Athlone-based Sidero - Ireland's software, cloud and digital transformation specialist - recently announced that it has invested €400,000 in its graduate placement and internship programme over the past 12 months.
The investment underscores the software specialists' commitment to collaborating with the education sector to help develop the next generation of IT workers in Ireland and narrow the technology skills gap.
As well as attending and hosting career fairs, the Athlone-based technology company has hired 25 graduates and offered 10 internship placements through the programme. A number of new internships will be offered in 2021.
Carmel Owens, CEO of Sidero, has been speaking to the Bottom Line's Kevin McGillicuddy about the company, being based in Athlone, how it has coped with the pandemic and its plans for the future: