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Employment

# employment - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From Business ETC Will you get a pay rise in 2014? Over half of employees don’t think they will Jobswatch

Will you get a pay rise in 2014? Over half of employees don’t think they will

The prediction is made in Cpl’s Employment Market Monitor Report, which also recorded a rise in the number of jobs posted last year.

# employment - Friday 10 January, 2014

Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales?

There was disappointment yesterday when figures showed Christmas shopping failed to boost retails sales in November, so were you waiting for the January sales?

# employment - Friday 3 January, 2014

Call for lifting of public service hiring embargo to cut JobBridge use

The IDA has been criticised for hiring interns through the JobBridge website.

# employment - Sunday 22 December, 2013

‘Relentless push’: Government plans special Cabinet meeting on jobs early next year

The coalition has been boosted this year by a continuing fall in the numbers of people who are unemployed with the jobless rate now at 12.8 per cent.

# employment - Friday 20 December, 2013

Column: Technology is a double-edged sword – it can both liberate and enslave

A specific feature of the current global crisis is high youth unemployment. What’s more, this problem affects mainly and nearly exclusively developed countries. Sergiusz Prokurat asks: how can that be?

# employment - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From Business ETC 150 new technology jobs announced for Liberty Mutual Employment

150 new technology jobs announced for Liberty Mutual

The jobs will be located in the company’s Blanchardstown office in Dublin.

# employment - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From Business ETC ‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI Positive Outlook

‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI

The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.

# employment - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Would you try a treadmill desk? After you…

Watch the reaction as these office workers try walking and typing at the same time.

# employment - Friday 13 December, 2013

From Business ETC Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office Jobs

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.

Unemployed man launches roadside placard campaign

Brendan Coleman said he will continue to wear the placard at Newland’s Cross in Dublin until he is employed.

# employment - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Let’s play… work Christmas party bingo Work B***h!

Let’s play… work Christmas party bingo

Is your workplace’s Christmas celebration coming up? Why not play our specially tailored game of Bingo and spice it up.

# employment - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Childcare costs two-child families €16,500 annually

The cost of full-time childcare for families ranges from €730 to €1,100 per month.

# employment - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent Jobs

Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent

More good news for the government this morning.

# employment - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job Productivity This post contains a poll

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

Not all day, you understand. That’s a duvet day.

# employment - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

‘Relentless pursuit’: Kenny hopes unemployment will be under 10 per cent by 2016

“This is a collective responsibility and an attack on creating job opportunities by government and all its agencies,” Enda Kenny said yesterday.

# employment - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed

Good news on the employment front according to figures from the Central Statistics Office today with the fall to 12.8 per cent unemployment welcomed by the government.

# employment - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From Business ETC Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State’s history Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State’s history

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# employment - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Number of work permit visas issued in Ireland has dropped

Dublin is responsible for a growing percentage of the total work permits year on year, despite the overall drop.

# employment - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea

Working fewer hours, taking more breaks and occasional holidays can actually make us more productive.

# employment - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From Business ETC BCD engineering firm creates 40 new jobs in Cork Jobs Watch

BCD engineering firm creates 40 new jobs in Cork

The new jobs will bring BCD’s workforce in Cork to 230 staff.

# employment - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also addressed concerns over the scheme, stressing that it will be implemented in 2014.

# employment - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Financial technology company Sentenial announces 110 jobs

Thirty of the jobs will be advertised before Christmas with the remaining to be filled by the end of next year.

# employment - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

Edward Snowden has found himself a new job

Snowden, who has asylum in Russia, has found a technical support job.

# employment - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From Business ETC Do we need a junior minister for rural development? Economy This post contains a poll

Do we need a junior minister for rural development?

RTÉ has seen a report which underlines how much Ireland’s rural areas have suffered in the downturn – should a minister be dedicated to tackling that issue?

Pictorial record shows the Irish hard at work 100 years ago

Working Lives exhibition at the NLI exposes the conditions in which men, women and children toiled to survive.

# employment - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Eishtec creates 250 jobs in Waterford and Wexford

The new positions will support UK customers on T-Mobile plans and tariffs.

Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink

Access to health services is key to leaving homelessness behind – which is why Budget 2014 is so damaging to the Government’s commitment to end long-term homelessness by 2016, writes Niamh Randall.

# employment - Monday 21 October, 2013

From Business ETC Online payments company creates 10 new jobs Job Fairy

Online payments company creates 10 new jobs

Willow Consulting specialises in online payments integration and ecommerce solutions.

# employment - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Column: Do you ‘compartmentalise’ your life on social media?

Is Facebook for friends and Twitter for the truth? Molly Garboden writes about how showing different sides to yourself to different people is a trick as old as time.

# employment - Friday 18 October, 2013

100 new jobs announced for Alltech in Dunboyne

Regina Doherty TD said she hoped this would have a knock-on effect on other local businesses.

# employment - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits

While emigration can be sad, living abroad also exposes a person to new cultural challenges that can benefit them both as a person and as an employee, writes Amy Bracken.

# employment - Monday 14 October, 2013

First rise in construction sector since 2007

The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.

# employment - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From Business ETC 77 per cent of Irish bosses have sacked an employee without following procedures You're Fired

77 per cent of Irish bosses have sacked an employee without following procedures

Employers are being warned that not following procedures could end up costly in the long run.

Burton: ‘Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment’

A reduction in the Live Register has produced €150 million in welfare savings.

# employment - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From Business ETC Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy Growth

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

# employment - Monday 7 October, 2013

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union

New figures from Eurostar also show that Ireland has a higher than average rate of people who are at risk of poverty and social exclusion and has experienced one of the highest falls in employment.

# employment - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Protest planned against extension on JobBridge schemes

Socialist MEP Paul Murphy of the ScamBridge.ie website says that it’s “patently ridiculous” that an internship should last for 18 months.

# employment - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.