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Overcoming Time Management Obstacles

Career Realism

wrote an entire workbook on Time Management and yet sometimes, I still have trouble with it myself. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice blog career expert management timeknow, I know.

Time management tips that’ll work for your life

Penelope Trunk

Most of the time management advice that’s out there sucks. We need time management advice for people who have a real life.

The hardest time management decision of my day

Penelope Trunk

The reason I have time to write this blog post is that I had sex with my husband last night. We timed sex a few times. I was curious.

Relentless reminders render us unproductive

Cube Rules

It is with Outlook at my consulting gig. I can get a pop up for every time I have a new e-mail (W00T! Not just in our jobs but in our life.

Why the World of Work Needs an HR Blog


The World of Work Needs an HR Blog. HR and the world of work needs blogs. Every HR person and manager has a story to tell.

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Five Tried and Tested Management Techniques - BLOG.


Take a look at these five top techniques for effective management that have helped those in the know stay at the top: 1. Not where he is now!

2011 70

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Reliability

Water Cooler Wisdom

If you’re been reading this blog for a while, you know that one of my biggest pet peeves is flakiness. But there are only so many hours in the day, and if you say yes too much, you won’t have time for the important things.  To the point above, entrepreneurs and small business owners are usually pressed for time.

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5 Tips from Top CEOs on How to Prioritise

The Undercover Recruiter

In my experience, most of us are somewhere between okay and pretty awful when it comes to really understanding how to do it.

2014 28

Running 2 Blogs with 90,000 Monthly Pageviews — While Holding a Full-Time Job [Matt Leyva]

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you tried to start a blog or web business before? Manage your newsletter. This had happened so many times that he was demotivated.

How to Job Search 2014 Style: Three Mindsets to Embrace

The Undercover Recruiter

” (When was the last time you invested your hard-earned money on a product that was just mediocre?). Manage their work according to a schedule. Most of us are risk-averse. Time Management. It’s no coincidence that time management, focus, and great storytelling appear on multiple lists.

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The Secret to Having It All Is…

Ms. Career Girl

Somehow as women, many of us have come to believe that asking for help is sacrilege. career women personal development time management

2011 34

Wasting Time = Wasting Money


Mark Zuckerberg has the same amount of time as you or I, that just seems impossible to me. It simply means, “Don’t waste time.”

Top Ten On-Line Tools for Time Management

Career Makeover Coach

Having good time management skills and tools enables you to work smarter instead of harder. Do you have a favorite time saving tool?

What’s your excuse? “I don’t have time …”

Write Solution

Won’t “find” & can’t “make” time. Writing a blog post. Spending time with family.

3 Keys to Time Management: Prioritize, Decide, Set Boundaries

Career Makeover Coach

We don’t really need more time in the day. What we really need are strategies to better manage our time. Add to your reader.

Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the  Top Workplace Blogs of the Week. If we’ve missed any, let us know. TOP BLOGS OF THE WEEK.

Why I'm Finally Quitting Spreadsheets

Water Cooler Wisdom

However, as I work more and more in the cloud, I realize that spreadsheets are so 2005 – and they are costing us in terms of productivity and accuracy. Only one person can access the file at a time and you risk overwriting the original file if you don’t back it up properly. Managing the spreadsheet shouldn’t be anyone’s full time job.

my manager doesn’t give us input on new hires, my manager shared a coworker’s medical details with us, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager hires new people without consulting with the rest of us. work in a team of 4 full-time employees. My boss didn’t bother asking for our input on the last hire, nor did he ask us to sit in the interview. find it to demonstrate how low he thinks of us. Here we go…. 1. What is your thought on this?

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

Ask A Manager

Posted in me This is my 1,000th blog post! “You make me want to be a better [manager].&# Get an Ask a Manager mug. Yeah you!

Extended Working Hours Are the Norm

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a recent global survey conducted by Regus , a provider of flexible workspaces, one in two workers in the U.S.   Some of the more interesting findings included: 35 percent of U.S. 11 percent of workers in the U.S. 56 percent of U.S. 13 percent of U.S.   “In the U.S.,

Can RSS Make a Comeback?


