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Poll: Will you cancel a business trip because of Covid-19?
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Poll: Will you cancel a business trip because of Covid-19?

Mar 11th 2020, 12:58 AM 883 Views 0 Comments

Some companies have gone so far as to ban all international travel for employees

Poll: Are you set up to work from home?
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Poll: Are you set up to work from home?

Mar 4th 2020, 12:57 AM 763 Views 0 Comments

In 2020, businesses see remote working as more than just a trend or a potential response to a crisis.

Poll: Do you think you will be financially better off a year from now?
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Poll: Do you think you will be financially better off a year from now?

Feb 19th 2020, 12:55 AM 1,321 Views 0 Comments

Americans are feeling pretty confident about their future finances, are Irish folk feeling the same?

Poll: Do you think apprenticeships could ease Ireland's youth unemployment rate?
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Poll: Do you think apprenticeships could ease Ireland's youth unemployment rate?

Feb 5th 2020, 12:58 AM 531 Views 0 Comments

Unemployment in Ireland edged up slightly last month.

Poll: Do you think the next Government needs to do more to help Irish startups?
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Poll: Do you think the next Government needs to do more to help Irish startups?

Jan 29th 2020, 12:58 AM 817 Views 0 Comments

As our European peers up their game, a group of entrepreneurs is worried we have fallen behind.

Poll: Do you think working a shorter week would make you more productive?
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Poll: Do you think working a shorter week would make you more productive?

Jan 8th 2020, 12:58 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

Finland’s Prime Minister has proposed a shorter workweek, but it may not suit every business model.

Poll: Do you think the banking salary cap should be lifted?
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Poll: Do you think the banking salary cap should be lifted?

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:11 PM 888 Views 0 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has commissioned a report into the thorny issue.

'Always listen, take advice and don't be afraid to actually challenge - but in a way that's respectful'
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'Always listen, take advice and don't be afraid to actually challenge - but in a way that's respectful'

Jul 4th 2019, 9:59 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

Brian Donaldson, CEO of Maxol, talks electrification and why he values artistic ability.

'Always listen, take advice and don't be afraid to actually challenge - but in a way that's respectful'
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'Always listen, take advice and don't be afraid to actually challenge - but in a way that's respectful'

Jul 2nd 2019, 1:00 AM 467 Views 0 Comments

Brian Donaldson, CEO of Maxol, talks electrification and why he values artistic ability.

'The mistakes I've made are when I follow my head, not my heart'
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'The mistakes I've made are when I follow my head, not my heart'

May 23rd 2019, 1:29 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

The director and co-founder of Blackwater Distillery talks mandolins, Brexit and procrastination.

'The mistakes I've made are when I follow my head, not my heart'
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'The mistakes I've made are when I follow my head, not my heart'

May 21st 2019, 5:00 PM 1,330 Views 0 Comments

The director and co-founder of Blackwater Distillery talks mandolins, Brexit and procrastination.

Ireland's tax system needs to support entrepreneurs and family businesses - here's how
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Ireland's tax system needs to support entrepreneurs and family businesses - here's how

May 19th 2019, 3:00 PM 1,059 Views 0 Comments

It’s more important than ever that there is a vibrant home grown Irish business environment.

'When you're working on a laptop and bees are swarming around you, it gets kind of difficult'
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'When you're working on a laptop and bees are swarming around you, it gets kind of difficult'

May 17th 2019, 8:12 AM 658 Views 0 Comments

The ApisProtect CEO talks bee paraphernalia, being a sci-fi nerd and time management.

Influencers offer companies valuable content - but tracking what it's worth is proving difficult
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Influencers offer companies valuable content - but tracking what it's worth is proving difficult

May 16th 2019, 11:17 AM 592 Views 0 Comments

Businesses are trying to understand the value of the growing trend of influencer marketing

'When you're working on a laptop and bees are swarming around you, it gets kind of difficult'
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'When you're working on a laptop and bees are swarming around you, it gets kind of difficult'

May 14th 2019, 2:00 PM 697 Views 0 Comments

The ApisProtect CEO talks bee paraphernalia, being a sci-fi nerd and time management.

'The bigger you get, the more small problems turn into big ones'
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'The bigger you get, the more small problems turn into big ones'

May 9th 2019, 9:36 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Wisetek talks about data, lawn bowls and why recycling e-waste is the next big thing.

'The bigger you get, the smaller problems turn into bigger problems a lot quicker'
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'The bigger you get, the smaller problems turn into bigger problems a lot quicker'

May 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 717 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Wisetek talks about data, lawn bowls and why recycling e-waste is the next big thing.

Who you know can make your career
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Who you know can make your career

May 4th 2019, 3:00 PM 513 Views 0 Comments

Networking is a career imperative in a time when we’re disconnecting from each other more and more.

'I think the biggest mistake is looking back and beating yourself up about it'
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'I think the biggest mistake is looking back and beating yourself up about it'

May 3rd 2019, 8:14 AM 1,044 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Offbeat Donuts talks trying not to dwell on the past and coming up with way to excite customers.

'I think the biggest mistake is looking back and beating yourself up about it'
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'I think the biggest mistake is looking back and beating yourself up about it'

Apr 30th 2019, 12:24 PM 1,909 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Offbeat Donuts talks trying not to dwell on the past and coming up with way to excite customers.

