Generation Rent vs Emerging Firms in Dublin’s Fair City: Our Solution

9th August 2018 Off

Dublin’s Generation Rent continues to suffer as a result of an abundance of emerging infrastucture. According to recent reports, we now have more office buildings than we do homes in our capital city. We are beginning to find ourselves with a generation of young adults who, because of high house prices, live in rented accommodation…

By Chloe Sullivan

Happy International Coworking Day From Abodoo

9th August 2018 Off

Yes it’s a real thing! International Coworking Day (#InternationalCoworkingDay for all you # tag lovers) originated in the United States and this year Abodoo are bringing it to Europe (well Ireland and the UK first)! On this day across the world, coworking operators will celebrate the benefits of coworking for employees, companies, startups, freelancers and contractors.…

By Chloe Sullivan

Top Cities For Remote Working Revealed

8th August 2018 Off

In a study conducted by conference call telecommunications company Powwownow, factors such as cost of living, average monthly salary, internet speed, price of coffee, and cost of public transport were all considered when naming the top cities in the world for remote working. Each city was scored for their performance on these factors and ranked…

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

Diversity: The Problems, The Solution

2nd August 2018 Off

Whether you’re writing the perfect cover letter or making sure you don’t slip up in the interview, getting a job is one of the most stressful situations we can find ourselves in. It’s easy to blame our failure to secure a position on the other candiadate’s superior skills and experience, but more often than not…

By Thomas Murray

Boom Brexit: Maintain Cross-Border Jobs by Letting Your Employees SmartWork From Home

1st August 2018 Off

In recent months, there has been uncertainty about the future of cross border jobs post Brexit. What are the ramifications for UK companies currently providing employment in Ireland? Will there be a surge of unemployment in cross border jobs?   In early July, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe reported that unemployment levels could rise by 2%…

By Chloe Sullivan

National Broadband Plan Faces New Challenges

31st July 2018 Off

With the news that the energy infrastructure consortium SSE has dropped out of the bid for Ireland’s National Broadband Plan, the fate of the scheme seems to be very much up in the air. The sole remaining contender is Enet, a company described by an Irish Times industry source as an “expert network operator but…

By Thomas Murray

Trust – The hidden secret to successful Remote Working

30th July 2018 Off

 “Remote working requires trust between the manager and the worker to work.” Schnittman, Co-Founder of Owl Lab Just last week, Forbes published an article that was rather sceptical of Remote Working. Aside from microphones not working, internet connections being poor and a general feeling of disengagement- it was argued that Remote Working styles are more…

By Chloe Sullivan