Saturday September 26, 2020

Remote control: the benefits of working from home

Ireland today can be a difficult place to achieve a work-life balance. How can technology, infrastructure and culture combine to ease the pressure?

1st March, 2020
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The technology to support remote working is out there already, but technical and cultural challenges remain.

Dublin ranks as the sixth most congested city in Europe for traffic, according to the TomTom Traffic Index. Meanwhile, demand is rising steadily for ‘anytime, anywhere’ flexible working.

Allowing workers to develop their own optimal working environment should boost productivity and help with employee retention. For instance, a 2017 Stanford Graduate School of Business study found a 50 per cent decrease in attrition among home-based workers.

For enterprises, the technology is out there already, but...

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