No more jobs for life - get used to chopping and changing careers
Published 18/08/2016 | 02:30
Tens of thousands of (mostly) young people received their Leaving Cert results yesterday. Some will immediately enter the world of work, but most will move into a new phase of further education and training before they start to earn a crust.
Regardless of their choice, one thing is clear: their working lives will be longer than in the past.
Most of today's school leavers will be toiling into their 70s, as retirement ages rise in line with increasing longevity.