Category: Lifestyle

Co-Working vs Working From Home

20th March 2019 Off

Co-working spaces are growing and many home workers are thinking about making the move. Co-working spaces offer multiple benefits, but are they worth it? Today we will compare the main pros and cons between co-working and working from home!  Price Coworking is cost-effective when comparing to traditional office spaces. Still, coworking isn’t free and that’s…

By Vithoria Escobar

Coworking as an International Sensation

20th February 2019 Off

In 2019, there is no need to drag yourself to an office that is in an inconvenient location, uncomfortable setting, or unappealing coworkers. Coworking eliminates all negatives associated with the normal office setting. What is Coworking? Coworking is when professionals gather in a communal space, typically a modernized office setting, to complete their work tasks.…

By Abigail Stack

Top 5 Benefits of Flexible Working

10th January 2019 Off

Gone are the days of the 9-5 grind. The workplace scenario is undergoing a massive transformation, making a transition from traditional office hours and conventional office spaces to more mobile and agile forms of working. Employees are increasingly seeking out flexible working options like working from home, smart working spaces, part-time working, job sharing, hot desking,…

By Priyanka Athavale

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