Saturday May 30, 2020

Rugby mandarins drop the ball

Following a social media storm, the IRFU has apologised for 'mistakenly advertising' for a national sports science intern, saying that they don’t have any unpaid internship positions

6th May, 2018

What constitutes a fair salary for a data-analyst position with a professional national sporting organisation that requires an MSc or PhD, a record of established research and numerous technical competencies including “building linear, multivariate and neutral network models”?

Surely such a highly qualified candidate working in a large organisation with a turnover of millions might expect to earn something in the region of €100,000? Well, that guess would be out by exactly €100,000....

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