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# work - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC 'The sector is in real crisis': The average childcare business is barely breaking even Policy

'The sector is in real crisis': The average childcare business is barely breaking even

Early Childhood Ireland found that Irish families are spending 35% of their yearly income on care.

# work - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From Business ETC What stepping into the mixed martial arts ring has taught me about business Work

What stepping into the mixed martial arts ring has taught me about business

You need to compete hard to succeed, no matter what the environment.

# work - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From Business ETC Businesses should help fund free public childcare, says think tank Work

Businesses should help fund free public childcare, says think tank

The Nevin Institute said that the move would help more people to get into the workforce.

# work - Monday 26 September, 2016

From Business ETC These are the companies Ireland's graduates most want to work for Work

These are the companies Ireland's graduates most want to work for

The latest GradIreland rankings of employer popularity have just been released.

# work - Saturday 24 September, 2016

From Business ETC Town hall meetings and explaining the big picture – here's how to keep employees engaged Work

Town hall meetings and explaining the big picture – here's how to keep employees engaged

The current war for talent means a business with unengaged employees is an organisation in trouble.

# work - Friday 23 September, 2016

From Business ETC Small business crusader Mark Fielding 'hangs up his boots' Work

Small business crusader Mark Fielding 'hangs up his boots'

Fielding is to step down as the chief executive of the small business organisation ISME.

# work - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Varadkar is planning to 'grasp the nettle' of pension reform after the Budget

The minister said that wage increases and tax cuts provide an opportunity for changing the system.

From Business ETC Varadkar is planning to 'grasp the nettle' of pension reform after the Budget Policy

Varadkar is planning to 'grasp the nettle' of pension reform after the Budget

The minister said that wage increases and tax cuts provide an opportunity for changing the system.

'Publishing wage data is the best way to address the gender pay gap'

A University of Limerick research group says employers should have to show progress made in gender equality and not simply pay lip service.

From Business ETC 'Publishing wage data is the best way to address the gender pay gap' Work

'Publishing wage data is the best way to address the gender pay gap'

A University of Limerick research group says employers should have to show progress made in gender equality and not simply pay lip service.

# work - Friday 16 September, 2016

From Business ETC Childcare costs 'leave no incentive for parents to join workforce' says one of Ireland's top CEOs Work

Childcare costs 'leave no incentive for parents to join workforce' says one of Ireland's top CEOs

CPL boss Anne Heraty, who is also the president of business group Ibec, wants more women in work.

# work - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From Business ETC Classes in how to be an entrepreneur are on the way to primary and secondary schools Education

Classes in how to be an entrepreneur are on the way to primary and secondary schools

That’s according to the Action Plan for Education that was released today.

# work - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From Business ETC Irish employers are taking on staff like it's 2007 as rate of hiring increases to pre-crash levels Work

Irish employers are taking on staff like it's 2007 as rate of hiring increases to pre-crash levels

Businesses in the restaurant and hotel industries are desperate to hire staff in the final quarter of 2016.

# work - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From Business ETC Times are changing even though dark suits and shoes still dominate the finance sector Insights

Times are changing even though dark suits and shoes still dominate the finance sector

Some quarters of the banking sector are slowly adopting the business casual approach to office wear.

Dublin's financial services sector is in the middle of a massive hiring drive

But it’s too early to tell if this employment boom is a direct result of Brexit.

# work - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Over 3,000 gardaí set to be hired in new recruitment drive

It comes as members of the garda union are balloted on industrial action in a long running row over pay.

Irish workers 'need to be saving €1,000 a month to fund retirement'

A study from Deloitte says that people need to start saving much more to maintain their living standards.

From Business ETC Study claims Irish workers need to be saving €1,000 a month to fund retirement Finance

Study claims Irish workers need to be saving €1,000 a month to fund retirement

A study from Deloitte says that people need to start saving much more to maintain their living standards.

From Business ETC This startup with a new approach to jobs listings has just bagged its biggest funding round so far Work

This startup with a new approach to jobs listings has just bagged its biggest funding round so far

Jobbio has raised €5 million in series A investment and plans to double its workforce.

# work - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin's financial services sector is in the middle of a massive hiring drive Work

Dublin's financial services sector is in the middle of a massive hiring drive

But it’s too early to tell if this employment boom is a direct result of Brexit.

# work - Sunday 4 September, 2016

The consultancy firm that has the ear of Ireland's top politicians and sports stars

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile the Communications Clinic.

# work - Friday 2 September, 2016

From Business ETC Brown shoes and other fashion 'faux-pas' are stopping recruits getting banking jobs Work

Brown shoes and other fashion 'faux-pas' are stopping recruits getting banking jobs

One interviewee says he was rejected at an interview after being criticised for his loud tie.

# work - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From Business ETC The consultancy firm that has the ear of Ireland's top politicians and sports stars Education

The consultancy firm that has the ear of Ireland's top politicians and sports stars

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile the Communications Clinic.

# work - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From Business ETC Most small businesses in Ireland still don't bother with social media Insights

Most small businesses in Ireland still don't bother with social media

And while many companies now have a web presence, a much smaller share is set up to trade online.

# work - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From Business ETC eBay will close its Dundalk operation next year Work

eBay will close its Dundalk operation next year

Former stablemate PayPal says it needs the space to expand its business.

# work - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From Business ETC A mechanic wrongly accused of being a thief has been awarded €22,000 Work

A mechanic wrongly accused of being a thief has been awarded €22,000

A tribunal heard the man in question felt forced to quit his job due to the incident.

# work - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From Business ETC A Dublin hair salon has been ordered to pay €10,000 for dismissing a pregnant worker Work

A Dublin hair salon has been ordered to pay €10,000 for dismissing a pregnant worker

The outlet told the woman she could come back after the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

# work - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From Business ETC 'As an athlete, I tried to take a win-or-learn approach. Business is no different' Insights

'As an athlete, I tried to take a win-or-learn approach. Business is no different'

This Irish ex-Olympic competitor explores the lessons he took from the swimming pool to the office.

From Business ETC Despite a big hike in profits, Cisco is taking the axe to its global workforce Hardware

Despite a big hike in profits, Cisco is taking the axe to its global workforce

The company is the latest being forced to adjust to the shift towards cloud-computing technology.

# work - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

From Business ETC Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills Building And Property

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# work - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# work - Friday 12 August, 2016

From Business ETC The government will not be abolishing mandatory retirement ages Policy

The government will not be abolishing mandatory retirement ages

But it still wants more people to continue working past 65.

# work - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From Business ETC Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people Education

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# work - Monday 8 August, 2016

Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment

Lambstongue says if more construction firms followed its lead things ‘might change for the better’.

From Business ETC Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment Building And Property

Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment

Lambstongue says if more construction firms followed its lead things ‘might change for the better’.

From Business ETC Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed Work

Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed

However, the head of ISME says the government needs to show some leadership on the issue.

# work - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'

Glen Murphy talks about his work for the Stradbally Woodland Railway in Laois.

# work - Thursday 4 August, 2016

From Business ETC What bosses can learn from a worker's unfair dismissal over his Facebook posts Insights

What bosses can learn from a worker's unfair dismissal over his Facebook posts

The case stemmed from ‘derogatory’ comments about a manager on the social network.

# work - Monday 25 July, 2016

From Business ETC Debate Room: Should we increase the minimum wage? Opinion

Debate Room: Should we increase the minimum wage?

Unite and the Small Firms Association go head to head on the divisive issue.

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