Ireland has a unique workforce and is ranked number one in the following areas: the ready availability of competent senior managers; flexibility & adaptability of people when faced with new challenges; and having a national culture open to foreign ideas.1 The young Irish workforce is capable, highly adaptable, mobile and committed to high-achievement.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe with over 40% of the population under the age of 29.2 This is reflected across Wexford and the South East region whose population is one of Europe’s youngest and fastest growing. Over 35% of Wexford’s population is aged 25 or less and half the population is under the age of 35.
Our reputation as a key inward investment location is supported by the availability and calibre of a highly productive workforce. Companies in the financial services and life sciences sectors have credited the success of their companies to the people employed. They highlight their Irish workforce’s quality and flexible ‘can do’ attitude as their key asset.