€400k Investment and 20 Jobs for 'Millennial' Training Firm, EngageSmith
May 9, 2017
E-Learning and online training company, EngageSmith, revealed plans today to create 20 new jobs by the end of 2019 as it develops its range of products and offerings designed to facilitate the training and development of 'Millennials'.
Bridging a divide between a perceived generation gap in the workforce, EngageSmith was founded in 2014 and has worked with companies to attract, engage and retain 'Millennial' talent. Millennials is a term used to describe those who would have reached young adulthood around the year 2000.
"Our mission is to engage millennials. This demographic makes up 50% of the Irish workforce, and by 2025, 75% of the workforce will be millennials. As Ireland approaches full employment, we’re seeing more and more companies struggling to attract and retain this talent pool.
- Lisa Smith, Founder of EngageSmith
Having recently received €400,000 of private funding, EngageSmith aims to create the new jobs in addition to continued investment in international marketing and integrated business operating systems.
Currently working with 12 large Irish-based indigenous and multinational companies, EngageSmith, has developed and tested training programmes specifically for the Irish market and revealed plans to expand the business to international markets by tailoring their e-learning product for UK and US markets.