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#Employment

# employment - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work?

A report recommends new asylum seekers should be able to work if they have been waiting more than nine months for a decision.

# employment - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you heading for burnout in work? Opinion

Are you heading for burnout in work?

Life is not and should not be an endurance test; nor should your job.

# employment - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer Back To The Ussr

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer

Lithuania’s KGB Act prevents former KGB employees obtaining employment in various sectors.

# employment - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Irish firms are going overseas for staff because they can’t compete with multinationals

Jobs options are up for in-demand candidates – but that’s making it tough for some.

# employment - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole Signing Off

New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole

The ESRI research found that eight out of 10 jobseekers would earn 40% more by finding work than staying on benefits.

# employment - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn’t

Some sectors are more forgiving – but even a small visible tattoo can seriously impede your job hunt.

# employment - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A winning CV and online applications: Your graduate career toolkit Advice

# employment - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How do you get over your first love when it was your first job? Opinion

How do you get over your first love when it was your first job?

I didn’t realise how much of my identity was wrapped up in my job. I loved it. Then a workplace accident forced me to redirect my life.

# employment - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working? Workforce

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

# employment - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams just can’t see the point of Labour in government The Left Way

Gerry Adams just can’t see the point of Labour in government

But a Labour Party TD says that’s a “bit rich”.

# employment - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight Emigration

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

# employment - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The majority of Irish workers lack motivation – but why?

Just 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work, which is alarming for a country still recovering from a catastrophic economic downturn.

# employment - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How to master the art of saying ‘No’ Opinion

How to master the art of saying ‘No’

It’s a small word but many of us are afraid of using it…

# employment - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie MS sufferer made to do ‘boring, degrading and insulting’ work awarded €20,000 Equality Tribunal

MS sufferer made to do ‘boring, degrading and insulting’ work awarded €20,000

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

# employment - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’ We're Not Partying

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# employment - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this? Opinion

The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this?

We need to face up to what’s gone wrong with spatial policy in this country.

# employment - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a job? Munster is the place to be Just The Job

Looking for a job? Munster is the place to be

Employers in the southernmost province are gearing up for a hiring splurge over the next three months

# employment - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs Equality

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs

The forms were given to them upon receiving a job offer.

# employment - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Got €1.36 to spare? You could buy 130 houses in this “ghost town”* Songs From Northern Britain

Got €1.36 to spare? You could buy 130 houses in this “ghost town”*

*If you’re willing to do them up and manage them.

# employment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job* Shots Fired

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

# employment - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge … with some American inspiration Back To Work

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge … with some American inspiration

The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.

# employment - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’ll be no charging of your mobile when you’re working for Ryanair Out Of Charge

There’ll be no charging of your mobile when you’re working for Ryanair

The conditions of employment at the airline are ‘observed to be an area of concern’ according to a new pilots’ survey.

# employment - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Good news if you’re looking for a job – there’s more out there and fewer of us are looking for them Job Fairy

Good news if you’re looking for a job – there’s more out there and fewer of us are looking for them

However recovery is still cautious in the construction sector.

# employment - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work Pay Cheque

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.

# employment - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people Research

The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people

A new ESRI study has looked at how many young people were unemployed in recent years – and it’s grim reading.

# employment - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year? Employment

People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year?

That doesn’t include Ireland, of course.

Irish emigrants returning home for work can expect competitive salaries

Morgan McKinley anticipate salary increases of 5% – 10% for specialist positions in a range of sectors.

# employment - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way Job Fairy

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Two job announcements were made today.

# employment - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are willing to take a pay cut to come home Jobswatch

Irish people are willing to take a pay cut to come home

2014 witnessed the most significant increase in year on year job creation since 2008.

# employment - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue

The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.

# employment - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people are doing JobBridge internships than expected Back To Work

# employment - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66 Not Fair

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66

The Equality Tribunal awarded €123,000 last month.

# employment - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The unemployment rate has been revised down even further Jobs

The unemployment rate has been revised down even further

A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.

# employment - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews? Gender

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?

Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…

# employment - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register Unemployment

Here’s how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register

More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.

# employment - Friday 14 November, 2014

The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year

There has been a steady increase in the number of people signing on to do apprenticeships.

# employment - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why are employers rewarding long hours in the office above all else? Clocking In

Opinion: Why are employers rewarding long hours in the office above all else?

Some companies believe they’re getting more out of staff who are present in the office for long hours – but many employees just stay late because it looks good.

# employment - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin shop will clean your suit for free if you have a job interview Nice One
Poll: What’s your biggest worry when applying for a job? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What’s your biggest worry when applying for a job?

Apart from not getting it, obviously…

# employment - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

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