If your work set up is a cubicle environment, privacy and job focus can be a challenge. This article by HRnext offers tips on how to thrive in a cubicle environment and build good interpersonal skills with coworkers.
10. Buy some headphones for yourself or your music loving neighbor.
11. Install a green marker (ribbon) if it's OK to visit, red if you need privacy.
12. Keep a neat cube, particularly if you share it.
13. Move meetings to a conference area or the caf?
14. Avoid strong perfumes or clipping your nails.
15. Recognise that the cube is a public space - don't say anything you don't want everyone to know.
I enjoy the creative process of bringing a marketing campaign to live. I always feel a sense of satisfaction to see the end product come to life either in the form of an advertisement, event or a TV commercial. I also enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry who are truly passionate about advertising.
In an insightful article, Micheal Vavakis, HR Vice President for Hewlett Packard shares with JobsDB innovative HR strategies in the digital age.
But as the workplace evolves, the notion of ‘going to work’ has become less relevant as work is no longer about the location but the results delivered. Hence, trying to balance the number of hours one spends in the office versus the home is no longer as critical. The notion of work life balance will increasingly be passé as what is truly needed will be workplace policies that propagate work life integration.
The key to capitalising on this transformation, is again, in capturing the ‘I’ component. This is possible by structuring workplace policies that is underlined by trust and respect of the individual. Concepts such as flexi-time, condensed working hours, part time or job share have been practiced for many years now but there is still need for a more progressive mindset in management to recognise and reward the benefits that these practices bring to the company.
The South East CDC has collaborated with JobsDB.com to organise monthly PMET workshops (starting from January 2009) for various jobseekers.
The workshop sessions are presented by experts in their respective fields, and cover a diverse range of useful career-related topics such as motivation for a positive mindset, personality analysis; resume writing and job interview skills, and business dressing and communication skills.