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  • Details of Digital Biscuit 2014 announced - tickets on sale - Digital Times | Digital Times
    of the most up to date digital technologies in film making and indeed TV production says Ciaran Donnelly chairman of SDGI and director of The Tudors and Vikings At Digital Biscuit 2014 The Paccar Theatre in the Science Gallery will host screenings presentations and panel discussions This ticket only area will host talks from global talent and creatives including Carlos Velasco CEO Neurosketch Christian Fonnesbech director Cloud Chamber Jack Reynor actor What Richard Did Delivery Man and Transformers Age of Distinction Nick Meaney CEO Epagogix Philip Einstein Lipski Lars Von Trier Collaborator for Nymphomaniac and The Secret of Kells director Tomm Moore will give a sneak peak into the making of his upcoming feature Song of The Sea This year s honorary guest director is Alan Taylor who has clocked up credits on Mad Men Game of Thrones and most recently Thor The Dark World Directors writers photographers producers editors directors of photography students and members of the public can see demonstrations of new technologies in the KinoPlay Area We look forward to Digital Biscuit being once again a dynamic hub of national and global industry leaders concentrated on enabling creativity by focusing on Ireland s capabilities as a creative and technological leader in innovative film and television production says Birch Hamilton Digital Biscuit executive director TICKETS Tickets are on sale from November 21st 2013 on www digitalbiscuit ie Early bird tickets for the Paccar Theatre will cost 80 euro and will be on sale for one week only until November 28th 2013 Workshop access requires registration on www digitalbiscuit ie with a registration fee of five euro guaranteeing pass holders a place Related posts The Appys 2013 dates and details Ireland ideal location for hosting digital assets Game developers invited to State of Play in DIT Dubstarts expects 3

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/details-of-digital-biscuit-2014-announced/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 30% of people in work are currently looking for a new job - Digital Times | Digital Times
    is currently looking for a new job and nearly 30 of adults currently in paid employment are also looking for a change of career After years of uncertainty following Ireland s property banking crash the fact that people are now keen to explore new job opportunities shows there is confidence returning to the jobs market DoneDeal which also runs the recruitment service DoneDealJobs carried out a survey of 1 003 people aged 16 years in April 2014 The survey indicates that job seekers use recruitment agencies 63 social media 58 and sites like DoneDealJobs 30 in their pursuit of a new career Money Not surprisingly money location and work life balance are of most importance to job seekers Men 55 are more likely than women 38 to cite salary as the most important factor while women are much more likely to mention a work life balance than their male counterparts jobfairy The role social media plays in job hunting is fast becoming mainstream Hashtags like jobfairy on Twitter LinkedIn and Facebook now play a big role for both recruiters and job seekers 50 of people surveyed say they actively scan social media sites in their search for new work Related posts More Irish expect to work outside the office in the future Google is the most desired place to work in Ireland Time spent on social media by employees is falling Irish business leaders more digitally engaged than rest of population donedeal DoneDealJobs Ireland recruitment social media working Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/30-of-people-in-work-are-currently-looking-for-a-new-job/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Dropr Archives - Digital Times | Digital Times
    Stephen Conmy July 2 2014 Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed Search DT Articles Stephen Conmy editor of Digital Times is now editor of ThinkBusiness ie Go to ThinkBusiness ie for your business needs News feed Top stories in your inbox Top trending stories A list of Ireland s start up funds and business supports New film about the Irish

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/tag/dropr/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Smartphones Archives - Digital Times | Digital Times
    24 2014 Google s Android now dominates world smartphone market Mobile Sites Apps By Stephen Conmy January 30 2014 Over 30 of visits to youth websites come from mobile devices Mobile Sites Apps By Stephen Conmy November 13 2013 Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed Search DT Articles Stephen Conmy editor of Digital Times is now editor of ThinkBusiness ie

