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‘People have definitely become very conscious of values and organisational culture over the last 12-18 months and will start asking questions about it from the very first interview.’ Photograph: iStock

Last week’s headline news that Dublin’s labour market is now as tight as central London’s will come as no surprise to those struggling to fill positio(...)

Carmel Galvin: “I think networking is in our [Irish] DNA and people are very willing to share best practices and to help others who are trying to get a foothold here.”

Carmel Galvin left Ireland in 1994 in search of adventure. Opportunities at home were limited at the time and, despite having landed herself a job wi(...)

President of Indeed Chris Hyams on the rooftop of the company’s new Dublin offices close to Grand Canal Basin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Online recruiter Indeed, which employs more than 900 people locally, recorded a 66 per cent increase in revenues at its Irish arm last year as turnove(...)

Millennials entering today’s workplaces want to work for diverse firms with a mix of ethnicities, social backgrounds, gender and sexuality. Photograph: iStock

The days of grateful serfs thanking the all-powerful boss for a lump of coal at Christmas are long gone. With the economy continuing to grow, graduate(...)

“Organisations have to think about their brand and how they are perceived. People are thinking if it is the type of organisation they want to work for.” Photograph: iStock

Talent shortages are already being felt across many sectors of the economy and are forcing employers to rethink their hiring strategies. “Organisation(...)

A pedestrian walks under the logo of Recruit Holdings in front of its headquarters building in Tokyo

Glassdoor, an online job hunting service that has its European headquarters in Dublin, has said it is “business as usual” for the Irish subsidiary, af(...)

Chloe Fernagut from Toulouse, France converses with Robothespian while taking a selfie during pre-registration for the Dublin Tech Summit at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

There has never been more venture capital chasing bad ideas than at present, attendees at the inaugural Dublin Tech Summit were told on Wednesday. No(...)

Silicon Valley: where lunch is on the company

One Saturday afternoon, I was sitting on the sofa in my San Francisco apartment, spooning out the insides of an avocado. I had bought it in the conve(...)

 Ireland is ranked third from bottom for gender equality in the workplace overall

Women in Ireland bear the cost of becoming a parent more than their counterparts elsewhere in Europe, according to a survey. The report, conducted on(...)

On a ‘purchasing power parity’ basis, Ireland is ranked second in Europe

Ireland offers some of the highest wages in Europe, according to a new report that covers living standards in 18 countries. The study, which was cond(...)

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