23 February

Want to be successful? These skills will help you in any career

There are plenty of tech jobs out there but the IT industry isn’t for everyone. That doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on some technical skills. There’s no doubt that the technology sector is booming right now. Even if you don’t want a job in this field, that doesn’t mean that certain technical skills can’t be extremely helpful to you, no matter what industry you’re in.…

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23 February

Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020

The Irish Construction Industry continues in recovery mode and there is currently a strong demand for skills across the trades and professions. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) recently commissioned DKM to produce a report, titled “Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020” the report warns of the skills shortages and the challenges the industry will face. DKM Director, Annette Hughes, who authored the report stated: “The…

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23 February
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Confidence builds in construction sector

The construction sector here made a strong start to the year, posting faster increases in activity, new orders and employment, as well as seeing confidence improve again. But input costs rose to their highest extent in 11 years. That's according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers' Index. It rose to 61.4 in January, from 58 in December. The latest reading was the fastest since May…

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23 February
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8 Reasons Project Management is a Top Career Choice

Project managers are always in demand: no matter what the industry, there will be a need for qualified professionals to plan and provision the work. Of course, that’s just the high-level view of project management, which can be a complex and rewarding career. If you’ve wondered whether becoming a project manager is right for you, this article can help. What do project managers do? The basic…

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23 February
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Irish Construction output predicted to grow by 20% in 2017

According to the AECOM Annual Review 2017 of the Construction Industry, Ireland’s construction industry grew by 15 percent in 2016, and they expect it to grow 20 percent in value of output in 2017 John O’Regan, AECOM’s Head of Programme, Cost and Consultancy, Island of Ireland says that Ireland needs significant infrastructure and residential spend if it is to sustain economic growth.    According to the…

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23 February

Is a project management course right for me?

Thinking about becoming a fully-qualified project manager, but not sure whether you’ve found the right course for you? If you’re interested in a career in project management, there are a number of different qualifications out there which might suit you. In fact, with so many options available, choosing the right one can often be a confusing decision – especially if you’re starting from scratch. To make…

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23 February

Can't get a job because you have no experience, can't get experience because nobody will give you a job?

We can help! Over 95% of our Postgraduate Diploma with Arranged Work Experience students secure full-time jobs in Event Management, Digital Marketing and Public Relations upon completion of our courses. We are currently accepting applications for our Postgraduate Diploma courses with Arranged Work Experience: Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management with Arranged Work Experience - Full Time - Dublin City Centre  (commencing on 19th September 2017) Postgraduate…

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23 February
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12 companies to get digital marketing work experience with in 2018

Are you dreaming about a thriving career in digital marketing but are not sure where to start? We've great news! As part of our Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing with Arranged Work Experience (15th October, Dublin City Centre), we arrange 3-month digital marketing work placements. This is 100% guaranteed! So, after 3 months of practical skills in-class training, you get a real-life taste of a digital…

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22 February

Event Management Opportunities with FiftyTwoWords

If event management is where your interests lie, FiftyTwoWords is the right place for you. FiftyTwoWords will host event “Hope” in aid of the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association(IMNDA) on June 29th at the Liberty Hall, Dublin.  This Event management opportunity enables students to put their creative and organizational skills to the test helping to plan and put together a large event in Dublin. The theme…

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22 February

Thinking about applying for a Diploma in Digital Marketing course? Get inspired by 10 recent success stories

Beat the Monday blues with 10 inspiring stories from people who made it into the competitive Digital Marketing field. “I enrolled for this course as I needed to improve my knowledge and skill set around Digital Marketing. I currently work in a marketing position and Digital Marketing is fast becoming an important part of my role. Due to this I needed to educate myself in the…

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