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# work - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC 'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly' Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

# work - Thursday 19 January, 2017

A new co-working office complete with 'startup concierge' is coming to Cork

Republic of Work will open at the start of next month.

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

From Business ETC 'Completely unacceptable' - Ulster Bank pay vote suspended after bank's unilateral move Financial Services

'Completely unacceptable' - Ulster Bank pay vote suspended after bank's unilateral move

A union says management already rolled out changes that would negatively affect staff.

# work - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From Business ETC A new co-working office complete with 'startup concierge' is coming to Cork Startups

A new co-working office complete with 'startup concierge' is coming to Cork

Republic of Work will open at the start of next month.

# work - Monday 16 January, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think gender quotas for top civil service jobs are a good idea? Policy This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for top civil service jobs are a good idea?

Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe wants an even split in senior roles.

# work - Sunday 15 January, 2017

How one of Ireland's most southerly towns has fought back against the city brain drain

After years of seeing many of its brightest leave in their droves, Skibbereen is bouncing back.

From Business ETC How one of Ireland's most southerly towns has fought back against the city brain drain Startups

How one of Ireland's most southerly towns has fought back against the city brain drain

After years of seeing many of its brightest leave in their droves, Skibbereen is bouncing back.

There are three workers for every one Irish building job

Carpenters, electricians and plumbers are left to compete for the limited positions.

# work - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From Business ETC Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe Education

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

# work - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From Business ETC There are three workers for every one Irish building job Building And Property

There are three workers for every one Irish building job

Carpenters, electricians and plumbers are left to compete for the limited positions.

# work - Monday 9 January, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Which do you prefer, a cash or gift bonus? Work This post contains a poll

Poll: Which do you prefer, a cash or gift bonus?

Some say firms are better off boosting staff morale with long-lasting presents than money.

Corporate gifts used to be about champagne - now firms demand tokens that will last

Louise Lonergan says non-cash bonuses can boost staff morale.

# work - Saturday 7 January, 2017

From Business ETC Corporate gifts used to be about champagne - now firms demand tokens that will last Services

Corporate gifts used to be about champagne - now firms demand tokens that will last

Louise Lonergan says non-cash bonuses can boost staff morale.

# work - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From Business ETC Most small business owners plan to go hiring in 2017 Work

Most small business owners plan to go hiring in 2017

But employers’ confidence is flagging after a rocky 2016.

# work - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

# work - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Meet the two men behind Santa empires on either side of the Atlantic

There is serious money to be made in donning the red suit.

From Business ETC 'Zero work on Christmas' - What Irish business leaders will be doing today Work

'Zero work on Christmas' - What Irish business leaders will be doing today

From managing a fleet of taxis to taking a dip in the Forty Foot, here’s what some business leaders are doing during the holidays.

# work - Saturday 24 December, 2016

The very seasonal business of ice rinks - 'I'd rather this than work for someone else'

Bill Cremin from Cool Running Events talks about the rewards and challenges of running a seasonal business.

From Business ETC Meet the two men behind Santa empires on either side of the Atlantic Retail

Meet the two men behind Santa empires on either side of the Atlantic

There is serious money to be made in donning the red suit.

# work - Friday 23 December, 2016

From Business ETC Here's what bosses are probably getting for Christmas - and what they actually want Work

Here's what bosses are probably getting for Christmas - and what they actually want

Socks, socks and more socks – but what are business people really dreaming for under the tree?

# work - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The woman who took Primark global has a new job with Ireland's crafts body

Breege O’Donoghue left her role with the clothes giant in September.

Jump in reports of people allegedly working and claiming social welfare

The Department of Social Protection received over 20,000 reports of welfare fraud from members of the public up to the end of November.

From Business ETC The Irish woman who took Primark global has a new job with Ireland's crafts body Work

The Irish woman who took Primark global has a new job with Ireland's crafts body

Breege O’Donoghue left her role with the clothes giant in September.

From Business ETC The very seasonal business of ice rinks - 'I'd rather this than work for someone else' Work

The very seasonal business of ice rinks - 'I'd rather this than work for someone else'

Bill Cremin from Cool Running Events talks about the rewards and challenges of running a seasonal business.

# work - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From Business ETC From Secret Santa to office parties, 11 ways to avoid getting a lawsuit for Christmas Work

# work - Saturday 17 December, 2016

The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders

McGann has been appointed chairman of Aryzta, the company behind Cuisine de France.

# work - Friday 16 December, 2016

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days

Its Labour Minister wants to bring Spain’s working day into line with the rest of Europe.

# work - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From Business ETC Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits Internet

Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits

The jobs website had another good year in 2015.

# work - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From Business ETC The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders Food And Drink

The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders

McGann has been appointed chairman of Aryzta, the company behind Cuisine de France.

# work - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From Business ETC 'Corporate life is so cushioned, it doesn't prepare you for how tough startups are' Insights

'Corporate life is so cushioned, it doesn't prepare you for how tough startups are'

This former HR manager decided to ditch the corporate scene to set up her own company.

# work - Monday 12 December, 2016

Poll: Is staying late at work to convince your boss you're a hard worker an acceptable thing to do? Due Diligence This post contains a poll

Poll: Is staying late at work to convince your boss you're a hard worker an acceptable thing to do?

A new report suggests that 37% of Irish professionals regularly stay late at work purely so they will look diligent in the eyes of their employer

A third of workers are staying late to make their boss think they work hard

Four in every 10 staff surveyed, meanwhile, said they have faked their workloads at some point by staying late.

# work - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From Business ETC A third of staff admit to staying late just so their boss thinks they work hard Work

A third of staff admit to staying late just so their boss thinks they work hard

The majority of Irish employees have faked how much work they have to keep their bosses happy.

# work - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least

There had been questions over whether the agreement would be terminated.

# work - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From Business ETC Skilled Irish professionals can now 'pick and choose' work and push for higher salaries Work

Skilled Irish professionals can now 'pick and choose' work and push for higher salaries

A new study from recruitment company Hays found many employers are finding it hard to find good staff.

# work - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From Business ETC Cork-based Voxpro to employ 2,000 in Ireland after another huge hiring drive Services

Cork-based Voxpro to employ 2,000 in Ireland after another huge hiring drive

The call-centre firm plans to recruit another 400 people, while LinkedIn is hiring 200 staff in Dublin.

# work - Monday 28 November, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland backs EU proposal to stop companies gouging shoppers based on location Policy

Ireland backs EU proposal to stop companies gouging shoppers based on location

Geo-blocking allows websites to charge different prices based on a consumer’s country.

# work - Sunday 27 November, 2016

The single most important thing you can do to negotiate better deals

Negotiation skills aren’t just for high-level diplomats or CEOs – we rely on them for many daily interactions.

# work - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Dublin ranks as one of Europe's best startup hubs - with some of the worst digital infrastructure

The Irish capital placed in the top 10 for both new and fast-growing businesses.

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