TheJobBored.com

The Job Search And Career Advice Blog

TheJobBored.com header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Productivity'

Maximize Your Lunch Hour

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Just in time for lunch hour, Readers Digest has a handy list of 15 ways to maximize your lunch hour. No, it’s not a list of ways to squeeze work into your lunch hour. But it is heavy on ways to eat healthier and with greater ease. And yes, there’s a […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Productivity

Going Topless At Business Meetings A Good Idea For Productivity?

April 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I remember when wifi and laptops first proliferated in college classrooms. Right away I noticed: no one was paying attention. Oh, don’t get me wrong, there was plenty going on… plenty of IM discussions amongst the students in the audience. The same sort of problem has made its way to corporate […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Productivity

How To Bind Paper Without Staples Or Clips

April 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Here’s a real MacGyver office hack for you. Ever find yourself without a paper clip or stapler handy, but need to quickly and firmly keep a bunch of papers together? This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to use an origami technique to keep all your papers fastened. Of course, this […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Productivity · Workplace Gizmos

How NOT To Waste Time On The Web At Work

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough A lot of times on this blog, we like to point you to fun ways to waste time while at work. We even have a whole category of posts devoted to such pursuits. This is thejobBORED after all. But some of you have this crazy idea that you should remain disciplined […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Productivity

Snack Foods For Better Productivity

March 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough You ever have one of those days where everything goes bad at the same time? Amongst the several other fires I had to put out today, I’m sorry this blog was down for most of the morning. T’wasnt my fault, t’was the fault of the webhost. Now I’ve gotten everything under […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Productivity

Price War! Price War!

February 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I wrote about this before. It’s time to get excited! If this sort of thing keeps up, we might have all you can eat (voice, data, text messaging, etc.) plans for less than $100 by the end of the year!

[Read more →]

Tags: Productivity

Save Your Workday

February 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough You gotta figure the good people at Lifehacker have seen about every trick in the book. They just celebrated their 3 year anniversary, and over that time they’ve published hacks for everything from being more productive to making a DYI energy-free refrigerator. I guess they’re starting a top 10s series, and […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Productivity · Working Hard · WorkLife

Sick At Work Official Term: Presenteeism

February 15th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I went down a link path today and learned a lot about a new term: Presenteeism. Follow along with me and learn about a new way of thinking about having a sick workforce. Firstly, the NYTimes blog had a post talking about something we’ve all probably thought to ourselves many times […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Health · Productivity · WorkLife

Working From Home Not For Everyone

February 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Technology is reaching the point where I can carry my entire office in my pocket. And various software packages now allow me to access my office materials from any computer anywhere in the world. It almost feels like we’re getting to that mythical point where being physically present in an office […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Office Politcs · Productivity · WorkLife

TrackMyShipments Does What It Says

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Also from WebWorkerDaily today: If you exist in a work environment where you have to manage multiple shipments every day (if you know the FedEx and UPS AND DHL delivery guys by name) then I’ve got a website that will completely rock your world. TrackMyShipments.com will do exactly that: track multiple […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Organization · Productivity