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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 —...

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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...

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Companies that pay coworking 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...

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Why remote work isn’t just for tech people

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...

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Building Remote Ready Communities

In 2020, we asked our community what they felt would make a 'Remote Ready Community'. Here's what they told us:           Illustrated by Orla Breslin who generously donated her skills to this project.        ...

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5 remote companies hiring designers in Ireland

If you're a designer and you want to work for brilliant companies that will let you work remotely, we have you covered. Here is a list of 5 remote companies hiring designers in Ireland: Metalab Metalab was founded in 2006 in Victoria, Canada by...

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5 Companies hiring remotely in Ireland now

Searching for remote work? At Grow Remote, we'd love to help with supports online and offline. But first, an introduction to some of the brilliant companies you could be working for! Remote.com Remote was founded in early 2019 by Job van der Voort...

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An overview of coworking hubs in Ireland

Coworking hubs in Ireland - Information Document Introduction: This document is to pull together information around coworking hubs in Ireland to make it easier for everyone to know structures, where the supports are, and to aim for more joined up...

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Reaching remote work nirvana

Now that we’re in another level 5 lockdown, we’re going to need level 5 remote working to reach remote work nirvana.  Matt Mullenweg, founder of one of the world’s largest remote companies Automattic, introduced the idea of the 5 levels of...

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Connection in remote teams

We've been hearing a little about people feeling disconnected now that we're all back working from home. Back in '16 when we first heard about Shopify in Ireland, we regularly heard that their teams felt more connected than they had in any other...

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