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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

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

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

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

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

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

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

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

Let’s get ready to rumble!

From TheJournal.ie Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work Working Music
15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

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

Empire Records it is not.

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

One word: Saturdays. *scream emoji*

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

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

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

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

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

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

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

This is how you can control your desktop remotely

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

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

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

It can be a jungle in there.

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

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

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.

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

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

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

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

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring

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

13 truths everyone who works in an office can relate to

The printer is your ENEMY.

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

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK

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

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

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

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

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

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live

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

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

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

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

Is yours one of them?

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

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

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

Shhh. There there.

10 truths every shift worker will eventually learn

It’s a tough life.

From TheJournal.ie Office space and the open-plan era: what really works? Office

Office space and the open-plan era: what really works?

But in a world made up of introverts, extroverts and, indeed, ambiverts how are companies accommodating for all?

From TheJournal.ie Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control TechGuide

Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control

Having the web at your fingertips can be the best/worst thing in your life, but you can take control of it.

From TheJournal.ie Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how... Opinion

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...

The competition for top talent is red hot now – here’s how to make sure you get the candidates that will make your company succeed.

From TheJournal.ie Plant life: Gerry Daly tells you how get the most out of your garden Green Fingered

Plant life: Gerry Daly tells you how get the most out of your garden

TheJournal.ie spoke to one of Ireland’s favourite gardening gurus about how to get the most of your green spaces.

From TheJournal.ie People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year? Employment

People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year?

That doesn’t include Ireland, of course.

From TheJournal.ie The BBC had the right idea about how to get through working on Christmas Day The Newsroom This post contains videos

The BBC had the right idea about how to get through working on Christmas Day

Fierce craic over at Broadcasting House.

The 10 emotional stages of working at the weekend

The struggle. It is real.

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