Tag: multitasking

Good Career Traits that Can Turn Ugly

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Today’s recruiters take personal characteristics more seriously than ever as skills and experience are no longer enough. Companies are always on the look for people with the right personalities. While hard skills can be easily measured, personality is much more difficult to identify. Directly or indirectly, the personal traits of your employees can have a major impact on the efficiency and productivity of your company. While some of those traits might seem to be great, they can turn ugly on the long run. While diversity in hiring is important to building a great team, there are some personal characteristics that can seem to be great on paper when in fact; they can have a negative effect on your team’s productivity.... Read More ...

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Infographic: Evaluating the Effects of Multitasking at the Workplace

Given the highly interactive Internet era we live in, many employees are dwelling in a sea of information with too many distractions. Akhtaboot evaluates the effects of multitasking at the workplace; does it disrupt employees’ short term memory? Are employees able to resume work immediately after interruption? Does multitasking increase employees’ stress levels? Do they make more errors while multitasking? Take a look at the infographic below which provides interesting facts of multitasking at the workplace.

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How to Stop Multitasking

Given the highly interactive Internet era we live in, many employees are dwelling in a sea of information with too many distractions. Studies have confirmed that multitasking not only reduces productivity at work, but it also makes less efficient and prone to making mistakes. It also pushes your brain to work harder which can have a long term effect on your memory. The key to producing high quality work in today’s demanding workplace is to know when to slow down. You need to train your brain to manage all the input at once. Akhtaboot is here with a number of tips to help you stop multitasking at work and to help manage your tasks more effectively.

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Productivity Wasters in the Workplace

There’s only so much time in the day, and it never seems to be enough. Most business owners are always on the look for ways to increase their employees’ productivity while maintaining high levels of quality. But just because your employees are at work doesn’t mean you’re getting work done. What you really need to do is to cut down on the top time wasters in the office. This doesn’t mean that you should block personal e-mail and social media websites. We’re talking about the kind of distractions that can derail productivity and stop your employees from doing their jobs. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the top productivity wasters that might be standing in the way of real work.

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