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Attracting and retaining millennials

by Fiona Claridge Accountancy is currently one of our top growth industries in Ireland, partly due to the large wave of newly qualified graduates and postgraduate millennials entering the Irish workforce. Indeed, Deloitte has forecasted that millennials will make up 75 per cent of the global workforce by 2025 thereby forcing many sectors to evolve.… Read More Attracting and retaining millennials

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How Better Information Management can Improve Performance in Local Government Organisations

By Samantha White If local governments are to successfully address challenges such as burgeoning urban populations, they need to improve performance management, a new CGMA report suggests. Strong finance leadership plays a crucial role in driving this improvement, according to the report, Transformation and Transparency: Managing Local Government Performance, which was released this week.

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The New High-Performance Manager

By Anthia Falekkos Management as an art, not a science, particularly in today’s dynamic workplace, writes Anthia Falekkos of Extraordinary Futures. One of the many definitions of a manager is a “person who is responsible for controlling and administrating an organisation or group of staff”. This definition in the current workplace and economy describes a… Read More The New High-Performance Manager

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Employers Must Look After the Psychological Needs of their Employees to Boost Productivity

By John Sexton Employers in Ireland continue to drain employee motivation and damage productivity by focusing too much attention on extrinsic factors such as purely financial incentives.  This is one of the key findings from new research by IT solutions provider System Dynamics (www.systemdynamics.ie).  While the research focused on Ireland it supports a growing body… Read More Employers Must Look After the Psychological Needs of their Employees to Boost Productivity

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How to Motivate Your Team in 2014

A new year — and a new approach to leading your staff If there was ever a time to make a list, it’s now. The new year inspires us to itemize old practices that aren’t working and make a check-list of new, innovative ideas. To be a great manager with an engaged, motivated, happy team, your… Read More How to Motivate Your Team in 2014