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How to Improve Employee Performance

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Although a study in 2017 showed that the average Irish worker only has a 22.2 hour working week, this is certainly not true across all levels of the career ladder. In many professions, the number of hours worked each week far exceeds this number and, in fact, exceeds the 40 hour week which is held up as the standard. For example, those working in the Irish agricultural and forestry industries work over 50 hours per week, while managers and directors in Ireland work an average of 42.6 hours each week. However, it is not only by increasing the number of hours worked that employee productivity can be improved so here are some top tips to increase efficiency in the workplace.

What gives you job satisfaction?

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

CIPD award in coaching and mentoring

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Does money motivate employees to work hard? Research indicates that there is less than a two per cent overlap between pay and job satisfaction. What does that mean?

What gives you job satisfaction?

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

Employers can lose out in an interview too

For employers, the stakes are high too. You think it is a disaster if you do not get the job. However, another interview is likely to come along. The employer who hires the wrong person may well have a world of trouble ahead of them.

Put focused research to use in a job interview

A regularly neglected or misunderstood area of preparing for a job interview is that of researching the organisation.

GRETB Training Centre apprenticeship information day

Are you considering an apprenticeship to start your career? As part of the EU Vocational Skills Week, which aims to promote the value of vocational education and training, the GRETB Training Centre is hosting an apprenticeship information day on Thursday, November 23.

Health and Safety Authority launches new work related stress campaign

The Health and Safety Authority has launched a new information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damaging effects of work related stress. Work related stress is stress caused or made worse by work. It refers to situations where employees perceive their work in such a way that they have serious and on-going difficulty coping with day-to-day demands.

CIPD event to discuss how to maximise your employees capabilities

The Midlands Region of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has announced details of an upcoming talk entitled ‘Working Smarter Not Harder’.

Why teaching offers precarious employment, not a secure job

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Last week, in the rare autumnal sunshine, Insider was sauntering across Wolfe Tone Bridge with a companion. On a lamppost we spied a Donny Osmond lookalike, with that synthetic cheesy smile, peering down from a Social Democrat poster.

 

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