One of our most popular sessions, John Tracey, Senior Manager – EY Technology Consulting spoke about everything IT related for remote teams. From infrastructure to security, people and culture, John gave us a practical guide
Shane Evans is founder of Ireland’s largest home-grown remote company, Scrapinghub. Building a company from 0-12 million in turnover with 180 people from all over the world, he has a lot of learnings to share.
Core to Grow Remote is free and easy access to information for companies, communities and individuals around everything you need to go remote, work remote, and thrive remote. During Covid, we set up a weekly
When you unlock jobs from locations, you enable people to live where they love, which hugely helps our communities. Grow Remote started when community developers, mostly from rural areas, got together to dig deeper on
While before Covid Grow Remote was all about offline, it’s been pretty great to see the remote working community come together online since we opened our Slack Group. We’re all about facilitating the community to
Unprecedented times likes this call for action, support and a greater sense of community. We’re grateful to all companies who are sharing their best practices openly. We’re seeing that companies are focused on surveying their
Probably one of the most common questions when it comes to remote working. How can one be employed (with a legal binding contract and benefits) by an international company that is not in their country?
Effective remote teams do ASYNCHRONOUS communication by default. But what is it really? And how can you make it work for your team? We invited Chase Warrington, Head of Business Development at Doist which is one of
In the past, most companies are limited to certain areas – within the city or within the country, Remote work is breaking the norms and it’s unlocking global talent. So what’s the recruitment process like
As companies start to work remotely, there’s an urgent need to document business processes and company guidelines for employees to work efficiently. Single source of truth (SSOT) is a concept used to ensure that everyone in
The COVID-19 has forced many companies to send their employees home to prioritize their safety. As a result, thousands of people are now working remotely without training and guidance. Even when you have all the
I’m Rauno Metsa, a solo founder bootstrapping RemoteHub – a place to discover the best remote jobs and learn about remote work from the leading distributed teams. I’ve been working on my website for almost
The below is a guest post from Marie Moynihan of Scrapinghub. Scrapinghub are a regular contributor to the Grow Remote Community, helping us build awareness and education around remote work, so that we can work,
23rd January 2020 This one-page document outlines at a high level, the core strategic requirements which Grow Remote is seeking Government parties to include in their 2020 manifesto and programme for Government. Grow Remote is
The below post comes from Katerina Bohle Carbonell, team communication analyst and chapter lead at Grow Remote Galway The first mention of remote work was in 1973 by Jack Nilles working for NASA. He proposed
Like the community world as a whole, the Grow Remote team and community is made up of a mixture of professionals and volunteers working on every aspect of the mission – including mentorship, teaching and
The below post comes from Mark Fitzgerald, Director at Typetec. —— It’s been over a year since my first article, so I like to think I have something half-interesting to share. To set the scene, we’re 18
A new Digital Hub was launched in Tipperary Town to cater for remote working and start up businesses. Developed by Jobs4Tipp at the Tipperary Technology Park, Tipperary Town, it offers full services desk spaces with
Ready to get stuck in for our 3rd national event? Have we ever told you the story of Grow Remote? John made the remote jobs board, Patrick built the get started guide, Rose made the Facebook group , Tracy mapped
Thanks to Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook for helping us to locate Irish companies who hire remotely. Mapping these companies is useful as it allows us to bring more visibility to these roles, so that they
Remote work is a divisive subject. It's described as the 'dream situation' for many employees, but to some employers it’s a threat to their in-office control. A neutral party might just nod their head (and
On 28th September, 150 people gathered in the conference room of The Rose Hotel in Tralee, eager to see what the day would bring. Freelancers, business owners, and community leaders had travelled from across Ireland
What does your company do? Set up in 2010 by Shane Evans and Pablo Hoffman, Scrapinghub is the world’s leading provider of web scraping technologies and services. Web scraping is the process of extracting data
By Lisa Fingleton Published in VAN (Visual Artists Newsletter, Ireland), July-Aug 2016 I have been a member of the vibrant and dynamic Rural Arts Group (RAG) for the last 10 years. Since our foundation we
The below post was written by Sean Brady of Online Assist. Have thoughts on remote working? Send them to email@example.com To paraphrase US President JFK, Ich bin ein ‘Remoter’! I am fortunate to work for
30% of respondents to this survey said lack of community was the biggest challenge to remote working. Grow Remote is built by a team of volunteers who hand a hunch that Ireland could benefit from a tighter
This post is by Noel Dykes, founder of Frankli, the people feedback platform. It begins a series that addresses culture and remote working. Have questions you'd like to see answered? Let us know to firstname.lastname@example.org
You know Teamwork.com? Those guys who bootstrapped their way to greatness? By greatness we mean having a slide in their offices. But also excellent product brilliant culture, delighted customers and a wonderful way of working.
No commute, being there for the kids and achieving a better work-life balance are just some of the reasons 216,000 people in Ireland work from home It took being incapacitated with a viral blood infection
I’ve been recommending Drive by Daniel Pink to people for years and in particular the mantra of Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose - something I believe all Remote Workers need to possess to be successful! It’s
5 Tips to developing strong relationships with your remote colleagues One key element to a successful remote career is how close you are to your team. How can you substitute the water cooler conversation with
It’s a digital world… and we love it. We’ve got techie people doing techie things with techie tools. We employ programmers and developers who translate words and pictures into ones and zeroes, and product designers
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