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# employees - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Irish workplaces need 'anger management therapy' to resolve problems - survey

A new survey shows 79 per cent of Irish employees get angry at slacking co-workers, while 73 per cent believe management do not listen to their concerns.

# employees - Sunday 21 October, 2012

5 pointers to remember in an interview

Preparation, examples, telling the company what they need to know: Some basic things to remember when going for that job.

# employees - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV? Cv Gaffes This post contains images

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?

Smoking as a hobby? Surfing the internet as a skill? Join the club.

# employees - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

# employees - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Target Express workers to meet liquidators

Meanwhile, the liquidators said that the firm is “hopelessly insolvent”.

# employees - Monday 27 August, 2012

Samsung shares tumble after court judgement

The company’s shares dropped by 7.5 per cent after a California jury said it had infringed on Apple patents.

# employees - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'

Police opened a fresh investigation into McAreavey’s death in July, following a court case which found two men not guilty of her murder.

# employees - Thursday 2 August, 2012

RTÉ deficit jumps to €16.8 million in 2011

But the chairman says the financial performance is creditable. He also said that confirming more investigative journalism is among the editorial priorities.

# employees - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Glanbia dispute: Retirees threaten legal action

A group of retired Glabia workers are launching a High Court case against the company over an alleged breach of contract regarding pension payments.

# employees - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Ryanair makes €694 million bid for Aer Lingus

It’s official.

# employees - Monday 16 July, 2012

Paddy Power exec goes undercover on TV show

What happens when a Paddy Power board member goes undercover at the company?

# employees - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Careers fairs - six tips for job hunters

Visitor numbers at jobs fairs have soared since the beginning of the recession – these tips might help you make the most of any you decide to attend.

# employees - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Staff reject AIB plans for pay freeze and pension changes AIB

Staff reject AIB plans for pay freeze and pension changes

The IBOA says the proposals are not acceptable, but the bank – which holds its AGM today – says costs must be cut.

Know-it-alls, working naked and bad excuses: survey reveals workplace habits

A survey of American office workers has revealed the use of excuses such as it being Elvis’ birthday and stumbling upon the love of their life for being late for work as well as other interesting findings.

# employees - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Poll: Should employees be expected to work outside their working hours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees be expected to work outside their working hours?

A new survey shows many employees feel expected to log on before and after work. So what do you think?

# employees - Thursday 14 June, 2012

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions AIB

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions

Staff were informed of the plan in an email circulated today. Perks like gym memberships will also be cut.

# employees - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Richard Tol: This says more about the ESRI's professionalism than mine

The academic who co-authored the controversial article which was withdrawn by the ESRI said he stands over his findings.

# employees - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

More than half of Irish workforce will work away from their desk by 2016

Mobile workers will represent 57 per cent of the total working population by 2016 it is estimated.

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

# employees - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Column: 'Self-employed people need a safety net too'

Patricia Callan of the Small Firms Association says in order to encourage entrepreneurs, self-employed people should get as much protection as their employees if a business fails.

# employees - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'

However, its chief executive said employers are concerned about another summer event – Euro 2012.

# employees - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Workers in Ireland hate laziness, moodiness and volume of co-workers - study

A study has uncovered the habits employees in Ireland find most annoying in their co-workers.

# employees - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy

The influential Irish-born workplace philosopher is to make a rare appearance in Dublin next month.

# employees - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Overweight women face workplace discrimination - study

A new study indicates that women who are overweight are more likely to be passed over for jobs, receive smaller salaries and be given more menial tasks within an oragnisation.

# employees - Friday 27 April, 2012

66 per cent of Irish commuters work overtime - impacting their personal lives, says survey

Mircosoft assembled to survey to highlight the role that cloud computing could play in helping people to enjoy the personal and professional benefits of a more flexible way of working.

# employees - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

ESB staff vote in favour of cost-cutting plan with 1,000 job losses

The State-owned energy provider has asked for around 700 voluntary redundancies with the remaining 300 jobs cut over the next three years.

# employees - Monday 9 April, 2012

Vita Cortex workers "hopeful" about LRC meeting

Company representatives are to meet with the Labour Relations Commission again this week. The coordinator of the Vita Cortex workers’ online campaign spoke to about the reaction to the news.

# employees - Sunday 18 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 11 amazing things that Google employees can learn for free Google This post contains images

11 amazing things that Google employees can learn for free

If you work for Google, you can take part in some pretty interesting classes. We take a look at 11 of them, from beekeeping to how do to do your taxes.

# employees - Friday 9 March, 2012

50 jobs created in Dublin by jobs search engine company

Indeed has opened its European headquarters in Dublin and says the jobs will be in sales and customer support functions.

# employees - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

Employers warn that Burton's sick pay proposals will result in job losses

The Small Firms Association and the Irish Business and Employers Confederation have condemned the government’s plans to shift the burden of sick pay on to employers.

# employees - Monday 23 January, 2012

Mandatory sick pay "will lead to job losses and absenteeism"

That is according to the business owners who took part in a survey for ISME, who said that mandatory sick pay of four weeks will have a “disastrous effect” on businesses.

# employees - Friday 13 January, 2012

Senator: Bank workers should be taught suicide awareness

Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins has said that banks have “moral and legal responsibilities to customers”, who may be under “untold pressure” to repay debts.

# employees - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

# employees - Monday 12 December, 2011

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people?

Stats say we have one of the shortest working weeks in the EU – but some of the most productive workers. What’s been your experience of the Irish work ethic?

# employees - Thursday 1 December, 2011

HSE rolls back on expenses row HSE

HSE rolls back on expenses row

The HSE had said that it wouldn’t pay travel expenses to its staff – but reversed the decision following a meeting between the Minister for Health and the head of the HSE.

# employees - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Employers slam Burton plans to make them cover sick pay

Associations attack reported plans that Joan Burton may introduce legislation making them cover four weeks of sick pay.

# employees - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lingerie shop staff object to bra sizes on name tags Undies

Lingerie shop staff object to bra sizes on name tags

Employees at the Swedish lingerie chain Change say they are told to wear tags displaying their names and bras sizes – and receive demerits if they fail to do so.

# employees - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Seven out of ten Irish employees satisfied at work - survey

Employee survey by Peninsula Ireland finds that the number of people who are happy with their work has risen by almost 50 per cent since last year.

# employees - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

47 staff cut at Galway Airport as Aer Arann suspends flights

Aer Arann made the surprise decision to suspend its flights at Galway Airport for the winter season from today, which means the majority of airport staff have to be cut.