Tech firms in Ireland confident of revenue increase

It seems that confidence levels among digital tech companies in Ireland are on the rise. The Irish Software Association’s (ISA) 2014 Digital Technology Index reports that 81.5 per cent of tech companies in Ireland feel more confident about their business than they did 3 months ago. An overwhelming majority (94 per cent) of the companies […]

Canadian Government

Government of Canada announce overhaul of Temporary Foreign Workers Program

On Friday last (June 20), the government of Canada announced that there would be significant changes and restructuring of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP). Changes There will be notable changes to temporary foreign workers’ work application procedures. For one, the TFWP will only include streams in need of government approval of jobs offered by […]

EY report

EY report predicts 2014 will be ‘milestone’ year in Ireland’s economic recovery

The Irish economy will continue its revival in 2014, with GDP increasing from -0.3pc in 2013 to 2.0pc in 2014 according to an EY report. EY’s Economic Eye Summer 2014 also forecasts that GNP will hot 3.3 per cent this year. A number of positive factors have contributed to EY’s forecast, including the country’s exit from […]

PayPal to add 400 new jobs to its Dundalk operations centre

PayPal, the world’s most well-known online payments company, has announced the creation of 400 new jobs at its European Operations Centre in Dundalk. The new positions – which include customer solutions, risk operations, telesales and merchant service – will supplement the 1000 jobs that the company announced back in 2012. Since it was founded in […]

New jobs announced for Galway and Dublin

There Irish jobs market received a boost this week with three firms announcing new jobs for Galway and Dublin. SmartBear, a software firm headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts, is to create 100 jobs at its new European headquarters in Galway. The company’s products are used to develop applications and to ensure they run smoothly across multiple […]