Hundreds of people protest outside the Icelandic parliament in Reykjavík in October, 2010 against evictions after a recession sank the country’s banking sector and forced the collapse of the Icelandic government. Photograph: Halldor Kolbeins/AFP/Getty Images

Anger and anxiety seem to be the two dominant emotions of our day. At the group level we see civil unrest, industrial strife and prejudice towards mig(...)

Candidates can apply for Fulbright scholarships to undertake Masters degrees, PhDs, or part of their PhD programmes. File photograph: Getty

Accenture This year Accenture has moved to go fully virtual with a four-stage recruitment process, leveraging leading virtual assessment platforms to(...)

Buymie Technologies founder Devan Hughes. The Buymie app app allows users order from large online retailers and have their items delivered by a personal shopper. Photograph: Jason Clarke

While Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the global economy with a long recovery to follow, certain sectors have benefitted from its effects. N(...)

An artists’ impression of Johnny Ronan’s AquaVetro Tower on Tara Street.

When lockdown was imposed and workers were forced to desert office buildings en masse, it was a novelty. Hundreds of thousands of employees across the(...)

A two-year Stanford University study showed a very significant productivity boost associated with remote working, alongside a 50 per cent drop in employee attrition.

Through the global Covid-19 pandemic, many businesses were forced to adapt to social distancing protocols in order to keep operating. The period has s(...)

Isolation, distrustful management, emails around the clock and the underlying fear of job cuts add up to paranoia. Photograph: iStock

In “normal times”, as Helena* refers to the pre-lockdown era, if the marketing executive felt uneasy about something at work, she would “share it with(...)

With economic activity coming to a shuddering halt and major employers   announcing they will not reopen, there are huge fears here for employment. Photograph: iStock

Innovative thinking, agility and speed of response are key characteristics required to successfully deal with the challenges of coronavirus. A new ta(...)

Kavita Shial, global operations manager for Qualtrics.

Taking on a masters of business administration (MBA) is a big commitment. However, the business skills and knowledge you will acquire can have a posit(...)

What should you look for when choosing an MBA programme?
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There’s no shortage of choices when it comes to MBAs in Ireland, but which one should you go for? It all depends on your priorities. The UCD Smurfit (...)

Using platforms such as Snapchat and WhatsApp to communicate with friends and family actually diminishes fatigue levels, the study found. File photograph: Alan Betson

Social media users who report feeling higher levels of “overload” from the volume of information and communication online are more fatigued on a day-t(...)

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