To hold on to them, employers need to align their values with those of their younger workers, the research suggests. These include tolerance and inclusivity. Photograph: Getty Images

It was always likely to happen. Millennials started out in their careers determined to make a difference, workers in search of purpose. Then they join(...)

Firms note a number of benefits from having strong and considered diversity policies, including employees having a greater sense of loyalty and dedication to their job. Photograph: iStock

Inclusivity in the workplace has never been more significant – as Ireland reaches almost full employment, it is essential in attracting and keeping sk(...)

Mary Connaughton: “Building an organisation where people learn continuously is not just about courses and online access, but about building a culture that promotes learning as part of the day-to-day.”

The pace of change is so fast in workplaces in Ireland that skills and knowledge become obsolete very quickly. New technologies and game-changers such(...)

Working hours have increased in almost half (46 per cent) of organisations in the past two years.

How the workforce of the future is to be best managed is a key question for human resources practitioners and management alike. With unemployment fall(...)

The research found that pay increases as part of a counter-offer to staff intending to move on was most evident in large organisations with over 250 employees

Companies are increasingly offering pay rises to ensure staff don’t leave, with tech firms in particular going all out to retain essential employees w(...)

Ireland’s heavy emphasis on education has served us well, but some labour market analysts now believe having an overeducated workforce can be bad both for employers and employees

It’s almost a cliché by now to say Ireland has a highly educated workforce. Multinationals choosing to set up operations here almost always cite th(...)

From next autumn, fathers will have the option to apply for two weeks’ paid paternity leave following the birth of their child. The new provision was (...)

Performance reviews: often companies use a one-size-fits-all measurement model that is not fit for purpose. Photograph: Thinkstock

There were more than few eyebrows raised recently when Accenture, one of the biggest companies of the world, said it was ditching annual performanc(...)

To tell or not to tell? That is the question facing many people who have a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis (MS), inflammatory bowel (...)