Category: Culture

How Big Data Can Be Your Diversity Ally

14th November 2018 Off

If you ask around, most companies will tell how much they want to be diverse and inclusive. Making that a reality however, is the tricky part. This week’s #DiversitySeries discusses how data can help you achieve this! Ask any business their thoughts on having a diverse workforce and nearly everyone will say promoting diversity is one of their…

By Vithoria Escobar

The Future of Business Report – Vodafone

10th November 2018 Off

We’re delighted to share The Future of Business Report, which we collaborated on with our partners in Vodafone Ireland. The aim of this initiative was for Vodafone Ireland to engage with the SME sector nationwide to gain insights about the future of business, their growth, ways of working, investment, technology, skills and training. The research was…

By Louise O'Conor

How Company Culture Can Drive Competitive Edge

6th November 2018 Off

In 2004, Blockbuster ruled the video rental world. With revenue of $6 billion, it had the world queuing patiently in stores to rent their Friday night entertainment. Meanwhile, Netflix was quietly mounting a challenge. Within 6 years, Blockbuster had filed for bankruptcy, and Netflix had grown its revenue to $2.2 billion (How Netflix Destroyed Blockbuster…

By Guest Blogger

Overcoming Bias Requires Education, Implementation and Practice

31st October 2018 Off

Diversity has been proven to be beneficial in all levels within a company. But what is the best way to achieve it? In our #Diversity Series of the week we analyse how companies can commit to a sustained inclusive work environment. Over the last few weeks, we’ve analysed the concept of bias and evidenced the prejudicial…

By Vithoria Escobar

Unconscious Bias Starts With You

17th October 2018 Off

Today marks the first day of our new Diversity Series! Every Wednesday for the next few weeks we will be discussing topics concerning the challenges and importance of diversity and inclusion, a mission we’re passionate about at Abodoo.    The key to understanding the concept of unconscious bias is to realize that everyone has unconscious biases.…

By Vithoria Escobar

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

The Future of SmartWorking

19th July 2018 Off

In 2018, people live in an increasingly congested, professionally overpopulated world but are experienced with the benefits of collaborating over the internet. Before learning and developing online was novel — now it is an accepted, largely accredited medium that we train with regularly. Now, online learning is inexorably part of the academic experience, whether you…

By Guest Blogger