Tag: FutureOfWork

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 First…

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% with…

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

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 to…

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…

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