Category: Lifestyle

#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 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

Productivity, SmartWorking and You

15th August 2018 Off

Yes, the struggle is real. Productivity, that elusive, almost imaginary idea that work can actually get done is a universal problem known to all. From the lowliest student to the highest CEO, productivity can often be hard to come by. But there are certain steps we can take to make sure it isn’t always so…

By Thomas Murray

“How Do I Negotiate A SmartWorking Arrangement?”

7th August 2018 Off

Many employees may feel nervous or a little awkward at the prospect of approaching their employer to negotiate an alternative working arrangement. We understand that it can be a daunting task, so we have come up with a few top tips to guide you in arranging your #SmartWork!   1. Research existing policies on SmartWorking…

By Chloe Sullivan