22
Feb
What Is Causing 'The Great Resignation'?

What Is Causing 'The Great Resignation'?

Recent reports emerging from the UK and the US has shown that between 20-40% of employees are considering leaving their job – a phenomenon that is known as ‘The Great Resignation’. Although there has been a lot of movement in the Irish jobs market at the moment, there hasn’t been the same level of resignations compared to the US and the UK. However, this might change in 2022, with 42% of Irish workers intending to resign from their jobs within the next 12 months (this figure was only 21% before the pandemic). Why are so many people switching jobs?
8
Dec
What Is Technostress & Do I Have It?

What Is Technostress & Do I Have It?

With an increase in remote working due to Covid-19, the term “technostress” has been re-introduced into our vocabularies. In 1984, “technostress” was first mentioned and explained in Craig Brod’s book ‘Technostress: The Human Cost of the Computer Revolution’. Since then, the term has been widely used to explain the stress of using modern technologies to conduct tasks.
13
May
Video Conference

Top 5 Video Conferencing Platforms

The number of companies who are now working remotely has increased substantially in recent years. As a result, the use of video conferencing platforms has also increased to allow colleagues to communicate and conduct virtual meetings. It is important that companies choose the most suitable video conferencing platform for their needs so that they can communicate efficiently.
12
Nov
Cyber Security

Tips for Staying Safe Online

Almost one-fifth of organisations in Ireland have reported at least one technology-related security incident in the last 12 months. According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), these attacks can have significant consequences, with 5% reporting that it resulted in the destruction or corruption of data and almost 3% reporting that it resulted in the disclosure of confidential data.
28
Jan
Ireland and Europe

The Tech Scene in Ireland

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, said that Ireland is well on its way to becoming the tech capital of Europe. Ireland is currently the number one destination in the world for foreign direct investment by US technology companies and home to nearly all the largest multinational tech companies. For example, it hosts nine of the top ten global software companies and US technology companies, the top three enterprise software companies in the world and four of the top five IT service companies.