Complacent candidates risk missing the boat

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Q: I’m going for my boss’s job. It’s okay, it’s not a coup d’etat. She’s going peacefully – off into the comforting hands of retirement, three mornings a week on the golf course and a few summer weeks in Alicante. The best of luck to her. I’ve worked closely with her for six years and we’ve got on grand, and kept the show on the road pretty well, it must be said. When she goes on holidays, I cover for her. How do I go into the interview and spout a load of nonsense when they all know that I know the job inside out? I’d be afraid I’d start laughing. (TG, email)

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Failures are merely building blocks on the road to success

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

It is a general misconception that successful people do everything right and have experienced nothing but success along the way.

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Tips for tackling gender inequality in the workplace

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Irish women are more likely to work part-time, earn less money and are inadequately represented in business when compared with men, according to the European Commission.

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Tips for working from home

Thu, May 17, 2018

Remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world, according to Irish conferencing services company, 247meeting.

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Expanding Irish medtech solutions company opens a new Galway office

Thu, May 10, 2018

i360medical, a leading Irish based international healthcare solutions and medical device company, has announced the opening of a new Galway office, based in the Innovation Hubs (iHubs) at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

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What gives you job satisfaction?

Thu, May 10, 2018

If you are not feeling very motivated in your current job, it maybe as a result of poor job satisfaction.

If this is the case, it is time to assess what it is you want from work and honestly appraise how well your current role matches up.

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Enjoy peace of mind with the Peugeot 2008 SUV

Thu, May 10, 2018

While the Peugeot 3008 SUV scooped gold in both the Car of the Year and Mid-Size SUV categories, topping the poles as the “Best Car to Own”, in the latest Auto Express Driver Power survey, its little brother, the compact 2008 SUV, made headlines for itself.

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Consumers are planning to save more this year

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

KBC Bank Ireland has released new research showing how consumer savings patterns and priorities have changed in the period 2014 to 2018.

Overall, the new research shows that the number of people with a savings account in 2018 has risen from 79 per cent in 2014 to 82 per cent. Specifically, more females and people younger than 45 now have savings accounts compared to January, 2014. With six in 10 planning to save more this year, those with a savings account also have more concrete savings plans than those without one.

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More brides and grooms are now insuring their wedding days

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Just 10 per cent of Irish couples insure their wedding days.

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Insurance companies reveal claim statistics for 2017

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

It is around this time every year that the majority of life companies issue their claims statistics for the previous year, and it can make for some very interesting reading.

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Tracker mortgage scandal - what you need to know

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Most of us have read the numerous media reports documenting what has become known as the tracker mortgage scandal.

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EY Entrepreneur of the Year nominations now open

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2018 programme has opened for nominations.

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