Blathnaid O'Dea Reporter
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Blathnaid O’Dea joined Silicon Republic in 2021 as Careers reporter, coming from a background in the Humanities.

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about 1 month ago
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11 lesser-known coding languages for professionals

Yes, the bread-and-butter languages like Python and Java will always be important, but the lesser-known coding langua...

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about 1 month ago
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21 companies hiring future health talent

From Abbott to Zoetis and from QC to IT, we've picked out some of the best career opportunities with some of Ireland'...

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about 2 months ago
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8 great alternatives to ChatGPT for workers

ChatGPT is good, but there are a lot of alternatives workers can use that perhaps aren’t as well known as OpenAI’s be...

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about 2 months ago
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No Irish projects to share in this year's ERC advanced grants

No researchers based in Ireland will receive any ERC advanced grants this year. However, three Irish researchhers wer...

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about 2 months ago
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Higgs boson scientist Prof Peter Higgs has died aged 94

Renowned for his work in particle discovery, Prof Peter Higgs was a joint winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics.

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about 2 months ago
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Mostly optimistic outlook for STEM sector in 2024, thanks to hybrid work

CPL data shows engineers spend very little time onsite while medical device workers want hybrid opportunities that do...

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about 2 months ago
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7 reasons to leave a job you love

Leaving a job you love is difficult, but sometimes it has to be done. Here are some reasons why people who enjoy thei...

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about 2 months ago
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What is the 'flow state' and how can you achieve it?

The flow state has been co-opted by Silicon Valley to mean productivity, but it’s more about enjoyment than meeting m...

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about 2 months ago
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What is it like being in an employee resource group?

We went along to an employee resource group showcase by Liberty IT employees, who are part of groups with themes rang...

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about 2 months ago
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Skillnet data: Irish businesses need climate skills, as well as tech

One in five businesses polled by Skillnet Ireland said they had difficulties in sourcing people with climate and sust...

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about 2 months ago
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Particle Clara: The CERN physicist with the TikTok touch

Known as Particle Clara for her science engagement videos on TikTok, Dr Clara Nellist explains that CERN's particle p...

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about 2 months ago
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Yahoo digs up defunct news app Artifact

Artifact ceased being a standalone app a few months ago. Its AI personalisation tech will be incorporated by Yahoo Ne...

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