Tag Archives: productivity

35 Ways You’re Wasting Time in Your Job Search

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A job search can be a very tough slog through seemingly unending rejection – definitely not fun, particularly if you are unemployed with bills to pay.

This problem is made even worse if you haven’t modified your job search strategy to works today, in the Social Age…   

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Multitasking Hurts Productivity… And Your Brain [Infographic]

Take a look at how many tabs you have open right now. Perhaps you’re reading this post while half-listening to a lecture in class, or on your smartphone while performing other tasks.

You’re multitasking.

Among its other collective characteristics, Gen Y has been widely credited with being great at multi-tasking. Is this really a benefit? Check out this infographic from OnlineUniversities.com that details some reasons for our attention diffusion, and how it may in fact be harming our productivity… and our brains!   

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Or Hardly Working? The Office is a Lazy Place [Infographic]

With Smartphones, Facebook and an unlimited supply of cat videos at our fingertips, today’s workplace is full of distractions. So it’s not surprising that most of us don’t spend every minute at the office actually doing… work. What is surprising? How much we actually do goof while on the clock! How does your average day stack up against some of the numbers in this infographic from Under30Careers? Let us know in the comments below (don’t worry, we won’t tell your boss!)…       For this post, which appeared originally on Safety Training Videos, YouTern thanks our friends at Under30Careers.com!

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Top 20 Productivity Tools We Shouldn’t Be Without

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Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!

Question: What productivity system can you not live without as an entrepreneur?   

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10 Empowering Reasons to Unplug and Reclaim Your Productivity

Sure, being able to edit documents on a phone or create presentations on a computer the size of a dinner plate has been amazing and made us much more efficient than we were. These devices work so well, however, we’re having trouble turning them off, and that’s hurting our output.

If you’re having trouble convincing yourself, here are 10 reasons to yank the cord and take back your work day.   

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