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#Unemployment

# unemployment - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 163 Views 102 Comments

The energy and vibrancy of younger workers is what drives an economy on – but, quite apart from that, emigration is a poignant human tragedy.

# unemployment - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

'Be business focused not jobs focused' - government told
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

'Be business focused not jobs focused' - government told

Oct 1st 2014, 3:20 PM 4,519 Views 3 Comments

Owner-operators should have their costs cut in the budget to create long-term jobs, ISME says.

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

Oct 1st 2014, 11:14 AM 9,200 Views 99 Comments

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

# unemployment - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vlog: Leaving it all behind... one emigrant's story of saying goodbye to Ireland
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Vlog: Leaving it all behind... one emigrant's story of saying goodbye to Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 8:00 PM 70 Views 30 Comments

Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.

Some employers will take half of job interview candidates from Live Register
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Some employers will take half of job interview candidates from Live Register

Sep 29th 2014, 1:57 PM 8,753 Views 20 Comments

A new charter for employers has been launched by the Tánaiste Joan Burton today.

# unemployment - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Rural Ireland: 'The life has gone out of it. Even 20 or 30 jobs would give the place a lift'
# Down But Not Out
# Down But Not Out

Rural Ireland: 'The life has gone out of it. Even 20 or 30 jobs would give the place a lift'

Sep 21st 2014, 4:30 PM 25,198 Views 35 Comments

A short documentary shows how the people of Ballydehob are dealing with unemployment and emigration.

# unemployment - Friday 12 September, 2014

Companies too worried about themselves, not enough about jobless: Tesco boss
# Little Help
# Little Help

Companies too worried about themselves, not enough about jobless: Tesco boss

Sep 12th 2014, 11:55 AM 8,533 Views 29 Comments

Tony Keohane says businesses need to do more to help long-term unemployed.

# unemployment - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world
# The Outlook
# The Outlook

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world

Sep 9th 2014, 3:36 PM 11,554 Views 48 Comments

But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…

# unemployment - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:17 PM 6,784 Views 44 Comments

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

# unemployment - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession
# At Risk
# At Risk

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession

Sep 2nd 2014, 12:42 PM 10,798 Views 31 Comments

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

More jobs coming as Irish firms get 'back on feet'
# Jobs
# Jobs

More jobs coming as Irish firms get 'back on feet'

Sep 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 7,543 Views 7 Comments

Small businesses are expecting to hire extra staff this year… and to have to pay more for them.

# unemployment - Monday 1 September, 2014

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities
# Poverty
# Poverty

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

Sep 1st 2014, 7:55 AM 14,211 Views 41 Comments

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

# unemployment - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Unemployment has fallen (again) to 11.5%
# Jobs
# Jobs

Unemployment has fallen (again) to 11.5%

Aug 26th 2014, 12:48 PM 7,754 Views 43 Comments

But the rate of jobs growth appears to be slowing…

# unemployment - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax
# Here Come The Good Times
# Here Come The Good Times

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax

Aug 20th 2014, 8:11 AM 11,466 Views 63 Comments

The latest quarterly report from Goodbody Stockbrokers has some positive points on the Irish economy.

# unemployment - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: Schemes like Tús don't make a blind bit of difference to long-term unemployment
# Job Search
# Job Search

Opinion: Schemes like Tús don't make a blind bit of difference to long-term unemployment

Aug 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,943 Views 44 Comments

Have work schemes increased individuals’ “work readiness” or just exploited them?

# unemployment - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

'JobPath' scheme could help 160,000 long term unemployed
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

'JobPath' scheme could help 160,000 long term unemployed

Aug 13th 2014, 5:19 PM 17,688 Views 98 Comments

The Department of Social Protection will introduce its new JobsPath scheme next year.

# unemployment - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Aug 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,788 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

# unemployment - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015
# Jobs
# Jobs

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,523 Views 48 Comments

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

# unemployment - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour

Aug 6th 2014, 10:56 AM 15,053 Views 153 Comments

The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.

# unemployment - Friday 1 August, 2014

The Briefcase: good numbers, burnt bondholders, and the ghosts of Irish banking
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: good numbers, burnt bondholders, and the ghosts of Irish banking

Aug 1st 2014, 12:09 PM 4,861 Views 1 Comment

This was the week in business.

