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From TheJournal.ie Poll: At what age would you like to retire? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: At what age would you like to retire?

Remember: the less years you work, the less valuable your pension will be.

From TheJournal.ie Irish hospitals spending hundreds of thousands on overseas recruitment while US nurses turned away Nurses Needed

Irish hospitals spending hundreds of thousands on overseas recruitment while US nurses turned away

If the Health Minister plans to keep his commitment on hiring new nurses, he has until the end of the year to hire 1,196 nurses.

From TheJournal.ie Digicel to cut workforce by 25% as part of 'global transformation' Denis O'Brien

Digicel to cut workforce by 25% as part of 'global transformation'

It’s part of its 2030 strategy, the company said today.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?

The Taoiseach made an interesting claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

From TheJournal.ie The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years ESRI

The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years

In general, the percentage of women in the workforce had risen hugely since the early 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it Opinion

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

From TheJournal.ie Bringing mindfulness into the workforce makes good business sense Opinion

Bringing mindfulness into the workforce makes good business sense

Overwhelmed employees are the most significant challenge to business success in Ireland, writes Joanne O’Malley.

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working? Workforce

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

From TheJournal.ie More than three quarters of companies can't find the right talent for the job Thin On The Ground

More than three quarters of companies can't find the right talent for the job

A PwC report has flagged problems in the IT sector, and also says our tax system is alienating foreign executives.

From TheJournal.ie EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013 Only Way Is App

EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013

A new study from NUI Galway and GigaOM research predicts that EU app developers will make €63 billion in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Possibility of marital breakdown encouraging women into workforce Divorce

Possibility of marital breakdown encouraging women into workforce

A study by the ESRI showed an increased in women entering the workforce is linked to the legalisation of divorce.

From TheJournal.ie 12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on Boomtime Past This post contains images

12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on

After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.

6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week Let's Take A Vote This post contains videos

6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week

All those lovely extra duvet days. Yes please.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people at work rises for first time in over four years Unemployment

Number of people at work rises for first time in over four years

Unemployment stood at 14.2pc at the end of 2012 – down 0.4pc in three months – but emigration played a key role.

From TheJournal.ie Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Euroleaks

Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Exclusive

Leaked bailout documents reveal new Department of Social Protection plans to get longstanding jobseekers back to work.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs Jobs

Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs

On Thursday management at the zinc mine put its entire workforce of 670 employees on protective notice.

From TheJournal.ie Committee says improvement needed in ICT skills among teachers Skills

Committee says improvement needed in ICT skills among teachers

The committee report also recommended the development of a Technology Visa to enable skilled workers from abroad to fill IT skill shortages in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide Jobswatch

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide

The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Dell looking to trim costs by more than $2 billion. But how? Dell

Dell looking to trim costs by more than $2 billion. But how?

The computer manufacturer is looking to cut around $2 billion in costs over the next three years.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of Irish workforce will work away from their desk by 2016 Working

More than half of Irish workforce will work away from their desk by 2016

Mobile workers will represent 57 per cent of the total working population by 2016 it is estimated.

From TheJournal.ie Long before Google, the Soviets also had '20 per cent time' Productivity

Long before Google, the Soviets also had '20 per cent time'

Productivity and employee motivation drove both ideas – but how come one worked better than the other?

From The42 Mark Your Card: King George VI day at Ascot Starter's Orders

Mark Your Card: King George VI day at Ascot

There’s money to be made in today’s feature race. Read our guide to all of the action on both sides of the pond.

From The42 Mark Your Card: Coral-Eclipse day at Sandown Starter's Orders

Mark Your Card: Coral-Eclipse day at Sandown

Niall reckons his 7/1 shot could go close at Haydock this afternoon – what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway Jobswatch

Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway

Some good news on the job front for Galway as healthcare company sets up business service centre.

From TheJournal.ie Public sector workforce falls by 2,000 in first quarter of 2011 Public Sector

Public sector workforce falls by 2,000 in first quarter of 2011

The latest figures included news that 2,305 posts were shed in the health area.

From TheJournal.ie IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women Man Tax

IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women

A cut in taxes for women would increase GDP, says the IMF.

From The42 Workforce trainers to decide over inclusion after Arc run Breeder's Cup

Workforce trainers to decide over inclusion after Arc run

Epsom Winner could be headed stateside after win in Longchamp.