Unrelated study might offer real value

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

Q: I am applying for a job. At the moment, I am also doing a part-time college course in an unrelated field and am wondering if I should mention this in the application? I don’t want them to think that my attention lies elsewhere or that my concentration will not be total. What do you think? (AC, email).

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Know Your Rights - Jobseeker’s Benefit and subsidiary employment

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

I was working full-time and was also doing a few hours with another company in the evenings. I recently lost my full-time job. Can I claim Jobseeker’s Benefit and continue working a couple of hours each evening?

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Know Your Rights - Applying to college

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

The closing date for applying to college was 1 February. Can I still apply?

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Brokers Ireland call on consumers to be more alert to insurance fraudsters

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

Brokers Ireland has called on Minister for State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for insurance, Michael D’Arcy TD, to speed up plans to set up a new Garda motor insurance unit.

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Why do you need a business coach?

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

There is some confusion in the business community about the role of a business coach.

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Charity regulator’s top tips for donating to worthy causes this Christmas

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

The Charities Regulator is advising the general public to check the Charities Register as the first step when it comes to donating safely to charities this Christmas.

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Stalker or researcher – what’s it going to be?

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Q: I’ve been called to interview and the company has given me the names of the three people who’ll be interviewing me. I’m afraid to look them up on LinkedIn because they might think I’m stalking them. What’s your advice? (IS, email).

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Buccs fall short

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

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Part-Time.ie targets the flexible market

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

A new website specialising in part-time jobs has launched in Galway and aims to make it much easier for employers and candidates to connect in the flexible market.

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Home is where the work is

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

Q: Twelve months ago, I was offered a new part-time job, two days a week, working from home. They would give me a laptop and phone; contribute to my broadband and various other perks. I’d always been a bricks-and-mortar type employee and I thought I’d never adjust. A year on, I wouldn’t change it for the world. They’ve offered me a third day per week. I don’t have a question; rather, an observation that if an old dog like me can learn new tricks, no-one should dismissing working from home without first trying it. (YJ, email)

A: The reality is that companies are inviting or allowing people to work from home in greater numbers than ever before. The technology to make this possible has long been in place – and is improving by the minute – while the corporate willingness that is required to make it happen is fast catching up, writes Liam Horan, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

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Plea for fair tax treatment for regular savers

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

Brokers Ireland have called on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, to relink the rate of exit tax on savings and the DIRT rate in next week’s budget, so as not to penalise savers who plan for the longer term and attempt to make a better return on their savings.

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Revenue replaces 1890 LoCall system to reduce public costs

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

Revenue have launched a new telephone technology platform twhich facilitates phone calls using standard telephone numbers, resulting in reduced costs for our customers using mobile phones.

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