Wednesday January 22, 2020

The skills to succeed are here

The HR director of US firm Xilinx believes Ireland has the skilled workforce and the location to rebuild its economy and thrive once more, writes Dermot Corrigan

29th May, 2010

Unable to compete with emerging countries on the basis of costs and wage rates, Ireland can still attract multinationals that want to ‘add value’ to overseas operations with the availability of skilled graduates, according to Libby Gribben, international human resources director with US chip design firm Xilinx.

‘‘In my role, I get a global perspective and can see that it is not always about competing, but about where you can add value to...

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