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A consultancy report on planned changes within the Garda would “inevitably” cause industrial relations unrest if released in an “uncontrolled manner”,(...)

“Some of the change we are seeing is about lifestyle choice and work-life balance.” Photograph: iStock
Tapping into the new world of work

The way in which we work is undergoing a major reformation, and you only need to look in your pocket for evidence of it. With a few taps you can summo(...)

“Organisations have to think about their brand and how they are perceived. People are thinking if it is the type of organisation they want to work for.” Photograph: iStock

Talent shortages are already being felt across many sectors of the economy and are forcing employers to rethink their hiring strategies. “Organisation(...)

Advantages to the introduction of mobile working include increased motivation generated by the ability to look after family and personal needs. Photograph: iStock

The days of the nine-to-five desk-bound job may not quite be coming to an end anytime soon but jobs are becoming increasingly flexible, with home and (...)

When people of think artificial intelligence (AI), they might have visions of Hal 9000 in ‘2001, A Space Odyssey’. Photograph: iStock

When people think of artificial intelligence (AI), they might have visions of Hal 9000 in 2001, A Space Odyssey. But with AI that seemed science ficti(...)

“We are seeing women come back to careers in their 50s, having reared their families. This is another untapped resource.” Photograph: iStock

The pension age is rising and it won’t be too long before people will have to wait until they are 68 before they can claim the State pension. Public-s(...)

“Companies can also assemble, and disband, teams of freelancers and gig economy workers to collaborate on projects.” Photograph: iStock
Five key workplace trends

Valarie Daunt, head of human capital management at Deloitte: 1. Technology is everywhere “Success is not just about leveraging technology, it’s abou(...)

While millennials are routinely teased for everything from being considered lazy, overtly PC or allegedly being very fond of avocado toast, they have one major advantage in this new era of disruption – they grew up while all these advancements were happening. Photograph: iStock

While every generation sees big leaps forwards in terms of technology and shifting social attitudes, the changes seen in the past decade alone have be(...)

“It will be those who can think ahead and who can figure out what their customers will do next” that will thrive. Photograph: iStock

Ask most school-leavers what they want to do when they leave school and they’ll name a particular job or profession. Increasingly, however, workplace (...)

Only 40% of millennials believe they will be financially better off than their parents, while only 31% think they will be happier. Photograph: iStock

Irish millennials are increasingly glum about their emotional and financial prospects, with most telling researchers they do not think they will ever (...)

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