5 Obstacles To Overcome As A First-Time Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
It’s not surprising that first-time managers encounter numerous obstacles to their success. Recent polls have shown that 50% of managers have received NO training before they started their job as a manager. Related: 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job.
Why You Should Create A Weekly Planning Process
DECEMBER 31, 2014
Executive coaching clients who have worked with me have heard me encourage them – time and again – to begin their week with a well-thought-out weekly planning process. Related: Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress.
Ten Tips for Better Time Management
Career Makeover Coach
DECEMBER 18, 2009
A balanced life means you have adequate time for work, goals, recreation, family, friends, spirituality and relaxation. Causes of poor time management Your work can be too difficult or unsuitable making it hard for you to focus on being organized.
Top Ten On-Line Tools for Time Management
Career Makeover Coach
OCTOBER 4, 2010
Having good time management skills and tools enables you to work smarter instead of harder. Hootsuite : For managing your social networking profiles from one screen. Toodledo – Lets you manage your To-Do list online and from your phone.
3 Keys to Time Management: Prioritize, Decide, Set Boundaries
Career Makeover Coach
OCTOBER 5, 2009
We say that often intending to imply that if we only had more time then we would get the rest we need or slow down to a more normal pace. We don’t really need more time in the day. What we really need are strategies to better manage our time.
Case Study: Craig Scott, From Procrastination to Massive Productivity in 1 Month
Personal Excellence Blog
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
He even engaged a coach, tried hypnotherapy, and consulted with a world-renowned doctor on procrastination at one point!!! With a live course and coaching, Craig felt that this could provide him the support he needed. It made me feel less alone in difficult times.
Time management is not about tasks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Time management is not about tasks Posted to: Management | Time management September 17th, 2010 Del.icio.us It’s just time.
10 Ways Employees Can Be More Proactive At Work
OCTOBER 27, 2014
The proactive employee would, for example, initiate an offer of help to their co-workers before they are asked to assist by either their colleagues or their manager. Proactivity requires that you be organized. When possible, spend time with them to gain insight from their behaviors.
30 Career Management tips — Give Credit to Others
SEPTEMBER 5, 2007
Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. 30 Career Management tips — Give Credit to Others Written by Scot Herrick on September 5, 2007 in Personal Branding 1 Comment - Leave a comment! This month, I’m providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities.
4 Ways To Continue Developing Your Career Outside Of Work
MAY 2, 2016
Choose the area where you feel you would benefit from a good book on leadership or organization or management, and make it a goal to read for 30 minutes to an hour each day. Most professions have some sort of professional organization that you can join.
6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
Step 1: Get Organized. Developing a strong, structured time management routine is crucial to being successful in college. Being organized will also keep you healthy, reduce your stress levels, and prevent fatigue. Step 2: Schedule Monthly Meetings With A Career Coach.
7 Ways To Show You’re Ready For The Next Step In Your Career
MARCH 7, 2016
You feel you’re ready for the next step in your career and more responsibilities – but how do you persuade your manager? All Managers like problem solvers so next time instead of waiting for a solution, go show your boss how you’re going to fix the problem.
National Survey Finds Graduates are Academically Prepared, But Not Marketplace Ready
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
Specifically, students need to be prepared to convey to employers that while they have the academic knowledge and degree, they also have started developing skills in teamwork, time management and communication.
8 Google Rules: Improving Management and Employee Engagement
MARCH 13, 2011
Google Oxygen inspires 8 data driven management practices in a quest to build a better boss. The NY Times printed a long article on Google’s OXYGEN project to look at the top data driven principles of management within Google.
5 Ways To Network Outside Of The Office
SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
Just about every professional group has a local chapter or a local organization that provides an opportunity to network with individuals who share your particular area of expertise. If you can’t find a Meetup that meets your needs, you can organize one of your own!
3 Ways To Decide If The Position Is Right For You
AUGUST 3, 2016
Any job is better than no job, and that is especially true if you are managing a ton of debt from going to school and getting your degree in these times of high tuition rates. Will there be room for advancement over time? Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress.
Over 40? 7 Ways To Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search
MARCH 4, 2015
Too often, these individuals find themselves looking for months, and even then, they wind up taking a job that is part-time or for less pay. They don’t want to let too much time lapse between jobs, either because they know that gaps in employment sometimes poses its own set of problems.
life@work: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview
MAY 13, 2010
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5 Career Questions To Ask Yourself Daily
APRIL 28, 2016
Later, when I had an opportunity to begin my new career as a coach, I got to spend some time thinking about what it was I wanted to do and how I wanted to make it work. When I am coaching my clients who find themselves at a career crossroads, I ask them to consider some basic questions.
The Next Generation of Employee Monitoring
Water Cooler Wisdom
OCTOBER 29, 2015
The participants were equipped with one of the three devices – the GENEActiv high-velocity accelerometer wristband, which measures movement and activity; the NeuroSky Mindwave portable biosensor EEG, which monitors brain activity; and the LUMOback posture and activity coach, which issues a pulse to remind its wearer to sit up straight. Telematics is essentially hardware and software that facilitates real-time employee monitoring.
