Understanding your Urgent versus Important
If you feel that every day is spent firefighting a new to do list then categorise your tasks according to the urgent-important matrix which Eisenhower used to identify which tasks he would spend time on.
“What is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” – Dwight Eisenhower
Ask yourself 2 questions when confronted with a new task:
Is too much choice a good thing?
How you know a recruitment agency doesn’t care
If you are a habitual “stay-later” here are RMS Recruitment’s top tips on how to leave the office on time.
Flexible working and the gender imbalance.
A “Quickie” Relationship
Temp jobs by their very nature tend to be speedy affairs; companies have a last minute staffing requirement and need someone as quickly as possible to meet tight schedules and deadlines. They rely on their Temp recruitment agencies to fill their temp job roles promptly, up to five times faster than their permanent job roles.
A Blind Date in the office
Correct use facilitates understanding
“Unskilled and Unaware"
Ditching the "To Do" List
One of the top strategies from highly successful people is to ditch the "To Do" list. Yes, you heard right, throw away the long list of tasks many of us in busy PA jobs compile at the start of the working day. What was discovered in interviews was that successful people don’t write to do lists, they actually schedule these tasks minute by minute on their calendar to make sure they get done.
The trend for longer hours is not limited to the UK of course. The Spanish government recently tabled plans to outlaw Spain’s famous siesta, and the French government triggered protests in the streets recently when they debated extending France’s 35-hour working week.