Time is a precious commodity. We all wish we had more hours in a day.
But the real secret is learning how to better manage the time you have and get the biggest return on the actions you do invest in.
Make The Most of Your Time
From productivity tips to job search advice and some personal branding strategies, I’m sure you’ll find at least one of these career-boosting articles helpful in managing your time.
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by Lars Schmidt | Fast Company
Lars knows first-hand what can happen when you only focus on your career inside your company. Don’t let a merger or acquisition put you somewhere you don’t want to be! Follow these suggestions to ensure you are in control of your career.
No, networking IS NOT a waste of time. It is probably the most efficient use of your time as long as you know what you are doing. This post outlines the process and steps you need to take to conduct informational interviews.
by Jon Shields | JobScan
Taking time to research who the hiring manager is could be the smartest investment you make. Too many job seekers just use “To Whom It May Concern” and use a generic cover letter. THIS is not going to get your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to find the hiring manager’s name following these steps!
by Rebecca Knight | Harvard Business Review
Taking a job that isn’t a good fit is a waste of your time. You know what will happen if you do this? You’ll end up searching for a new job or worse, fired. There are lots of ways you can assess the company’s culture and this article spells them out for you.
by Valerie Bisharat | Evernote
What better way to evaluate your time than to keep a “Done List!” Keeping track of your accomplishments is just one more way to ensure you’re prepared to take credit where credit is due!
by Alice Heiman | 3Plus International
Looking for a solution to your email woes? Here are some! Don’t be a slave to your inbox. Get ideas on how you can become more organized and efficient!
By Frank Sonnenberg | Frank Sonnenberg
Learning how to delegate effectively will absolutely give you more time back! This article lists 10 proven ways to delegate.
by Sarah Landrum | Punched Clocks
We’re heading into a stress-filled time of year. And if you’re stressed, well, you may not be operating at your peak performance. Take a look at these 7 things you can do to de-stress.
by Dorie Clark | LifeHacker
Just because you’re an introvert, doesn’t mean you can’t highlight your strengths and promote your personal brand! These four strategies will help.
by Susan Gilbert | Personal Branding Blog
You may not know about Twitter Moments, but you should! This is one more tool you can use to accentuate your expertise and gain online visibility.