Category: SmartWorking Companies

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

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

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

“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

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

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