Higher levels of education increase employability as well as salary. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Graduates within the EU considering their options are facing a rapidly improving economic environment. Just take a minute to look at the figures. Eur(...)

A conversion course can be a good option for students who want to move into a new area where they do not have previous experience. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you are considering a change in direction from your undergraduate degree a postgraduate conversion course offers the opportunity to change directio(...)

Vijay Govindarajan: “What you need to forget will help you in the future are the very things that are helping you today. What you need to forget requires having a vision of the future.”

A successful strategy for the long-term growth and prosperity of a business involves envisaging the future while forgetting the past and, at the same (...)

Next step up the career ladder: investigate the vast range of conversion courses which can focus your academic and personal skills on a specific work sector

Conversion courses offer graduates the opportunity to change direction from their undergraduate studies to focus on a new area entirely. Such a degre(...)

Naomi Cassidy: “I am really interested in marketing and that was my specialisation in my final year of the undergraduate degree”

Naomi Cassidy is studying at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in UCD “I did my undergraduate in UCD in commerce and that took three ye(...)

Working collaboratively: Several institutions, including Trinity, UCD and DCU offer interdisciplinary master’s degrees. Photograph: Getty

Young people throughout the European Union represent the largest cohort of jobseekers that cannot secure long-term employment. The rate of unemploy(...)

Organisations such as Marks & Spencer have implemented initiatives which go beyond efficiency gains  to “eco-effectiveness”, reducing total ecological impact.

In an increasingly globalised economy, multinational corporations are some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful entities. Just over 1,300 compa(...)

Matthias Müller: uncontroversial choice to take over as chief executive. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s new chief executive, Matthias Müller, has vowed to win back trust after an emissions scandal that has rocked the car group and seen its m(...)

Gavin Duffy of ‘Dragons’ Den’ said he is  “always surprised by the level of understanding of business primary school children in particular can display”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

This week Ibec called for teachers to be trained in “entrepreneurial thinking” with a view to introducing courses at primary and secondary schools in (...)

The conference featured some 250 business entrepreneurs, along with former competition winner Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.

The number of women involved in high-potential start-ups has more than doubled in the last three years, the head of Enterprise Ireland has stated. In(...)

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