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14th June 2019

CIPD launches People Skills Hub

THE CIPD has launched a new free online resource to help small businesses improve their people management capabilities in order to boost their performance and productivity.

13th June 2019

Two in five over 50s struggle to progress in jobs

Two out of five workers in their 50s believe that they face a lack of opportunity to progress in their job, posing a risk of over 15 years of “untapped potential” as their careers stagnate said a new report. A third of 1,000 workers in their 50s surveyed were uncertain how to progress in their...

12th June 2019

Stranmillis seeks lecturers for new academic year

Education roles dominate the jobs market this week as schools and colleges seek teachers for the new academic year. The roles include two lecturer posts at Stranmillis University College with specialism in early childhood education and health, physical activity and sport. They come with salaries of up to £43,276. Meanwhile, Victoria College in South Belfast...

12th June 2019

Development programme helps companies unlock full potential

Fifteen food companies from across Northern Ireland have joined a six month, Asda-led programme which aims to maximise their business potential, promote innovation, and ultimately boost sales. Each is participating in the third Asda Supplier Development Academy (SDA), a joint initiative between the supermarket and Invest Northern Ireland which was first launched in 2012. Since...

11th June 2019

Retail and finance staff given official skills recognition

Management-level staff in retail and finance were awarded certificates which formally recognised their skills at a ceremony at the South Eastern Regional College (SERC) campus in Lisburn. The workers attained the training through the NIC-ICTU’s UnionLearn programme, which is sponsored by the Department for the Economy and offers targeted in-work training and upskilling for union...

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