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Adams meets with strikers at the Irish Cement facility at Platin outside Drogheda

Wage rises to meet property prices not the answer, Ibec warns

Danny McCoy to tell conference not to forget lessons learned from recession<p>Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 07:56 Updated: Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 07:59<p>Increasing wages …

Luas drivers will not accept pay cuts, says SIPTU

Luas tram drivers who are engaged in an industrial dispute over pay will not accept any cuts in their wages as threatened by management, according to …

Customers

Labour Court rules on 2% Irish Cement pay hike

The Labour Court has recommended that workers at Irish Cement receive a pay increase of 2% in spite of the company claiming that domestic demand is …

Great Britain

Performance Reviews | Performance Evaluations & Appraisal

5 Functions of Human Resource Management HRM

20% of HR pros plead guilty to gender pay gap

Today, gender equality in the workplace is top of mind for politicians, activists, business leaders-and your employees.

Fixing Performance Appraisal Is About More than Ditching Annual Reviews

The trend is on: performance appraisals are off — and, for many, on their way out.<p>Adobe, for instance, has abandoned the traditional performance reviews used to assess its 11,000 employees. It calculated that the annual process required 80,000 hours of time from its 2,000 managers, the equivalent …

Management

5 Super Effective Ways to Improve Your Company Culture

You can always create an improved workplace for yourself and your co-workers, here's how.<p>Having a Chief People Officer is all the rage nowadays in the workplace. The Chief People Officer isn't your typical human resources manager. He or she is responsible for a company's culture--creating an …

Employee Engagement

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Interviewing

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How One Fast-Food Chain Keeps Its Turnover Rates Absurdly Low

Many of us who are hungry for the latest dispatches from the war for talent look to to Silicon Valley. We want to know Google’s secret to hiring the best people or Mark Zuckerberg’s one tip for hiring employees. But in a world where most companies don’t operate on the frontiers of digital …

Fast Food

The Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Praise at Work

In <i>The Happiness Advantage</i>, I describe an experience with a leader at a Fortune 100 company who told me, “We don’t need a happiness program, we <i>pay</i> people to be engaged.” This is a surprisingly common refrain from unenlightened leaders, an assumption based upon the belief that pay equals engagement. …

Employee Engagement

Convincing Your Boss to Make You a Manager

Are you, or is someone you know, an individual contributor who wants to move into a management role, either with your current organization or a new one? But, how can you sell yourself as a manager when you’ve never actually been one?<p>The basic fact is that <i>every</i> manager originally lacked professional …

Management

A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At age 88, New York-based Earl Fultz and his wife, Gloria Elmaleh, 85, started commercially bottling and selling the Moroccan sauces and spices she had been concocting at home under the brand name, "cHarissa." After Gloria …

Entrepreneurship

Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk Says He Spread Himself Too Thin Early in His Entrepreneurial Career

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this episode of Behind the Brand, a show for entrepreneurs, startups and those who choose to dare greatly, host Bryan Elliott talks with skateboarding legend-turned highly successful businessman Tony Hawk, still connecting …

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From Anheurser-Busch Sales Rep to Restaurateur, This Man Has Made a Career of Wings and Beer

6 min read<p>Back in 2004, Brent Weaver had been a sales rep for Anheuser-Busch for 17 years with East Coast Wings & Grill as one of his customers, and he and his wife were also frequent diners at the Winston-Salem, N.C. restaurant. When he heard that the company was beginning to franchise, Weaver …

Entrepreneurship

Here's How These 3 Huge Brands Kill It on Social

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, eMarketer predicted brands would spend as much as $24 billion on advertising through social media. By 2017, eMarketer estimates that figure will reach $36 billion. A more recent report by Duke University’s Fuqua School …

Social Media

How an Unlikely Clothing Brand Is Sewing Up an Untapped Market

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ask most fashion designers to create a line of clothes for the “Midwest lifestyle,” and it’s likely that they’ll come back with a flannel shirt and a pair of …

Clothing

How a Near-Death Mountain Climb Launched One of the Adventure World's Best-Known Brands

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Brothers Danny and Mike Giovale are both experienced mountain climbers and had no problems on the way up an intense climb in the rigorous Italian Dolomites. …

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The Best Part of Entrepreneurship? Giving Up and Getting a Job

Entrepreneurship isn’t usually worth the risk, some research says, at least strictly in financial terms. Thankfully, plenty of people take the plunge anyway, because they’re drawn to it for other reasons, such as wanting to be their own boss, or wanting to pursue a personal passion.<p>But that …

Entrepreneurship

Becoming an Entrepreneur Might Not Be as Risky As You Thought

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re looking for a way to justify your move into entrepreneurship, Berkeley Associate Professor Gustavo Manso’s got your back.<p>In a recent study, the specialist says there’s less risk associated to starting your own business …

Entrepreneurship