Out of office: Your essential round-up of the latest business news
Intel announced plans to create 1,600 high-tech roles in Ireland and double its manufacturing space in Leixlip following the construction of an additional chip making facility in Kildare. Eamonn Sinnott, Intel Ireland general manager, said that the firm was accelerating its investment in Europe in order to support the EU’s ambition of having 20 per cent of the world’s silicon chips manufactured in the bloc. Intel said it had invested $7 billion in its Irish...
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How to manage: Showing appreciation of employees matters more than ever
Giving recognition to workers can improve performance at the best of times but, with the added pressures of the past 12 months, it is particularly needed now
How I work: ‘When making decisions, focus on what could go right, not just what could go wrong’
Looking at the positive outcomes of risk and having a ‘can do’ attitude will give you the confidence to make bold decisions and move outside your comfort zone, says Geraldine MacCarthy, chief revenue officer for Personio
How to work: Contractors earn one and a half times more than employees
A survey by Trinity Business School seeks to shed light on the professional contracting sector and finds six-figure annual income is the norm