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Employment

# employment - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From Business ETC No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody – and we could even cut income tax Here Come The Good Times

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody – and we could even cut income tax

The latest quarterly report from Goodbody Stockbrokers has some positive points on the Irish economy.

# employment - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Schemes like Tús don’t make a blind bit of difference to long-term unemployment Job Search

Opinion: Schemes like Tús don’t make a blind bit of difference to long-term unemployment

Have work schemes increased individuals’ “work readiness” or just exploited them?

# employment - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘JobPath’ scheme could help 160,000 long term unemployed Unemployment

‘JobPath’ scheme could help 160,000 long term unemployed

The Department of Social Protection will introduce its new JobsPath scheme next year.

From Business ETC Job vacancies for professionals up 21% this July Hire Me

Job vacancies for professionals up 21% this July

That’s according to the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor.

# employment - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘I’m not experienced enough to do an unpaid internship’ Unemployed

Opinion: ‘I’m not experienced enough to do an unpaid internship’

I need an internship to get job experience but, apparently, I need more experience to get even an unpaid internship. What can you do?

# employment - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From Business ETC LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations Settlement

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

# employment - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society Genders

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

# employment - Friday 18 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin’s ‘Canary Wharf’, trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl’s pricey wine list Inbox Me

# employment - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

From Business ETC Skills shortage could force thousands of software jobs overseas Jobswatch

Skills shortage could force thousands of software jobs overseas

A report published today found up to half of software jobs in Ireland are filled by inward migration.

# employment - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Business ETC Au Pairs welcome decision on Domestic Workers Convention Domestic Work

Au Pairs welcome decision on Domestic Workers Convention

Minister Bruton has announced the government’s plans to ratify the Convention to protect the rights of domestic workers.

# employment - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From Business ETC There are green shoots in SME employment, but recovery is ‘far from guaranteed’ On The Up

There are green shoots in SME employment, but recovery is ‘far from guaranteed’

ISME said that its members are feeling more positive on the jobs front, but said the Government must stay the course on austerity.

# employment - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Employment dispute resolution: Five agencies to merge Slimming Down

Employment dispute resolution: Five agencies to merge

The labour relations process had been described as “difficult to comprehend.”

# employment - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn’t be scrapped Funding Cuts

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn’t be scrapped

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

# employment - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC Carphone Warehouse’s new mobile network to create 50 new jobs Employment

Carphone Warehouse’s new mobile network to create 50 new jobs

Carphone Warehouse is launching a new mobile network next year.

From Business ETC Applegreen announces 360 new jobs nationwide Jobswatch

Applegreen announces 360 new jobs nationwide

More than 250 construction workers will also be contracted for the construction of the new service stations.

# employment - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs Working Poor

16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs

A briefing document from Social Justice Ireland said the government needs to close the huge income divides in the country.

# employment - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Are you hiring? Here’s how to choose the right employee for your company Bad Hire

Opinion: Are you hiring? Here’s how to choose the right employee for your company

Most people think in terms of qualifications, skills and experience when they are looking to hire – but an employee is much more than that.

# employment - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used Protecting Whistleblowers

Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used

It’s hard to see how anything in the proposed whistleblower Bill will provide real incentive for people to come forward with information about wrongdoing.

From TheJournal.ie Men in Ireland work 3.3 hours a week more than women Working 9 To 5ish

Men in Ireland work 3.3 hours a week more than women

While Ireland has the eighth highest agreed working hours in the EU, we actually work the sixth fewest number of hours.

# employment - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Yes, I’m unemployed but that doesn’t make me lazy or incompetent Looking For Work

Opinion: Yes, I’m unemployed but that doesn’t make me lazy or incompetent

Somebody told me the other day, quite abruptly, that ‘there are plenty of jobs out there’. Well, I beg to differ.

# employment - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC Guess which employer has the most work permits for non-EU nationals this year… From Abroad
From TheJournal.ie Ireland is split between people who have good jobs – and people who don’t Finding Solutions

Ireland is split between people who have good jobs – and people who don’t

Ireland is ‘divided between people with good jobs – and those without them’, an economic expert says.

# employment - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What can be done to help Ireland’s “unacceptable” rate of jobless households? Unemployment

What can be done to help Ireland’s “unacceptable” rate of jobless households?

A new report has come up with a number of proposed solutions.

# employment - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lecturer wins €80,000 in discrimination case against NUI Galway Result

Lecturer wins €80,000 in discrimination case against NUI Galway

The Equality Tribunal found that the engineering lecturer had been discriminated against on the grounds of gender and disability.

# employment - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Can you get a Ryanair cabin crew job with this €19 diploma? Flying High

Can you get a Ryanair cabin crew job with this €19 diploma?

The ad says this bargain online diploma is ‘airline recognised’ but Ryanair said they’d be having none of it.

# employment - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC No abundance of talent among Irish jobseekers, report finds Not Good Enough

No abundance of talent among Irish jobseekers, report finds

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

# employment - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From Business ETC Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses Passing The Buck

Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses

Chambers Ireland issue the call after a Sinn Fein motion in Cork to cut the local property tax.

From Business ETC How are small businesses feeling about the next few months? Confidence

How are small businesses feeling about the next few months?

Pretty good, a survey reveals, with 48 per cent expecting the overall business environment to be ‘good’ or ‘very good’.

# employment - Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is the new guy who has to woo big companies (and their jobs) to Ireland… New Job

This is the new guy who has to woo big companies (and their jobs) to Ireland…

Martin Shanahan will take on the top job at IDA Ireland from August after the departure of Barry O’Leary.

# employment - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a banker? You’re in luck Job Fairy

Want to be a banker? You’re in luck

There are over 100 jobs up for grabs at the Central Bank.

# employment - Monday 26 May, 2014

From Business ETC There are now almost 50,000 more full-time jobs than last year, many of them in agriculture Labour Force

There are now almost 50,000 more full-time jobs than last year, many of them in agriculture

Nine of the 14 sectors of the economy measured saw an increase in employment over the course of the last year.

# employment - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I don’t think we will see the money.” – Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages Paris Bakery

“I don’t think we will see the money.” – Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

From Business ETC Got an eye for business? The IDA wants you Jobs

Got an eye for business? The IDA wants you

The IDA are hiring 35 additional staff to help them target new companies which don’t currently have a presence in Ireland.

# employment - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From Business ETC EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average Jobwatch

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ presenter who claims she was discriminated against loses Equality Tribunal case Employment

RTÉ presenter who claims she was discriminated against loses Equality Tribunal case

Frances Shanahan presented such shows as Farm News and Countryside.

# employment - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Men “hit harder than women by unemployment during recession” Gender Equality

Men “hit harder than women by unemployment during recession”

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# employment - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work Opinion

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

From TheJournal.ie Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos Employment

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

# employment - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From Business ETC Rise in professional job vacancies in April…after drops in February and March Jobhunt

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.

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