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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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3 months ago
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Why is the hiring process so long?

Assessments, multiple interviews and background checks... It seems many candidates are getting their own back by 'gho...

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Notion: How to get started with the ‘everything app’

Notion, which has its EMEA offices in Dublin, has a loyal following among productivity nerds. Here is a guide to get ...

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What is a European degree and how would it work?

A European degree would enable students and academics to travel around the EU and have their qualifications recognised.

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Sam Bankman-Fried slapped with 25 years for FTX fraud

Former crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried was sentenced to a quarter of a century behind bars for stealing $8bn from FTX ...

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The case for ‘language-agnostic’ programming

Learning to code? Don’t limit yourself to one programming language, advises Gil Tene who is CTO at a company that spe...

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How this climate activist made Forbes 30 Under 30

While still a student, Alba Forns co-founded Climatize to address the climate financing gap and to alleviate her own ...

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Industry approach: How ISTA's new president will steer Irish science ed

The new president of ISTA, Ken Keohane, wants his tenure to be about emphasising how industry can shape science educa...

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How to sound more assertive in work emails

Need to make an impression on someone’s inbox? Writing a confident and professional email is a skill everyone should ...

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Dublin hospital to trial wearable device for asthma patients

Patrick Mitchell, associate professor at Trinity College Dublin, will lead a trial involving 50 asthma patients initi...

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13 university-run free online tech courses

Take your pick from this list of free tech courses delivered by heavy hitters such as MIT, Stanford and Harvard.

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How two ancient star streams answer old galactic questions

Shakti and Shiva are star streams that scientists say could fill in some of the blanks on how the Milky Way formed.

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Same as it ever was? A look at the STEM gender pay gap

Sabina Mehmood, pay equity leader at XpertHR, on how to close the gender pay gap and why equity and equality are not ...

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