This Working Life

Now is the time for businesses to invest in workers across the generations

To compete successfully for today’s workforce, employers need to think more creatively and inclusively in their talent development

Older workers may bring more career and life experience to a business, while younger people can bring innovative thinking, energy and ideas

Brendan McGinty is the chair of Skillnet Ireland, the state’s business support agency

The number of people employed in Ireland has risen to more than 2.5 million, the highest on record, and the unemployment rate is 5.5 per cent.

Being close to full employment brings challenges for employers and there are labour shortages apparent in nearly every sector of the economy.

The gloomy outlook emerging from the recent World Economic Forum in Davos suggested the ...