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# employment - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

# employment - Monday 13 February, 2017

Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

# employment - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Unemployment down but over 100,000 people now 'trapped' in part-time work

Some of this work gives rise to increased dependency on State income supports like jobseekers benefit, new research shows.

# employment - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Young people view themselves as solo players at work

Young people regard themselves as being responsible for acquiring new knowledge and motivation in the workplace.

# employment - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months

Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# employment - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# employment - Sunday 1 January, 2017

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - "real unemployment"

Are job activation schemes masking the reality of unemployment in Ireland? What kind of jobs are people getting anyway?

# employment - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"I felt like I had a mountain to climb": How these young Dubliners got back to work

The Career LEAP initiative sees young people receive training and work placements to boost their career prospects.

# employment - Sunday 20 November, 2016

FactCheck: Do 700,000 jobs really depend on our "open access" to the EU

Richard Bruton made a big claim about this major issue, on Claire Byrne Live earlier in the week.

# employment - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Poll: Would 'foreign workers list' make you less likely to work in UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would 'foreign workers list' make you less likely to work in UK?

The Conservative Party has proposed new rules for companies.

# employment - Monday 26 September, 2016

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

# employment - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

'The first Irish casualty of Brexit': 60 jobs lost in Tipperary as mushroom factory closes

The Schiele and McDonald plant closed today, taking 60 jobs with it.

# employment - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Irish abroad: What are returning emigrants' greatest concerns?

Members of GAA clubs worldwide were asked to detail their worries.

# employment - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less

They should stay out of the way, a new research paper says.

# employment - Sunday 29 May, 2016

'I believe that exploitation was rife in JobBridge': Former participants share their experience

New minister for social protection Leo Varadkar announced the end of the programme last Sunday.

# employment - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

'We've spent weeks wrestling with Irish Water - but there's a far bigger concern we need to focus on'

Education funding needs to be kept up to scratch to protect our graduates, the HEA’s chief executive has warned.

# employment - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Calls for 'exploitative' JobBridge to be scrapped after more revelations

The Department of Social Protection says the scheme is being reviewed.

# employment - Saturday 23 April, 2016

A cleaner who was sacked after burning toast wins €25k compensation

The toast set off a fire alarm at the Guinness Storehouse.

# employment - Friday 15 April, 2016

Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action

The row centres on a two-tiered contract system.

# employment - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Here are 5 tips to help you plan a career change in 2016

ManpowerGroup Ireland’s Cara O’Leary gives her advice on how to plan for a career change.

# employment - Saturday 20 February, 2016

FactCheck: Exactly how good are the jobs created since 2011?’s GE16 answers a question on a lot of minds in this election.

# employment - Sunday 14 February, 2016

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

# employment - Monday 1 February, 2016

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience

While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.

# employment - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Looking for a job when you’re disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn’t be impossible

I accept that I’ll never work a 9-5 job like most people, but I should be able to make my contribution to society without barriers being placed in my way.

# employment - Friday 13 November, 2015

My Dad was a mortician, so it’s no surprise I ended up as an embalmer

Pamela Murphy had a unique upbringing in that her father was a mortician, so working as an embalmer never fazed her.

# employment - Monday 26 October, 2015

Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing ‘vulgar’ comment on milk carton

Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.

# employment - Monday 19 October, 2015

Baker who worked up to 98 hours a week awarded €10,000

Tomasz Krawczyk worked between 70 to 98 hours a week in a Limerick bakery.

# employment - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Educated, broke and fed up: how Ireland’s unemployed are struggling to get by

Unemployment rates may be dropping, but significant barriers still exist for those seeking work in Ireland.

Man ‘isolated, bullied and harassed’ by work managers awarded €20,000

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.

# employment - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

What the Budget means to someone earning around €50,000

How does this change things for you?

# employment - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000

The company claimed there was no suitable alternative work for her.

# employment - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

US company adds to its 13,000 staff with new Irish office

SAS is set to create 150 new jobs over the next three years.

# employment - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

# employment - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How well do you know your employment rights?

Here’s everything you should know…

# employment - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two

Employment is now increasing at a rate of over 1,000 jobs per week.

# employment - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

# employment - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work?

A report recommends new asylum seekers should be able to work if they have been waiting more than nine months for a decision.

# employment - Friday 26 June, 2015

Are you heading for burnout in work?

Life is not and should not be an endurance test; nor should your job.

# employment - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer

Lithuania’s KGB Act prevents former KGB employees obtaining employment in various sectors.

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