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# work - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From Business ETC How employers can protect themselves against unfair dismissal claims Work

How employers can protect themselves against unfair dismissal claims

This law expert delivers a masterclass in disciplining someone fairly.

From TheJournal.ie Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation' CSO

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation'

The CSO says that the release of its survey yesterday is just the beginning in attempts to chart the wellbeing of the Irish nation.

# work - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From Business ETC There aren't enough hairdressing and childcare jobs for people in PLC courses Education

There aren't enough hairdressing and childcare jobs for people in PLC courses

A new ESRI report has recommended a lots of tweaks to the current system.

# work - Friday 5 January, 2018

From Business ETC A sacked airport worker won a €50k payout after refusing to drive an uninsured vehicle Work

A sacked airport worker won a €50k payout after refusing to drive an uninsured vehicle

The Shannon Airport-based man was dismissed for ‘gross misconduct’.

From Business ETC Shop that told a pregnant worker to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000 Work

Shop that told a pregnant worker to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000

The Labour Court ruled that Kildare-based Clelands Supermarkets discriminated against the woman.

# work - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From Business ETC Cork millionaire Dan Kiely is putting cash into an Irish 'flexible working' jobs site Work

Cork millionaire Dan Kiely is putting cash into an Irish 'flexible working' jobs site

Kiely, who recently sold his firm Voxpro, is backing Abodoo.

# work - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback Booming

'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback

At the end of last year, the apprenticeship population was at about 13,000 and new registrations in 2018 are expected to reach over 6,000.

From Business ETC 'It's a cock-up, mess-up, balls-up': Here are 2017's top business bloopers Work

'It's a cock-up, mess-up, balls-up': Here are 2017's top business bloopers

They say you learn a lot from your mistakes – but what about other people’s blunders?

# work - Friday 29 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power' Insights

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'

Former aviation boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh delivers some of his life lessons in leadership.

# work - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'Airports are big, fat, dumb b****rds': The standout Irish business quotes of the year Work

'Airports are big, fat, dumb b****rds': The standout Irish business quotes of the year

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary leads the way when it comes to pithy one-liners.

# work - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From Business ETC Goldman Sachs admits it is 'considering' its options following Dublin move reports Financial Services

Goldman Sachs admits it is 'considering' its options following Dublin move reports

The Financial Times reported the firm’s European asset management business is coming to the Irish capital.

# work - Friday 22 December, 2017

From Business ETC A major packaging firm in Cavan was ordered to pay €8,000 in a racial discrimination case Manufacturing

A major packaging firm in Cavan was ordered to pay €8,000 in a racial discrimination case

Ballyconnell-based Boxmore Plastics failed to overturn a Workplace Relations Commission decision.

# work - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From Business ETC Why now (and not January) is the perfect time to start job hunting Work

Why now (and not January) is the perfect time to start job hunting

If you haven’t started yet, it’s not too late.

# work - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From Business ETC Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions Work

Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

# work - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From Business ETC This café owner has turned a Facebook group into a recruitment agency for baristas Work

This café owner has turned a Facebook group into a recruitment agency for baristas

First Draft Coffee’s Ger O’Donohoe wants to help legitimise ‘coffee as a career’.

# work - Friday 15 December, 2017

From Business ETC Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes Transport

Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes

Pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain have planned industrial action.

# work - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare Insights

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare

Here are some tips on preventing staff problems in the festive season – before they occur.

From Business ETC A deal has been struck to save two big Galway hotels from closing down Work

A deal has been struck to save two big Galway hotels from closing down

Some 330 jobs have been saved at seven companies owned by businessman Gerry Barrett.

From Business ETC Union bosses have written to the government to call out 'clear hypocrisy from a state beneficiary' Work

Union bosses have written to the government to call out 'clear hypocrisy from a state beneficiary'

The letter relates to a recent Labour Court dispute over redundancy packages offered by Capita.

# work - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k Compensation

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

From Business ETC A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k Work

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

# work - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From Business ETC The UK is still the 'poster boy' for attracting Europeans climbing the career ladder Work

The UK is still the 'poster boy' for attracting Europeans climbing the career ladder

But Brexit is nibbling away at its status as the number-one spot for cross-border job searches.

# work - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From Business ETC How to avoid an apathetic workforce by fixing the way you communicate Insights

How to avoid an apathetic workforce by fixing the way you communicate

Effective employee engagement is about how you share good and bad messages with staff.

# work - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From Business ETC How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare Insights

How to make sure your office Christmas party doesn't turn into an HR nightmare

Here are some tips on preventing staff problems in the festive season – before they occur.

# work - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From Business ETC Zero-hour contracts will be outlawed in most cases under new laws Policy

Zero-hour contracts will be outlawed in most cases under new laws

A bill aims to tackle the casualisation of work in Ireland.

# work - Monday 4 December, 2017

From Business ETC Most white-collar workers say they were misled about their company's culture Work

Most white-collar workers say they were misled about their company's culture

That’s according to a new report by recruitment firm Robert Walters.

# work - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From Business ETC How to make sure people actually pay attention to your next presentation Insights

How to make sure people actually pay attention to your next presentation

The art is in ensuring your message is remembered long after the words are forgotten.

# work - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A lot of workers plan to switch jobs for more money next year Mo Money

A lot of workers plan to switch jobs for more money next year

The majority of employees in Ireland are dissatisfied with their current pay packages.

# work - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From Business ETC A sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up to work drunk Work

A sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up to work drunk

The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.

From Business ETC A lot of workers plan to switch jobs for more money next year Work

A lot of workers plan to switch jobs for more money next year

The majority of employees in Ireland are dissatisfied with their current pay packages.

# work - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From Business ETC What employers need to know about Ireland's sexual harassment laws Insights

What employers need to know about Ireland's sexual harassment laws

The issue has rarely been out of the headlines in recent months.

# work - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs Direct Provision

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

From Business ETC Aviation bigwigs are tipped to bring home Ireland's biggest salaries next year Work

Aviation bigwigs are tipped to bring home Ireland's biggest salaries next year

Recruiter Brightwater predicts that bosses at leasing companies will earn up to €600,000 in 2018.

# work - Monday 20 November, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Should yearly performance reviews for staff be axed? Work This post contains a poll

Poll: Should yearly performance reviews for staff be axed?

The practice has been described as a ‘discredited ritual’ that everybody hates.

# work - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't mention the cost of living': How firms are pitching Ireland to foreign tech staff Come Live With Us

'Don't mention the cost of living': How firms are pitching Ireland to foreign tech staff

An event will be held in London next year to lure talented staff to these shores.

From Business ETC How to channel Alex Ferguson and get top performance out of your (work) team Insights

How to channel Alex Ferguson and get top performance out of your (work) team

Giving effective feedback means sometimes you need to stop worrying about being liked.

From TheJournal.ie A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero' Work

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

# work - Saturday 18 November, 2017

From Business ETC How to identify a dysfunctional board - and what to do to fix one Insights

How to identify a dysfunctional board - and what to do to fix one

There’s no place for complacency when it comes to a company boardroom.

# work - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero' Labour Court

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't mention the cost of living': How firms are pitching Ireland to foreign tech staff Tech Life Ireland

'Don't mention the cost of living': How firms are pitching Ireland to foreign tech staff

An event will be held in London next year to lure talented staff to these shores.

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