University College Dublin (UCD) has a successful track record of partnering with the enterprise sector and providing business with access to the University's world-class expertise and research outputs, student talent, office and laboratory facilities alongside business support services and programmes.Over 50 companies, ranging from early-stage high-tech start-ups to established innovation-led companies, are currently located at UCD and collectively have a staff of 375 based on the University's campus.
Dragons' Den star and author Peter Casey has launched an Irish-based online interviewing company which he claims will lead change in the future of the recruiting sector. Online Interview is an online hiring system that allows companies a flexible solution to create and record live or automated video interviews using immediate candidate responses to important questions.
Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, announced today that it has started hiring for 200 new positions at its Dublin operation. To meet the needs of its growing community of hosts and guests, Airbnb has commenced hiring for the new positions across all functions including customer experience, human resources, finance, trust & safety and IT. New career opportunities will be posted online at https://www.airbnb.ie/jobs/locations/dublin-ireland
- Category: Business Spotlight Business Spotlight
- Published: 27 February 2015 27 February 2015
Imagine H2O, a leading accelerator for water technology based in San Francisco, has announced OxyMem, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, as winner of the 2015 Imagine H2O Infrastructure Challenge (Growth Stage) Award. Imagine H2O is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2007 by a team of leaders in the water, energy, and non-profit sectors at Harvard Business School whose vision is to turn water problems into opportunities.
One of Ireland's most successful parenting brands, Mykidstime, has just welcomed its 400,000th fan on their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/mykidstime , and they have managed to do it organically without incentives. Furthermore Mykidstime fans are among the most highly engaged fans around, with organic engagement rates averaging 20%.