Advertisement
Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 15 May, 2021

#Working

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?

Sep 17th 2020, 10:43 AM 65,552 Views 73 Comments

67% of employers surveyed said they support the idea.

'There is no agenda here': Taoiseach open to a review of PUP cases that were cut off due to travel
# Penalised
From TheJournal.ie
# Penalised

'There is no agenda here': Taoiseach open to a review of PUP cases that were cut off due to travel

Jul 28th 2020, 3:22 PM 14,363 Views 51 Comments

A number of concerns about how welfare payments were cut if citizens travelled abroad have been raised.

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?

Jun 13th 2020, 9:44 AM 76,193 Views 96 Comments

The government has been asked to conduct research into the issue.

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers

Mar 12th 2020, 1:14 PM 53,761 Views 65 Comments

People are being advised to work from home if possible from 6pm today.

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles
# College Fees
From TheJournal.ie
# College Fees

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

Aug 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,776 Views 39 Comments

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

Government to examine if 'right to disconnect' from emails out of hours would work in Ireland
# Work Life Balance
From TheJournal.ie
# Work Life Balance

Government to examine if 'right to disconnect' from emails out of hours would work in Ireland

Aug 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 42,907 Views 25 Comments

The law would give workers the right to avoid emails out of hours.

'When you or I sit down in a restaurant, we need to know our tips are going directly to staff'
# Regina Doherty
From TheJournal.ie
# Regina Doherty

'When you or I sit down in a restaurant, we need to know our tips are going directly to staff'

Jun 16th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,205 Views 36 Comments

When a customer provides a tip after satisfactory service, they should know exactly where that money goes, writes Minister Regina Doherty.

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
# Compensation
From TheJournal.ie
# Compensation

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,632 Views 0 Comments

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'
# Doctors And Nurses
From TheJournal.ie
# Doctors And Nurses

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'

Dec 25th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,365 Views 31 Comments

Doctors, nurses, midwives and others will be working across the country today and throughout the week.

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list
# Out Of Office
From TheJournal.ie
# Out Of Office

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 17,504 Views 34 Comments

The secretary general of the department said 3,000 staff members are over 55.

'A four-day work week could lead to greater productivity and wealth'
# Future Of Work
From TheJournal.ie
# Future Of Work

'A four-day work week could lead to greater productivity and wealth'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 22,997 Views 23 Comments

Fewer working hours could benefit both individuals and the economy, Kevin Callinan writes.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'
# Standing Desks
From TheJournal.ie
# Standing Desks

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Oct 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,604 Views 18 Comments

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

'I can't see past spelling mistakes on CVs - it's a simple way to cost yourself a job'
# Jobs.ie
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobs.ie

'I can't see past spelling mistakes on CVs - it's a simple way to cost yourself a job'

Apr 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 33,206 Views 90 Comments

Jobs.ie general manager Chris Paye also talks about the dangers of duvet days.

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say
# Standing Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Standing Up

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:45 AM 18,843 Views 15 Comments

The change “does not have an effect on mental alertness”.

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?
# Beyond 65
From TheJournal.ie
# Beyond 65

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?

Dec 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 51,132 Views 33 Comments

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

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

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

Nov 21st 2017, 10:10 PM 24,026 Views 113 Comments

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

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'
# Insights
From TheJournal.ie
# Insights

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'

Aug 6th 2017, 5:00 PM 23,417 Views 8 Comments

Seeing his father lose his job inspired Keith Moran to one day set up his own business.

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families
# Helping Hand
From TheJournal.ie
# Helping Hand

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families

Jul 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 10,365 Views 15 Comments

The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
From TheJournal.ie
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 65,894 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

Feb 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 25,755 Views 86 Comments

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

12 things only people who've worked in Tesco will understand
# Do You Have A Clubcard
# Do You Have A Clubcard

12 things only people who've worked in Tesco will understand

Oct 15th 2016, 1:00 PM 14,213 Views 8 Comments

Let’s get ready to rumble!

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work
# Working Music
From TheJournal.ie
# Working Music

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work

Sep 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 15,457 Views 18 Comments

But happy music.

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

Aug 6th 2016, 1:00 PM 27,158 Views 9 Comments

Empire Records it is not.

14 things only people who've worked in Penneys will understand
# Thanks Penneys
# Thanks Penneys

14 things only people who've worked in Penneys will understand

Jul 9th 2016, 6:00 PM 26,675 Views 3 Comments

One word: Saturdays. *scream emoji*

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain
# Bring The Pain
From TheJournal.ie
# Bring The Pain

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

May 27th 2016, 3:12 PM 6,633 Views 14 Comments

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'

Feb 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,227 Views 141 Comments

It’s election-time and all I have to my name is my vote, writes an anonymous contributor.

This is how you can control your desktop remotely
# TechKnowHow
From TheJournal.ie
# TechKnowHow

This is how you can control your desktop remotely

Feb 7th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,719 Views 18 Comments

Or just help solve someone else’s PC/Mac problem without having to leave your own.

Here's how working in an office can be bad for you
# Office Space
From TheJournal.ie
# Office Space

Here's how working in an office can be bad for you

Jan 23rd 2016, 10:00 AM 20,450 Views 25 Comments

It can be a jungle in there.

Looking for a job when you're disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn't be impossible
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Looking for a job when you're disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn't be impossible

Dec 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 954 Views 34 Comments

I accept that I’ll never work a 9-5 job like most people, but I should be able to make my contribution to society without barriers being placed in my way.

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
# Buyers' Guide
From TheJournal.ie
# Buyers' Guide

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Nov 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 23,769 Views 47 Comments

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring
# Jobs
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobs

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring

Oct 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 39,746 Views 17 Comments

Need some extra cash this Christmas? A few places are hiring.

13 truths everyone who works in an office can relate to
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

13 truths everyone who works in an office can relate to

Oct 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 11,032 Views 1 Comment

The printer is your ENEMY.

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK
# Polish Blood
From TheJournal.ie
# Polish Blood

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK

Aug 20th 2015, 4:41 PM 27,534 Views 52 Comments

“They don’t want to be second-class citizens.”

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
# Rite Of Passage
From TheJournal.ie
# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,507 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live
# Not What You'd Think
From TheJournal.ie
# Not What You'd Think

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live

Aug 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 58,301 Views 33 Comments

The highest paid CEOs in the United States make around 350 times what the average worker does.

This guy listed his failures and flaws on his CV -- and it totally worked
# Curriculum Vitae
# Curriculum Vitae

This guy listed his failures and flaws on his CV -- and it totally worked

Jul 22nd 2015, 6:31 PM 11,579 Views 0 Comments

Well, that’s one way to make an impression.

These are the 20 jobs most likely to be taken over by robots
# Robot Overlords
From TheJournal.ie
# Robot Overlords

These are the 20 jobs most likely to be taken over by robots

May 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 41,699 Views 82 Comments

Is yours one of them?

'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining'
# World MS Day
From TheJournal.ie
# World MS Day

'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining'

May 27th 2015, 6:04 AM 26,610 Views 5 Comments

Lucina Russell was diagnosed with MS in 2011. Here she explains why she is hopeful for her future.

The 10 emotional stages of being hungover at work
# In Lego
# In Lego

The 10 emotional stages of being hungover at work

May 20th 2015, 10:41 AM 9,831 Views 5 Comments

Shhh. There there.

10 truths every shift worker will eventually learn
# Going For The Shift
# Going For The Shift

10 truths every shift worker will eventually learn

May 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,917 Views 4 Comments

It’s a tough life.

1 2 3