When we quit procrastinating during our more productive periods, we feel content and successful. But for the most people, this remains, unfortunately, a transient and ephemeral feeling. In this article, we will discuss how to turn those infrequently occurring moments of flow into regular occurrences. We aim to explain the science behind delaying tasks and introduce practical tactics that will make it simpler to take action and prevent procrastination.
Self-management Tools and Strategies
Self-management is the crucial aspect of the career development. How can you steer yourself in the right direction in these uncertain times?
Multiple new algorithms led to the fast development in text-to-image solutions, as well as automated text and code generation. This made millions of white-collar professionals — from artists, through content creators, to software developers — wonder about their future in the job market. So, who should be worried and why? Who will gain the most from the AI revolution that we are all witnessing at the moment? Who will need to retrain and start their career anew, and whose career will accelerate? And, is anyone able to catch up in the first place?
Software development is one of the safest and most exciting career directions in IT. However, we live in times of specialization. Therefore, rather than being a jack of all trades, it is better to specialize and become the top expert in one branch of software development who can take active part in building innovation. The most important choice you need to make at the beginning of your career as a developer is: frontend or backend?
When Mark Zuckerberg officially renamed Facebook to Meta in November 2021 and announced the plans to create a fully functional Metaverse, he gave the beginning to an explosion of new potential digital career opportunities in such domains as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and NFT space. This is only the top of the iceberg, as this new digital era has just started and we can expect new subgenres of Digital Product Design and increased demand for professionals in this area in the future.
Is there still enough room to build a carer in data science from scratch in 2023? Yes. But now, after the pandemic, the rules of the game have changed. Today, to become successful in data science, you need to step up your game. This article lists five steps to take at the start to guarantee long-term success in this field for yourself!
Most of us have been stuck in this depressing rut at some point, living paycheck to paycheck. This can leave you feeling hopeless and anxious, but there are things you can do to gain confidence and clarity over your budget. In this brief article, we will explore some of the most common bad spending habits that can lead to this vicious cycle, and provide with some tips to help you successfully break these habits.
Many professionals fear public presentations more than they fear from death. It is an atavism deeply rooted in human history and tribal culture. In the old days, standing in front of the crowd usually meant public punishment or even risk of death. But hey, the times have changed — today, public presentations and the crowd’s attention usually mean professional success! In this article, we give a number of tips for how to successfully stop stressing out by public presentations and start enjoying them instead.
In the world of professional development, the expression “informational interviews” made a spectacular career. How to get proper information about the positions that interest you, in an industry sector or a company that you never worked for? Informational interview is the answer! This research method will not only give you a better picture of the workplace you are applying to, but is also an efficient method to learn about the employer’s values and way of working and, as such, a way to win the competition and get the job.
When you are starting out as a professional or if you’ve been a professional for a short while, LinkedIn may have come across your radar. It is the quintessential social media platform built for professionals of all fields. With the platform being so widely used, it has become a great platform for connecting with others in your industry or even reaching out to new fields. But how to effectively network on LinkedIn to boost your career?
Social media in professional development is a controversial topic. It can be highly distracting and prevent you from achieving success in your professional life. But, how can you profit from social media as an individual in a professional environment? The answer is: yes, but only under certain conditions. In this article, we list five rules which will help you benefit from social media to the maximum while at the same time avoiding the pitfalls associated with using social media.
Once you are prepared for applying for a particular position and build a know-how about the employer, you can get down to writing your motivational letter. Currently, LinkedIn and other platforms for job seekers try to rule out the necessity to write a letter. However, motivational letters are the key part of the job application process. Even if you don’t need a letter, it is a wonderful preparation for the job interview.