NCI Blog

How to Balance Work and Study as a Part-Time Student

Posted by Conor Sisk on 16 January 2023
Returning to study whilst working a full-time job can seem like a daunting task for any individual. Juggling the added workload, finding the time to study, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle may seem impossible, however with the correct approach you can overcome these challenges and excel in both your work and studies.
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How to Transition to a Career in Tech: 5 Steps to Follow

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 November 2022
With so many changes in the workforce in recent years, including the shift to remote and hybrid working models, many professionals are seeking more flexible working arrangements. According to the CSO, 88% of those in employment who worked remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to do so, with 6 in 10 preferring a mix of remote and office work.
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Why Studying Blockchain Should Be Your Next Career Move

Posted by Conor Sisk on 28 November 2022
Many people immediately think cryptocurrencies when they hear the word Blockchain, partly because of its long association as the technology on which Bitcoin runs. However, there is a growing use of blockchain technology across many sectors.
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5 Big Reasons Why You Should Get an MBA Degree

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 October 2022
An MBA or Master of Business Administration is synonymous with senior management leadership positions. At NCI, we think of an MBA as a ‘passport’ that can open up new career opportunities both in Ireland and internationally.
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6 Ways Postgraduate Studies Can Help You Further Your Career

Posted by Conor Sisk on 27 September 2022
Are you ready to take the next step in your career but unsure how to do it? Postgraduate study could be your answer! Whatever your current career goals are, whether you want to move into a management role, earn a higher salary or change career paths entirely, acquiring a postgraduate degree can help you work towards achieving these goals.
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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Postgraduate Business Programme

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 16 August 2022
Dr Paul Hanly, Associate Professor and Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies at NCI’s School of Business, hosted a webinar sharing useful insights into studying a part-time postgraduate programme in business.
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How to Afford College as a Part-Time Student

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 21 July 2022
Returning to education is a big commitment. Not only are you investing many hours of your time towards gaining a third-level qualification, but the financial commitment can be a major worry for many students. While it’s important to think about the long-term outlook in terms of your career prospects and earning a higher salary after graduation, paying your course fees may seem like a major obstacle in the short-term.
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Why Study Human Resource Management? Here Are 8 Big Benefits To Consider

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 15 June 2022
Human resource management professionals are at the heart of successful organisations. HR teams around the world were the unsung heroes of the corporate world during the pandemic as they supported their colleagues during the big shift to remote working. They constantly keep up with the latest trends such a flexible working models, employment legislation, employee wellness, people analytics, upskilling and more.
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10 Important Reasons Why You Should Study Marketing

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 February 2022
With billions of social media users globally, it’s not surprising that more and more people are considering studying marketing to build a career in this highly diverse area. That might be just one valid reason to study marketing, but there are numerous other factors that could influence your decision. Here are 10 reasons why studying marketing may be the right path for you.
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Why Study Cybersecurity? 8 BIG Reasons to Think About

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 January 2022
Cyber-attacks and online fraud stories are in the headlines now more than ever before. Grant Thornton Ireland recently reported that the total economic cost of cybercrime in Ireland in 2020 was €9.6 billion, a massive increase since their first report revealed that the cost was €630 million back in 2014.
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