About the Author

Riona Carroll Work at Home
Riona Carroll and Noel Treacy T.D., Minister for Science, Technology and Commerce at the Launch of the Telework Ireland Manuals for Employers and Employees – Year 2000

A long established home based worker herself, Riona Carroll has also taken part in and managed many e-Work related initiatives on a national and international basis.

Her clients include:

  • Telework Ireland – The National Association of Teleworkers
  • The Health and Safety Authority
  • Ordnance Survey Authority
  • Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg)
  • FÁS
  • FETAC
  • Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment
  • National Learning Network
  • South Side Partnership, Dun Laoghaire
  • FÁS eCollege
  • Cavan Monaghan Rural Development

She was a member of the Irish Government’s National Advisory Council on Teleworking and a member of the National e-Work Action Forum whose achievement included the development of the Code of Practice for eWork in Ireland, which won the EU “Best Example of Framework Agreement” award during European eWork Week 2000.

She authored “The Sixty Second Commute – an e-Work Guide for Managers” and edited “The Manager’s Guide to Telework” and “Telework for Business Start Ups”, which were published by Telework Ireland with the support of Enterprise Ireland.

She initiated and co-ordinated “The Shortest Route to Work” research in association with Amarach Consulting and Eircom.

She initiated and managed the Enterprise Ireland Supported training programme for e-work mentors and was closely involved in the Telework Ireland/FÁS initiative “Software Testing and Localisation Skills for e-Workers”

She has also organised three major conferences which attracted international participation and attendance, and chaired “ICT for Business – Training Programmes for a New Era” at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Westminster, London.

Riona will be happy to help you with any e-work queries you may have. Please email her here.