# unemployment - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Non-EU citizens register much higher unemployment rate across the EU than locals
# Out Of Work
# Out Of Work

Non-EU citizens register much higher unemployment rate across the EU than locals

Jul 30th 2014, 4:46 PM 6,770 Views 58 Comments

Eurostat figures also show that EU citizens living in other EU states had a higher employment level last year than people from that state.

# unemployment - Friday 11 July, 2014

Economy set to grow 3.3% this year (and we won't be getting that harsh budget after all)
# Back In The Black
# Back In The Black

Economy set to grow 3.3% this year (and we won't be getting that harsh budget after all)

Jul 11th 2014, 9:54 AM 9,894 Views 74 Comments

Merrion Stockbrokers is bullish on the economy, and says that an adjustment of only €1 billion is needed in Budget 2015.

# unemployment - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year

Jul 9th 2014, 6:07 PM 20,185 Views 76 Comments

Between pensions, jobseeker’s payments and allowances for children and carers, Joan Burton’s department spend €20.3 billion.

# unemployment - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month
# Live Register
# Live Register

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:17 PM 10,260 Views 74 Comments

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

# unemployment - Monday 30 June, 2014

Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 - report
# ESRI
# ESRI

Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 - report

Jun 30th 2014, 9:36 PM 12,555 Views 174 Comments

A new ESRI report looks at a number of factors of immigrant lifestyle.

# unemployment - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Opinion: Yes, I'm unemployed but that doesn't make me lazy or incompetent
# Looking For Work
# Looking For Work

Opinion: Yes, I'm unemployed but that doesn't make me lazy or incompetent

Jun 22nd 2014, 12:00 PM 2,130 Views 163 Comments

Somebody told me the other day, quite abruptly, that ‘there are plenty of jobs out there’. Well, I beg to differ.

# unemployment - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Portmarnock beach, Thomas Piketty, and butter coffee: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Portmarnock beach, Thomas Piketty, and butter coffee: The week in numbers

Jun 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 12,292 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How many people in Ireland have a Skype account?

# unemployment - Friday 20 June, 2014

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?
# National Debt
# National Debt

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

Jun 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 271 Views 43 Comments

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

Ireland is split between people who have good jobs – and people who don’t
# Finding Solutions
# Finding Solutions

Ireland is split between people who have good jobs – and people who don’t

Jun 20th 2014, 7:50 AM 16,029 Views 39 Comments

Ireland is ‘divided between people with good jobs – and those without them’, an economic expert says.

# unemployment - Thursday 19 June, 2014

What can be done to help Ireland's "unacceptable" rate of jobless households?
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

What can be done to help Ireland's "unacceptable" rate of jobless households?

Jun 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,703 Views 40 Comments

A new report has come up with a number of proposed solutions.

# unemployment - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?
# Examining Times
# Examining Times

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?

Jun 18th 2014, 5:07 PM 6,876 Views 9 Comments

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business
# Rural Towns
# Rural Towns

Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business

Jun 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 537 Views 17 Comments

The key to taking advantage of the bounce-back is to remove some of the fixed costs involved in starting up a business (or keeping one going).

# unemployment - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims
# Signing On
# Signing On

Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims

Jun 5th 2014, 12:18 PM 7,499 Views 36 Comments

There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.

# unemployment - Monday 2 June, 2014

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report
# Rein It In
# Rein It In

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report

Jun 2nd 2014, 6:25 PM 14,367 Views 100 Comments

The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.

# unemployment - Monday 26 May, 2014

There are now almost 50,000 more full-time jobs than last year, many of them in agriculture
# Labour Force
# Labour Force

There are now almost 50,000 more full-time jobs than last year, many of them in agriculture

May 26th 2014, 2:14 PM 6,770 Views 34 Comments

Nine of the 14 sectors of the economy measured saw an increase in employment over the course of the last year.

# unemployment - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average
# Jobwatch
# Jobwatch

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

May 20th 2014, 11:40 AM 7,549 Views 48 Comments

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

# unemployment - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"

May 14th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,129 Views 18 Comments

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# unemployment - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

May 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,644 Views 67 Comments

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

# unemployment - Monday 12 May, 2014

Half of Irish companies forced to sack workers because of late payments
# Debt Disaster
# Debt Disaster

Half of Irish companies forced to sack workers because of late payments

May 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 16,881 Views 19 Comments

The Government has been blasted for its failure to set an example or pass laws to tackle the problem.