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Communicating in a crisis: Adjusting to the reality of Covid-19
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Communicating in a crisis: Adjusting to the reality of Covid-19

Mar 29th 2020, 2:00 AM 2,763 Views 0 Comments

Businesses have moved quickly, but the outbreak is creating unforeseen challenges

Poll: Do you think education properly prepared you for your career?
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Poll: Do you think education properly prepared you for your career?

Feb 26th 2020, 12:58 AM 2,183 Views 0 Comments

Irish industry is changing and there are fears that education isn’t moving in the same direction.

Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome
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Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome

Feb 7th 2020, 12:04 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Most leaders feel the symptoms, but how they deal with it is key.

Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome
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Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome

Feb 6th 2020, 12:58 AM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

Most leaders feel the symptoms, but how they deal with it is key.

Poll: Should wealthier countries shoulder more responsibility in tackling climate change?
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Poll: Should wealthier countries shoulder more responsibility in tackling climate change?

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:50 AM 809 Views 0 Comments

Environmental action, and inaction, are major themes in Davos this week.

Poll: What you said in 2019
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Poll: What you said in 2019

Jan 3rd 2020, 12:58 AM 331 Views 0 Comments

The results are in, the readers have spoken.

Poll: Do you think Ireland should phase out fossil fuel exploration?
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Poll: Do you think Ireland should phase out fossil fuel exploration?

Dec 18th 2019, 12:58 AM 776 Views 0 Comments

The state is looking to phase out oil and gas exploration, but is it a good idea?

Poll: Do you think taking parental leave has a negative impact on your career?
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Poll: Do you think taking parental leave has a negative impact on your career?

Nov 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 1,227 Views 0 Comments

Recent surveys suggest there is stigma attached to taking time off work.

'When you're away from your laptop you tend to become more creative'
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'When you're away from your laptop you tend to become more creative'

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:36 AM 279 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: Richard Murphy of Zevo Health talks handling stress and Bob Dylan’s sage advice.

Poll: Should staff have the legal right to switch off from work emails?
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Poll: Should staff have the legal right to switch off from work emails?

Aug 19th 2019, 2:24 PM 549 Views 0 Comments

The government is looking at whether a right to disconnect from work emails would function in Ireland.

'Work hard and be nice to people. I don't think it has to be more comprehensive than that'
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'Work hard and be nice to people. I don't think it has to be more comprehensive than that'

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 508 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: Flying Tiger Copenhagen’s Irish boss on kindness and why llamas trump beetles.

Poll: Do you feel under pressure to work extra hours?
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Poll: Do you feel under pressure to work extra hours?

Aug 12th 2019, 2:55 PM 741 Views 0 Comments

It might relieve the pressure of work demands, but working overtime has its downsides.

'Curiosity has helped me stand out - I've worked since age 16 and I've had seven careers'
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'Curiosity has helped me stand out - I've worked since age 16 and I've had seven careers'

Aug 8th 2019, 3:09 PM 880 Views 0 Comments

Open Orphan’s Cathal Friel also talks about the day that most shook his confidence.

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

Aug 6th 2019, 3:48 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

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

'In our reception we have a fairly large pufferfish made out of 100% recyclable items'
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'In our reception we have a fairly large pufferfish made out of 100% recyclable items'

Aug 1st 2019, 1:36 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Cool Planet Experience talks Al Gore, ski lifts and her busy diary.

Poll: Would concerns over the environment prevent you from flying?
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Poll: Would concerns over the environment prevent you from flying?

Jul 29th 2019, 4:16 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

‘Flight shame’ has impacted flights to Ireland from some northern European countries this year.

Be wary of the curse of knowledge
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Be wary of the curse of knowledge

Jul 25th 2019, 10:17 AM 663 Views 0 Comments

To communicate clearly, you need to be aware of what you might know too well.

'Talent without ambition is just talent - if you've got the combination of both the sky is the limit'
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'Talent without ambition is just talent - if you've got the combination of both the sky is the limit'

Jul 25th 2019, 10:16 AM 345 Views 0 Comments

Colman Walsh, the chief executive of the UX Design Institute, talks priesthood, ambition and triathlons.

