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# 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.

# employment - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From Business ETC Irish firms are going overseas for staff because they can’t compete with multinationals David Vs Goliath

Irish firms are going overseas for staff because they can’t compete with multinationals

Jobs options are up for in-demand candidates – but that’s making it tough for some.

# employment - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole

The ESRI research found that eight out of 10 jobseekers would earn 40% more by finding work than staying on benefits.

# employment - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From Business ETC Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn’t Tattoo You

Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn’t

Some sectors are more forgiving – but even a small visible tattoo can seriously impede your job hunt.

# employment - Sunday 7 June, 2015

# employment - Sunday 19 April, 2015

How do you get over your first love when it was your first job?

I didn’t realise how much of my identity was wrapped up in my job. I loved it. Then a workplace accident forced me to redirect my life.

# employment - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

# employment - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Gerry Adams just can’t see the point of Labour in government

But a Labour Party TD says that’s a “bit rich”.

# employment - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

# employment - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From Business ETC The majority of Irish workers lack motivation – but why? Opinion

The majority of Irish workers lack motivation – but why?

Just 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work, which is alarming for a country still recovering from a catastrophic economic downturn.

# employment - Monday 23 March, 2015

How to master the art of saying ‘No’

It’s a small word but many of us are afraid of using it…

# employment - Friday 20 March, 2015

MS sufferer made to do ‘boring, degrading and insulting’ work awarded €20,000

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

# employment - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# employment - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this?

We need to face up to what’s gone wrong with spatial policy in this country.

# 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