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#Employment

# employment - Yesterday’s News

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# employment - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Looking for a job? Munster is the place to be

Employers in the southernmost province are gearing up for a hiring splurge over the next three months

# employment - Friday 27 February, 2015

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs

The forms were given to them upon receiving a job offer.

# employment - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Got €1.36 to spare? You could buy 130 houses in this “ghost town”*

*If you’re willing to do them up and manage them.

# employment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

# employment - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge … with some American inspiration

The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.

# employment - Friday 13 February, 2015

There’ll be no charging of your mobile when you’re working for Ryanair

The conditions of employment at the airline are ‘observed to be an area of concern’ according to a new pilots’ survey.

# employment - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Good news if you’re looking for a job – there’s more out there and fewer of us are looking for them

However recovery is still cautious in the construction sector.

# employment - Friday 6 February, 2015

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.

# employment - Thursday 5 February, 2015

The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people

A new ESRI study has looked at how many young people were unemployed in recent years – and it’s grim reading.

# employment - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year?

That doesn’t include Ireland, of course.

From Business ETC Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries No Place Like Home

Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries

Morgan McKinley anticipate salary increases of 5% – 10% for specialist positions in a range of sectors.

# employment - Monday 19 January, 2015

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Two job announcements were made today.

# employment - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Irish people are willing to take a pay cut to come home

2014 witnessed the most significant increase in year on year job creation since 2008.

# employment - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From Business ETC Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue Going Down

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue

The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.

# employment - Saturday 27 December, 2014

# employment - Monday 15 December, 2014

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66

The Equality Tribunal awarded €123,000 last month.

# employment - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The unemployment rate has been revised down even further

A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.

# employment - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?

Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…

# employment - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Here’s how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register

More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.

# employment - Friday 14 November, 2014

The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year

There has been a steady increase in the number of people signing on to do apprenticeships.

# employment - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Opinion: Why are employers rewarding long hours in the office above all else?

Some companies believe they’re getting more out of staff who are present in the office for long hours – but many employees just stay late because it looks good.

# employment - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From Business ETC Poll: What’s your biggest worry when applying for a job? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What’s your biggest worry when applying for a job?

Apart from not getting it, obviously…

# employment - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From Business ETC Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole Corporation Tax

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

# employment - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Opinion: Not enough focus on tax policy that could lead to sustained recovery Tax

Opinion: Not enough focus on tax policy that could lead to sustained recovery

Substantive tax policy incentives are needed to boost employment – it’s only through such policies that low and middle income earners will see improvement.

Vlog: Emigrating with other people can be tough… emigrating alone can be much tougher

New surroundings, new climate and a language barrier – never mind not knowing anybody – can make settling into a different country hard.

# employment - Monday 13 October, 2014

Santa* is looking for 100 helpers

*Or a Christmas-themed event, whatever way you want to look at it.

# employment - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Three quarters of people with spinal injuries in Ireland are unemployed

Four in ten people with spinal cord injuries live at or below the poverty line.

From Business ETC 50 new jobs at a recruitment company. That’s GOT to be a good sign, right? Jobs Watch

50 new jobs at a recruitment company. That’s GOT to be a good sign, right?

Brightwater is hiring the staff across its offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.

# employment - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites – or have their dole cut Employment This post contains videos

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites – or have their dole cut

The government has launched its latest Pathways to Work document today.

# employment - Monday 6 October, 2014

200 jobs for Munster in software and meat processing

The jobs will be based in Cork and Tipperary.

# employment - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Why Google bins 58% of the CVs it receives

Attention to detail is very important.

Opinion: 4 things that can be implemented in the Budget to promote economic growth

For Ireland’s recovery is to be truly successful, our growth must be sustainable – and felt throughout the entire country – writes Ian Talbot of Chambers Ireland.

# employment - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

# employment - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vlog: Leaving it all behind… one emigrant’s story of saying goodbye to Ireland

Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.

Mayor tells Boston that Ireland’s economy is “on the move”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he invited people to Boston during his trip here.

# employment - Thursday 25 September, 2014

# employment - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Rural Ireland: ‘The life has gone out of it. Even 20 or 30 jobs would give the place a lift’

A short documentary shows how the people of Ballydehob are dealing with unemployment and emigration.

# employment - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts

But that could be about to change.

# employment - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.