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The steady influx of women into the labour market became vital to sustaining growth in household living standards. Photograph: iStock

In 1961, Elmer Winter, co-founder of American temp agency Manpower, published A Woman’s Guide to Earning a Good Living. He wanted to persuade married (...)

The data shows a disconnect between the views of larger-sized companies and small and medium businesses.

More Irish employers plan to reduce their staff numbers than take on people, according to data from global staffing consultants Manpower Group. The (...)

The survey shows that employers reported the weakest confidence since the first quarter of 2010. Photograph: iStock

Confidence around hiring new staff among employers in the Republic has fallen to its lowest level in more than 10 years, a survey from global staffing(...)

The hospitality is among those gripped by fear over the potential medium- and long-term impact of the coronavirus crisis.

They say a week is a long time in politics. The same can hold true for business as recruitment kingpin Manpower discovered this week. Manpower publish(...)

A trainee bricklayer at work. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Ireland is facing its worst talent shortage in a decade, according to a new study by Manpower Group that shows over a quarter of employers are struggl(...)

Free to work: a 2 per cent unemployment rate in the Elkhart, Indiana area means many firms that have never before hired inmate workers have started to do so.

Labour shortages in the US midwest are prompting more employers to hire prisoners, ex-convicts and former drug addicts as they relax recruitment stand(...)

University lecturers are teaching basic computing concepts which could and should be taught in primary school, says software engineer Stephanie Sheehan. Photo: iStock

Taoiseach, we have a problem. That’s something Leo Varadkar is probably hearing more and more these days, but he would do well to take a very close l(...)

Despite a slowdown in the Australian economy, there are still almost 200 occupations on the Skilled Occupations List, which is a good indicator of your chances of finding a job.

 Australia may no longer be the dream destination it was for Irish people seeking work abroad but it still has lots to offer offer – and n(...)

Police secure the area around the McDonald’s restaurant and OEZ shopping centre the day after a shooting spree left in which nine people were killed in Munich. Photograph: Joerg Koch/Getty Images

Who was behind the Munich shooting? An 18-year-old Munich native from a family of reportedly Iranian extraction. Named locally as Ali Sonboly, the sc(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping: ‘Meeting the various needs of the huge elderly population and properly solving the social problems that an ageing population brings are matters relating to overall development.’ Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

China has the world’s largest number of senior citizens and it is greying fast, prompting President Xi Jinping to urge the country’s leadership to ste(...)

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