Today's generation places high value on a flexible working environment, enjoyable teamwork, and on being with a company that will invest in training and help them gain transferrable skills. That's according to John Atherton, Managing Director, McDonald's, which was named in 2011 as one of Ireland's Best Large Workplaces for the seventh consecutive year.
The interview in this segment is taken from 'The Business', first broadcast on Ireland's RTE1 in March 2011, in which reporter George Lee sets out to discover the secrets of creating a great workplace.
The programme features some of Ireland's Best Workplaces, including Diageo, Euro Car Parks, Temple Street Children's Hospital, and Microsoft along with an extensive interview with Bob Lee, Communications Director EMEA, Great Place to Work.
Bob Lee is Communications Director, EMEA with Great Place to Work International.
Programme extract used with kind permission of Radio Telefis Eireann ©RTE 2011