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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 18 September, 2014


# work - Today’s News


# work - Friday 5 September, 2014

A bridge lift is taking place tonight as part of work to close manually operated rail level crossings

It’s part of the Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge Project.

# work - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Nosebleed office rents could force companies to ‘fringe’ of Dublin city centre

Dublin 1, 3, 7 and 8 could become more sought-after thanks to supply constraints

# work - Friday 22 August, 2014

From Business ETC Thanks a bunch boss… Apparently 8 out of 10 of us have been contacted by work while on holidays Ah Here

# work - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Opinion: How to go from friend to boss overnight

How do you manage colleagues who are also friends?

# work - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: Schemes like Tús don’t make a blind bit of difference to long-term unemployment

Have work schemes increased individuals’ “work readiness” or just exploited them?

# work - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Opinion: ‘I’m not experienced enough to do an unpaid internship’

I need an internship to get job experience but, apparently, I need more experience to get even an unpaid internship. What can you do?

# work - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 14 problems that only shift workers understand Get The Shift

14 problems that only shift workers understand

“So, what are you doing for the long weekend?”

# work - Friday 8 August, 2014

44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work

That means there’s probably someone drunk in your job right now.

# work - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Motherhood and Work: Practical tips for returning to the office after maternity leave

For some the end of maternity leave is a sad time, for others it’s something to look forward to – either way there are some practical steps to manage that transition.

Motherhood and Work: ‘I accept that I’ll never be Superwoman – I’ll be Mediocre Mum’

‘Having it all’ can really mean ‘doing it all’ – and that’s just plain exhausting. So don’t put so much pressure on yourself.

# work - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 7 raw emotions of working on a Bank Holiday Monday Bank Holiday Blues

# work - Friday 18 July, 2014

Why people work hard, even when they already have everything they need

These scientists carried out a study to understand why people sacrifice leisure to work and earn more than they need.

# work - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Business ETC Au Pairs welcome decision on Domestic Workers Convention Domestic Work

Au Pairs welcome decision on Domestic Workers Convention

Minister Bruton has announced the government’s plans to ratify the Convention to protect the rights of domestic workers.

# work - Monday 7 July, 2014

This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008

Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.

# work - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From Business ETC These 17 web tools will improve your productivity Get It Done

These 17 web tools will improve your productivity

Avoid distractions and procrastination when you really need to just get down to it.

# work - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

Opinion: How to stay productive during the World Cup finals

Like most things in life, a little planning goes a long way.

# work - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC Carphone Warehouse’s new mobile network to create 50 new jobs Employment

Carphone Warehouse’s new mobile network to create 50 new jobs

Carphone Warehouse is launching a new mobile network next year.

# work - Friday 27 June, 2014

Opinion: Bon Voyage! How to write an effective out of office message

Off on holidays? One final task before you hit the high road, setting your ‘out of office’ message. Hurray!

# work - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Men in Ireland work 3.3 hours a week more than women

While Ireland has the eighth highest agreed working hours in the EU, we actually work the sixth fewest number of hours.

# work - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Opinion: Yes, I’m unemployed but that doesn’t make me lazy or incompetent

Somebody told me the other day, quite abruptly, that ‘there are plenty of jobs out there’. Well, I beg to differ.

# work - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 struggles every office worker faces on a sunny day Itchy Suits

# work - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This shift change between two lighthouse keepers is just insane Lighthouse Family

# work - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC In cases where work pays less than the dole … 7 out of 10 people choose work Signing Off

In cases where work pays less than the dole … 7 out of 10 people choose work

Think tank the ESRI has found that for those who, on a “snapshot” basis, would be “better off on the dole” tend to choose employment instead.

# work - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 things you say to your co-workers… and what they actually mean Blue Sky Thinking

8 things you say to your co-workers… and what they actually mean

Says: “Does anyone want tea?” Thinks: “Nobody will want tea, nobody will want tea. DAMN YOU FOR WANTING TEA!”

# work - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Immigrant council demands rights for stateless to work and access social services

In Ireland campaigners want the government to introduce clear, transparent and accessible determination procedures to allow the swift identification of stateless persons.

# work - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

RTÉ presenter who claims she was discriminated against loses Equality Tribunal case

Frances Shanahan presented such shows as Farm News and Countryside.

# work - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This employee got disciplined at work for the greatest possible reason Hero

This employee got disciplined at work for the greatest possible reason

Frankly, we would’ve promoted them.

# work - Friday 16 May, 2014

Workers risk “losing their jobs” because of transphobia and homophobia

BeLonG To and ICTU have joined forces to launch a campaign to help end discrimination and bullying.

# work - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

# work - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Father-of-two works 20 hours a week for extra €2.38 on job scheme

The man, who has a community work placement, says he understands he has to work for his money but he was told he would get an extra €20.

# work - Monday 28 April, 2014

Time off due to stress and depression ‘costs Europe €94 billion a year’

A new survey has revealed that depression, stress, and burn out affects one-third of workers.

# work - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute

Many new estates in Dublin are not serviced by public transport, according to a new study.

# work - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 sad lunches that are probably sadder than your lunch Crunchtime

# work - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’

The billionaire was in town this week and the crowd loved her. But what makes Sheryl Sandberg the rock star of the business world.

# work - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Column: Unpaid internships, low wages, zero hour contracts – this is life without job security

The lack of proper jobs will ultimately cause our economy to stagnate – but employers can’t seem to resist the almost-endless supply of cheap labour.

# work - Saturday 12 April, 2014

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

# work - Friday 11 April, 2014

Unemployment rate should fall to 10 per cent of labour force in 2015, predicts ESRI

The ESRI forecast that the government borrowing in 2015 is likely to come in below the target of 3 per cent of GDP.

There are 147,000 underemployed people in Ireland ready to work more hours

In the EU28 , 9.9 million of the part-time workers were classed as “underemployed” meaning they wish to work additional hours and are available to do so

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