For those of you who are not aware, RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.  It is an easy way to aid in the distribution of your blog.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Being a known quantity matters because when a hiring manager knows from direct experience that you’re reliable, competent, sane, etc.,

TIME: My $300 Billion New Year’s Resolution


Time is my New Year’s Resolution in 2014. More importantly, why am I taking time off to just catch up? Pinned pins on Pinterest.

Job Search Blogs

Career Brander

The last figure I read was that the world now has over 200 million blogs and 80% of all Internet users read blogs. Have you started your blog? Many personal branding thought leaders feel a blog is a necessary central component of personal branding. I’m not so sure. Unless blogging is literally your career.)

Do You Have Too many Ideas? Get Clarity with Two Simple Questions

Career Makeover Coach

The rush of information, a new tool, or service is like a drug to those of us who LOVE new stuff. Have you ever been there? I bet you have.

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Career Learnings from Kindergarten

Water Cooler Wisdom

But he’s also mastering some great lessons that it would behoove all of us to remember as we slog through the work week and attempt to advance our careers. The next time you expect yourself to be an instant pro at a new work skill, remember Malcolm Gladwell and the 10,000 hours of practice required for proficiency.

Successful Blog's Celebration

Cube Rules

Successful Blog’s Celebration Written by Scot Herrick on October 24, 2007 in Cube Rules Commentary 5 Comments - Leave a comment! Bravo.

my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

He never offers to buy us lunch. But he’s paying you for the time you’re spending on it. He never offers to buy us lunch.

It's Time to Tip Over Those Sacred Cows!

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Jake’s book, Tipping Sacred Cows , is about the hidden beliefs that keep us from achieving our true. In short, when balance encourages us to say yes to everything all at. For more sacred cows you should consider tipping, check out Intuit's Fast Track blog. his new book, I had to look up what it meant.  ideas.

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

Frustrating for us and candidates. Reply Ask a Manager March 31, 2011 at 11:53 am Wow. Get an Ask a Manager mug. Great post!

Time management is not about tasks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Here’s the story. ) My grandma spent a lot of time telling me I was special. Time is not the enemy.

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 mistakes you’re making on your resume March 28, 2011 Over at U.S. Posted in resumes Over at U.S. things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Get an Ask a Manager mug. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

Must-Have Traits of Successful Career Changers

Career Makeover Coach

Each one of us has dreams and goals, but only a small percentage of people actualize their dreams and make things happen. Stay Brilliant!

life@work: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview


Follow us on Twitter at #careercollective. You wouldn't believe how many people forget to think about good questions ahead of time.

should you include a short-term job on your resume?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should you include a short-term job on your resume? Head on over to U.S. Head on over to U.S. If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 11:42 pm I’m going to disagree!

Efficiency Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Water Cooler Wisdom

At the U.S. And productivity is defined in economic terms as efficiency, or delivering work in a time and energy efficient manner. It’s not focused on just perfectly managed minutes of the day. They do what’s asked on time, but they don’t tinker and look for ways to challenge the status quo because that wouldn’t be efficient.

Monday Must-Reads: Check Yourself

Ms. Career Girl

Home About Archives Write for Us! One of the shortest yet influential sucker-punch/shit-you-caught me blog posts I’ve ever read.

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Over at U.S. Over at U.S. Get an Ask a Manager mug. Whats This?

U.S. Tech Companies Could Double Overseas Cash By 2013.


Blogs. Contact Us. Support Us. TOPIC: U.S. At a time when the United States is marred in debate over deficits and debt ceilings, American tech companies are keeping about 70 percent of their cash and short-term investments overseas, according to a report published Monday by Moodys Investors Service. In 2008, U.S.

Project Managers Waste Money - and Lots of It!

Water Cooler Wisdom

The Project Management Institute’s 2016 study shows that organizations around the world waste an average of $122 million for every $1 billion spent on projects as a result of poor project management practices. It also includes insights from eight corporate leaders and 10 PMO directors and directors of project management.