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# 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

# work - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Move to Sweden, work 6 hours a day

Municipal staff in Gothenburg will act as guinea pigs for the trial.

# work - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 signs you’re definitely procrastinating right now Laters

# work - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man sends photo of his penis with job application, doesn’t get job Full Disclosure

Man sends photo of his penis with job application, doesn’t get job

They didn’t want him to fill the position. (We’re sorry.)

# work - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Column: What’s it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you …

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

# work - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From Business ETC Employers say hiring outlook ‘most encouraging since 2008’ Jobswatch

Employers say hiring outlook ‘most encouraging since 2008’

Prospects haven’t looked this good since the year Bertie Ahern stepped down, and Padraig Harrington won the USPGA…

# work - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Drop in foreign nationals employed in Ireland

The CSO released new figures today.

# work - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Just 69 people have taken up Gateway places

The Gateway scheme would pay long-term unemployed people €20 a week to work in their local communities.

More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work

The research found that employees who were out at work were more committed to their employer than employees who were not out.

# work - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From Business ETC Jobs boost as 1,800 new posts announced at over 120 companies Jobswatch

Jobs boost as 1,800 new posts announced at over 120 companies

The positions at the ‘class of 2013’ group of Enterprise Ireland-supported start-ups will be mostly in the areas of IT, life sciences and gaming.

# work - Monday 17 February, 2014

10 dead, dozens trapped in South Korea building collapse

Up to 450 students were believed to have been at a concert in the building when the roof collapsed.

Column: Do you have Impostor Syndrome?

Do you ever suspect that you’re a fraud, and sooner or later your boss will say “I’ve just realised, you have no idea what you’re doing”? Then you might have Impostor Syndrom, writes Andrea Mara.

# work - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 types of boss you’ve definitely worked for Work It

10 types of boss you’ve definitely worked for

You’re not the boss of me now, and you’re not so biiig.

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