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The Five Stages of Grief – Seeking a Job in a recession

It’s been three weeks now since the company you worked with for two years closed down. Through no fault of your own, you are out of a job and rapidly running out of cash. You have signed on for unemployment … Continue reading

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Jobs Plus: Time to re-think this failed strategy The Government’s new Jobs initiative, ‘Jobs Plus’, which was launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tainiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, with much fanfare and joy last month … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Ireland Working

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will hold a special Cabinet meeting this week on job creation. In a spat in the Dail last week he rounded on independent TD Clare Daly for her temerity in questioning the government’s commitment to solving the … Continue reading

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Being taken for granted, the scrap-heap of broken dreams

I overheard a girl speaking to a friend in my bar the other day on how bored she was in her safe and secure job. She was ‘BORED’, with a capital B! Her friend concurred with her and bemoaned the … Continue reading

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