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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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Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Younger Person as your next Employee

With Youth Unemployment amongst younger workers at the highest level since WW2, right across Europe, isn’t it time to consider hiring someone younger rather than older for your business? I know, that sounds ageist but perhaps it is not entirely … Continue reading

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The devil wore Prada

They say the devil is in the details, and indeed that is true, especially when reading through government statistics on unemployment in Ireland in 2013. I have been looking at a recently published CSO document on Ireland’s Labour Force statistics. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s got the Youth Unemployment Blues It has been a difficult week for Ireland Inc on the jobs front. Two days ago, with great fanfare, Ciarán Cannon, the Minister for Training and Skills, delivered the opening address at the European Social Fund … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five New Jobs on ICanWork4U and Mayors4Jobs

In the past 24 hours over 25 new jobs have been posted to http://www.icanwork4u.com from a variety of employers, seeking a wide range of skills, from Scaffolder to Sous Chef, Sales Person to Kitchen Installer, Hospital Cleaner to Home Help … Continue reading

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