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Here's how you can harness your ambitions to achieve your goals
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's how you can harness your ambitions to achieve your goals

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 6,650 Views 1 Comment

Use your ambition to achieve the big goals in your life, writes Rachel Bridge.

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience
# Opinion
# Opinion

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience

Feb 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 1,964 Views 49 Comments

While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.

'I left a well-paid job to set up my company and feared the backlash'
# Insights
# Insights

'I left a well-paid job to set up my company and feared the backlash'

Feb 1st 2016, 7:30 AM 46,089 Views 0 Comments

Pressure to stay in well-paid jobs is holding back Irish entrepreneurs.

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?
# Sing For Your Supper
# Sing For Your Supper

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?

Jan 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 26,558 Views 40 Comments

“We found a few years ago that the Credit Union funded more Irish releases than all the major labels.”

Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader
# Follow My Lead
# Follow My Lead

Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader

Jan 31st 2016, 11:15 AM 20,337 Views 31 Comments

From a solid handshake to conquering self-doubt.

Airbnb has become such a behemoth it's generating spin-off businesses
# At Your Service
From Business ETC
# At Your Service

Airbnb has become such a behemoth it's generating spin-off businesses

Jan 30th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,809 Views 10 Comments

A new Irish startup is feeding off the popularity of the home sharing service.

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision
# BUST
From Business ETC
# BUST

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision

Jan 27th 2016, 11:13 PM 54,484 Views 153 Comments

The movie chain blamed poor Christmas sales and the declining rental market.

'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate
# Nowhere To Go
From Business ETC
# Nowhere To Go

'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate

Jan 27th 2016, 2:56 PM 14,217 Views 45 Comments

The arts collective are faced with leaving Smithfield due to rising rents.

A Dublin pub has been told to stop letting dogs in
# Scoop Doggy Dog
# Scoop Doggy Dog

A Dublin pub has been told to stop letting dogs in

Jan 26th 2016, 8:06 PM 51,516 Views 115 Comments

The HSE has told the bar that it’s no longer allowed to be ‘dog friendly’.

Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy
# Bop It Like It's Hot
From Business ETC
# Bop It Like It's Hot

Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy

Jan 26th 2016, 12:38 PM 12,795 Views 9 Comments

Bop it, twist it, tap it… It’s the children’s toy from 1996.

It's official: Black Friday is destroying the December sales
# Dealz Dealz Dealz
From Business ETC
# Dealz Dealz Dealz

It's official: Black Friday is destroying the December sales

Jan 26th 2016, 6:01 AM 20,325 Views 22 Comments

The popular US sales frenzy shows a mixed bag of results for retailers in Ireland.

The reason why the Internet of Things revolution is about to kickstart in Ireland
# VT Networks
From Business ETC
# VT Networks

The reason why the Internet of Things revolution is about to kickstart in Ireland

Jan 25th 2016, 1:39 PM 21,786 Views 26 Comments

The €1.2 million raised by VT Networks will make Ireland more friendly for smart devices.

Looks shouldn't matter, but they do. Especially when you're applying for a job
# Opinion
# Opinion

Looks shouldn't matter, but they do. Especially when you're applying for a job

Jan 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 20,468 Views 40 Comments

First impressions are the foundation for having an impact, writes Eoghan McDermott.

The meaningless buzzwords you should stop using on your CV right away
# Motivated And Driven
From Business ETC
# Motivated And Driven

The meaningless buzzwords you should stop using on your CV right away

Jan 21st 2016, 11:59 AM 28,158 Views 30 Comments

Step away from the thesaurus.

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Jan 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 364 Views 64 Comments

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

Good news: Ireland is set for 1,500+ new jobs
# Applications At The Ready
# Applications At The Ready

Good news: Ireland is set for 1,500+ new jobs

Jan 20th 2016, 10:40 PM 43,030 Views 89 Comments

Five companies have announced they will be creating positions.

This Irish startup has just been bought by Spotify
# New Horizons
From Business ETC
# New Horizons

This Irish startup has just been bought by Spotify

Jan 20th 2016, 11:25 AM 20,703 Views 11 Comments

Soundwave, a music discovery app based in Dublin, will now integrate its service with the music streaming giant.

An Irish startup that makes travel bookings easier is going on a $12m hiring spree
# Boxever
From Business ETC
# Boxever

An Irish startup that makes travel bookings easier is going on a $12m hiring spree

Jan 20th 2016, 6:10 AM 23,424 Views 15 Comments

Boxever plans to more than double its workforce with the new funding.

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...
# Feeling The Force
# Feeling The Force

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...

Jan 19th 2016, 6:03 AM 18,040 Views 22 Comments

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

How a 15-year-old's invention is saving lives on the streets of Dublin
# Destitution
# Destitution

How a 15-year-old's invention is saving lives on the streets of Dublin

Jan 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 77,097 Views 20 Comments

Former street drinkers are being hired to manufacture a sleeping bag specially designed for homeless people.

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown
# Tis The Season
From Business ETC
# Tis The Season

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown

Jan 18th 2016, 1:36 PM 43,852 Views 38 Comments

It was a good season for shopping across the board.

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary

Jan 18th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,272 Views 149 Comments

They say extra tourists will be in Ireland for the centenary, as well as the Ireland vs Switzerland game.

This grinds school can teach you a thing or two about connecting with teens
# Stay Connected
From Business ETC
# Stay Connected

This grinds school can teach you a thing or two about connecting with teens

Jan 17th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,613 Views 7 Comments

The Cork grinds school Essential French has placed a major focus on social with teens and it’s paying off.