Category: SmartWorking Benefits

How Gender affects Workplace recognition

16th August 2018 Off

Many of us can remember the days in primary school, when the boys wanted to hustle with the boys and the girls want to play with the girls. “Cooties”, galore. Yet research has shown that many people continue to prefer same-gender friendships even into adulthood which inevitably filters into workplace relationships.  According to Namely’s Workplace Diversity…

By Chloe Sullivan

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

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

“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

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

Cut the Commute and the Skills Gap: Our Solution to Green Jobs

26th July 2018 Off

We are passionate about lots of things here at Abodoo, including Green Jobs. But the one element that I am proud to be an advocate of is our ambition to cut carbon emissions and tackle the skills gap through SmartWorking.   Let’s be honest, when you see ‘Carbon Emissions,’ on your Twitter feed, you tend…

By Chloe Sullivan