Remote Working


Covid as an opportunity – Corona als Chance

Even if Covid makes life difficult for us, restricts our movement and scares us – it is also an opportunity. You might not be able to travel or go on a night out, you might even be working short-time, in Kurzarbeit, or reduced hours, but you do have more time. More time to learn, to […]

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Short Time Work – Learn To Code

Due to Covid-19, der Corona-Krise, Kurzarbeit is extended to the end of December 2021. The Corona-Krise is causing problems for numerous industries. To deal with the situation, many companies register short-time work. According to the latest preliminary data from the Federal Employment Agency, 6.7 million people took advantage of short-time working benefits in May – […]

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Retraining As A Programmer

Retraining and Covid-19 – Umschulung in Zeiten von Corona  The interest in retraining – or Umschulung in German – and the associated Jobwechsel, career change, is growing, especially since the Coronavirus has impacted our places of work. Many industries are severely affected and react with so-called Kurzarbeit or layoffs. However, this does not apply to […]

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Working Remotely In Germany

More freedom, more free time and more independence. Home Office work offers many advantages. No More Commutes Working from home no longer means long commutes, traffic jams, train delays or other incidents. In the Home Office, working days start much more relaxed and there is more free time at the end of the day. Not […]

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Work from home – My Time is Now

Recently, we had the pleasure of meeting up with Zac Allen, a Code Institute-trained developer. We caught up with Zac during June 2020 as Ireland was still on lockdown. He talks about his work from home, his love for Cork, and how he found the Code Institute programme.  Tell us who you are and where […]

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Remote Work in Sweden

COVID-19 has had a continued impact on workplaces worldwide. Even in Sweden, where the lockdown isn’t in force, there has been an impact on the jobs market. The ability of a company to “allow” for remote working is no longer a “nice to have”. It is a necessity for all companies to be prepared for […]

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Working & Learning Remotely – a journey

The last few weeks have been incredibly interesting. We have seen masses sent home to work remotely. As we all distance ourselves socially, we are learning so much more about technology. We’ve spoken to some students to see the effect on learning remotely.  Making time count Our tutors talk to students every day, and over […]

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A typical day working from home

In 2019, one of our software developers moved from Ireland back to her home in Michigan for a few months. We asked her to put a blog together about a typical day working from home. Now it seems like an apt time to reshare her journey.  Welcome, everyone! I’m Haley, a software developer with Code […]

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7 Bizarre and Interesting Remote Work Facts

There are many benefits to working and learning remotely. Many we know, but some are quite unexpected. The obvious things like that remote work can be kinder to the environment, can save you and the business money and leads to greater productivity. But let’s change the script and look at what is surprising about remote […]

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Long-term Remote Working: A HR Perspective

As companies all around the world are implementing a remote working policy with no definitive timeframe as to how long this might continue we now must address the challenge of long-term remote working. So, what talents, training and thought processes do we need to optimise long-term remote working? Alternative Approach While companies have talked about […]

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