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Cork job opportunities to grow by 20% in 2023

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:38
Cork was one of six counties to see double-digit growth in job opportunities last year

Philips Hue Gradient Signe: Contemporary floor lamp full of colour and smarts

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:50
The Hue Gradient Signe floor lamp is compatible with Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings, Amazon Alexa and more.

Inflation fuels search for part-time jobs, new survey finds

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:06
The findings from a survey by jobseeker site Indeed indicated many of the people looking for these roles offering casual working times are parents, those who are semi-retired and younger people with few qualifications

Survey finds one in three female workers experience gender-based discrimination 

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 09:58
Just under 20% of women surveyed were subject to sexual harassment in the workplace 

Boeing to cut about 2,000 jobs in finance and human resources

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 08:09
The company, which recently relocated its headquarters to Arlington, Virginia, said it expects to “significantly grow” the overall workforce during the year.

Ciarán Nugent: Increasing spending on Housing Assistance Payment is a bad sign

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 16:51
'We need both wage increases and serious efforts to bring down the cost of housing,' writes Ciarán Nugent

Big Oil expects big windfall in build-up to week of earnings reports

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 14:52
Europe’s mild winter may have calmed the worst fears about energy cost inflation, but there is no question 2022 was a blowout year for oil and gas majors

Oliver Mangan: Recession fears abating following sharp drop in commodity prices

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 14:31
Risks remain, though. The IMF notes an escalation of the war in Ukraine remains a major source of vulnerability, particularly for Europe and lower-income countries

Drug companies face Covid cliff as sales set to plummet this year

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 14:01
Drugmakers including Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna, Gilead Sciences, AstraZeneca, and Merck are estimated to have brought in about $100bn (€92bn) in revenue from Covid vaccines and treatments in 2022.

Dell to lay off 5% of workforce amid PC slump

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 11:14
The layoffs also add to the thousands of cuts in the tech industry whose outlook has been shaken by a drop in spending by consumers and businesses due to rising interest rates.

John Whelan: Shannon and Dublin aircraft firms tap maintenance boom

Sun, 02/05/2023 - 17:42
Huge backlogs at the two main manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, means there is a lucrative trade for Irish companies in repairing older aircraft.

US stock market bulls take heart from surprise gains

Sun, 02/05/2023 - 17:17
Steady improvements in gauges of momentum and sentiment in recent weeks has seen optimism grow among many investors.

Jim Power: Lessons for Ireland in Britain's Brexit debacle

Sun, 02/05/2023 - 16:44
The UK is the only G7 economy the IMF projects will contract next year — it has said that even the Russian economy will grow by 0.3%.

‘Teflon’ Elon Musk wins again as jury rejects tweet fraud claims

Sun, 02/05/2023 - 16:28
The outcome is a bitter loss for the shareholders who sought to recoup trading losses from fluctuations in Tesla shares after Elon Musk tweeted that he had "funding secured" to take the company private.