15 February

I did my placement at Elevate PR and was lucky enough to be hired once i finished my internship

Getting your first Public Relations role doesn't have to be difficult. Enrol on our Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience and we will help you secure that first essential internship. See our graduate Sadhbh Higgins' story below: "Fitzwilliam Institute Postgraduate Diploma is a great gateway to the world of PR. The course is extremely relevant to current industry case studies and topical PR…

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12 February

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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9 February

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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8 February

7 Signs You Were Born To Work In Events

A career in events can be incredibly rewarding. You get to work with inspirational people, create amazing experiences for people and no day is ever the same. However it’s also not for everyone – the job can be tough, demanding and requires a mix of skills that are really quite rate. Yet some people are born to work in events. Here are the 7 signs that…

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9 January

3 easy steps to landing an incredible role in PR

Feeling pulled towards a career in public relations? Great choice! PR is one of the most rewarding careers a person can have. Not only is it a versatile career path where you can match your passions to your job, but it also gives you the opportunity to meet interesting people and make a difference in the world. Now, this industry is fast-paced, always evolving and highly…

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13 December

First results are in: Ireland's Digital Marketing salary trends in 2018

The 2018 job market for digital marketing professionals is looking very positive, according to IrishJobs.ie. With more businesses than ever now operating online, it’s no surprise that professionals with digital marketing experience are in demand. At the senior level, a Digital Director of Marketing can expect to earn up to over 100k while a Head of SEO can earn up to 85k and a Head of…

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16 November

The Top Digital Marketing Trends Of 2018

As 2017 enters its final phase, it's the perfect time to look ahead and predict the Digital Marketing trends of 2018. There are a clear number of industry trends that have exploded onto the scene this year - trends that are bound to flourish further into 2018. These Digital Marketing trends of 2018 could be divided into three key prediction categories: Social Media, Sales and SEO.…

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24 October

Digital Marketing: What skills do I need to succeed?

There’s a talent gap right now in digital marketing. According to recent studies, 90% of marketers report suffering from a shortage of digital skills, and only 8% of surveyed companies feel strong in the area of digital marketing. So if you’re thinking about getting into Digital Marketing, here are seven of the most important skills that you need to make yourself a desirable job candidate in…

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4 October

Want to Make a Career Change? What You Need to Know About Working in Events

Think event planning is for you? Ready to leave your current industry for a life of parties? Here’s what you need to know before making the big leap. Many people are attracted to event planning because they notice they have a knack for organization. They get involved as a volunteer or throwing a party for themselves or their company and suddenly they’re hooked. They love the…

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21 September

10 Tips to Help Make Existing Customers Love Your Brand Even More

The urge to market to new customers is strong, yet there are compelling reasons to avoid forgetting about existing customers, who can be a source of continuous revenue. Having a marketing plan that engages existing customers can activate an audience already aware of the value you provide. Promotional strategies to re-engage and energize existing customers should live in parallel with those intended to attract new customers.…

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