In a recent blog post, we presented "4 Simple Ways to Increase Productivity on the Job." There are, of course, other ways to increase your productivity, and we discussed why that's so important within the employment marketplace.
In short, it's important because everything comes down to value. You must provide as much value as possible to your employer. One of the ways to provide more value is to be more productive.
In our previous blog post, we presented simple ways to increase productivity. Although the ways we're presenting in this blog post are not quite as simple, they're still effective.
Below are four more ways to increase your productivity on the job:
#1 - Focus on those tasks that are the most important.
There is a rule called "The 80-20 Rule." According to this rule, 20 percent of your activities will account for 80 percent of your results. (This rule is also known by another name, The Pareto Principle.) Taking that into consideration, which of your activities at work would fall into the 20 percent? How much would your productivity increase if you focused more on those activities?
#2 - Reduce personal phone time.
This pertains to not just phone calls, but also all the other things that people do with their smartphones. This includes texting, checking email, playing games, etc. Sure, you may have to place a personal phone call because of an emergency situation now and again, but reducing your phone time will increase your productivity.
#3 - Spend less time in email.
Speaking of email, even work-related email can bog a person down. You could live in your inbox all day long and not be productive at all. It's definitely a good idea to be strategic about how you approach email and how often you're in it. If you're not, the day might get away from you.
#4 - Create a to-do list.
This may seem old-fashioned or old-school, but it's still an excellent way to focus so that you can be more productive. The best way to get a lot done is to know exactly what you're going to do in order to get a lot down. The list could be on a piece of paper or you could just commit it to memory. Experiment with both and see what works best for you.
As we mentioned before, another way to be more productive on the job, especially if that job is a new one, is to be prepared beforehand. Time Staffing has experience helping candidates prepare for their new job. Our team of qualified staffing specialists offers assistance to job seekers in the light industrial and clerical fields. We prep candidates thoroughly and share as much information as possible about the position and also the employer, so that they start work in a confident fashion.
Take, for instance, this testimonial from a job seeker who found a new job through Time Staffing:
"I have been using Time Staffing off and on for the past year. They have gone above and beyond finding me a job within a week's time, as well as treating me well. They are very friendly and helpful with whatever issues I have. They meet my needs ASAP."
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