3 Ways To Get LinkedIn Endorsements
APRIL 17, 2016
She organized the day around what the participants needed, she paced the program so that it wasn’t too fast nor was it too slow, and she gave us plenty of time for small group and large group engagement and interaction. Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress.
Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search
OCTOBER 13, 2015
It is time to get with the program and learn what you need to know in order to optimize your job search strategy and create a killer brand for yourself in the process. Spend time on your headline , and make it keyword rich. Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress.
How to Make your Current Job More Satisfying
AUGUST 2, 2012
to leave your work at the office, consider becoming a trainer or coach in your field of expertise, volunteer to draft your organization’s mission statement, seek out other creative people to bounce things off of, and/or attend conferences or get involved in professional organizations.
Personal Excellence Blog
MAY 4, 2016
Without the right skills, you will only frustrate yourself, waste your time, and spend a lot of time dealing with rudimentary issues caused by the lack of knowledge or lack of skills, as opposed to progressing in your goal. Engage a coach.
5 Ways To Make The Right Impression In A Group Interview
MAY 29, 2016
When I was President of the Virginia Education Association (2008-2012), I often sat on the side of the table with individuals who were responsible for bringing new people into our organization. Demonstrate that you have done your homework on the job and the organization/company.
5 Things Interviewers Notice
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Every aspect from what time you arrived to the job interview, what you’re wearing, and your communication (verbal and non-verbal) is under review by the interviewer. Are you on time? As a job candidate you want to arrive at the job interview on time.
ResumeBear: 20 Impressive & Inspiring Productivity Experts on Twitter
APRIL 5, 2012
At some point, everyone – not just over-scheduled students, parents, and professionals – struggles with time management, organizing, and other components of a productive lifestyle. He also blogs and vlogs about different time management and other useful topics at Productivity!
Questions to ask during the interview | Cube Rules
MARCH 4, 2008
Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. How do you find out about the culture, management style and work environment of your potential new management team?
How To Look For A Company’s Employer Brand
JULY 31, 2016
Since 1997, when Tom Peters first introduced the concept of brand management for individuals, we have known that we should take responsibility for the way we present our individual brands to the world, both in person and online. Discover who the key people in the organization are.
How Career Changers Can Identify Transferable Skills
MARCH 7, 2013
For example: As a sous-chef, Jon was responsible for prepping the kitchen, managing inventory, and supervising the kitchen staff, among other things. He has identified the following transferable skills: Organization. Time Management. Project Management. Budget Management. Doing so may help prospective employers see him as a potential future manager. Organization. Time Management. Project Management.
Networking Your Way Into The New Year
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Many job seekers mistakenly believe that because corporations and organizations are closing their headquarters for the holidays, they are suspending their search for candidates for jobs they posted a month ago. Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress.
Surviving Your Day Job: Making Work “Work”
Career Makeover Coach
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
I’ve organized some of them into a series and am re-posting them. I hope you find the content helpful to managing your day job while building your business part-time. Consider the time you spend preparing for work, traveling to and from work, and actually at work.
Time Is Life
AUGUST 5, 2010
All Things Workplace Beyond Blinking Lights and Acronyms Developing Leaders Employee Engagement Zingers Endless Knots FEARLESS LEADERSHIP Gautam Ghosh on Human Resources Gautam Ghosh on Organizations 2.0 Employee Engagement Top Ten E-Book Need a Coach? Time is money. Here We Are.
The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College
JULY 17, 2016
Find opportunities to intern and volunteer in companies or organizations that will give you great real-world experience before graduation. You need to consider that you have spent the last four years of your life preparing for this time when you are about to start your professional career.
Too Big to Care?
MAY 28, 2011
After many months of time management and stress management (definitely "signs o' the times," eh?), The bigger the organization grows, the more differentiated the parts become. Invite Terry to your organization to speak with your teams.
Simplifying life has nothing to do with all your stuff
MARCH 11, 2014
I have never filed my taxes on time. But I get an extension every year, and I want to do better than my parents, so this year I decided to file on time. Fortunately I have a bunch of hour-long time slots that would be great for gathering tax info. So I watch three times.
Getting a Job by Volunteering – Two Approaches
JUNE 21, 2012
Volunteering may go against the grain but getting into an organization is always the first and most difficult hurdle. Really work your network to get some sort of “in” to an organization whether it be in the post room or the boardroom. Use your network to identify organizations – large and small. What are the issues in their organizations? The next big question to ask your contact is, will they introduce you to their organization?
What Should Your Priorities Be When Becoming a CEO?
The Undercover Recruiter
AUGUST 12, 2013
His first conversation with me started with him bemoaning his time management – which always raises a flag to me. I genuinely believe people blame time management, when the management of time is not the issue.
9 Tips to Transition into the Technical Sales Arena
Career Makeover Coach
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
What’s coincidental is that it was the second time in the last few weeks I’ve been asked the very same question, so I thought I’d offer a few tips for competent professionals who are honestly interested in pursuing this kind of career change: Avoid going in thru front door via human resources.
life@work: How to Take the Intimidation Out of Networking
JULY 27, 2010
life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! It's done poorly a lot of the time.