The Grow Remote Advisory Group, backed by Enterprise Ireland, will be a collaboration between business leaders, nonprofits and the general public.
A Social Enterprise Grow Remote has launched a new remote operational advisory group advocating for the best remote operational options in Ireland. The panel said it would accelerate and maintain this pace to help make Ireland a world leader, following the national transition to remote work over the past year and the government’s recent commitment to invest in a network of hubs across the country. Workplace ”.
The panel will include leaders from distant Irish businesses, the public and non-profit sectors. Enterprise Ireland-backed Grow Remote said such a “collaborative and cross-sectoral approach” was needed to “identify the full potential for people to work remotely for profit and desire.”
When Grow Remote recruited its first employee six months ago, it has been promoting more flexible work options for many years, and now has more than 60 remote work locations across Ireland. These chapters enable local communities to develop remote job training programs developed by Grow Remote in collaboration with the Laois-Ofali Education and Training Board, IDA Ireland and Solas.
Shopify, Hubsport, Glofox and eBay are some of the companies that operate remotely to make the remote model easier to navigate.
The company said it expects a team of at least 10 people by the end of this year, with $ 500,000 in funding from Enterprise Ireland last year.
Grow Remote co-founder Tracy Kiyog said the panel will help “bridge the gap between remote employers and communities and the talents who seek them out”.
“This team of advisors will focus on the needs of employers and continue to be motivated by the impact it has on our communities,” she said.
Mark Crystal, Division Director, Enterprise Ireland, added that his team is committed to implementing the remote action plan as part of the agency’s Power of the Regions strategy.
“As businesses adopt digital, Remo Remo will allow people to take advantage of new modes of operation,” Crystal said.