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# work experience
10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched
The Pathways to Work 2021-2025 strategy was launched by the government this morning.
# running scared
European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members
A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.
# work experience
15 times Des Bishop was just really f**king funny
From Abra in Waterford to the present day.
# Jobswatch
Nestlé to create 95 jobs and paid work experience placements in Ireland
The jobs will be aimed at people under 30 who, Nestlé says, are stuck in a catch-22 situation.
Column: ‘I sat in his chair and it suited me’ – my day shadowing the Taoiseach
Cian O’Connor received a round of applause from the Dáil and got to try out the Taoiseach’s chair for size as part of national Job Shadow Day. Here, he writes about what his day in Leinster House was like.
Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too
Journalist Philip O’Connor says the system of parental leave in Sweden, where he lives, benefits children, parents and the unemployed – and it is ideal for recessionary Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Is the government's internship scheme worthwhile?
Critics have branded the JobBridge initiative ‘exploitative’, while others say it provides valuable experience. What do you think?