CLOCK OUT AT 6 EVERY DAY! These work time-saving hacks will help free you up for the more important things in life.
Finishing at 8pm all the time? Let’s face it, working life in Malaysia can be pretty tough. But it’s not so hard to get your work-life balance back on track. By following these officeefficiency tips, you’ll gain a huge
and 15 minutes, reach the end of your seemingly never-ending to-do list, and make it out the door for those after-work drinks with the girls. Stop talking. Even if you’re desperate to hear about how turnt Carol got over the weekend, you’ll kick yourself later when you’re staying back late, and everyone else has their feet up at home. Nina recommends “the 3-10 rule”. “Most conversations can be completed within three minutes, but can stretch to 10 if they have to. Always wind it up at 10 minutes.” Or, keep the conversation on hold until lunch time. As much as you argue it will, waiting to hear the goss probably won’t kill you. Delegate tasks to others. “I often ask myself, ‘Who else can do this?’ — especially for jobs that have been on my to-do list for some time,” Nina says. If you’ve worked your way into a position where you have a bit of authority, don’t be afraid to pass on a duty, but always “be polite and praise a job done well,” suggests Roz. “We all perform better when we’re treated with respect and gratitude.” Can’t say no to that now!