The Future of Work is Flexible

This post was originally published on BuiltIn. The COVID-19 pandemic will almost certainly change the future of work in unpredictable ways. Smart companies will seize this opportunity to offer their employees greater flexibility. Prior to this year, many companies had firm rules against working remotely. Work happened only in the office, and remote work wasn’t …

What My To-Do List Looks Like

It’s not a secret, especially if you listen to the MakeWorkWork podcast, that I am an avid to-do list maker.

I use one task list app (Todoist) to run almost everything in my life. I recently reflected on how I keep my tasks organized and realized that there are several specific things I do to stay organized that I can pass along to anyone, regardless of the to-do list platform that they use. (Sad to report that these might be slightly less relevant if you are using pen and paper, though.) Here they are: 

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My Step-by-Step Process for Editing a LinkedIn Profile

I had a LinkedIn profile before I had a job. That has nothing to do with tremendous foresight on my behalf and everything to do with a very supportive father who helped me set one up when I was on my way to University.

Now, 9 years later, I not only have a LinkedIn profile, but I’ve received job offers because of it. I’ve made valuable industry connections. I’ve kept in touch with professional contacts whose emails I didn’t have, and many many other things.

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