by Renate Kohlmann
Grow Remote Local Chapter Develops
The local Chapter of national network of remote ( home or hub workers ) has had a busy few pandemic months and with some many folk being forced to rethink the commute and obligatory office attendance – new possibities are opening up – that the Chapter maybe able to help with Grow Remote has launched a free online mini-course available to anyone who would like to find a telecommuting role.
As a CLG (non-profit) organisation, focused on community development, The organisation’s return is when a person becomes employed and can live locally. Because of this, they can bring together everything needed to find work from home. Sign up now to their Learning Hub! Access the course through the landing page on their website
This course runs alongside the Monthly Jobs Club that is free for all to attend. The Jobs Club is based around a monthly meetup (via Zoom) to help people in the search for work possible at home. Register for Jobs Club events at their Ballinasloe Facebook Group. The next event takes place Thursday, April 13 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm -
In February the non-for profit partnered with Regional Skills West, Galway Executive Skillnet, iTag Skillnet, and Gréasán na Meán Skillnet to hold a Free Workshop ‘Remote West Works’ targeted at workers and managers of teams working online, to give practical advice on how to work more efficiently and deal with challenges in the current environment.
Dorothy Scarry of Workplace Health & Wellbeing spoke on Psychological Safety & Wellbeing and Renate Kohlmann of Grow Remote & RK Consulting helped with the facilitation.
In 2020, after Covid-19 forced so many people to work from home, GR ran the first survey about working virtually in Ballinasloe. A year later a revised survey has been launched. They are interested in receiving your feedback and would kindly ask as many people as possible to complete the short 3-minute survey. Results on the survey will be posted in future editions.
To complete the survey simply scan the QR code or follow the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2HFK8TV
To join the chapter, join their Facebook Group or register into the Group in Changex from the Community Tab at www.growremote.ie or drop a note to Co -ordinator Renate Kohlmann, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
View our QR Code to access the survey
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