Ireland has been growing in popularity as the ideal data centre destination over the past few years. There are 53 operational data centres in Ireland, with 8 more under construction and 26 with planning approval and are expected to double by 2025.
In this blog I will answer some questions that are widely concerning managers today as we prepare for the new way of working. Surely the 40 hours a day in an office 5/6 times a week is now a choice rather than something that is forced upon us. Maybe, maybe not! In this blog we will explore why in some cases this will work and in other cases it won’t and provide a few tips on how to succeed in a hybrid workplace.
At GemPool we have found that 2021 has been a strong year. We have noticed large recruitment activity in the IT sector and seeing upward trends as we move into Q3.
As a Contractor, what’s the best way of converting my contract into a permanent job?
On a daily basis I speak with people seeking IT jobs in Dublin. At GemPool we have the luxury of working with some of the most attractive IT companies in the world, however a lot of these roles are based on a contract.
The below I hope will be some guidance on how to tip the scale in your favour in order to get a permanent role.
Now that we are all accustomed to our working from home life, how are we going to re-adapt to going back to the office? Recently the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon & Goldman Sachs announced that they plan on bringing everyone back to the office in a structured way, over the course of the next few months. Perhaps the great return is upon us, or is it?
Despite economic uncertainty heading into 2021, the outlook for IT professionals is a positive one. If the COVID-19 pandemic has done one thing for the IT industry, it’s that it has shone a very bright light on the increasingly critical nature of digital IT tools and infrastructures. Below are a few stats to give you an idea as to how the sector has grown.
To help make your network engineering job hunt fruitful, we’ve compiled the following critical information which will give you the inside track on CV creation, general competency frameworks and detailed technical questions to expect throughout the hiring process.
Now those companies need to find an interim solution that might be more cost effective then using the Managed Services company that set it up. So, to get an effective short-term plan, you need to look into the following steps:
I wanted to write this quick blog to explain the importance of data centre’s in today’s society and perhaps investigate some of the myths that consume so many when it comes to data centres.
IT contracting has recently been gaining popularity considering the market situation and improving people’s willingness to jump on board with contracting opportunities. However we’ve always come across a variety of questions from candidates on whether contracting is beneficial or not for them and their career path. In last week’s blog, Cathay Wojnicki spoke about a few tips for new contractors, however the list below covers a few more topics that might be helpful and might set you up on a path to a successful contracting career.
I have found myself asking many of my contacts the same question I am asking myself. When should we bring people back to the office? Some of the larger multi nationals are keeping their offices closed for the rest of the year. Others until next summer, believe it or not, little more information here if you want to explore further.