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Give workers greater say on pay, urges thinktank

A thinktank close to Nick Clegg has challenged David Cameron to give workers a greater say in the running of companies. In a sign of divisions within the coalition over how to tackle “crony capitalism”, the CentreForum thinktank called for … Continue reading

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Flexible Working seen as best perk in employment

According to a recent poll by executive search and selection recruiter Expand, 48% of employees value flexible working as the top benefit an employer could offer, suggesting that employees are now are seeking a more rewarding work/life balance. The research, … Continue reading

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Internships do pay off in the long term

An article appeared in the Irish Times last week, which analysed the impact and benefit of internship placements. The author Karlin Lillington concluded that jobseekers are being given the opportunity of gaining valuable work experience through internship programmes, and that … Continue reading

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IT sector struggles to fill jobs…in a recession?!

The Irish Times reported last week that there are thousands of vacancies in the IT and Technology sectors. Hard to believe given the current economic climate, with thousands of individuals finding themselves classified as ‘job seekers’ as they quickly pull … Continue reading

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Salary Survey

WorkWise is the online publication by Irishjobs.ie. Here at Words Worth Reading Ltd we provide informative articles to WorkWise, all on career related subjects. Sam also acts as their resident ‘Ask the Expert’ CV expert. The latest survey to be … Continue reading

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