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# work - Monday 8 February, 2021

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 147,638 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

# work - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
# Tipp Top
From The42
# Tipp Top

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,400 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

# work - Monday 27 July, 2020

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work
# Alternative Work
# Alternative Work

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work

Jul 27th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,795 Views 112 Comments

If people can seek alternative work, they should seek it, says Micheál Martin.

# work - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week

Jun 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 38,621 Views 25 Comments

Supporters of a four-day week say companies could have the same levels of productivity while helping employees’ work-life balance.

# work - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,612 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

# work - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
# Travel To Work
# Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,637 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# work - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Oct 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,490 Views 23 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 24th 2019, 12:43 PM 547 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 943 Views 0 Comments

The company is closing one of its Ringaskiddy buildings.

# work - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:57 PM 1,149 Views 0 Comments

The company has operated in Co Clare almost 50 years.

# work - Monday 21 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
From Business ETC
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,190 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# work - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over
# Retirement
# Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,887 Views 5 Comments

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

# work - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week
# Employment
# Employment

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

Sep 26th 2019, 2:29 PM 36,026 Views 44 Comments

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

# work - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000
# Employment
# Employment

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Aug 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,718 Views 28 Comments

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# work - Thursday 22 August, 2019

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image
# Media And Marketing
From Business ETC
# Media And Marketing

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 463 Views 0 Comments

Unable to compete on salaries, firms are focusing on providing workers with a higher ‘purpose’.

# work - Monday 19 August, 2019

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
# Emigration
# Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,243 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

# work - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,456 Views 56 Comments

Laws to allow the right to disconnect will be considered by government, Business Minister Heather Humphreys says.

# work - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

# work - Monday 12 August, 2019

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 620 Views 0 Comments

You could earn a qualification in association with Edinburgh Business School normally worth €12,000.

# work - Friday 9 August, 2019

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it

Aug 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 998 Views 0 Comments

A Morgan McKinley report also suggested there’s a strong appetite for trendy flexible-work options.

# work - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?

Aug 6th 2019, 3:48 PM 684 Views 0 Comments

Workers seem to care less about cash and more about culture when it comes to career choices.

# work - Thursday 1 August, 2019

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working
# Work
# Work

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working

Aug 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 1,292 Views 2 Comments

Irish industry experts and business people weigh in on the pros and cons of the ‘smarter way’ to work.

# work - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising
# Work
# Work

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising

Jul 18th 2019, 4:12 PM 5,996 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s recruitment and tech experts weigh in on how to attract the best staff to Dublin.

# work - Monday 15 July, 2019

Poll: Would you pay extra rent for the perks of co-living?
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Poll: Would you pay extra rent for the perks of co-living?

Jul 15th 2019, 3:53 PM 1,311 Views 0 Comments

Shared living remains a hot topic in Ireland as more groups enter the Dublin scene.

# work - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'I'm still living in a land where we're starting from scratch - and maybe that's a good thing'
# Insights And Opinion
# Insights And Opinion

'I'm still living in a land where we're starting from scratch - and maybe that's a good thing'

Jul 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 583 Views 0 Comments

Tina McKenzie, CEO of Grafton Recruitment, talks about over-committing and her dream job that doesn’t exist.

# work - Monday 8 July, 2019

Poll: Would a company's green credentials affect your job choice?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's green credentials affect your job choice?

Jul 8th 2019, 5:11 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

Businesses are facing pressure from employees who are worried about their impact on the environment.

# work - Thursday 4 July, 2019

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement

Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 AM 394 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Dublin company.

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jul 4th 2019, 9:48 AM 5,138 Views 2 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# work - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

The Skillnet-commissioned study found that 69% of companies don’t have any programmes in place.

# work - Monday 1 July, 2019

Poll: Do you think you would be more productive working from home?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Do you think you would be more productive working from home?

Jul 1st 2019, 3:01 PM 885 Views 0 Comments

Remote working could increase productivity, but it could also decrease one’s commitment to a company.

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 2:05 PM 665 Views 0 Comments

A jump in demand for suitable candidates has increased Ireland’s skills gap in the area.

# work - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jun 30th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,501 Views 0 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# work - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Grafton Recruitment is expanding with plans for four new offices around Ireland

Jun 27th 2019, 4:00 PM 901 Views 0 Comments

The company recorded a 22% increase in turnover last year.

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

Jun 27th 2019, 12:00 PM 28,497 Views 82 Comments

There are pros and cons.

# work - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Jun 26th 2019, 9:50 AM 54,289 Views 57 Comments

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

# work - Thursday 20 June, 2019

LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree

Jun 20th 2019, 12:13 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

The company will reach 2,000 people next year and move into a second office building.

# work - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Indeed is working with Central Bank economists to analyse competitive areas of the jobs market
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Indeed is working with Central Bank economists to analyse competitive areas of the jobs market

Jun 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 478 Views 0 Comments

The top 20 jobs facing potential labour supply shortages include roles in finance, healthcare and tech.

# work - Monday 10 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think you'd be more productive with a four-day work week?
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Poll: Do you think you'd be more productive with a four-day work week?

Jun 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 1,130 Views 0 Comments

There has been calls for a four-day working week with companies worldwide deciding to cut office hours.

# work - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Your crash course in... parental leave
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... parental leave

Jun 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 988 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how businesses are changing their attitudes to parental leave.

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