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# unemployed - Friday 1 March, 2013

Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU

Mar 1st 2013, 10:47 AM 3,047 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, eurozone unemployment hit a record 11.9 per cent in January with just under 19 million now out of work in the 17-member bloc.

# unemployed - Monday 25 February, 2013

Poll: Should a percentage of new jobs be set aside for certain sections of society?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a percentage of new jobs be set aside for certain sections of society?

Feb 25th 2013, 9:43 AM 6,823 Views 49 Comments

With 400 of the 1,600 jobs to install water meters being set aside for graduates, the unemployed and small businesses, is this a move that should be repeated?

# unemployed - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Report: Government should establish a 'youth guarantee' for unemployed
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Report: Government should establish a 'youth guarantee' for unemployed

Feb 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,489 Views 43 Comments

A jobs committee has made a number of recommendations, including introducing a €1 million Youth Entrepreneurship Fund.

# unemployed - Monday 18 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,954 Views 123 Comments

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.

# unemployed - Friday 4 January, 2013

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent

Jan 4th 2013, 12:13 PM 3,077 Views 24 Comments

The number of people aged 25 or under on the live register dropped for the 29th month in a row.

# unemployed - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Maker of Oscar statues to lay off more than one third of workforce
# Oscars
# Oscars

Maker of Oscar statues to lay off more than one third of workforce

Dec 11th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,462 Views 11 Comments

The Chicago-based company also produces awards for the Emmys, the MTV VMAs, American Idol and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

# unemployed - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Readers’ Panel: Unemployed
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Unemployed

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 3,155 Views 7 Comments

Jane, who’s unemployed and owns a house that’s in negative equity, is happy that the NPPR is to be axed but thinks that the blanket cut to the children’s allowance was a mistake.

# unemployed - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

Dec 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,056 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# unemployed - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan

Oct 11th 2012, 3:49 PM 7,368 Views 136 Comments

The party says it has identified €13 billion which can be sourced to create jobs, improve competitiveness and increase productivity.

# unemployed - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Sharp rise in numbers taking part in back-to-work schemes
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Sharp rise in numbers taking part in back-to-work schemes

Oct 4th 2012, 5:09 PM 5,182 Views 34 Comments

More than 57,000 people are now taking part in the various schemes for long-term unemployed.

# unemployed - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers

Sep 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,677 Views 13 Comments

Exactly HOW many people would be better off on the Dole? And just how many people emigrate from Ireland every day?

# unemployed - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled

Sep 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 366 Views 30 Comments

Graduate Paul Lang found himself unemployed after leaving college but said that volunteering was the first step to getting his life back on track.

# unemployed - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New online directory for unemployed people launched
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

New online directory for unemployed people launched

Sep 13th 2012, 11:31 AM 5,227 Views 23 Comments

Minister Joan Burton launched the new on-line directory Find Your Local services, alongside the 19th edition of the handbook Working for Work.

# unemployed - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 14th 2012, 8:30 PM 6,913 Views 18 Comments

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

# unemployed - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Man offers first paycheck in return for a job in Dublin
# Jobsearch
# Jobsearch

Man offers first paycheck in return for a job in Dublin

Jun 20th 2012, 5:49 PM 16,604 Views 29 Comments

The 20-year-old Kildare man said he wants his independence, and he’s willing to shell out to anyone who can help him on his way.

# unemployed - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers
# Education
# Education

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers

May 23rd 2012, 10:14 PM 6,929 Views 42 Comments

Several retired teachers who were recently rehired by primary schools were taken on for more than 50 days.

# unemployed - Monday 23 April, 2012

Jobs announced in Cork as jobseekers roadshow begins
# Jobs
# Jobs

Jobs announced in Cork as jobseekers roadshow begins

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:30 PM 3,833 Views 2 Comments

The National Jobseekers Roadshow kicked off today in Dublin and Cork – and Cpl has some recruitment tips for those interested. Meanwhile, M/A-COM Technology Solutions has announced 30 new jobs in Cork.

# unemployed - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Government unveils scheme to get unemployed back to work
# Pathways To Work
# Pathways To Work

Government unveils scheme to get unemployed back to work

Feb 23rd 2012, 3:48 PM 7,115 Views 84 Comments

Minister Joan Burton unveiled the ambitious plan today and promised that the Irish government will not repeat the mistakes of the 1980s.

# unemployed - Friday 27 January, 2012

More than 5 million people now unemployed in Spain
# Spain
# Spain

More than 5 million people now unemployed in Spain

Jan 27th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,661 Views 11 Comments

There is now an unemployment rate of 22.8 per cent in Spain, a country which already had Europe’s worst unemployment level.

# unemployed - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Unemployed people "are not statistics"
# Pathways To Work
# Pathways To Work

Unemployed people "are not statistics"

Jan 26th 2012, 12:34 PM 2,889 Views 34 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore hits back at Joe Higgins description of ‘Pathways to Work’ interviews for jobless as “Alcoholics Anonymous style” meetings.

# unemployed - Monday 2 January, 2012

11 things you should never put on your CV
# Jobs
# Jobs

11 things you should never put on your CV

Jan 2nd 2012, 11:00 AM 14,867 Views 20 Comments

Looking for a job in the new year? Then take our advice and make sure not to put these on it…

# unemployed - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

How to boost job prospects for the unemployed? The ESRI thinks it has the answers
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

How to boost job prospects for the unemployed? The ESRI thinks it has the answers

Nov 9th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,541 Views 29 Comments

New research suggests training in how to conduct job searches and schemes which subsidise employers to take on workers are most likely to be successful.

# unemployed - Monday 24 October, 2011

Man arrested after allegedly setting fire to 100 cars
# Germany
# Germany

Man arrested after allegedly setting fire to 100 cars

Oct 24th 2011, 2:36 PM 789 Views 9 Comments

It is reported that the young, unemployed man alleged to have lit the fires was motivated by “social envy”.

# unemployed - Thursday 13 October, 2011

ESRI report says just 3 per cent better off on dole than in jobs
# ESRI
# ESRI

ESRI report says just 3 per cent better off on dole than in jobs

Oct 13th 2011, 10:46 AM 742 Views 26 Comments

The organisation also recommends that the government look at diverse means of generating taxes other than relying on income-related taxes like the Universal Social Charge.

# unemployed - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Unemployed construction workers to get €35m in EU aid
# Construction
# Construction

Unemployed construction workers to get €35m in EU aid

Oct 5th 2011, 4:35 PM 1,347 Views 25 Comments

The money is aimed at re-training unemployed construction workers in Ireland so as that they can return to work.

# unemployed - Sunday 2 October, 2011

€28,000 yearly welfare payments are not indicative of average families - Department
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

€28,000 yearly welfare payments are not indicative of average families - Department

Oct 2nd 2011, 3:27 PM 1,278 Views 42 Comments

Figures put together by the Department of Social Protection show reveal how much a family of six on social welfare could receive in a year.

# unemployed - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Unemployment rate at its highest since December
# Live Register
# Live Register

Unemployment rate at its highest since December

Aug 31st 2011, 12:46 PM 395 Views 12 Comments

The unemployment rate rose by 0.1 per cent to 14.4 per cent in the August, with 1,600 more people signing on the Live Register.