How do you give your best at key moments? It's not an easy task, but there are a number of ways you can improve your performance. Eliminating distractions, planning every day well and being proactive are some of them.
Returning to work after a holiday is never easy, but this year, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be even more of an uphill struggle. Here are some tips to avoid the post-holiday blues whether you are remote working or returning to the office. If you are one of the latter, don't forget to follow a series of recommendations to minimise the risk of infection!
On the back of the digital revolution, new professions specialising in technologies like Big Data and Artificial Intelligence are flourishing at a rate the job market can't keep pace with. In an attempt to fill this gap, companies are offering staff training to optimise their performance (upskilling) or to "recycle" them for a different post (reskilling). Let's take a look at the benefits of these trends.
In a constantly changing job market, exist a profile that is particularly good at adapting. These are knowledge nomads, otherwise known as knowmads. They are highly flexible, creative workers with a collaborative spirit. Also, they're passionate about their jobs and they have no boundaries.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives and the world as we knew it upside-down. If the British government coined the phrase Keep Calm and Carry On during the Second World War, now it's German Chancellor Angela Merkel who has been asking her compatriots for "resilience" to face the health crisis and its economic and social repercussions. Below we offer the keys to understanding this concept and making it work in these troubled times.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) itself makes it clear: "Mental health is an integral part of health; indeed, there is no health without mental health". The COVID-19 pandemic has also put our psychological well-being to the test and there is only one way to preserve it: by looking after our mental hygiene. Below we explain how to avoid negative behaviour, achieve emotional equilibrium and improve our quality of life.
The world is changing at a dizzying rate and this affects us both personally and at work. In this context, adapting to and managing change has become a fundamental skill for dealing with the present and the future. In addition, it is a clear indicator of professional leadership because organisations require leaders who are also agents of change.