The gender pay gap became a worldwide talking point when then-president and media darling Barack Obama announced in January of last year that the institutional barriers which enabled evil, patriarchal companies to pay women 77 cents for every dollar shelled out to their male counter-parts would be done away with. Despite the moral dubiousness of deliberately recycling a … [Read more...] about The ‘gender pay gap’ is a myth, employed by politicians to buy votes
A recent report published in The Irish Times has stated that in 2015, men earned an average of 14.8% more than women in Ireland, indicating that the pay disparity has increased from a low of 8.3% in 2012. Some believe the pay gap to be a myth, undoubtedly a mentality that stems from a lack of communication surrounding wages in the workplace. Others see it to be discriminatory … [Read more...] about When will being a woman finally mean being an equal?
Sometimes when looking through the job pages and websites, there is nothing that appeals to your career ambitions. You know your dream job is out there, but it’s not showing up in the listings. So what do you do? … [Read more...] about Career Advice: Targeting Employers and Companies for Jobs
You’re doing everything right; you have a good CV and cover letter and have sent them to all the right places, yet you feel your job search is faltering. There may not always be jobs to apply to or interviews to secure, so in the mean time, you are left with nothing but free time. It is crucial in your job search not to see this as spare time but more as time to put into … [Read more...] about Career Advice: Increasing your Employability
Sometimes college life can seem as it will go on forever, with a number of students willing it to never end. This is why making the move from the student life into the working world can be a difficult transition. Many students have erratic sleeping patterns, unhealthy eating routines and for the lucky ones, not a care in the world. However once you enter a workplace, this … [Read more...] about Career Advice: Making the Move from Student to Professional