The Weekly Roundup May 9 - 13

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This week on the Roundup: Special offer for the Tech Hiring Community Conference, job offers, reducing living costs, team building, barometer study, awards, talent, growth, showcases, results, promotions, and more! 

SPECIAL OFFER FOR IPBN MEMBERS ONLY. We have three free tickets worth €100 - €200 for the May 20 new Tech Hiring Community Conference in presence at the CCIP in Lisbon! This year’s edition will have "Redesigning Work" as the theme with speakers from top companies like Revolut, Redhat, Booking.Com, and Automatic (Wordpress) sharing their thoughts, as well as the latest data on tech salaries in Portugal. You can find the complete agenda here. The three free invitations are accessible only by the first ones to redeem the ticket on the link mentioned above and by using this promocode: THC22IRELAND


On the job front, IPBN members Gonçalo GomesVitae Professionals, and HPA Group are hiring, IPBN member Hilton Vilamoura Golf resort is hiring a Marketing Coordinator, and IPBN member Laura McMahon from Lawler Sustainability is offering a Summer Internship Programme for young engineers aiming to break into the sustainability industry.

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 Finn Houlihan shared some great tips on reducing your living costs while the inflation rate stands at a 30-year high.

IPBN member Aspire technology is especially proud of the diversity of their team made up of over 30 different nationalities, different cultures, beliefs, and religions. Today they congratulate all employees, associates, and partners who celebrate the end of Ramadan - Eid Mubarak! Together we achieve great things!

IPBN member TE Connectivity says as IoT evolves, antennas and sensors with advanced capabilities must also be available in smaller and smaller packages. Read their latest article to learn how they're innovating meaningful solutions.

IPBN member KRA Renewables and KRA Visionary Project Partners team enjoyed a team building day at Tipi Adventures Ireland. They were tested both intellectually and physically, but we learned some great collaboration, communication and survivals skills that have brought them together as a team.

IPBN member Hilary O’Shea at Otonomee sent thanks to Ian Kehoe The Currency for a great interview with Aidan O'Shea on their journey so far, their seed funding round, their vision to create 1,000 jobs in 5 years, and how Otonomee is solving the problems of scale for their Customers - finding and retaining great talent and finding great customers for their business. Otonomee is one of the world's only pure play, purpose built, fully remote BPO's. Exciting times ahead!

IPBN member BRIDGE IN asks what does the future of work look like? CEO Pedro Henriques and Design Pickle's CEO Russ Perry discussed it in an interview by Exame Visão "The future of work is decentralised but not isolated".

IPBN member Aisling Riordan from Global Shares says it was great to welcome a VIP delegation from JP Morgan to our HQ in Clonakilty this week including CEO Jamie Dimon, Senior Country Officer and Head of Banking in Ireland Marc Hussey. They also had the pleasure of welcoming An Taoiseach Micheál Martin back to Global Shares.

You can also find here the results of the first Yunit SME Heroes Barometer study that gathered the responses of more than 200 Portuguese SMEs, which was presented earlier this week in the auditorium of VICTORIA Seguros in Lisbon.

IPBN member Carlos Justino posted that one of the quadrants of the report highlights the readiness and qualifications of suppliers for Digital Customer in Experience Services. In this year’s study, MadeinWeb was classified as a Product Challenger, which reinforces their evolution and solid growth over the years. And his first article in English was published in this Newsletter. “WEB3, impact, and benefits for companies”. Let me know your thoughts about this article.

IPBN member Upwords says that this week's highlight was the translation of an eLearning course into Cape Verde Creole and Tetum related to personal health best practices to help communities, both in-country and abroad, decreasing mortality rates.

IPBN member KRA Visionary Project Partners shared some info from the Irish Green Building Council: "We launched a draft roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment across its #WholeLifeCycle. For the first time ever, the report looks at the impact of the built environment and construction across its whole life cycle and at projections till 2030. It also provides clarity on ways to mitigate these emissions."

IPBN partner NEST Centro de Inovação do Turismo says that Nest's webinars are back! The next one takes place on May 25th, has the support of Skift and Google and will address tourism trends 2022!

IPBN partner Philomene Dias from aicep Portugal Global took a look at their latest FDI Newsletter and discovered why Tyson Foods, Visma or Northvolt have decided to Invest In Portugal.

IPBN member Sabrina Pessanha from Ombria Resort wants you to find out more about the Algarvean lifestyle and get yourself seduced by the one-of-a-kind concept of Ombria Resort in May 2022 edition of Business Traveller.

IPBN member Chitra Stern says it is exhilarating to see their building coming up so nicely. "We’re preparing our 2nd showroom which will be ready soon. Getting ready to open our 5th Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts by the riverside in the best urban renewal/ regeneration quarter of Lisbon - Parque das Nações."

IPBN member is proud to 'wave' to their CEO and Founder Deirdre Mc Gettrick on her way as she joins the Silicon Valley Trade Mission with SVC2UK and Beyond HERizons.

IPBN Executive Partner AGREEN shared another work with Intervention from Agreen!

IPBN member Brian Shanahan wants you to find your inner tiger! How inflation and supply chain disruptions are forcing treasurers to be nimbler.

IPBN member Goran Engberg wants you to magnify your results. Check out his service for achieving exactly that.

IPBN member Invest Lisboa says that on May 18, at 17h at SEL 2022 - 11th Lisbon Entrepreneurship Week organized by Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Made of Lisboa, Invest Lisboa will be in conversation with keynote speakers.

IPBN member The Magnolia Hotel says that the Condé Nast Traveler Readers‘ Choice Awards 2021 have just opened, and they would love your votes! You can vote for Quinta do Lago and The Magnolia Hotel in the Hotels & Resorts category.

IPBN member Johann Cardiff from Ardanis says the company has been shortlisted for SME Project of the Year at TechEx22. "It's fantastic to see our team's work with Future Planet getting such recognition. We are very proud of this project that combines excellent technology, a great team, an innovative approach and a really important mission!"

IPBN member C-More – Beyond the Obvious wonders if you know what black carbon is. Besides being a major climate pollutant it's also a huge contributor to climate change. With a particular impact on developing countries, 51% of black carbon comes from household cooking and heating.

IPBN member Blevins Franks invited you to join them as they take part in another great event. The next Living in the Algarve seminar is taking place at the Cascade Wellness Resort in Lagos on 15th June. The speakers will cover all you need to know about living in Portugal, from property, healthcare, and residency to tax and wealth management.

IPBN member Core Optimisation says Congratulations to Caroline Dunlea! The Digital Marketing Agency was selected for our 2022 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Emerging Category!

IPBN member Craftable Software says that if you are ready to grow your business while accessing the skills our team has for you, you should in touch!

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