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Employment

# employment - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Column: I’ve entered the Church of Burton … Yes, I am now a JobBridge intern Unemployment

Column: I’ve entered the Church of Burton … Yes, I am now a JobBridge intern

After two years of being unemployed, I’ve just started a JobBridge internship. The experience has been a mixed one so far.

# employment - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The Government is making it easier for skilled workers from abroad to work in Ireland Jobs

The Government is making it easier for skilled workers from abroad to work in Ireland

A new bill will bring in nine different ways to be granted an employment permit.

From Business ETC PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country Jobswatch

PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country

The new roles are in engineering, sales and operational areas of the business.

From Business ETC OECD says JobBridge is leaving most disadvantaged behind Jobs

OECD says JobBridge is leaving most disadvantaged behind

The international think tank also recommended that the role of the Community Employment Programme be reconsidered as it is not cost effective, especially in terms of getting people back to regular employment.

# employment - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 175 regional festivals to benefit from €500k Fáilte Ireland funding Festival Fun

Over 175 regional festivals to benefit from €500k Fáilte Ireland funding

The funding will support music, sport, food and cultural festivals around the country.

# employment - Friday 18 April, 2014

From Business ETC Jobs watch: 30 new posts on the way at Trilogy Technologies in Dublin 8 Hiring

Jobs watch: 30 new posts on the way at Trilogy Technologies in Dublin 8

Some of the jobs are already being advertised on the company’s website.

# employment - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is there really a glass ceiling for women in the workplace – or is it just for mothers? Opinion

Column: Is there really a glass ceiling for women in the workplace – or is it just for mothers?

The ‘glass ceiling’ is less to do with being a woman and more to do with having to care for small children.

# employment - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Unpaid internships, low wages, zero hour contracts – this is life without job security Job Security

Column: Unpaid internships, low wages, zero hour contracts – this is life without job security

The lack of proper jobs will ultimately cause our economy to stagnate – but employers can’t seem to resist the almost-endless supply of cheap labour.

# employment - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lying about jail and a reference from a husband: 65% of employers receive falsified CVs Pants On Fire

# employment - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From Business ETC You’re hired: 10 per cent more job vacancies than 2013 Hire Ground

You’re hired: 10 per cent more job vacancies than 2013

New reports find construction is recovering along with professional sector.

# employment - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low Economy

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low

Quarterly bulletin finds that drop in unemployment is ‘clearest indicator’ of improving economic fortunes.

# employment - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at?

A proposed bill from Deputy Anne Ferris would introduce a voluntary system of retirement.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age Anne Ferris

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

# employment - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna accused of “locking out” eight staff members Turfed Out

Bord na Móna accused of “locking out” eight staff members

The company says that the staff were suspended for refusing to engage with relocation plans.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register drops for 21st month in a row Jobswatch

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

There were 391,232 people on the Live Register last month, some 33,856 fewer than in March 2013

# employment - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From Business ETC Employers say hiring outlook ‘most encouraging since 2008’ Jobswatch

Employers say hiring outlook ‘most encouraging since 2008’

Prospects haven’t looked this good since the year Bertie Ahern stepped down, and Padraig Harrington won the USPGA…

# employment - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From Business ETC Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms Jobswatch

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms

There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.

# employment - Monday 10 March, 2014

From Business ETC Irish construction sector rose again during February Boost

Irish construction sector rose again during February

The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.

# employment - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s why one company lets workers look up each other’s salary Give Us The Slip

Here’s why one company lets workers look up each other’s salary

Like to know what the boss earns? Whole Foods reckons knowledge promotes competitiveness and productivity among employees.

# employment - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drop in foreign nationals employed in Ireland Employment

Drop in foreign nationals employed in Ireland

The CSO released new figures today.

# employment - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Live Register falls below 400,000 for the first time in five years Register Of Interest

Live Register falls below 400,000 for the first time in five years

Around 2,500 people less are on the Live Register than in January.

# employment - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New DIT campus will ‘radically change the face of Dublin’s north inner city’ Grangegorman

New DIT campus will ‘radically change the face of Dublin’s north inner city’

Speaking today after visiting the site, junior minister Paschal Donohoe said the development would bring employment into the area and boost the local economy with the custom of 10,000 students.

# employment - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: As a society, we can’t afford to pay Irish workers so little Working Poor

Column: As a society, we can’t afford to pay Irish workers so little

The term ‘working poor’ should be an oxymoron but it’s a reality in Ireland – a wage increase is desperately needed, writes Jimmy Kelly.

# employment - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From Business ETC Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012 Make Money Money

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012

If you earned €687 a week last year, you are average.

# employment - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are 359 departmental staff currently on career breaks Have A Break

There are 359 departmental staff currently on career breaks

And 63 have been on breaks for over five years.

# employment - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From Business ETC Jobs boost as 1,800 new posts announced at over 120 companies Jobswatch

Jobs boost as 1,800 new posts announced at over 120 companies

The positions at the ‘class of 2013’ group of Enterprise Ireland-supported start-ups will be mostly in the areas of IT, life sciences and gaming.

# employment - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do you have Impostor Syndrome? Work

Column: Do you have Impostor Syndrome?

Do you ever suspect that you’re a fraud, and sooner or later your boss will say “I’ve just realised, you have no idea what you’re doing”? Then you might have Impostor Syndrom, writes Andrea Mara.

# employment - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts Uncertainty

Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts

Working on a zero-hours contract means you can’t budget or plan your life – and causes people to become stuck in a cycle of poverty, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# employment - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 types of boss you’ve definitely worked for Work It

10 types of boss you’ve definitely worked for

You’re not the boss of me now, and you’re not so biiig.

From TheJournal.ie 250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on Penny Pinching

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# employment - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government’s jobs plan delivers 90 per cent success rate – but Bruton insists it’s not spin So Many Jobs

Government’s jobs plan delivers 90 per cent success rate – but Bruton insists it’s not spin

“If I came in and we were saying: ‘We had a 100 per cent success rate’, you’d say: ‘Well that’s just spin,’” Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said today.

# employment - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From Business ETC Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying Big Bullies

Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying

Trade union SIPTU deals with a ‘substantial’ number of bullying cases but said a legal definition of it is needed in Ireland if victims are to get any justice.

# employment - Monday 3 February, 2014

From Business ETC Some good news for Cork with 50 new jobs in call centre Jobswatch

Some good news for Cork with 50 new jobs in call centre

Recruitment starts immediately for the jobs at Zevas.

# employment - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard Working Parents

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

# employment - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From Business ETC Company in business over 75 years to close with 47 job losses Unemployment

Company in business over 75 years to close with 47 job losses

The company manufactures electric cable in New Ross.

From Business ETC More jobs for Cork as digital research firm opens European HQ Jobswatch

More jobs for Cork as digital research firm opens European HQ

The company is creating 30 jobs for a ‘local workforce’.

# employment - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From Business ETC Potential job losses at Pepsi plant in Cork Pepsico

Potential job losses at Pepsi plant in Cork

Two dozen jobs could be affected as the company looks to outsource the roles to IBM.

# employment - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society Opinion

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# employment - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protests at some Advance Pitstop branches over JobBridge internships Internships

Protests at some Advance Pitstop branches over JobBridge internships

Advance Pitstop has said that it is availing of the scheme to provide nine-month placements to interns across its branch network.

# employment - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Memo encourages employees to stop effin’ and blindin’ at work Oh Sugar

Memo encourages employees to stop effin’ and blindin’ at work

We’re certain that isn’t feasible.

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