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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.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like Like A Virgin
From TheJournal.ie Here's how many Irish people get the minimum wage... The Grind

Here's how many Irish people get the minimum wage...

… It is less than you would think.

From TheJournal.ie Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?' BALANCING ACT

Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'

Overall, more women than men stay at home to raise children (at least for a short while). But why?

The 7 raw emotions of working on a Bank Holiday Monday

We’re here for you.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Are you hiring? Here's how to choose the right employee for your company Bad Hire

Opinion: Are you hiring? Here's how to choose the right employee for your company

Most people think in terms of qualifications, skills and experience when they are looking to hire – but an employee is much more than that.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used Protecting Whistleblowers

Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used

It’s hard to see how anything in the proposed whistleblower Bill will provide real incentive for people to come forward with information about wrongdoing.

From TheJournal.ie Father-of-two works 20 hours a week for extra €2.38 on job scheme Taxed

Father-of-two works 20 hours a week for extra €2.38 on job scheme

The man, who has a community work placement, says he understands he has to work for his money but he was told he would get an extra €20.

11 people who definitely won't be getting a good reference from their former bosses

Someone’s got a bad case of the Mondays.

From TheJournal.ie Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads Patient Safety

Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads

In Ireland, the average patient-to-nurse ratio is 6·9, which is mid-range in comparison to other European countries.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do you have Impostor Syndrome? Work

Column: Do you have Impostor Syndrome?

Do you ever suspect that you’re a fraud, and sooner or later your boss will say “I’ve just realised, you have no idea what you’re doing”? Then you might have Impostor Syndrom, writes Andrea Mara.

Boss accidentally sends mortifying text to the employee the text was about

It included sexy talk. SEXY TALK.

From TheJournal.ie Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying Big Bullies

Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying

Trade union SIPTU deals with a ‘substantial’ number of bullying cases but said a legal definition of it is needed in Ireland if victims are to get any justice.

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

Irish video beautifully portrays the worst things about working in an office

From the photocopy rage to the half-arsed singing of Happy Birthday around your desk.

From TheJournal.ie Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking Smoke Breaks

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking

And their non-smoking counterparts don’t like it…

6 torments only people who have to work over the holidays will understand

We feel your pain, worker bees.

From TheJournal.ie Would you try a treadmill desk? After you... Deskercise

Would you try a treadmill desk? After you...

Watch the reaction as these office workers try walking and typing at the same time.

From TheJournal.ie Education down, ICT up: Average weekly earnings decrease in 9 of 13 sectors measured Weekly Wages

Education down, ICT up: Average weekly earnings decrease in 9 of 13 sectors measured

The average pre-tax weekly wage is currently at €675.53 — down by 2.4 per cent on this time last year.

15 people who have screwed up at work worse than you

Rhodri Marsden has been collecting terrible workplace fails on Twitter. They will make you feel better.

From TheJournal.ie Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea Downtime

Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea

Working fewer hours, taking more breaks and occasional holidays can actually make us more productive.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’ Unemployment

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

Working this bank holiday? Join our support group

We’re here for you.

8 things that you'll recognise if you've ever worked weekends

Your day will come my friends, your day will come.

16 infuriating things about working in retail

It’s hard out there.

9 reasons it’s better to be at work than in school

Read this on your big lunch.

From TheJournal.ie Welfare traps preventing people from moving into employment Social Welfare

Welfare traps preventing people from moving into employment

A report has recommended that the department review eligibility criteria for some payments to “recognise the reality of the labour market”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Internships can take you from clueless wannabe to landing that job Read Me

Column: Internships can take you from clueless wannabe to landing that job

Internships are like extended job interviews – so adjust your attitude accordingly, writes Julia Purcell.

The 'working inside during this glorious weather' survival guide

It’s tough, but we’ve got your back.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Modern day slavery exists in many aspects of Irish life Read Me

Column: Modern day slavery exists in many aspects of Irish life

Today, with the passing of the Human Trafficking Amendment Bill, we are one step closure to ending slavery in our country, writes Aoife Murphy.

You know you've been in the job too long when...

Here are the tell-tale signs.

13 extreme examples of what not to wear at work

Casual Friday aside, you’d want to get it together.

From TheJournal.ie Levels of employment in European Union still falling Jobs

Levels of employment in European Union still falling

Figures published by Eurostat show that over 220 million people were employed in the EU in the first quarter of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland' Read Me

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

From TheJournal.ie 5 steps to tackle youth unemployment outlined by SFA Unemployment

5 steps to tackle youth unemployment outlined by SFA

The Small Firms Association says the lack of job opportunities has impacted on young people more than any other group in Irish society and called on the government to face the problem head-on.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion Opinion

Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion

Following the tragic accident at a Bangladesh clothing factory, Penneys has said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse – but we as consumers have a responsibility too, says Ruth Tanner.