Blog Archive - prior to Nov 2018

Everything you wanted to know about contracting but were too afraid to ask – part one

Jennifer Fitzpatrick 0 1311
Contracting has plenty to recommend it. There’s no denying the upside: it’s the chance to work flexibly by changing projects regularly, experience new working environments, and earn more money than you would as a salaried employee. Making the move for the first time can be daunting, so in this post, we walk you through all the various pro’s and cons of working as an IT contractor.

IT Contracting - The SureSkills Way

Jennifer Fitzpatrick 0 881

The IT Industry in Ireland is thriving and SureSkills has a dedicated Resource Placement Division that specialise in IT Contracting for short, medium and long term. SureSkills Resource Placement have the dedicated skills and IT know-how which enables any contractor an easy adjustment into each placement. While having a discussion about what differentiates SureSkills form any other IT Recruitment Firm, Simon Roche, Head of SureSkills Resource Placement, proposed two main benefits of contract work with SureSkills – Continuous Professional Development and Support systems. 

Some changes you should know about

Jennifer Fitzpatrick 0 893

We wanted to let you know that we are updating our Privacy Policy. These changes will take effect on 16th April 2018.

The changes are made by us to address GDPR compliance in SureSkills Limited, we are also making the changes so that: Our terms and privacy policies are easy to read and understandable for all our customers.

We suggest you read the Privacy Policy in full. If you have any further questions, contact us at

When time is money, companies want contractors to hit the ground running

Companies need high-quality, productive candidates and fast.

Jennifer Fitzpatrick 0 579

When recruiting IT contractors for fixed-term projects, the saying ‘time is money’ is all too true for many companies. No organisation wants to use up three weeks of a three-month engagement by mentoring a recruit until they get up to speed. Worse still, a panic acquisition to fill a seat on a critical project, or settling for a candidate who doesn’t meet the qualifications for the role, can be a setback in financial and time terms. This is especially true when dealing with complex technologies. Being able to source suitable, qualified contractors who can become productive as quickly as possible allows organisations to maximise their recruitment budgets.