Here Joe Houghton shares some top tips for changing the default settings for your Zoom video-conference meetings Settings Review the Zoom online tutorials 1 minute how-to videos are at http://tiny.cc/pbbulz Well worth investing a few minutes watching these! Change your Zoom background In the desktop app,...

Joe Houghton's top tips for keeping the focus on top of things mentally as we all adjust to working at home It's ok not to be ok all the time! Try to start and end your day with "you time" Get up and do some exercise,...

Feeling challenged on how to move all your teaching online? You are not alone! MATERIALS Review your current lecture materials Slide decks Videos Online links Activities Consider what new options your remote tools offer you Quizzes Collaborative documents Recording Ask colleagues for advice Map out the...

Joe Houghton shares some best practices for making the most of working from home Workspace Dedicate a quiet, separate space for work If at all possible, separate working and relaxing spaces Ideally be able to close the door on distractions Get a proper chair Using a dining chair...

Joe Hughton explains 15 ways why online teaching is great Educators – take a breath… it’s not all bad! Let’s look at some benefits in online teaching…“Landslide” a song by The Dixie Chicks has a line “Well, I've been 'fraid of changin', 'cause I've built my...

Online class can present challenges if you’re not prepared. Joe Houghton shares some top tips for online learning success to get the most value out of your online class. Optimise your workspace...

Covid Interns is an initiative set up by Paddy Ryder and Rob Muldowney, both Global Business students at Trinity College Dublin and founding board members with the Irish Graduates Network. Having noted the immense disruption faced by Irish SMEs due to the coronavirus and the cancellation of...

How to prepare for a virtual presentation? Dana Brownlee advises avoiding these five common mistakes When Mosaic Resource Group Founder Crystal Richard’s overseas keynote presentation was almost cancelled during the early days of the pandemic, she insisted to event organizers that she could still present but just...

Following the Part 1, Demetra Tofarides (Events Manager at Mauve) continues to demystify Employer of Record and and shine a light on the benefits it can provide to any organisation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJU8vSHbn8E&feature=youtu.be See also: Employer of Record - Part 1 (Video) Full article here: Employer of Record: Myths and Misconceptions ...

Innovation: Pivoting, Product Exposure and Flexibility, 3 keys to survival  Author: Eva Acton Thinking back on where we were in 2008, there was very little disposable income in the economy and products which were perceived as luxury items fell off a cliff metaphorically speaking. Our products were...

Are you interested in developing eLearning courses? There are very important questions to be made. Check this new article by The Learning Rooms. So, you’re developing a new eLearning course. Chances are that you are eager to fill it with content, and that’s great! But how much...

Developing online training and eLearning courses might be challenging, but this three-step process will help you create an effective and impactful experience  Moving training online can seem like a daunting task (especially if you are new to online learning and have a lot of material) but...

Wendy Merrigan lists three tips on tax planning for June that will help Irish companies with their finance Save Tax If your company has a year end of 31 December, usually at this time of year, we review the previous year’s accounts for companies to see if there...

Online meeting is now routine in many organisations. Check below four tips that will help you make the most out of it:  Now that many of us have to work from home, it’s more important than ever to keep communicating. This presents a challenge. It’s not...

As Ireland returns to work, strong communications are essential to ensure compliance and responsibility in a post COVID-19 era.  May 18 2020 marks day one of an ambitious five-stage roadmap from Ireland’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation to get Ireland back working. The Return to Work...

According to a new study from Deloitte, companies with digital maturity are more likely to indicate growth and financial success  Findings from the Digital Transformation 2020 survey show that companies identified by their executives as well along the road to digital transformation were three times more...

There is a wide range of Government financial supports and guidance available to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Here are some practical steps, supports and guidance to help your business mitigate the impact of COVID-19: Talk to your bank Take steps to manage your cashflows Get advice Engage with Revenue ...

Ireland Together's advisor Eva Acton explains the 6 types of networking you can get involved in to build your business Starting and running your own business can be a lonely experience. Networking is a proven way for you to extend your business reach, enabling you to...