Global Tech Giants Unite to Promote Career Opportunities and Lifestyle in Ireland
DUBLIN, January 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
A group of social media and ITmulti-nationalshas united to promote awareness of the
booming technology sector in Ireland and the career prospects for technical, business and
Despite the economic downturn, Ireland’s technology sector has continued to experience
unprecedented growth resulting in a massive demand for skilled professionals.
Companies involved in the initiative include Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle,
Symantec, Twitter and Intel.
Ireland, historically known for its high emigration rate, has become a much more
multi-cultural society. The number of non-Irish nationals living in the country doubled
from 5.8% of the population in 2002 to 12% today. Many of them are working in Ireland’s
tech sector which employs 74,000 people directly and some 200,000 people indirectly.
Skills in strongestdemand include software developers, online marketing experts,
business analystsand multi-lingual staff in sales, support and customer service.
There are approximately4,500 open positions in the sector. This does not include the
number of roles that could be filled if more qualified professionalswere readily
A website and social media campaign to promote the opportunities and lifestyle
available has been created by Zartis.com, a recruitment software and marketing company.
“Dublin has become one of the world’s leading tech hubs. There are fantastic career
opportunities for people with IT, business and multi-lingual skills and it’s one of the
best cities in the world to live in,” says John Dennehy, CEO of Zartis.com.
The site can be accessed from the following:
SOURCE Make IT in Ireland