New report identifies the importance of upskilling in attracting and retaining talent in the Irish Hospitality Industry

(L-R) Eileen O’Connell, Interactions Research, Michelle Guthrie, Development Advisor, Skillnet Ireland, Niamh O’Malley, Network Manager Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet, and Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive, Restaurants Association of Ireland. Press release,…

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RAI Conference – Upskilling & Retention Session ‘Overcoming Challenges: Embracing a New Era for Hospitality’

The Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet will be hosting a EU Year of Skills session at the Restaurants Association of Ireland Annual Conference. The session's focus is on Upskilling & Retention ...

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Restaurant & Hospitality Skills for the Unemployed Killarney 2023

This Monday, was the final day of our Restaurant & Hospitality Skills programme. This programme was delivered as part of the Skills Connect Initiative. The programme ran over 15 days...

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Wellbeing Podcasts

1. The Workplace Wellbeing Podcast:

2. Workplace Wellbeing, Mental Health & Resilience:

3. Workplace Wellbeing Podcasts:


Managing Change:  Harvard Business Review article on the impact of change on our emotions –

Wellbeing in the Workplace: The Future Of Work Is Employee Well-Being’

Teamwork: ‘8 tips for improving teamwork in the restaurant workplace’

Tips on Creating a Positive Team Work Environment in Hospitality

Motivation Checklist ’31 Ways to Keep Employees Motivation High’:


  • “100 Tips for Hoteliers: What Every Successful Hotel Professional Needs to Know and Do” by Peter Venison
  • “Contagious: Why Things Catch On” by Jonah Berger
  • “Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity” by Kim Scott
  • “The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You” by Julie Zhuo
  • “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” by Daniel Pink
  • “Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business” by Danny Meyer




Personal Productivity/Motivation Strategies:

Teamwork Activities:



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