How to get organised at work: time management skills and office organisation for all!

Article in images
  

(C) 2008 Pixland - How to get organised at work: time management skills and office organisation for all!
(C) 2008 Pixland
Your 2 o'clock meeting doesn't start till 4, which actually comes as a relief seeing as it's taken you half the afternoon just to locate the file you need. 

Your email continues to "helpfully" remind you of those 321 new email messages you haven't opened yet. Before you know it, it's 5.29 and you realise you haven't even made a start on today's work. The boss is on the prowl and oh dear God, you should have finished that job 3 days ago...

If this sounds familiar, it would be fair to say you're not the most organised of people. 

Instead of resigning yourself to being scatterbrained for life because it's just the way you are (and having to work overtime to get everything done), try these organisation basics. You don't have to turn into Little Miss Perfect to manage your time and energy better. 


See our 8 ways to be more effective in the office:  

Optimise your time
Anticipate and plan ahead
Use your off days wisely

Sort your diary out
Label like a pro
Get rid of clutter
Work when you're at your best
Have shorter meetings

More articles:
- Which millionairess are you?
- Test: How do your colleagues see you?




CD, SH

 
  

Sarah Horrocks
16/10/2009
Reader ranking:5/5 
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
44 Pinterest Worthy Home Offices To Inspire The Girl Boss In YouMulled Wine: The Top Recipes To Kick Start Christmas
Hot celebrity men in uniformEverything That Happened At The Oscars 2017
Latest… 27/06/2017
Women in Focus News
Guides
This Woman Was Forced To Leave Her Apartment Pool For Wearing A Swimsuit
We Can't Deny It, 'Thunder Thighs' Is Our Summer Jam
This Woman's Daughter Called Her Fat And She Responded In The Most Inspirational Way
Woman Has To Explain To Female Airport Security Guard What A Tampon Is
All Women in Focus news
Changing your name | How to change your name
Work for yourself - get your small business online
How to deal with redundancy
Registering and voting: everything you need to know
See all Women in Focus guides
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...