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# Workforce

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Opinion: Remote working could be a game changer for local towns in these uncertain times
John Evoy of Grow Remote says remote working should be central to plans to future-proof rural Ireland.
All time
Irish businesses being asked to upskill workforces in preparation for Brexit
Clear Customs is an online training programme to support affected Irish companies.
Poll: At what age would you like to retire?
Remember: the less years you work, the less valuable your pension will be.
Irish hospitals spending hundreds of thousands on overseas recruitment while US nurses turned away
If the Health Minister plans to keep his commitment on hiring new nurses, he has until the end of the year to hire 1,196 nurses.
Digicel to cut workforce by 25% as part of 'global transformation'
It’s part of its 2030 strategy, the company said today.
FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?
The Taoiseach made an interesting claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?
The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years
In general, the percentage of women in the workforce had risen hugely since the early 1990s.
Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it
Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.
Bringing mindfulness into the workforce makes good business sense
Overwhelmed employees are the most significant challenge to business success in Ireland, writes Joanne O’Malley.
Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?
More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.
More than three quarters of companies can't find the right talent for the job
A PwC report has flagged problems in the IT sector, and also says our tax system is alienating foreign executives.
EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013
A new study from NUI Galway and GigaOM research predicts that EU app developers will make €63 billion in 2018.
Possibility of marital breakdown encouraging women into workforce
A study by the ESRI showed an increased in women entering the workforce is linked to the legalisation of divorce.
12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on
After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.
6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week
All those lovely extra duvet days. Yes please.
Number of people at work rises for first time in over four years
Unemployment stood at 14.2pc at the end of 2012 – down 0.4pc in three months – but emigration played a key role.
Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed
Leaked bailout documents reveal new Department of Social Protection plans to get longstanding jobseekers back to work.
Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs
On Thursday management at the zinc mine put its entire workforce of 670 employees on protective notice.
Committee says improvement needed in ICT skills among teachers
The committee report also recommended the development of a Technology Visa to enable skilled workers from abroad to fill IT skill shortages in Ireland.
Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide
The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.
Dell looking to trim costs by more than $2 billion. But how?
The computer manufacturer is looking to cut around $2 billion in costs over the next three years.
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.
Long before Google, the Soviets also had '20 per cent time'
Productivity and employee motivation drove both ideas – but how come one worked better than the other?
Mark Your Card: King George VI day at Ascot
There’s money to be made in today’s feature race. Read our guide to all of the action on both sides of the pond.
Mark Your Card: Coral-Eclipse day at Sandown
Niall reckons his 7/1 shot could go close at Haydock this afternoon – what do you think?
Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway
Some good news on the job front for Galway as healthcare company sets up business service centre.
Public sector workforce falls by 2,000 in first quarter of 2011
The latest figures included news that 2,305 posts were shed in the health area.
IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women
A cut in taxes for women would increase GDP, says the IMF.
Workforce trainers to decide over inclusion after Arc run
Epsom Winner could be headed stateside after win in Longchamp.