Saturday March 28, 2020

ICT Skills: A better grasp of higher learning

Jason Walsh examines old tropes and asks what is really needed to find a role in Ireland’s growing IT sector

7th June, 2015
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Mary Cleary, deputy chief executive of the Irish Computer Society

Get a degree, get any degree and you’ll get a job” – I don’t know if this advice is still being given out formally, but it was, quite literally what this writer was told in school. There are jobs and there are jobs, though – and there are degrees and there are degrees.

Much is made today of how an education is the key to a career, but with the...

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