When Google arrived in Ireland ten years ago, nobody could have foreseen just how big its footprint here would become. However, it has attracted some controversy, particularly over the last few months in relation to tax and other issues. Google's Vice-President of Global Advertising and head of operations in Ireland, John Herlihy, talks tax and tech.
The presence of tech companies on Barrow St has transformed what was once a rundown street. Amid the rows of two-story terraced houses, massive modern buildings have sprung up. Our reporter Liam Geraghty went along to find out more.
Jared Cohen is one of the few people who knows what it's like to work for both the Bush and the Obama administrations. He was a key adviser at the State Department to both Condoleezza Rice and Hilary Clinton. In 2010, he was hired by Google to become director of Google Ideas.
He has just published a book with Google's Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, called The New Digital Age - Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Businesses. He joins us from London.
Today's tech companies are no longer satisfied with a mere CV and asking job applicants about their strengths and weaknesses. Instead they want you to answer questions such as "If you were shrunken down to six inches tall, and thrown into a blender, how would you escape?" But do such interview strategies really work? We're joined by Louise Campbell of Robert Walters Recruitment Ireland and Rowan Manahan of Fortify Solutions to discuss.