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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

[INFOGRAPHIC] TOP 10 IRISH TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 2018

  The results for itContracting’s 2018 Top Ten Irish Technology Trends are in! With an overwhelming response from almost 500 people within the Irish IT industry, our results have shone some light on today’s Irish technology trends. We have crafted an insightful overview of today’s IT industry, from what people think are the biggest work time-wasters, to how

Continue Reading

The 7 Deadly Sins of Interviewing

During an interview, the employer will be evaluating both your positive and your negative traits. Listed below are negative factors that are frequently evaluated during an interview that most often lead to rejection. These are the 7 Deadly Sins of Interviewing that you should avoid at all costs: Thou Shall Not Appear Unruly: Lack of

Continue Reading

Cut the Commute: Move to Longford

This week, itContracting showcases the lovely county of Longford as a perfect place to relocate. Ireland is full of relic-like structures that have become prone to damage throughout the ages. Like St. Mel’s, a Longford cathedral that fell victim to a fire one Christmas Day. Actor Mel Gibson was sent an appeal to donate towards

Continue Reading

Join itContracting at TechConnect Live 2018!

itContracting will be at this year’s TechConnect Live on 30th May at the RDS, Dublin. What is TechConnect Live? TechConnect Live in association with Vodafone is Ireland’s largest annual business and technology exhibition for Micro, SME and Enterprise level companies. Join over 5,000 business owners, key decision-makers, entrepreneurs, owners and managers across Ireland at this

Continue Reading

Came for the Contract, picked for Permanent

Attila Ban, Permanent Senior Implementation Engineer at Comsys, an Evros company What is your IT background? I’m currently an Implementation Engineer in a permanent role. I first started in the field over 20 years ago and have worked all over the world, based mainly in Dubai, Hungary and Kuwait. I originally worked as a System

Continue Reading

How to ace your Online Video Interview

By itContracting Senior Recruiter Chris Byrne The video interview has become a very popular method within the IT industry, second nature to many recruiters and agencies as a way to initially assess potential candidates. It may feel odd at first, yet interviewing using video technologies is practical, time-efficient, and transforms interviews into a more relaxing

Continue Reading