Analysis: New pensions rules mean employers need to embrace older workers

Sam Dooley, the head of, says that companies need to embrace multi-generational workforces to get the most out of new technology and working practices

Sam Dooley is the country director of The Stepstone Group for Ireland, with responsibility for IrishJobs

This year is set to be one of change in the Irish labour market. From reforms to the pensions landscape to increased adoption of new technologies, a wide-ranging evolution is underway that will, undoubtedly, have an impact on the jobs market.

Robust growth has been a consistent feature of the Irish economy over recent years. However, there are signs that this high-growth period is beginning to moderate. Figures from the Central Bank show that modified ...