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'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
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'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,382 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work
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On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work

Jul 27th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,784 Views 112 Comments

If people can seek alternative work, they should seek it, says Micheál Martin.

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week
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'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week

Jun 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 38,578 Views 25 Comments

Supporters of a four-day week say companies could have the same levels of productivity while helping employees’ work-life balance.

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
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Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,608 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
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Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,614 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year
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Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Oct 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,483 Views 23 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
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Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 24th 2019, 12:43 PM 543 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus
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Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

The company is closing one of its Ringaskiddy buildings.

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs
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US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:57 PM 1,144 Views 0 Comments

The company has operated in Co Clare almost 50 years.

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
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Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 1,106 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
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Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,185 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over
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'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,877 Views 5 Comments

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week
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'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

Sep 26th 2019, 2:29 PM 36,000 Views 45 Comments

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000
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The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Aug 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,119 Views 28 Comments

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image
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As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 455 Views 0 Comments

Unable to compete on salaries, firms are focusing on providing workers with a higher ‘purpose’.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
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New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,208 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?
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Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,443 Views 56 Comments

Laws to allow the right to disconnect will be considered by government, Business Minister Heather Humphreys says.

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
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Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship
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We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 617 Views 0 Comments

You could earn a qualification in association with Edinburgh Business School normally worth €12,000.

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it
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Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it

Aug 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 965 Views 0 Comments

A Morgan McKinley report also suggested there’s a strong appetite for trendy flexible-work options.

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 659 Views 0 Comments

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

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working
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No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working

Aug 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 1,287 Views 2 Comments

Irish industry experts and business people weigh in on the pros and cons of the ‘smarter way’ to work.

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising
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Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising

Jul 18th 2019, 4:12 PM 5,993 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s recruitment and tech experts weigh in on how to attract the best staff to Dublin.

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 1,283 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 519 Views 0 Comments

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

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement
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PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement

Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 AM 386 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Dublin company.

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
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Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jul 4th 2019, 9:48 AM 5,132 Views 2 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training
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Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 308 Views 0 Comments

The Skillnet-commissioned study found that 69% of companies don’t have any programmes in place.

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 885 Views 0 Comments

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

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland
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Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 2:05 PM 659 Views 0 Comments

A jump in demand for suitable candidates has increased Ireland’s skills gap in the area.

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
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Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jun 30th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,489 Views 0 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland
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Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland

Jun 27th 2019, 4:00 PM 898 Views 0 Comments

The company recorded a 22% increase in turnover last year.

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?
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Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

Jun 27th 2019, 12:00 PM 28,497 Views 82 Comments

There are pros and cons.

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?
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'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Jun 26th 2019, 9:50 AM 54,276 Views 57 Comments

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree
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LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree

Jun 20th 2019, 12:13 PM 1,023 Views 0 Comments

The company will reach 2,000 people next year and move into a second office building.

Indeed is working with Central Bank economists to analyse competitive areas of the jobs market
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Indeed is working with Central Bank economists to analyse competitive areas of the jobs market

Jun 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 475 Views 0 Comments

The top 20 jobs facing potential labour supply shortages include roles in finance, healthcare and tech.

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 1,125 Views 0 Comments

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

Your crash course in... parental leave
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Your crash course in... parental leave

Jun 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 986 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how businesses are changing their attitudes to parental leave.

The four-day work week is a hot topic around the water cooler. But it might not be for everyone
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The four-day work week is a hot topic around the water cooler. But it might not be for everyone

Jun 7th 2019, 11:07 AM 1,938 Views 0 Comments

Experts weigh in on how the change to a shorter week could affect the workplace.

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