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Soverigns from the bank: For male employees, it was a wedding gift from their employer. For female employees, it symbolised the end of their careers

A few years ago, Andrew Keating, the chief financial officer of Bank of Ireland, was chatting to some colleagues, who were on the cusp of their retire(...)

“Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to changing jobs, and people are letting a variety of small factors get in the way of their happiness.” Illustration: iStock

For career-driven individuals, success is still about making it to the top, but not necessarily following the vertical route of previous generations. (...)

By 2025, millennials will comprise an estimated three-quarters of the global workforce.

At one time a hefty salary, a big company car and a nice house signalled career success to the world. For some they still do, but for younger workers (...)

Those taking part in LinkedIn’s Returnin programme will also be offered additional training and ongoing mentoring to help the transition back to the workplace. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

LinkedIn plans to create 10 jobs at its Dublin headquarters as it launches a new pilot programme aimed at helping carers return to the workforce. Re(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald listen to Lindsay Browning at the opening of LinkedIn’s new Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Social networking service LinkedIn has officially opened its first purpose-built facility outside the United States at Wilton Place, Dublin, following(...)

Forty years since women surged into the workforce, they now comprise just 14 per cent of CEOs and 10.5 per cent of publicly-listed company board members, according to a study by DCU and figures from the 30% Club.

It affects half your customers, attracts top talent to your company and produces better results. And still, many business owners have yet to get the (...)

Prof Louise Richardson: she will deliver the keynote speech at the Accenture get-together

A number of events will be taking place around the country tomorrow to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2016. More than 1,200 delegates (bot(...)

Ireland rugby star Jamie Heaslip and Holly (4) at a photocall for the Techies4TempleStreet tech trail which is aiming to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s Hospital

Tech workers from companies including LinkedIn, Airbnb, Intel, Microsoft and Riot Games will go head to head this week to raise money for Temple Stree(...)

Accenture Ireland managing director Alistair Blair: ‘Our aim is to identify,foster and recogniseleadership potential and innovative thinking among aspiring entrepreneurs in Ireland .’ Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

Some 88 entries from high-performing third-level students have been received for this year’s Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow award. The award offers stu(...)

Online networking giant LinkedIn recently published a list of the most overused buzzwords used by Irish users in their profiles, with worn-out attributes such as “motivated”, “passionate”, “creative” and “driven” all ranking highly.

With the economy getting back on track, more employees are considering their options. The promise of higher wages and better benefits is leading many (...)

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