Five Time-Management Tips
Whenever I was in my third year of graduate school used to do an unthinkable thing: I experienced an infant.
I will admit it, I became already some of those organized people, but becoming a parent — especially as an international student without nearby help — meant I had to step my game up when it came to time-management skills. Indeed, I graduated in five years, with a great publications list and my second successful DNA replication experiment in utero.
In a culture where in fact the answer to the question “How have you been doing?” contains the word “busy!” 95 percent of that time (nonscientific observation), understanding how to handle your own time efficiently is key to your progress, your job success and, most critical, your overall well-being.
In reality, a recent career-outcomes survey of past trainees conducted by Melanie Sinche, a senior research associate in the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, revealed that time-management skills were No. 1 one of several “skills I wish I were better at.” Thus, i really believe some advice could possibly be helpful, whether you’ll need assistance with your academic progress, a job search while still focusing on your thesis or the transition to your first job (one out of which you feel somewhat overwhelmed). [Leer más…] acerca de Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis gives advice for dealing with that constant sense of busyness that causes us to feel like we do not have enough time for anything.