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From TheJournal.ie How to manage workplace stress Wellbeing

How to manage workplace stress

It’s part of modern life – but there are ways to let go…

From TheJournal.ie Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue Big Fat Traveller Myths

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue

From grabbing, to marrying cousins, to bare-knuckle fighting, Pavee Point’s Martin Collins dispels some Traveller prejudices.

From TheJournal.ie Ouch: Headaches can lead to over 890,000 sick days every year – survey Headaches

Ouch: Headaches can lead to over 890,000 sick days every year – survey

Sick days as a result of headaches cost employers nearly €100 million annually according to a survey carried out by Nurofen as part of Headache Awareness Week.

From TheJournal.ie Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women Discrimination

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women

In a survey, both male and female professionals said demanding family commitments was the reason for not taking up the opportunity.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare costs leave parents struggling to pay household bills Childcare

Childcare costs leave parents struggling to pay household bills

A survey has shown that costs are also preventing many parents from taking up employment.

From TheJournal.ie How to get sh!t done working from home Telecommuting

How to get sh!t done working from home

Yahoo says that its employees are no longer allowed to work from home – but if you do, these are the benefits and drawback of telecommuting that you need to know…

9 office perks we all need: a DailyEdge.ie manifesto

It’s not about public sector vs private sector. It’s about human rights.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17 Opinion

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17

I will inherit the actions of the electorate’s decisions for decades to come, so why shouldn’t I be able to influence government policy too, asks Adam Houlihan.

From TheJournal.ie My Christmas Day: ‘It’s hard for my heart not to break a little bit’ Read Me

My Christmas Day: ‘It’s hard for my heart not to break a little bit’

Community nurse Deirdre O’Hara describes her day travelling to visit those in need – some sick, and some lonely.

From The42 Blatter: 'Goal-line technology works' Working

Blatter: 'Goal-line technology works'

FIFA President makes the comment despite no contentious decision needing to be made during Club World Cup trial.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why force people to retire at 65, or any age? Opinion

Column: Why force people to retire at 65, or any age?

Scrapping mandatory retirement means people can contribute to the economy – and their pensions – for as long as they wish, writes Peter Kavanagh.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides Opinion

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

From TheJournal.ie 5 pointers to remember in an interview Careers Clinic

5 pointers to remember in an interview

Preparation, examples, telling the company what they need to know: Some basic things to remember when going for that job.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV? Cv Gaffes This post contains images

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?

Smoking as a hobby? Surfing the internet as a skill? Join the club.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: Get a reference... from your colleagues Jobseekers

Careers clinic: Get a reference... from your colleagues

A referral by a friend or colleague is one of the more fruitful avenues to explore in job hunting.

From TheJournal.ie Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 10 office trends that are likely to disappear soon 9 To 5

10 office trends that are likely to disappear soon

A worldwide survey by LinkedIn seems to be waving goodbye to desk phones, the 9 to 5 job and the suit. Oh well.

From TheJournal.ie Employment falls by 1.8 per cent Employment

Employment falls by 1.8 per cent

There has been an annual decrease in employment of 33,400 people in the year to the second quarter of 2012, with the long-term unemployment accounting for 59.9 per cent of total.

From TheJournal.ie Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey Working

Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey

Workers clocking up more than an hour on average in unpaid overtime each month.

From TheJournal.ie Progress being made on ghost estates Ghost Estates

Progress being made on ghost estates

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said today that some estates are finished and hundreds more are being worked on – but some will have to be demolished.

From TheJournal.ie Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability Cso Stats

Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability

4.1 per cent of the population are now listed as being carers, latest census figures show, as 13 per cent of the population claim they have a disability.

From TheJournal.ie Know-it-alls, working naked and bad excuses: survey reveals workplace habits Workplace

Know-it-alls, working naked and bad excuses: survey reveals workplace habits

A survey of American office workers has revealed the use of excuses such as it being Elvis’ birthday and stumbling upon the love of their life for being late for work as well as other interesting findings.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should employees be expected to work outside their working hours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees be expected to work outside their working hours?

A new survey shows many employees feel expected to log on before and after work. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie No more 9 to 5: Average Irish workday 'is now 8am to 8pm' The Working Life

No more 9 to 5: Average Irish workday 'is now 8am to 8pm'

Irish employees work later than the German, British or French according to a new survey.

From TheJournal.ie Working costs parents up to €400 a week - provisional study Cost Of Work

Working costs parents up to €400 a week - provisional study

However, the costs fall dramatically as children grow older and begin school.

From TheJournal.ie Suggestions of government interference in ESRI paper withdrawal 'unfounded' ESRI

Suggestions of government interference in ESRI paper withdrawal 'unfounded'

The Economic and Social Research Institute has issued another statement in relation to the controversial working paper which it withdrew yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Tol: This says more about the ESRI's professionalism than mine ESRI

Richard Tol: This says more about the ESRI's professionalism than mine

The academic who co-authored the controversial article which was withdrawn by the ESRI said he stands over his findings.

From TheJournal.ie ESRI paper which said many would be better off on dole withdrawn ESRI

ESRI paper which said many would be better off on dole withdrawn

In an unprecedented step, the widely cited thinktank has withdrawn a working paper which said that as many as 44 per cent of people with children would be better off on the dole than working.

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 5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy Handy Tips

5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy

The influential Irish-born workplace philosopher is to make a rare appearance in Dublin next month.

From TheJournal.ie EU warns of rising financial pressure from ageing population EU

EU warns of rising financial pressure from ageing population

Almost one-third of EU citizens will be aged 65 or over by 2060, says EU report.

From TheJournal.ie Do you take all your holiday leave? Work-life Balance This post contains a poll

Do you take all your holiday leave?

Survey claims that over half of respondents didn’t take all their annual leave days because they were too busy or under too much pressure at work.

From TheJournal.ie Readers' Panel: Single and working full time Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Single and working full time

Budget 2012 has seen an increase of 2 percentage points in VAT and an increase in tax on fuel.

From TheJournal.ie Recession had no major effect on workplace equality - study Equality

Recession had no major effect on workplace equality - study

The study, by the ESRI, looks at the impact of equality policies and flexible working on employees, comparing data from 2003 and 2009.

From TheJournal.ie 'Job Shadow' day to give people a foot in workplace door Employment

'Job Shadow' day to give people a foot in workplace door

Innovative project next Wednesday will see people with disabilities given a mentor for the day and a chance to explore different jobs.

From TheJournal.ie UK plans for parents to share maternity leave United Kingdom

UK plans for parents to share maternity leave

Nick Clegg says the UK’s current system is ‘Edwardian’ – and introduces a new regime that lets fathers share the time off.