AJ Thomas is chief chaos officer with Google's secretive innovation lab: X, Moonshot Factory. She talks to Rosanna Cooney about setting personal moonshots and using simple certainties to chart a path through the unknown. Talent Matters is a podcast series digging into some of the biggest issues facing employers today. This series is in association with Talent Summit and sponsored by Employee Financial Wellness.
April Jordan is the manager for astronaut selection at NASA Johnson Space Centre. In this podcast, she talks to Rosanna Cooney about the space agency's rigorous two-year selection process and how it tests candidates for temperament, team skills, and resilience.
Talent Matters is a podcast series digging into some of the biggest issues facing employers today. This series is in association with Talent Summit and sponsored by Employee Financial Wellness.
Eddie Wilson served as Ryanair's chief people officer for two decades before migrating to the airline's chief executive chair. He talks to Rosanna Cooney about flexing the boundaries of an HR role to make it indispensable to management and the naivety of workplace loyalty. Talent Matters is a new podcast series digging into some of the biggest issues facing employers today. This series is in association with Talent Summit and sponsored by Employee Financial Wellness.
Talent Matters is a new podcast series digging into some of the biggest issues facing employers today. In this first episode, Rosanna Cooney talks to Nick Lawlor, CEO of Employee Financial Wellness, and Antonia King, head of employee engagement and internal communications at Stepstone, about the disconnect people feel between their salaries and the life they want to live. They also talk about where the responsibility for educating employees on financial literacy lies. This series is in association with Talent Summit and sponsored by Employee Financial Wellness.
Sinn Féin’s spokespeople on climate action and transport, Darren O’Rourke TD, and on climate justice, Senator Lynn Boylan, answer Thomas Hubert’s questions on the party’s developing climate policy.
From their proposals to reform the funding of renewable electricity development to the re-allocation of home retrofitting grants and their support for BusConnects, a picture emerges of how Ireland would attempt to cut its greenhouse gas emissions under a Sinn Féin government. They also explain why key elements, such as the level of climate effort expected of agriculture, are still missing from the party’s manifesto.
Cork-based Treemetrics is working with the European Space Agency to use satellite imagery and its own measurement technology to provide more accurate forest carbon credit estimates in a rapidly growing industry. In this podcast, chief executive, Enda Keane, talks to Rosanna Cooney about the eighteen-year journey to get to this point and the future regulation of carbon offsets.
At the beginning of last year, NewsWhip began the process of securing additional capital to fund the new phase of its growth. Last week, the company disclosed that it had secured $13 million in debt from London-based AshGrove Capital. It will use the money to grow headcount to more than 120 people over the coming three years and fund the development of better products. In this podcast, CEO Paul Quigley talks about the new funds, the company’s journey, and the future of media.
Following the series of layoff announcements by US digital services firms, Chief Economics Writer Stephen Kinsella and Senior Correspondent Thomas Hubert join Editor Ian Keohe to place the recent tech slump in the context of the Irish economy. They also discuss the wider attitude towards foreign investment when it comes to land, a tentative government move to recognise that property is no longer the only form of lifelong savings for Ireland's population and the prospect of a trade war between the EU and the US.
Clare Meskill, a speech and language therapist, saw a gap in how people with Parkinson's are being cared for in Ireland. In this podcast, she tells Rosanna Cooney about raising €700,000 to expand Teleatherapy, the MedTech app she founded that allows clinicians to monitor patients' speech therapy in-between appointments and is backed by Enterprise Ireland.