How The Job Search Process Has Changed

Anyone laid off due to the economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus may be concerned about their employment prospects. Similarly, if you aren’t happy in your current position, you may fear that you are now stuck.  While the job market is still tight, certain fields are beginning to open up as organizations are prepared to move forward and hire for critical positions.

The Curse of the Video Call

Have you noticed that attending multiple videoconferencing calls each day seems to be more exhausting than meetings you used to have in the office? There are many reasons. As Gianpiero Petriglieri, a management expert at Insead Business School, told the BBC, “The video call is our reminder of the people we have lost temporarily. It isContinue reading “The Curse of the Video Call”

How Evernote Clipper Can Increase Your Productivity

When you find an article online that you want to keep, you can bookmark it, print it or take a screenshot. But with Evernote there is a powerful tool that allows you to clip any webpage or highlight a portion of it so that it is readily available to you….and searchable. Today, as we continue our series on Evernote tips and tricks……we look at the Evernote Web Clipper.

What We Can Learn From Amazon?

Analysts generally agree that part of Amazon’s success is its focus on the customer’s experience. They make it look easy, but they have carefully crafted leadership principles that guide their work. We can learn from their approach and adapt their ideas in our organizations.

Would You Hire Someone With a Criminal Record?

If a qualified individual applied for a job with your organization, but you discover that the person has a criminal record, would you consider hiring that person? With more than one in three adults having a conviction, it is something that you may want to consider. A “Fair Chance Hiring” initiative is becoming more popular.

How To Use Your Calendar More Effectively

Productivity expert David Allen recently wrote, “Seldom have I seen someone use their calendar optimally. The tool is very much underutilized.” In this conversation with Dave Edwards, Allen offers ideas on how we can make better use of our calendars (plus a look at his calendar), and other time management tips.