Tag: advice

Challenges of SmartWorking

10th April 2019 Off

“What in the world am I doing?” That was the first sentence that entered my mind as I began my first week as a remote worker. I had just left a full-time communications position to work as a freelance writer. I had clients, but the shock of such a change in my work-life harmony was…

By Guest Blogger

Top 10 Remote Working Trends of 2019

14th March 2019 Off

As remote working becomes more and more prevalent in the professional world, we took the time to identify the top 10 predicted remote working trends of 2019.   1.) Demanding flexibility from employers Now more than ever, workers who are millennials and Gen Z are comfortable advocating for flexibility from their employers. They can see…

By Abigail Stack

6 Inspiring SmartWorking Stories

16th December 2018 Off

  As our 12 Days of Christmas series continues, we take a look at 6 Inspiring SmartWorking Stories. 🎄   1. My Journey to SmartWorking by Ross Good Ross Good’s series has brought countless smiles to our faces. From working in a tiny Dublin office to a full-time remote position, Ross’s journey shows us exactly how beneficial…

By Thomas Murray

SmartWorking Means More Time For Family

31st October 2018 Off

It’s Halloween, which means families all over the world are painting faces, donning witches’ hats and preparing for an evening of scares, dares and good old fun. But for many parents, Halloween is just another work day where they miss out on their kids’ first or even twelfth Halloween. Maybe if they’re lucky, a kindly…

By Thomas Murray

Time Management Tips For SmartWorkers

18th October 2018 Off

Work Smarter, Not Harder It’s a phrase we feel strongly about at Abodoo. Being smarter about the way we work is far more beneficial for us and our employers. Here, we take a look at some nifty time management tips to make the most of your work hours.   Prepare The Day Before Before you…

By Thomas Murray

What To Do With Your Free Time

18th September 2018 Off

So, you’re a SmartWorker now, eh? What are you gonna do with all that free time? Don’t worry, we’re here with some suggestions as to how you can easily better yourself.   Healthy Eating Cooking takes time, so it’s no surprise that we often find ourselves reaching for an oven pizza or chicken kiev after…

By Thomas Murray

Why SmartWorking Works For Contact Centres

31st August 2018 Off

Old News Two years ago, more than four hundred homeworkers (or Home Agents) and their employers took part in a survey conducted by the United Kingdom Contact Centre Forum. The results were overwhelmingly positive and clearly expressed the benefits of flexible working for both parties.   The Results   Employers: 58% now employ SmartWorkers. 69%…

By Thomas Murray

Insider Secrets: Why Are Senior Managers And Business Owners Choosing Flexible Workplace Strategies?

29th August 2018 Off

As part of a study of 18,000 professionals from a variety of industries, it was discovered that more than 80 percent of business leaders from the United Arab Emirates are opting for flexible workplaces. The UAE Study, as it is now being called, highlights the increasing trend of large enterprises choosing flexible workplace strategies over…

By Thomas Murray

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