7 Key Time Management Skills to Share with Your Employees

Ms. Career Girl

Being able to effectively manage your time is a soft skill that employers desire in their staff because ultimately it streamlines the work and increases the company’s bottom line. Here are 7 key time management skills that you need to share with your staff today.

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Engage 2019: Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work

David Zinger

In 2019, I am devoted to helping educate others to get more into their work to get more out of their work. Ask yourself this great time management question: What is the best use of my time right now? Prevent and manage setbacks — can you make a ladder out of snakes?

2019 83

The Secret Power of Moments for Full Engagement

David Zinger

We think we lack good time management or tenacious willpower. Take your next moment, separate it from the herd of endless time, and focus your work in that moment. I believe one of the biggest barriers to full engagement in work is fear. Fear arrives in many forms.

2019 70

employee missed work after birthday drinking, interviewer hung up on me, and more

Ask A Manager

An employee I manage called out today due to being hospitalized over the weekend for alcohol poisoning. Your manager also may worry that if you’re playing back meetings afterwards to make sure you didn’t miss anything, you’re doubling the amount of time you spend in meetings.

2019 87

How to Advance to a Management Position in 2019


For some, that might mean parlaying the company’s year-end success into a new management position. Ask anyone who’s been successful moving into a management position, and they’ll light up when telling you how challenging yet rewarding it can be.

2019 153

updates: we’re supposed to share our mental health needs at every meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. By the time we resumed our weekly staff meetings, my boss had forgotten all about his mental-health check-in kick, thankfully. Along with the fact that I’ve managed to have one of my most stressful tasks taken off my plate, I’ve been a lot less stressed at work. How do you know you want to be a manager ? It’s “where are you now?”

2018 49

meal trains for coworkers in crisis, I have more experience than my resume indicates, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m curious about your thoughts on meal trains (or other forms of support) in times of crisis — is that in a different category than regular gifts? It feels different, but it definitely has all the same problematic potential in terms of lower-level staff feeling pressured to participate and to spend money and their free time on their higher-earning bosses. We’re supposed to write our managers’ comments for our performance reviews.

2018 62