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5 Characteristics of an Ideal Employee

Business owners looking to grow and/or sustain their business often need the help of a great team of employees. For this reason, they take extreme caution when looking to hire candidates to fill vacant positions. Not only must they look for someone who has the necessary education, skills, and personality […]

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What is Gamification?

Perhaps it might be a good idea to firstly explain what “gamification” is not. It does not involve people sitting at their desks in front of a computer screen playing a computer game as many people believe. There are many definitions of gamification. In the case of the workplace environment, […]

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How to Hire a Web Developer

Businesses are keen to invest in the internet as a new, untapped source of revenue. But how do you actually go about hiring a web developer and what can they offer to a small business? Here’s some handy tips on how to hire a web developer. Now that society has […]

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Is Work-Life Balance Achievable?

I Don’t Know How She Does It?, starring Sarah Jessica Parker was released on September 2011.  I went to see this movie with a group of female friends from different professional backgrounds, all with kids of various ages and different caring commitments.  The debate over coffee following the movie was […]

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Form your dream business team

You’re trying to get your startup business off the ground. You’ve reviewed your business plan to within an inch of its life, you’ve received input from mentors and advisers, you’ve built up your foundation and you’ve steeled yourself as much as you can for the rough waters ahead. Now, you […]

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Allowances for elimination / review by government

The Government has long since made their intentions clear (since the 18th September 2012) that they will look to negotiate with unions for the removal of some existing allowances for staff in the public sector. Minister Brendan Howlin of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform openly listed over 1,100 […]

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