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# job-seekers - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Even communities that condemn far-right terror attacks don't become more positive about migrants, study finds

Researchers gauged how difficult it was for people of Pakistani origin searching for jobs in Norway.

# job-seekers - Friday 1 September, 2017

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# job-seekers - Monday 5 December, 2016

Column: What the Department of Social Protection doesn't want you to find out

Our welfare regime treats jobseekers harshly and pushes them into precarious work, write Tom Boland and Ray Griffin.

# job-seekers - Monday 28 March, 2016

'I never thought I would be unemployed aged 53. I feel I have to beg for social welfare'

An anonymous contributor writes about what it’s like to find yourself jobless with no money after working for over 33 years.

# job-seekers - Monday 6 October, 2014

Poll: Are you satisfied in your current job? I Can't Get No This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you satisfied in your current job?

Monday blues, anyone?

# job-seekers - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

No abundance of talent among Irish jobseekers, report finds

If employers want to attract good people, they need to start making them lucrative offers.

# job-seekers - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Rise in professional job vacancies in April...after drops in February and March

There were 9,475 jobs available in April compared to 9,142 in March.

# job-seekers - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment

An Taoiseach made the comments as Live Register declined for the 22nd consecutive month.

# job-seekers - 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.)

# job-seekers - Monday 18 February, 2013

Column: Unemployed people already feel they have no worth without being called ‘spongers’

The contemporary world values people in terms of what they do for a living, so what is that saying to the unemployed, asks Tom Boland.

# job-seekers - Saturday 25 August, 2012

'Investment needed' in frontline social welfare staff

Unemployed people’s representative body claims misinformation is being provided by some social welfare offices – while some unemployed jobseekers tell their stories of dealing with the under-pressure social system.

# job-seekers - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

'Positivity is here in this room, people getting up and starting again'

Attending today’s Springboard Roadshow in Dublin,’s Christina Finn asks job seekers why returning to education is their only option.