Joanne Mangan

Transitioning to a hybrid workforce

One of the most dramatic transformations we have witnessed over the past year has been the shift to remote working, with employers everywhere being forced to shutter their doors and find ways to make remote working work for their people and for their businesses. ...

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How we think about co-working at Grow Remote

Coworking spaces are in a growing number of rural communities in Ireland. You can find them all on NACEC here. Far bigger than the initial link with startups, they’re solving for real social issues around the changing main street, de-population, and the rapid rate of...

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Our ChangeX Story

This post originally appeared on ChangeX at the very early stage of our journey. Grow Remote joined ChangeX as an idea partner in 2018 when they were ready to scale their idea across Ireland. Using changex.org as their community platform allowed Grow Remote to move...

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Our Meitheal

Below is a guest post by Tracy Keogh. There is something truly magic about rural places, and especially rural Ireland. It’s an intangible thing. In trying to explain the 100s of touch points in the building of Grow Remote, one man came to mind — Monsignor Horan. He...

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How we make remote work local

'We Make Remote Work Local' is our tagline. That's because the gap between remote work and local impact exists because there is no business model in making remote work local. We spoke about that here. We wanted to go a little bit deeper into how we do that. Although...

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Companies that pay co-working stipends

There are 100s of coworking spaces all across Ireland. They're not just for remote workers. They house startups, freelancers, and large local enterprises too. For remote workers they can help us have a distinction between work and home, but not every company allows...

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Why remote work isn’t just for tech people

There's a common miss conception that remote work is just for technical roles. That is incorrect. In remote first or all remote companies, most parts of the business have the option to be remote. It is often true that these kinds of companies tend to be tech...

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