Millennials want to be more involved in the workplace with direct access to the decision makers. But the transition from flexible college deadlines to fixed company targets can be difficult, says Helen O’Callaghan.
Dads of newborn babies can now claim two week’s paternity leave. On Father’s Day, Helen O’Callaghan looks at the many benefits of the new scheme.
Work benefits, such as bean bags, gym membership, and discount products are not necessarily a substitute for job satisfaction and compassionate bosses, says Deirdre Reynolds.
Fathers now want to get more involved with childcare but, says Helen O’Callaghan, they can be reluctant to look for flexibility in the workplace.
A survey reveals eight in 10 women are reluctant to go back to their jobs following maternity leave. Managing the transition is key, says Helen O’Callaghan.
With technology blurring the lines between work and home, people are finding it more difficult to get down time, writes Ailin Quinlan
One mum’s way of coping with what life threw at her led her daughter on a voyage of discovery, says Áilín Quinlan
With the economy on the up, it’s never been a better time to ask for a pay increase. But lack of confidence holds many women back, says Ailin Quinlan.
The best way to deal with crippling anxiety attacks is to challenge the cause of the catastrophic thoughts, writes Áilín Quinlan.
Is social media having a worrying impact on our capacity for human empathy? asks Áilín Quinlan.
Talented women can reach the top by changing their ingrained negative thought patterns and behaviours, but they risk being called bossy.
A quarter of all Christmas family reunions end in disaster. But they don’t have to.
WHAT do high-flyers Helen Fraser and Sheryl Sandberg have in common with Jane Austen’s Mrs Bennet? Simple — all three believe a woman’s success lies in marrying well.
A COALITION of children’s rights groups has called on the Government to dump any plans to implement recommendations in the McCarthy Report.
EMPLOYERS were yesterday warned they could be held responsible for incidents of bullying that occur outside of the workplace.
CHILDMINDERS want tax breaks for legitimate expenses such as the purchase of toys and art materials to encourage people to enter a scheme where they can earn up to €10,000 without paying any tax.
A MERE 1% of the country’s 38,000 childminders have voluntarily registered with childcare committees since tax incentives for the sector were established in the last budget.
ANYONE who avails of the €10,000 tax incentive to mind children in the home should undergo a 10-hour course, advocacy groups said last night.
PARENTS really don’t know what’s happening to their children when they are with childminders, a childcare expert has warned.
LONG periods of nursery care for children under the age of three may be producing more insecure and aggressive children, a childcare study suggests.
AN expert advisory group has been established by the Government to recommend ways of tackling bullying in the workplace.
BOSSES escape censure for bullying in the workplace because employee complaints are not investigated by an independent source, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) said yesterday.
Veteran actress Hope Lange, who starred opposite Hollywood’s best and earned an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in the 1957 film Peyton Place, has died in California at the age of 70.
The holders of a disputed lottery ticket, worth over £1.5m, have come forward this afternoon.
The High Court has extended an injunction preventing the National Lottery from paying out half of last Saturday’s £3.3m Lotto jackpot.
A Co Kildare couple has been granted a High Court injunction preventing the National Lottery from paying out half of Saturday night’s Lotto jackpot.
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