Upcoming Webinar; “Employment Post Covid – Change and Opportunity”, Wednesday 26 October 9.30am-12.30pm






About this event

This event will look at how Covid -19 impacted employment /self-employment and the personal experiences, opportunities, and challenges faced by both employees/employers. We consider how changes to the workplace caused by Covid- 19 may influence how we work in future.

The webinar is aimed at those who work in employment supports with Local Development Companies and other agencies supporting job seekers.


This event promises to be engaging and interesting and speakers will include:

Deputy Lord Mayor

Guest Paul Geraghty, Principal Officer Department of Rural Community Development)


Dr. Adele Whelan (ESRI)

“The effectiveness of SICAP supports in helping the long-term unemployed with low levels of education to transition into employment”.

Joan McNaboe (SOLAS)

“Future Employment Trends in Ireland (changes to employment patterns and business sectors that are likely to expand or decline in the years ahead.”

Sophie Crosbie (IBEC)

“Attracting and Retaining Staff in a Post Covid Economy”

Fiona Dunne (Hospitality Trainer )

“Changing the Perceptions of an Employment Sector in buoyant labour market.”

We will hear individual stories from clients of Cork City Partnership who were supported by SICAP, TUS and the Local Employment Service, their journey from unemployment to employment and their journey around COVID.