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#Employment

# employment - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister

Catherine MurphyTD has raised serious concerns in the Dáil regarding the activation programme, JobPath.

# employment - Friday 1 September, 2017

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# employment - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

# employment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum

The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”

# employment - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up

Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.

# employment - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# employment - Monday 5 June, 2017

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

# employment - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.

# employment - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ireland is going to ban zero-hour contracts 'in most circumstances'

The draft proposals are aimed at low-paid workers in particular.

# employment - Friday 7 April, 2017

Community Employment places to be expanded as Varadkar calls them 'essential' and 'worthwhile'

The minister says the schemes “do work that has to be done”.

# employment - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST Millenials

11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST

Who even wants affordable healthcare and housing anyway?

# employment - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

# employment - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'Left behind': People with disabilities four times less likely to be employed

A person with a disability is also twice as likely to leave a place of employment.

# 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?

TheJournal.ie’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?

TheJournal.ie’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.

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