Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship is defined as a programme of structured education and training which formally combines and alternates learning in the workplace with learning in an education or training centre. It is a dual system, a blended combination of on-the-job employer-based training and off-the-job training. The national apprenticeship system is governed by legislation, principally the 1967 Industrial…

Interviews

Interviews can be nerve wrecking at the best of times, however a key area of interview success is preparation. If you are among 400 applicants for one job, it’s a lot like musical chairs – winning just means surviving until the last round when everyone else has been eliminated. On the day of the interview:…

Minimum Wage 2016

Everyone has rights and entitlements in the workplace. This includes rights to the minimum wage, holiday entitlements and a certain amount of time for breaks. The new minimum wage rates listed below came into effect in Ireland on the 1st January 2016   Experienced adult worker €9.15 per hour (was €8.65) Over 19 and in 2nd year…