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Rail Girls

Here is a short video about Rail Girls Galway, which Ericsson is proud to support:

For more about RailGirls Galway, you can visit: http://railsgirls.com/galway


Here is a fantastic video about the Ericsson Response to Nepal:

Test Automation Job

Ericsson Ireland is looking for a Test Automation Framework Architect & Developer to join our Product Development team to architect, designing and deploy Test Automation Framework for and provide technical leadership and strategy direction on Test Automation within the organisation.

For the right person with with software development/architecture experience in Java, this will be an incredible opportunity to take ownership for the design of software architecture for developers that considers cost, performance, availability, maintainability, scalability and reusability, mentor less experienced developers and drive the site-wide Test Automation Strategy.

To know more, or to apply, please visit: http://goo.gl/n6idBv


Ericsson Award

The Midlands Gateway Chamber hosted its annual Best in Business Awards ceremony, aimed at encouraging and recognising companies that make a prominent contribution to business and to the wider community in the Midlands. Ericsson Ireland was short-listed in two categories and emerged as the outright winner of the Best Midlands Corporate & Social Responsibility Award 2015.

If you would like to be part of Ericsson’s success in the Midlands, why not think about a career here:


Friday Fun

Some Friday fun again, but again with a serious twist. Joseph & Joseph Productions have picked real quotations from the profile summaries of real people on LinkedIn and invited actors to read them out loud. This is just a bit of fun, but it highlights an important point: you should take an objective look at your LinkedIn profile and consider what others might think. Anyway – please enjoy the video, and if you feel your profile is ready, why not consider a role here in Ericsson:

(by the way – I am under no illusions – I’m sure my own LinkedIn profile is not perfect either – please feel free to point out anything you see to me!)

Future of work

My friends at CXC Global are holding a very interesting Summit about the Future of Work at the Marker Hotel in Dublin on Thursday 18th of June. This promises to be a very interesting event, especially if you are involved in contract recruitment, or have an interest, with the keynote speaker being Hugh O’Brien, HR Director of Eircom. Tickets are free, and you can get them here: https://goo.gl/7K7Gn2

Talent Leaders Connect

#TLCon. Thank you to all who attended my talk at the Talent Leaders Connect summit in Dublin today. It was a wonderful privilege to present and great to network with you all, and very interesting to hear the other speakers. I promised I would share my slides, so please find them at the following link: The Recruiters Pledge – Barry Vickers

I would like to say a special thanks to TheJobPost and the other sponsors who organised the event.


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