The Weekly Roundup May 23 - 27

Network News and More

This week on the Roundup: job opportunities, excellence and solution awards, outsourcing, Porto's requalification program, financial advice, big moves, international events, YouTube, galas, tourism, strategic alliances, and more!

IPBN member Bharat Sharma at Monsoon Consulting is looking to connect with UK / Ireland-based recruitment agencies who can help him in hiring an experienced project manager with background in Adobe (Magento) commerce solutions. Know anyone? If so, please PM Bharat directly.

IPBN members Global Shares has IT roles to fill and Vale do Lobo is looking to hire a Curstomer Manager!

Also, IPBN member Vitae Professionals says that if you are thinking about working in Ireland, they have a brand new opportunity for nurses, to work in a prestigious Care Center in Dublin! An amazing opportunity that suits nurses with or without work experience!

We highly recommend checking out the IPBN JOB BOARD with new and exciting opportunities posted daily from within our network. 

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IPBN member Colm McGrath at Surety Bonds posted that last week, Saturday night was "Construction's Big Night Out" with the Irish Construction Excellence Awards Gala night in the Convention Center in Dublin.

IPBN member Aidan O’Shea at Otonomee wants to transform the world of outsourcing – and create 1,000 jobs in five years. Amazing! 

IPBN member Overcast HQ noted that consumers demand high-quality video, so enterprises creating video are seeking technologies that help them to make professional-grade content. In their latest blog post, they look at how enterprises are creating video more easily.

IPBN partner Invest Porto's Tech Hub’s requalification program has 60 spots available. The sixth edition of the SWITCH professional requalification program by Porto Tech Hub, has opened enrolment and 60 vacancies for licensed professionals who want to start a career in technology.

IPBN member Ardanis is delighted to report that their work with Future Planet has won the SaaS Solution of the Year Award at the IT Europa Channel Awards!

IPBN member Sharon Farrell at Blevins Franks wonders if it is time to consider downsizing your home. Sharon Farrell, Chair of the IPBN Algarve and Blevins Franks Partner, outlines the risks in relying solely on property for your wealth.

IPBN partner Luis Reis at aicep Portugal Global posted a reminder that besides being a wonderful place to work and live, Portugal is also in the spotlight when it comes to startups and venture capital.

IPBN member C-MORE | Beyond the Obvious says it is time for them to make part of the brilliant Irish history. They have just arrived in Dublin and their new office is officially open to translate sustainability into business!

IPBN member Core Optimisation's Director of Digital Steve Collins is on day 2 of Google Marketing Live in Zurich and they are learning about some really exciting innovations from Google. They posted, "We are one of the lucky few Irish agencies attending this event, and we can’t wait to see what is to come from this event today!"

IPBN member Allan Boyle from Saltwater Consulting is inviting you to subscribe to their YouTube channel!

IPBN member Vilamoura World says The Marina de Vilamoura International Boat Show returns this year, between the 11th and 19th of June, at the largest marina in Portugal - Marina de Vilamoura.​

IPBN member Carlos Justino is participating in the Account-Based Marketing event: from concept to practice. Would you like to participate?

IPBN member Yunit Consulting says congratulations to the Grand Winners of the 4th SME Hero Awards Gala. "For us, Yunit Consulting, who created this Award, it is a pride to make known the life stories of entrepreneurs and their companies to the general public, true examples of strength, determination and vision."

And do join the IPBN and Yunit Consulting next week June 2 at the Hotel Plaza Lisboa to know more about SMEs Funding and Investment opportunities in Portugal. Register here if not already done.

IPBN member Raquel Milne of Aspira IT posted about the importance of project management training. The importance of project management in organisations cannot be exaggerated. When it’s done right, it helps every part of the business run more smoothly

IPBN member KRA Portugal says that Portugal wants to position itself as the most sustainable country for tourism. The Portuguese Secretary of State for Tourism expressed that a difference must be made for the country's tourism sector "to continue to grow in value".

IPBN member PwC Portugal was present at Sapphire22 Madrid as Diamond Sponsor reinforcing the strategic alliance with #SAP and their commitment to supporting Portuguese companies in the implementation of the digital transformation and sustainability strategy.

Be aware that our IT Solutions For SMEs Master Class with PwC Head of Microsoft Practice & Labs has been moved to June 23. You can register here if you haven't already.