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Dublin: 0 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Work

# 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.

# work - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work?

It’s still a real problem in Irish workplaces, according to a new study.

# work - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy ‘jobs initiatives’ claim

The Government’s inaction on pensions begs the question of whether it has a long-term strategy for pensions at all, writes Samantha McConnell.

# work - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

# work - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# work - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work Impending Doom

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

# work - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge All the stages you go through when starting a new job Jobfairy

All the stages you go through when starting a new job

It’s not easy being the new kid on the block.

# work - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 elements of workplace meetings which make them inarguably hellish Meeting Schmeeting

11 elements of workplace meetings which make them inarguably hellish

The pointlessness… dear god, the pointlessness.

# work - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish video beautifully portrays the worst things about working in an office Office Space

Irish video beautifully portrays the worst things about working in an office

From the photocopy rage to the half-arsed singing of Happy Birthday around your desk.

# work - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 web distractions to pass the time if you’re stuck in work Werk It

6 web distractions to pass the time if you’re stuck in work

We feel for you, we really do.

# work - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 torments only people who have to work over the holidays will understand Blue Christmas

# work - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The stages you go through when you’re off work for Christmas

The stages you go through when you’re off work for Christmas

It’s an emotional rollercoaster, it really is. What stage are you at?

# work - 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?

From The Daily Edge 9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays Hysteria

9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays

It’s like the last day of school all over again!

# work - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 8 types of people you’ll meet at the work Christmas party Party Fails

# work - 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.

Column: Is the work Christmas party past its sell-by date?

There’s enough potential for making mistakes when we’re with our nearest and dearest over the festive season without adding insult to injury by getting plastered at the office party, writes Tony Moore.

# work - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 most annoying people in your office this December Tis The Season

# work - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Column: Ireland can be a centre of international investment AND indigenous innovation

Yes, we try to attract multinational companies to Ireland – but never at the cost of failing to support Irish entrepreneurs trying to grow more jobs at home, writes Damien English TD.

# work - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 people who have screwed up at work worse than you Work Fail

15 people who have screwed up at work worse than you

Rhodri Marsden has been collecting terrible workplace fails on Twitter. They will make you feel better.

# work - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 office anti-productivity techniques you should have mastered Career Skills

9 office anti-productivity techniques you should have mastered

Read this. Come on, it’s better than working.

# work - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets

Scheme targets anti-social behaviour of groups of alcoholics in main park – but is it successful?

Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy

There are many reasons why a Swiss-like pay proposal is a bad one. For one, the top one per cent of income earners in Ireland pay 20 per cent of the income tax, writes Aaron McKenna.

# work - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman quits job with a ranting email filled with hashtags and Beyonce references Taking Shots

# work - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14 delicious examples of sarcasm in the workplace Office Space

14 delicious examples of sarcasm in the workplace

Sometimes a person just can’t help it.

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