Director, The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
The Changing Nature of our Workplaces
Summary of Presentation:
In this session, Mary will explore the changing nature of the workforce, the workplace and work itself. She will examine evolving themes around what is good work, and the role of flexibility. She’ll ask if we are real about inclusivity and dealing with the challenges of well-being, and how we can bring more compassion to work.
Mary Connaughton, Fellow CIPD, Director of CIPD Ireland works on the growth, development and contribution of the HR profession in Ireland. With 6,000 members, CIPD is working on the future of the profession in a complex changing world. Mary has a wealth of HR experience, engaging with companies on strategic HR, policy and organisational development initiatives. She headed up HR Development at Ibec, held organisation development roles with Bank of Ireland Life and Emerge Consulting, and was a Psychologist with the civil service. Mary is on the Boards of the Public Appointments Service and Retirement Planning Council and represents Ireland at the European Association of People Management.