By Dr. Suzanne Minarcine
Faculty Director, School of Business at American Public University
We need to go back to the basics of time management and we need to find ways to relieve the stress associated with the holidays. The Time Management Grid, designed by Stephen Covey in 1994 and introduced in his book, First Things First, divides tasks into four categories: important/urgent, important/not urgent, urgent/ not important, and not important/not urgent.
By Dr. Dave Becher
Associate Vice President, Institutional Research at American Public University System
The decision to pursue an advanced degree as a working adult with a family deserves careful consideration. I write from experience as I have earned both a master’s and a doctorate degree while having a wife and two children.
By Amy Klimek
Online Career Tips, Special Contributor
When a company says they want someone who has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, they are saying they want someone with good time management skills. Most job seekers think time management is as simple as getting to work on time on a consistent basis. The reality is time management involves how much work you actually get done in a work day. Yes you may work 40 hours a week, but do you get 40 hours worth of work done?
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If you are one of the thousands of people currently seeking employment, take a good look at your Facebook security or privacy settings. There are ways to make your page strictly private, but Facebook often changes its privacy set up, which affects what is searchable on your page.
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It doesn’t take a genius to know that, economically speaking, times are tough. Cuts in pay and horror stories about companies laying off employees left and right have made many Americans uneasy – prompting them to seek a second job.