Category: Lifestyle

Rural Regeneration: Burren Enterprise Centre facilitates SmartWorkers

3rd December 2018 Off

Week THREE of our Rural Regeneration series is fast approaching! And I have loved every minute of it. I guess you could say this series came about half accidentally half deliberately when I began sourcing information for our SmartVillages initiative. This initiative promotes Rural Regeneration and I came across both uplifting and inspiring stories about…

By Chloe Sullivan

SmartWorking Mother Launches Luxury Brand From Rural To Global

15th November 2018 Off

Today we welcome guest blogger, Alison McEvoy who shares her heartwarming experiences on juggling motherhood whilst designing an organic kidswear range and transforming the Future of Work 🙂 Alison designs, creates and runs her brand remotely from her hometown of Abbeyleix in Laois! AAMcEvoy’s Story Our attitudes to work, the workplace and employment are changing…

By Guest Blogger

Oireachtas Committee explore ways to boost regional and rural transport

8th November 2018 Off

On Tuesday 23rd October 2018, government officials met to discuss ways of improving rural and regional transport links. With the development of SmartVillages, FDI and Tech start-ups spreading to areas outside central hubs, we ought to develop our transport routes to improve the mobility of workers. Otherwise, the lack of efficient transport routes will deter…

By Chloe Sullivan

#WorkLifeWeek – The Smart Solution to Work-Life Harmony

5th October 2018 Off

Today is the last day of #WorkLifeWeek! This initiative is very close to our hearts at Abodoo as we believe #SmartWorking is the true key to achieving work-life harmony, supporting health, wellbeing, families and happiness! National Work Life Week is an annual campaign organised by the charity Working Families in UK. During the first week of October (1st-5th), the…

By Vithoria Escobar

How #SmartWorking & Reducing the Commute Will Help Your Business

2nd October 2018 Off

Why allowing longer commute times to improve productivity is nothing but an unproductive strategy. It’s time for everyone to start embracing the benefits of #SmartWorking! Two different studies conducted by renowned universities, analysed the impact traditional work journeys had on employees, compared with flexible working options. The findings revealed how long commutes can in fact,…

By Vithoria Escobar

The Anti-Mum Bias: Could SmartWorking Be The Solution?

13th September 2018 Off

We often hear from Mums – stay at home or working – sharing their challenges in trying to strike the balance between family life and work life. Many, unfortunately, experience an anti-mom bias – a concept that we would like to see end. We took a look at Refinery29‘s latest article featuring real Mum’s stories and found Sophia Petrov’s provoking…

By Chloe Sullivan

How Flexible Working Supports Employee Health & Wellbeing

3rd September 2018 Off

Supporting flexible working and employee wellness are two key employer trends in Ireland in 2018. Moreover, they’re usually high on the list of any discussion of the ‘future of work.’  But how exactly are they interrelated? In this article, I want to find out how flexible working benefits the health and well-being of employees. We’ll…

By Guest Blogger