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/tag/smartphones/ (2016-02-11)
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  • New course for students aiming to be FIT for a career in IT | Digital Times
    Associate Professional course FIT for a career in IT The FIT ICT Associate Professional will be piloted from February with 200 students in locations in Dublin the midlands and Cork The programme the first of its kind in Ireland will offer students the opportunity to earn and learn as they work in technology companies to secure a tech sector recognised qualification There are currently 7 000 vacancies in the ICT sector of which 5 000 could be filled within a two year period by young tech enthusiast acquiring this qualification said Peter Davitt CEO FIT More information about The FIT ICT Associate Professional is available at www fit ie or by contacting FIT at 01 882 5570 Related posts Irish students and teachers in the dark about future jobs More Irish students opting for smart futures A bridge to a career in the real world of the games industry Students triumph at BT Young Scientist Bootcamp education IT learning Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow

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  • Irish students and teachers in the dark about future jobs | Digital Times
    STEM career but over half 59 say they know little or nothing about the type of jobs that are on offer Nearly half of science and maths teachers in Ireland 46 do not know what STEM businesses are looking for in recruits Nearly half of STEM related Irish businesses 45 do not believe there are enough young people studying STEM subjects to meet future demand 45 of the companies surveyed feel that Ireland is facing a worrying STEM skills crisis There are not enough young people studying maths and science to meet future demand says the research More than half of businesses 51 working in a STEM related field believe there hasn t been an increase in appropriately skilled recruits in the past five years despite all the talk about science technology engineering and maths careers Nearly three quarters 73 of 14 to 16 year olds say they would consider a career in a STEM related industry with nearly two fifths 39 citing a good salary as the main motivation However more than half 59 say they know little or nothing about the types of jobs that are on offer with fewer girls 37 aware of career opportunities in a STEM related field than boys 45 Teachers in the dark about future jobs Many science and maths teachers are also in the dark with nearly half 46 of those surveyed admitting that they don t know what STEM related companies are looking for in new recruits There is a clear need for an improvement in career guidance in schools and colleges and for teachers to have more direct exposure to industry says the research The research also shows how Irish businesses are taking on responsibility for the promotion of STEM related careers amongst young people in Ireland Over two fifths

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/future-jobs/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Irish business leaders more digitally engaged than rest of population - Digital Times | Digital Times
    LinkedIn compared to 23 of the average population 74 have a Facebook account compared to 55 of the average population Almost twice the as many business leaders have a Twitter account with 50 signed up compared to 27 of the average population More regular social media users 40 of those surveyed log onto Facebook every day In terms of LinkedIn 14 claim to log on daily with a further 22 claiming to log on once a week 50 of those surveyed have a Twitter account with 15 logging on daily and 22 report they access Google daily Social media for information not sales 250 Irish business leaders were asked about their corporate outlook for 2014 including their attitude to digital technology and social media 63 say they expect social media to be relevant to their business in 2014 However very few surveyed expect social media to work as a sales channel Big concern Online corporate reputation remains a worry for most businesses With this in mind it seems most businesses have a social media policy Just 18 of firms surveyed allow staff access to social media platforms all the time with 48 offering limited access and 18 blocking staff access completely Future proofing Of all the businesses surveyed there is a strong awareness of the need to future proof their businesses against new and emerging technological changes A third of those surveyed had invested in data storage solutions such as cloud computing while 25 have hired staff with specific digital skills they deem necessary to respond to the new realities 43 of corporates have hired specific digital skills and a fifth of SMEs have invested in cloud computing solutions Related posts Is Google really Ireland s third most popular social network Twitter in Ireland some usage stats Twitter opens up

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/irish-business-leaders-more-digitally-engaged-than-rest-of-population/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Business Archives - Digital Times | Digital Times
    22 2014 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp begins New Ideas By Stephen Conmy March 3 2014 Irish business leaders more digitally engaged than rest of population News By Stephen Conmy January 14 2014 Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed Search DT Articles Stephen Conmy editor of Digital Times is now editor of ThinkBusiness ie Go to ThinkBusiness ie for your

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