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Brexit – the Endgame Approaches?

21/09/2020 - The approaching year-end sees the negotiations on the European Union – United Kingdom future relationship move into a potentially difficult and turbulent phase as an eighth round of negotiations begins, with each side cautioning that time is running out.

Exploring Remote Internships: Part 3: Virtual Mentoring Tips for Success

21/09/2020 - Others may be struggling with the ‘new normal’, finding it difficult to structure their day, missing face-to-face interaction with colleagues and clients, and many burning out from over-working...

The Residential Tenancies and Valuation Act 2020 - New protections for tenants and new obligations for landlords in certain circumstances

20/08/2020 - The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 gave residential tenants broad protections against rent increases and termination of tenancies in all but exceptional cases during the emergency period.

5 Mistakes Made by Remote Workers

18/08/2020 - The dramatic increase in remote workers across the globe has hit almost all industries and sectors. However, it is undoubtedly causing difficulties and will naturally be maligned with issues, teething problems, and mistakes.

Termination during Probation - What are the risks?

18/08/2020 - Proceed with caution! Terminating during probation was always one of the more straightforward ways in which to terminate an employment relationship, given that employees did not have the requisite 12 months’ service to bring an unfair dismissal claim.

Exploring Remote Internships: Part 1: The Future of Work

23/07/2020 - Remote working is becoming more popular due to the COVID-19 crisis which has forced most organizations to employ working-from-home overnight. While this is a disruptive period, technology is allowing workers to remain productive at home in ways that were unimaginable a decade ago.

Redundancy and Severance Agreements

23/06/2020 - Unfortunately, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees are being faced with the prospect of redundancy. However, regardless of the economic climate, employers are required to ensure that redundancy is both fair and valid.

Working From Home: Embrace the best and leave the rest

02/06/2020 - The new workplace is virtual, and many people already worked remotely either full or part-time. But for a lot of us, our “new normal” of remote work is requiring quick adjustments in how we connect with our colleagues and stay productive and engaged.

Covid-19 Ireland Update - Protect your Business and Stay Resilient

26/03/2020 - In the space of less than three months, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a fundamental impact upon society throughout the world. As governments endeavour to best protect their citizens from the spread of the pandemic, the focus rightly is on the protection of public health.

Navigating The Path To Flexible Working

17/12/2019 - Flexible working. For many, it’s a bit of a buzzword. For others, it’s a viable way of empowering their employees and giving them what they need to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Parental Leave Changes from September 2019

20/09/2019 - As of September 1st 2019, the Parental Leave Act has introduced some new changes:

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills

27/06/2019 - The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work.

Top Tips on writing your CV

23/04/2019 - Your CV outlines your career and maps your career path to date. It is the tool that will get you an interview. Whether you’re writing your first CV or polishing one up for a career move, staring at a blank page can be daunting...

5 Ways to Perfect Your Office Space

01/05/2018 - The area in which we work needs to be organised in order to harbour productivity. Far too many desks are covered in loose papers and clutter that weighs us down. If you want to make the most of your working day, you need to perfect your office space.

The Top Ten Pitch Mistakes!

01/05/2018 - Catherine Moonan, Pitch Coach for the popular RTÉ ‘Dragons’ Den’ TV series, has coached more than 500 contestants towards securing a collective total of €5m in investment funds.

When recruiters brush you off. And how to handle it

25/04/2017 - "Thank you for your application, we’ve kept your details on file.” In a world full of ambiguities, the standard recruiter brush-off is an indecipherable uncertainty.

The best and worst ways to sign off a work email

04/04/2017 - You don’t want to lose sleep over the valediction on your work email, but it does matter. It’s your parting shot. It’s also your chance to be a little personal. So, what’s the strongest way to sign-off?

How to nail the ‘walk me through your resume’ interview question

01/03/2017 - You know it’s probably coming. In 90% of job interviews, the hiring manager or HR executive will say “Why don’t you walk me through your resume” as an ice-breaker.

The 11 questions you will always be asked during a financial services interview

01/02/2017 - If you’re interviewing for a financial services job, you will of course be quizzed on technical expertise specific your role. Obviously, a risk manager will not be asked the same questions an M&A banker.

You don’t hire skills, you hire attitude! Four rules for hiring smart

05/01/2017 - The proposition is undeniable: the people make the company; therefore great people make a great company.

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