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# work - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
# Factfind
# Factfind

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like

Thu 9:30 PM 32,826 Views 26 Comments

The government’s National Remote Work Strategy says that remote working will be a “permanent feature” after Covid-19.

# work - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

Wed 9:00 AM 13,723 Views 30 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

# work - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?

Tue 7:00 PM 9,945 Views 5 Comments

The right to disconnect allows employees to switch off from work outside of normal working hours, including the right to not respond immediately to emails, telephone calls or other messages.

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?

Tue 9:17 AM 39,575 Views 38 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there is “clear evidence that some people are drifting back to the office or the workplace”.

# work - Monday 8 February, 2021

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 151,526 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

# work - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
# Tipp Top
From The42
# Tipp Top

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,417 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

# work - Monday 27 July, 2020

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work
# Alternative Work
# Alternative Work

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work

Jul 27th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,810 Views 112 Comments

If people can seek alternative work, they should seek it, says Micheál Martin.

# work - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week

Jun 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 38,664 Views 25 Comments

Supporters of a four-day week say companies could have the same levels of productivity while helping employees’ work-life balance.

# work - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,619 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

# work - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
# Travel To Work
# Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,678 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# work - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Oct 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,493 Views 23 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 24th 2019, 12:43 PM 551 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 949 Views 0 Comments

The company is closing one of its Ringaskiddy buildings.

# work - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:57 PM 1,154 Views 0 Comments

The company has operated in Co Clare almost 50 years.

# work - Monday 21 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
From Business ETC
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 1,145 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,197 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# work - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over
# Retirement
# Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,900 Views 5 Comments

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

# work - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week
# Employment
# Employment

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

Sep 26th 2019, 2:29 PM 36,044 Views 45 Comments

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

# work - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000
# Employment
# Employment

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Aug 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,577 Views 28 Comments

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# work - Thursday 22 August, 2019

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image
# Media And Marketing
From Business ETC
# Media And Marketing

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 467 Views 0 Comments

Unable to compete on salaries, firms are focusing on providing workers with a higher ‘purpose’.

# work - Monday 19 August, 2019

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
# Emigration
# Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,285 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

# work - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,475 Views 56 Comments

Laws to allow the right to disconnect will be considered by government, Business Minister Heather Humphreys says.

# work - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

# work - Monday 12 August, 2019

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 623 Views 0 Comments

You could earn a qualification in association with Edinburgh Business School normally worth €12,000.

# work - Friday 9 August, 2019

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it

Aug 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,023 Views 0 Comments

A Morgan McKinley report also suggested there’s a strong appetite for trendy flexible-work options.

# work - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?

Aug 6th 2019, 3:48 PM 710 Views 0 Comments

Workers seem to care less about cash and more about culture when it comes to career choices.

# work - Thursday 1 August, 2019

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working
# Work
# Work

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working

Aug 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 1,294 Views 2 Comments

Irish industry experts and business people weigh in on the pros and cons of the ‘smarter way’ to work.

# work - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising
# Work
# Work

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising

Jul 18th 2019, 4:12 PM 5,997 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s recruitment and tech experts weigh in on how to attract the best staff to Dublin.

# work - Monday 15 July, 2019

Poll: Would you pay extra rent for the perks of co-living?
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Poll: Would you pay extra rent for the perks of co-living?

Jul 15th 2019, 3:53 PM 1,341 Views 0 Comments

Shared living remains a hot topic in Ireland as more groups enter the Dublin scene.

# work - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'I'm still living in a land where we're starting from scratch - and maybe that's a good thing'
# Insights And Opinion
# Insights And Opinion

'I'm still living in a land where we're starting from scratch - and maybe that's a good thing'

Jul 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 583 Views 0 Comments

Tina McKenzie, CEO of Grafton Recruitment, talks about over-committing and her dream job that doesn’t exist.

# work - Monday 8 July, 2019

Poll: Would a company's green credentials affect your job choice?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's green credentials affect your job choice?

Jul 8th 2019, 5:11 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

Businesses are facing pressure from employees who are worried about their impact on the environment.

# work - Thursday 4 July, 2019

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement

Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Dublin company.

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jul 4th 2019, 9:48 AM 5,143 Views 2 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# work - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

The Skillnet-commissioned study found that 69% of companies don’t have any programmes in place.

# work - Monday 1 July, 2019

Poll: Do you think you would be more productive working from home?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Do you think you would be more productive working from home?

Jul 1st 2019, 3:01 PM 885 Views 0 Comments

Remote working could increase productivity, but it could also decrease one’s commitment to a company.

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 2:05 PM 672 Views 0 Comments

A jump in demand for suitable candidates has increased Ireland’s skills gap in the area.

# work - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jun 30th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,521 Views 0 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# work - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland

Jun 27th 2019, 4:00 PM 907 Views 0 Comments

The company recorded a 22% increase in turnover last year.

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

Jun 27th 2019, 12:00 PM 28,498 Views 82 Comments

There are pros and cons.

# work - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Jun 26th 2019, 9:50 AM 54,319 Views 57 Comments

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

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