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Council Partners Feature News Technology
As part of the Velo-City 2019 cycling conference held at the Convention Centre Dublin last week, the Smart Dublin initiative put forward the Smart Pedal Pitch challenge. Companies were given the task of pitching market ready and innovative tech solutions for smart cycling in cities. Smart Dublin is a programme put on by the four […]
Business
Recently, Linkedin survey over 3,000 professionals on their platform and asked them the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. Near the top of their list – a manager who doesn’t foster their employees’ development. And, our data also revealed that if employees feel like they can’t grow within their role, they are very […]
Council Partners Financial News
On the 27th of June, €15.075 million in funding was approved for the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works In Lieu of social housing scheme (IWILs). This effort was led by Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Eoghan Murphy, T.D., and Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath, T.D. Compared […]
Council Partners News
Today, the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its findings for the Local Authority Satisfaction Survey 2019, which is the second of three surveys to be disseminated from 2018 to 2020. This survey took place in eleven local authorities  and demonstrated that Irish citizens’ knowledge of their local council varies greatly by age. Amongst […]
Business Feature
Just as our waistlines accumulate flab, and ships collect barnacles, organisations need ongoing “maintenance” and “scrubbing” to stay “fit.” Get a Workout! One of the best “physical fitness” programmes for organisations is a methodology known as the GE Workout.  Developed at General Electric during the Jack Welch¹ era, Workout provides an approach for confronting the […]
Feature
A recent report by leading global consultancy McKinsey, dealt with the difficult question of why many public policy implementations struggled to deliver on their promises. The McKinsey Center for Government (MCG) is a global hub for research, collaboration, and innovation in government productivity and performance. MCG is part of McKinsey’s Public and Social Sector
Council Partners News
A recent conference in Dublin, hosted by the Local Government Management Agency, highlighted the key concerns of local councils on dealing with the fallout from Brexit. Local authorities face a number of unprecedented difficulties as result of Brexit. They are however determined to prevail regardless of the changing political landscape and are focussed on building […]
Education News
The 2018 gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey gauges the temperature of the graduate recruitment market in terms of what employers are paying, what skills are in demand, what recruitment methods are most common and much more. The gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey 2018 was published earlier this year and
Business Feature
Dave A. Barry, founder of Conexion explains how the importance of exploring the right ‘people analytics’ is crucial in the modern hunt for talent. As a HR leader, I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with both Eli Lilly (biopharmaceutical) and Trend Micro (cybersecurity) during periods of significant organisational transformation. Between 2009 and 2011, […]