Annette Clancy

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‘Toxic cultures are psychologically unsafe, therefore people are afraid to speak out.’ Photograph: iStock

In 2017 Susan Fowler Rigetti hit the headlines when she published a damning blog about working at the ride-hailing company Uber. Fowler Rigetti decide(...)

Women often feel guilty about leaving the kids and  guilty about working ‘only’ part-time. Photograph: iStock
Part-time guilt, full-time stress
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  • September 28, 2018, 05:45

In two recent columns for The Irish Times, economist John FitzGerald made the case for increasing employment rates among women. Women provided an impo(...)

The statement of solidarity by theatre women highlights gender inequality, exposed in a Waking the Feminists report published last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Gate Theatre’s inquiry into the conduct of its former director Michael Colgan should be abandoned and replaced by one which has the trust of alleg(...)

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If you’re a dab hand at saying no to your boss and office colleagues, read no further. If, on the other hand, you find it hard to refuse, and end up c(...)

Michael Colgan: “clearly does not see his words or actions as being inappropriately sexual or construable as sexually offensive. His apology attempts to minimise the appalling suffering and trauma experienced by the women who have come forward,” says one of his accusers, Annette Clancy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

An apology from former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan for “misjudged behaviour” has been dismissed by his accusers as “pathetic” and an attempt (...)

In any workplace it’s a fine line between being co-operative and getting dumped on. Photograph: Getty Images

If you say yes to every request at work you’ll most likely end up overstretched and grumpy. If you say no every time you’re asked, you’ll get a reputa(...)

One of the factors most likely to derail a company’s plans for change is employee resistance: employees may resist the unknown, being dictated to, or management ideas that do not seem feasible.

New-year resolutions almost always fail because people run out of willpower long before the three months required to cement a new habit. This shortco(...)

It has been said for years now that the days of the job for life are long gone, but is the future for many people now going to be about the perennial (...)

Prof Jane Farrar from Trinity College Dublin: she and Prof Peter Humphries and  Dr Paul Kenna  have spent over 20 years looking at the form of inherited blindness known as retinitis pigmentosa. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

US biopharma group Spark Therapeutics has acquired Dublin-based gene therapy business Genable Technologies in a deal worth more than $15 million (€13.(...)

Indecision: researchers estimate that one in five people are chronic procrastinators, although more recent thinking suggests the behaviour is better thought of as a spectrum with degrees of severity. Photograph: Getty Images

Putting off unpleasant tasks might be understandable if it’s a case of not feeling like cutting the grass or washing the car this weekend, but in the (...)

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