'I love variety, I love anything new, but it can be a major pitfall if you don't manage it properly'
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'I love variety, I love anything new, but it can be a major pitfall if you don't manage it properly'

Apr 25th 2019, 4:16 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Fenero talks mental health and investing in female entrepreneurs.

'I love variety, I love anything new, but it can be a major pitfall if you don't manage it properly'
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'I love variety, I love anything new, but it can be a major pitfall if you don't manage it properly'

Apr 24th 2019, 12:13 PM 777 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Fenero talks mental health and investing in female entrepreneurs.

'I've interviewed people for jobs who at the end have asked, 'What's this for?''
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'I've interviewed people for jobs who at the end have asked, 'What's this for?''

Apr 18th 2019, 9:28 AM 1,598 Views 1 Comment

The CEO of Orbidal talks mean interview questions and having a positive outlook.

'I've interviewed people for jobs who at the end have asked, 'What's this for?''
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'I've interviewed people for jobs who at the end have asked, 'What's this for?''

Apr 17th 2019, 2:23 PM 1,538 Views 0 Comments

The CEO of Orbidal talks mean interview questions and having a positive outlook.

How tech companies can win the battle for talent
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How tech companies can win the battle for talent

Apr 14th 2019, 3:00 PM 965 Views 0 Comments

In a competitive market only companies with the most innovative approach to recruitment will thrive.

'Any financial planning that you do, build in some resilience - things will never go exactly to plan'
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'Any financial planning that you do, build in some resilience - things will never go exactly to plan'

Apr 11th 2019, 1:35 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

Abodoo CEO Sue Marshall also talks sky-diving, time management and over-promoting.

'Any financial planning that you do, build in some resilience - things will never go exactly to plan'
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'Any financial planning that you do, build in some resilience - things will never go exactly to plan'

Apr 10th 2019, 1:19 PM 404 Views 0 Comments

Abodoo CEO Sue Marshall also talks bungee jumping, time management and over-promoting.

'We have a simple rule in the company - act like you're spending your own money'
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'We have a simple rule in the company - act like you're spending your own money'

Mar 27th 2019, 3:00 PM 2,214 Views 0 Comments

Spectrum Life’s Stephen Costello talks about his morning routine and the path to progress.

'We have a simple rule in the company - act like you're spending your own money'
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'We have a simple rule in the company - act like you're spending your own money'

Mar 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 1,039 Views 1 Comment

Spectrum Life’s Stephen Costello talks about his morning routine and the path to progress.

'If you're negotiating a deal, never show weakness - be strong and carry it through'
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'If you're negotiating a deal, never show weakness - be strong and carry it through'

Mar 7th 2019, 5:31 PM 1,287 Views 1 Comment

Pádraig McEneany of Celtic Pure talks about his hiring deal-breakers and being brave in business.

'If you're negotiating a deal, never show weakness - be strong and carry it through'
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'If you're negotiating a deal, never show weakness - be strong and carry it through'

Mar 6th 2019, 3:00 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

Pádraig McEneany of Celtic Pure talks about his hiring deal-breakers and being brave in business.

'I wish I could operate in work with less sleep - the day isn't long enough'
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'I wish I could operate in work with less sleep - the day isn't long enough'

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:56 AM 767 Views 0 Comments

Liam Murphy of professional services firm Wachsman talks about lack of sleep and learning from his employees.

'I wish I could operate in work with less sleep - the day isn't long enough'
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'I wish I could operate in work with less sleep - the day isn't long enough'

Feb 20th 2019, 1:00 PM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

Liam Murphy of professional services firm Wachsman talks about lack of sleep and learning from his employees.

'I'd rather work in the middle of the night than get up early - I'm not pretty in the morning'
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'I'd rather work in the middle of the night than get up early - I'm not pretty in the morning'

Feb 15th 2019, 9:49 AM 716 Views 0 Comments

Fingal Ferguson of Gubbeen Farmhouse Products also talks about the joys of cleaning mucky pigpens.

'I'd rather work in the middle of the night than get up early - I'm not pretty in the morning'
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'I'd rather work in the middle of the night than get up early - I'm not pretty in the morning'

Feb 13th 2019, 3:00 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

Fingal Ferguson of Gubbeen Farmhouse Products also talks about the joys of cleaning mucky pigpens.

'When my colleagues at a previous company were laid off, I felt as if I'd failed the team'
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'When my colleagues at a previous company were laid off, I felt as if I'd failed the team'

Feb 7th 2019, 5:20 PM 1,030 Views 0 Comments

HubSpot’s Barbara McCarthy also talks about learning not to take things personally

'When my colleagues at a previous company were laid off, I felt as if I'd failed the team'
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'When my colleagues at a previous company were laid off, I felt as if I'd failed the team'

Feb 6th 2019, 12:16 PM 1,510 Views 0 Comments

HubSpot’s Barbara McCarthy also talks about learning not to take things personally

Poll: Are you in favour of fast-track planning rules for data centres?
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Poll: Are you in favour of fast-track planning rules for data centres?

Sep 3rd 2018, 5:47 PM 554 Views 0 Comments

The protracted planning process resulted in Apple shelving a large development in rural Ireland.

Some see apprenticeships as 'settling for less', but they'll fix youth unemployment
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Some see apprenticeships as 'settling for less', but they'll fix youth unemployment

Feb 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 281 Views 0 Comments

When it comes to providing hands-on training for young people, we’re falling behind.