Productivity

Three Big Career Resolutions to Make in 2016

by Rick Walker January 19, 2016

A new year brings new personal resolutions — to get more sleep, to exercise, to travel more. Why not make a few career resolutions as well? It’s good timing. Many people take extra time off over the holidays and return to work feeling refreshed and ready. Considering and refocusing your approach to work can be […]

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10 Stress-Relief Tips for the Office

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team March 17, 2015

Between looming deadlines, countless meetings and the constant feeling that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day, we’ve all experienced work-related stress at some point. The United States is a notoriously high-stress country, with a staggering eight of 10 Americans reporting stress about at least one thing at work — up from last year’s […]

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Setting Career Goals for the New Year

by Sue Maden January 8, 2015

A new year is here, which means many of us resolve to make changes in our lives. Maybe you’ve resolved to lose weight, exercise more or change other lifestyle habits that you’ve been putting off for some time. Why not also make a resolution to move your career forward? Now is the perfect time to […]

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How to Be Productive Throughout the Day

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team September 12, 2013

Consistently staying productive can be a challenge, especially if you’re feeling overwhelmed with long to-do lists, major projects and looming deadlines. The good news? Making small adjustments throughout the day can have a big impact on your productivity and efficiency. Optimizing the time of day when you do things can also make a difference in […]

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Productivity Tips: 5 Ways to Beat Procrastination

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team April 22, 2013

Procrastination might just be the biggest obstacle to daily productivity. Whether you’re dragging your feet on conquering your to-do list or having a tough time getting started on a big project, procrastination can be tough to tackle, especially if it seems like the delay tactic has become a regular part of your work routine. The […]

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Productivity Tips: 3 Ways to Get More Done Today

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team April 4, 2013

Achieving your optimal productivity level may seem like an ongoing endeavor. Although today’s technology-filled world has resulted in a number of gadgets, apps and other tools that can help you stay on task, you can also boost your daily output simply by examining and refining your current process. Not sure where to start? That’s why […]

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