Dale Strickland November 24, 2020 Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming up soon, which means that instances of employees shopping at work are going to skyrocket. As a manager you’re going to be faced with quite the dilemma: Should you let your employees do their holiday shopping during work hours? In this article I’ll … Continue reading Should You Let Employees Shop During Work Hours? (Black Friday 2020)
By Justin Pot—Zapier August 29, 2020 Remember your coworkers? They stopped being three-dimensional people months ago and were replaced with fuzzy moving images that you talk over constantly because of lag. Zoom burnout is a well-documented phenomenon, and we’re all feeling it. Hard. So you shouldn’t feel bad if, after a coworker proposes a group … Continue reading Sick of virtual happy hours? Try these 5 activities instead
Susmita Sarma August 14, 2020 Employers might assume that the work from home opportunity can provide their employees with a great work-life balance. However, it is not that simple, and the risk of employee burnout still prevails strong. A lot of people are telling me that the work from home fun is over. It has … Continue reading Tired of Longer Working Hours in Work From Home? Help Yourself!
Young Entrepreneur Council — January 15, 2020 Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get all your work done. Read below to find out how members of the Young Entrepreneur Council answered the following: What is one approach entrepreneurs can use when looking for creative ways to find more … Continue reading 15 Creative Ways To Find More Hours In Your Work Day
Taylor Gordon — October 15, 2018 — October 15, 2018 According to a recent study, workers feel a greater sense of anxiety and lower relationship satisfaction when they check emails during non-working hours. I found this study coincidently after coming to the conclusion that my own work-life balance has been suffering lately because of how … Continue reading How and Why to Stop Checking Emails After Hours
Kara Perez — August 30, 2018 — August 30, 2018 JESHOOTScom / Pixabay When you’re a freelancer, it’s easy to let work bleed into every moment of your life. There’s always another pitch to send. It’s always a good idea to check your email to see if a client reached out. You can always pop … Continue reading How to Set Work Hours and Boundaries as a Freelancer
KeriLynn Engel — April 12, 2018 — April 12, 2018 How many hours every week do you spend on email? Here’s a challenge for you: Starting next week, take note of all the time you spend checking email. Write it down in a notebook or use a time-tracking app like Chrometa. You’ll probably be shocked … Continue reading 7 Steps to Organize Your Email and Add Hours to Your Week
Heather Lloyd-Martin — September 6, 2017 — September 6, 2017 StockSnap / Pixabay Sometimes, you need good content, and fast. Maybe a team member missed her deadline, so you now have a big hole in your editorial calendar. Or client work is hitting fast and furious, and you don’t have time to write a long-form … Continue reading 5 Blog Post Ideas That Take Less Than Two Hours to Write
Jamie Mercer — July 14, 2017 — July 14, 2017 Skitterphoto / Pixabay Whether you’re working in a small business or a global corporation, your job performance is measured on the quality and quantity of work you produce. The common denominator when it comes to both of these measures is focus; maintaining focus will allow … Continue reading How to Increase your Productivity by Working Fewer Hours a Day
Karl Sakas — July 2, 2017 Follow @KarlSakas — July 2, 2017 Want fewer interruptions by your employees? Create internal “Office Hours” at your agency! An agency owner asked me for help—he was overwhelmed by email at work. He felt like he needed to respond to emails immediately, or fall hopelessly behind. During our two-hour … Continue reading Want Fewer Interruptions at Work? Use Internal Office Hours to Cut Back!