How to work: What to do if the company you work for is involved in a scandal

Employees who have not been involved in unethical conduct need not worry too much, but it could come up in future job interviews, so it’s wise to be prepared

21st March, 2021
How to work: What to do if the company you work for is involved in a scandal
Corporate scandals such as that reported at Davy this month don’t generally have a hugely adverse effect on the majority of employees within the organisation, recruitment experts say

Anglo Irish Bank, Irish Nationwide, the FAI, and now Davy: financial scandals that have come to light in Ireland in recent years have put an end to some high-flying careers and severely damaged the reputation of others.

But what of those employees further down the line caught up in a high-profile scandal not of their own making? When the once-good name of the organisation you work for has been brought low, what are your options?

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