We bring a multidisciplinary and international approach to address the people and leadership challenges our clients face in a fast moving and complex business environment.
Originally founded by Kevin Empey, WorkMatters combines our own experience with that of senior specialists and experts in their field.
This approach enables WorkMatters to provide a unique combination of specialist senior level resources and international experience to meet the specific needs of our clients.
Kevin has specialised in organization development, leadership development and people strategy for over 25 years.
With a background in technology and business development, Kevin developed an international career in people consulting and leadership development working across a wide range of organizations, sectors and geographies.
Before establishing WorkMatters, he founded and led several start-up companies and was a Partner and Director in Willis Towers Watson where he led the firms HR and Talent consulting business in Ireland from 2002 to 2015. He also established the firm’s ‘Future of Work’ offering in Ireland.
Network of National & International Leaders
Our partners include a network of national and international leaders in their fields from areas such as future of work consulting, design and innovation, leadership development, organizational agility, executive coaching, change management and culture transformation.
WorkMatters brings together this senior level expertise to address the specific areas of concern for our clients resulting in a blend of diverse and highly experienced talent not available from any single provider.
WorkMatters was founded to provide a different solution in helping organisations deliver their people, leadership and performance goals in today’s rapidly changing work environment. Our mission is simply to help leaders, organizations and employees to thrive in the changing world of work.
Why we do what we do
Work Matters. And it is changing. How we lead the next phase of organisation development, people strategy and working life will determine not just the success of our organisations but also the quality and nature of work for generations to come. Our goal is to help leaders and their employees successfully manage their transition to the future of work and to lead successful and fulfilling working lives.
How we do what we do
We act as independent trusted advisers, talent developers, and coaches to our clients. Working with a multidisciplinary and international team of specialists and partners, we help you to shape the future of work and to maximize the performance potential of your people and leaders.
Our goal is to leave every engagement with leaders and their employees more energised, enabled and equipped to progress their own objectives as well as those of the organization.
Our consulting and training approach is therefore built on four guiding principles:
We work with our local and international partners to provide our clients with the innovative and practical solutions and services they need to succeed in an increasingly complex and fast-moving business environment.
Our partners include a network of national and international leaders in their fields from areas such as future of work consulting, design and innovation, leadership development, organizational and HR agility, executive coaching, HR strategy and culture transformation.
“All our partners share a common mission which is to enable leaders, organisations and employees thrive in the changing world of work.”