'I used to be motivated by a fear of failure. I kind of got over that'
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'I used to be motivated by a fear of failure. I kind of got over that'

Jul 18th 2019, 4:23 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

Gary Lavin, the founder of VitHit, talks fear of failure, managing growth and why he’s not pursuing kombucha.

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

Jul 15th 2019, 3:53 PM 1,401 Views 0 Comments

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

Meet the man making sure that 'real heart' stays at the centre of Dogpatch Labs
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Meet the man making sure that 'real heart' stays at the centre of Dogpatch Labs

Jul 11th 2019, 11:12 AM 849 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Walsh is eyeing the healthy growth of Dublin’s startup scene as he plots Dogpatch’s expansion.

It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup
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It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup

Jul 11th 2019, 10:55 AM 253 Views 0 Comments

The curtain may be falling on this inspiring episode in women’s sport, but it can’t be the end of the story.

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

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

Jul 8th 2019, 5:11 PM 610 Views 0 Comments

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

Artificial intelligence is going to transform business, not just in Ireland, but across the world
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Artificial intelligence is going to transform business, not just in Ireland, but across the world

Jul 4th 2019, 10:03 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

Here are the steps that Irish companies should take to unlock AI’s potential.

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

Jul 1st 2019, 3:01 PM 892 Views 0 Comments

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

Facebook's Libra project could be a watershed moment for the blockchain industry
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Facebook's Libra project could be a watershed moment for the blockchain industry

Jun 27th 2019, 10:33 AM 244 Views 0 Comments

This marks the social media giant’s boldest foray into the financial services industry.

'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'
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'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:31 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.

'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'
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'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'

Jun 25th 2019, 1:00 AM 892 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.

Why putting design at the heart of a company can help it thrive
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Why putting design at the heart of a company can help it thrive

Jun 23rd 2019, 3:00 PM 985 Views 0 Comments

Design based on conversations with your users – it is the surest way to succeed.

The death of the out of office
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The death of the out of office

Jun 22nd 2019, 3:01 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

It is vital that we switch off the smart way when we head off on holiday.

When you fail to fully examine a reference, you increase your chances of a costly mis-hire
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When you fail to fully examine a reference, you increase your chances of a costly mis-hire

Jun 20th 2019, 10:41 AM 618 Views 1 Comment

It’s just a formality, goes the thinking, and it is that thinking that causes employers major problems.

'Knowing that I've had an impact on something - that's very motivational to me'
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'Knowing that I've had an impact on something - that's very motivational to me'

Jun 20th 2019, 10:40 AM 568 Views 0 Comments

Hazel Mitchell of eBay Ireland talks about her remaining ambitions after 15 years at the company.

'Knowing that I've had an impact on something - that's very motivational to me'
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'Knowing that I've had an impact on something - that's very motivational to me'

Jun 18th 2019, 12:11 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

Hazel Mitchell of eBay Ireland talks about her remaining ambitions after 15 years at the company.

Poll: Would you favour a company based on its green credentials?
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Poll: Would you favour a company based on its green credentials?

Jun 17th 2019, 4:03 PM 473 Views 0 Comments

Businesses and policymakers are coming under pressure to transition to a low carbon economy.

When you fail to fully examine a reference, you increase your chances of a costly mis-hire
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When you fail to fully examine a reference, you increase your chances of a costly mis-hire

Jun 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 675 Views 0 Comments

It’s just a formality, goes the thinking, and it is that thinking that causes employers major problems.

'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'
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'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'

Jun 13th 2019, 1:40 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

Sprout Social’s Gerard Murnaghan talks about motivating staff and his dog Ruby.

'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'
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'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'

Jun 11th 2019, 12:26 PM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

Sprout Social’s Gerard Murnaghan talks about motivating staff and his dog Ruby.

Poll: Do you think you'd be more productive with a four-day work week?
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Poll: Do you think you'd be more productive with a four-day work week?

Jun 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 1,138 Views 0 Comments

There has been calls for a four-day working week with companies worldwide deciding to cut office hours.

Reports of workplace bullying have been high in Ireland - it’s time employers do something
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Reports of workplace bullying have been high in Ireland - it’s time employers do something

Jun 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 3,743 Views 0 Comments

Ireland has been found to have one of the highest rates of workplace bullying in the developed world.

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