptitudes, stability and motivation.For their

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