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HR Policy Overhaul: Where to Start

HR Policy Overhaul: Where to Start

It’s a jobseeker’s market again, and in a competitive environment, small details can make a big difference in attracting talent. Some HR leaders and recruitment managers might be surprised to learn that one factor can make their company stand out during the hiring process – and it’s not a bigger salary, or benefits like free meals.

Why it pays tech businesses to be based outside Dublin

Why it pays tech businesses to be based outside Dublin

The last 18 months have proved the adage that work is something you do, not somewhere you go. That saying always used to apply to the person, but what if companies started thinking the same way?

The Tax Considerations of Allowing Team Members to Work Overseas

The Tax Considerations of Allowing Team Members to Work Overseas

Sean Piggott of Icon Accounting joins Vantage to take a look at the considerations for employers when their staff choose to work remotely outside Ireland.

Contracting: The Mortgage Myth

Contracting: The Mortgage Myth

Consultant Eric Seery joins forces with Director of Client Services in Fenero Claire Fagan to discuss the truth behind the mortgage myth in contracting.

Office politics: as offices reopen, how should companies revisit their remote working policies?

Office politics: as offices reopen, how should companies revisit their remote working policies?

For companies in hiring mode, is the return to the office a welcome chance to reset, or does it turn remote work into a competitive differentiator?

Salary Guide 2021: Permanent Roles here

Salary Guide 2021: Permanent Roles here

Download the Vantage Salary Guide 2021: Permanent Roles here

Day Rate Guide 2021: Contract Roles

Day Rate Guide 2021: Contract Roles

Download the Vantage Day Rate Guide 2021: Contract Roles here

Data Leaks and Privacy Protection: Could 2021 be the year of the Ransomware Attack?

Data Leaks and Privacy Protection: Could 2021 be the year of the Ransomware Attack?

Technology professionals starting their careers will need to decide where they stand on privacy and whether they intend to develop strong privacy protection or rely on ingrained less reliable software.

Fintech vs. Traditional Banking: What This Means For The Tech Job Market

Fintech vs. Traditional Banking: What This Means For The Tech Job Market

The fintech revolution is shaking up the traditional banking sector. Here’s the Vantage view on what this could mean for the tech jobs market …

Visas, Stamps And Permits: What You Need To Know About Working In Ireland

Visas, Stamps And Permits: What You Need To Know About Working In Ireland

So you have decided to look for a job in Ireland, now it’s time to think about work permits and stamps. If you are not sure where to start, this article is for you!

Process Improvement

Process Improvement

Our thought leadership articles started with general views of aspects of The SQA and Testing marketplace.

Remote communication tools: carte blanche or set menu? Industry leaders reveal recipe for secure communication

Remote communication tools: carte blanche or set menu? Industry leaders reveal recipe for secure communication

When it comes to picking the tools and policies to working from home, is there such a thing as too much choice? Jason McNeill talks to technology leaders about how to enable remote teams to work at their best

Software Quality Assurance & Testing Today

Software Quality Assurance & Testing Today

The major changes in consumer purchasing, mass customisation and the acceleration of web enabled technologies have had a profound effect on all aspects of IT.

Quality Measurement

Quality Measurement

Our thought leadership articles started with general views of aspects of The SQA and Testing marketplace. We then looked at the continuing move to using “agile” approaches and the impact of these drivers on the ongoing evolution of SQA and Testing.

Finding the remote control: new HR rules for the changing world of work 

Finding the remote control: new HR rules for the changing world of work 

For HR leaders, 2020 felt like a marathon and a sprint all at the same time. At the start of the first lockdown, the race was on to stay productive and ensure that remote teams were able to keep working at as close to normal levels as possible.

The move to

The move to "Agile"

While some organizations are seeking to be truly Agile, i.e. software components are ready for production deployment at the end of a sprint, some are using elements of Agile in a build phase combined with an integration phase, often where legacy systems are involved.

Test Automation Overview

Test Automation Overview

Test Automation is the use of special tools to set up and control the automated execution of, sets of tests which require to be executed on a number of occasions. It displaces significant manual effort and historically was used in regression testing or for repeat cycles of testing.

Trends in Software Quality Assurance & Test Today

Trends in Software Quality Assurance & Test Today

Following on from the introductory post on SQA and Testing in this article we try to give a perspective of what is happening in Software QA & Test today and how that aligns with what we are seeing in the recruitment space.

Delivering Quality in an Agile World

Delivering Quality in an Agile World

While demand for solutions, new products and especially mobile ‘apps’ is increasing, customers’ patience for software glitches seems to be decreasing in proportion.

Who Does what in Agile QA?

Who Does what in Agile QA?

In this post we continue the theme of Agile and Quality with some thoughts on the people and skills that need to come together to make an effective Agile team.

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