Posts Tagged ‘Productivity’
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Tick tock goes the clock.
Want to be a happier, more productive worker? Stop looking at the clock.
As per a piece in The Wall Street Journal, new research shows folks who work in strict schedules based on the clock are less happy than colleagues who work in looser environments. Generally speaking, the former group feels like they have less control over their lives. Read more
Need a little pick me up? Here’s a video bringing new meaning to productivity boosters at work by shaking things up. And by that we mean dancing!
Whether or not you’re a Zumba fan, their new TV ad highlights their dance moves everywhere and we do mean everywhere, including the office. Yes, that means the conference room. Take a look…
If you’ve ever been checked out at work, you’re not alone. But when we say checked out we really mean not being engaged when you’re supposed to be. It’s one thing to check out and surf Mediabistro during a conference call but it’s quite another to be zoning when you’re working on deadline.
If you’ve seen a few pictures here and there in your Facebook feed with friends sending their oldest young adult off to college, you’re not alone.
And if you’re one of the parents posting the pictures, chances are you’re feeling a mixed bag of emotions — joyful exuberance for your offspring combined with a sense of nostalgia and weepiness.
In fact, the adjustment may be more difficult for the empty nesting parent than their college-bound kid. Here are a few ways to keep things in check back at the office. Read more
If you’re on a conference call while you’re reading this post, you’re like most people zoning out during conference calls.
According to a new survey conducted by Intercall, more than one-quarter of participants admitted they have fallen asleep during a virtual meeting. Other respondents revealed they’ve made other calls, snacked, exercised and played video games.
Apparently 47 percent of respondents have said — get this — they have actually gone to the restroom during a call! And even if you’ve been among the faithful listeners sitting at your desk, chances are you got distracted by emails, texts or the internet. Read more
According to a new study published by Blowfish, approximately 50 percent of employees revealed they arrived at the office hungover.
In addition, 28 percent mentioned they were tardy to the office because they were out partying the night before and 17 percent admitted they called out sick because they were simply too hungover from the previous night. Read more
Are you dragging yourself to get to the office on a Monday morning, dreading the upcoming week? Downright bored from start to finish? You may have simply outgrown your job.
Courtesy of a piece on Business Insider, here are a few telltale signs.
1. You’re bored. Let’s face it — being intelligent is a blessing and sometimes a curse. You’re too smart for your job and constantly underwhelmed by your assignments. Per the piece, this will make it challenging for you to concentrate and stay focused. If you rely on sugar, coffee and oh yes, more sugar to stay alert then it’s time to look for a new gig. Read more
Ah, if only we wrote how to effectively work in Paris, now that would be something! Okay, we’re getting a little punchy here in MediaJobsDaily-land but it’s in the spirit of you, our faithful reader!
Whether you’re working as a PR freelancer with a co-founder of your company or whether you’re paired up with a colleague at the day job, there are a few key things to remember about working as a duo.
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