Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.
We asked Lynda O'Leary from Smart Futures to give some advice for people considering this job:
Anything is possible. Take chances. Don’t be afraid of failure.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
The gaming industry is a rich, vibrant and varied world – bursting with commercial potential, constant change and creative, vibrant people. We’ve got good news and not quite so good news for you. Let’s start with the good. The good news is that you don
Mike Gleaves talks to Smart Futures about his career as a CTO (Technical Director) at Arralis. What are the main tasks, responsibilities and skills required? I report to the CEO and am responsible for the company’s technology focus. Working with sales, marketing and R&D. I develop
What is Analytics? What does a Data Analyst do? A large number of students / young professionals ask me this. Especially when they see the articles from Mckinsey stating Analytics is the next big thing in business and that there is a substantial shortage of manpower. Or when Harvard Business
I’ve recently found myself trying to explain the difference between the skills I bring to a project as a UX Designer and why I’m not able to cover the role of a dedicated UI Developer. There is of course a necessary overlap between the skills-sets
"My team is at a very early stage in production and we have 3 of the best people in the company on a team of 6, so no stress at this meeting for me." - Hugh Grimley, Games Developer Working as a producer with IO Interactive, creator of such computer games
Silicon Republic is looking to the future, establishing which jobs will be most in demand in Ireland in 2015. In the second part of an excellent new series, they look at big data and analytics, the latest stage in Ireland’s IT evolution: The management of data is
The cliché of the lone computer geek programming in their bedroom never attracted Christina Lynch. She’s a people person and a problem solver, and combines both these talents in her new job as support engineer at SAP, a large software company. “I always wanted a customer
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