Arlene Harris

Arlene Harris

How tech can help to tackle dementia

How tech can help to tackle dementia

A new wave of significant scientific breakthroughs is making life easier for dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers as well as their carers, writes Arlene Harris

Let Solas light the way for your  future

Let Solas light the way for your future

The education authority says more and more programmes in different sectors are coming on stream all the time, writes Arlene Harris

Working on a successful career: Why apprenticeships are on the rise

Working on a successful career: Why apprenticeships are on the rise

Apprenticeships are open to people of all ages who wish to gain a qualification or a degree while getting invaluable on-the-job experience, writes Arlene Harris

IFS scheme helping employers ‘access diverse talent pipeline’

IFS scheme helping employers ‘access diverse talent pipeline’

The first IFS graduates will emerge this year, and further expansion of the programme is on the cards

Words with friends

Words with friends

Forget endless scrolling: book clubs are back, with men as well as women joining and festivals hosting groups from every culture and background. Book club members report deep friendships, greater wellbeing and maybe even greater empathy

White light, flight heat

White light, flight heat

Fuses are rarely shorter than at 30,000 feet, but those who are stressed out by air travel can find ways to ward off the aggression of fellow travellers, writes Arlene Harris

Brought to order

Brought to order

Whether you simply want a tidier house or believe that it’s the only way of calming the chaos of a world gone mad, cleaning and tidying have become the latest craze, writes Arlene Harris

Caring for the carers

Caring for the carers

For many professionals in the so-called caring fields of nursing and psychiatry, compassion fatigue can be a sign of secondary traumatic stress, writes Arlene Harris

Arise employee shines at awards

Arise employee shines at awards

Having been named Outsource Partnership of the Year 2017 for its affiliation with global brand Vo...

Why inclusivity is BITCI’s watchword

Why inclusivity is BITCI’s watchword

Inclusivity is certainly part and parcel of most corporate policies these days, and while the vis...

Creating a WIN|WIN situation for companies and customers alike

Creating a WIN|WIN situation for companies and customers alike

Loyalty is crucial in business, and while customers have long been rewarded for being faithful to...

Pure Loyalty: with our clients, it’s personal

Pure Loyalty: with our clients, it’s personal

Founded in 2016, global agency Pure Loyalty (a subsidiary of TLC marketing) is an expert in helpi...

Raising the roof: Ireland's choral craze

Raising the roof: Ireland's choral craze

Amateur choirs are having a heyday - and across the nation, people seeking the mental health benefits of singing and the chance to make friends ‘in real life’ are singing loud and proud

Have seeds, will grow

Have seeds, will grow

Urban farming is catching on in a big way, with more and more people becoming aware of the need to use city spaces to grow food and make the planet cleaner

Awards recognise the best in the franchise business

Awards recognise the best in the franchise business

The franchise industry provides a massive contribution to the Irish economy with a turnover of circa €1 billion while 30,000 people are employed full time in the sector