Brigid Shulte is the author of Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love and Play when No-One Has the Time.
I sat down with her and in our conversation, we examined the disparate impact the changing world of work has had on female professionals.
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There’s a new requirement for entry into the executive suite – one’s ability to manage high volumes of email. In the near future, look for the requirement in job descriptions but in the meantime, if you aspire to high office, develop your skills.
This, from my recent article in the Jamaica Sunday Gleaner’s Business Section.
A recent Gallup poll revealed 11 areas of dissatisfaction in the US workplace, and 3 of the areas had a direct connection to time-stress.
Number 11. Flexibility of Schedule — employees abhor the rigid and arbitrary nature in which their employers enforce the “rules” around working hours
Number 6: Amount of Vacation Time — This might be a survey of the US in which the least number of vacation time is granted.
Number 1: On the Job Stress– Most of us have jobs in which meeting deadlines is critical. They are part and parcel of being a working person who must deal with hundreds of email messages each day.