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Weekly Round-Up #114: How To Email, How Much Is That Meeting Costing You and How To Get That Dream Job

In this week’s round-up we take a look how to craft the perfect email, whether a piece of art will make you more productive and how to bullet journal on your iPhone.
Weekly Round-Up #114: How To Email, Get That Dream Job and How Much Is That Meeting Costing You?

In this week’s round-up we take a look how to craft the perfect email, whether a piece of art will make you more productive and how to bullet journal on your iPhone.

Your Guide to Email Etiquette – The Business Backer

Do you struggle to know how to craft the perfect email? This great infographic from The Business Backer covers everything you need to know for perfect email etiquette from a great subject line, to content and the importance of punctuation. Oh, and please don’t sign your emails off with “Best” either!

Bonus: Check out Business Backer’s How To Choose A Business Partner infographic too.

Do Pretty Offices Create a Productive Workforce?

Does a plant on your desk make you more productive? How about a bit of art on the wall? In this infographic from Free Office Finder looks at whether the little things can have a big impact on your productivity.

Meeting Cost Calculater – Harvard Business Review

If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that I have a love-hate relationship with meetings – they’re either super-productive or timesucking hellholes you can’t escape from. If you’re wondering whether you should be holding the meeting in your first place then use the Harvard Busines Review Meeting Cost Calculator, once you start seeing how much money it’s going to cost you perhaps you’ll think twice about holding that meeting at 4pm on a Friday!

How to Improve Your Resume According to Science – NetCredit

Jobs for life seem to be a thing of the past these days – in fact there are some statistics which state we’ll have over 12 jobs in the course of our lives! So, with all this regular swapping of positions you’ll need a killer résumé to land the role of your dreams, and how better to write one that with the help of science!

How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Summary & Profile To Get More Jobs – UpToWork

Speaking of changing jobs, you’ll also need a killer LinkedIn profile to help wow potential employers – or become a more attractive candidate to recruiters. You’ll want to grab yourself a coffee before you sit down to read this article – it’s really indepth and covers everything you need to know to get your profile noticed.

Top 5 Universities Offering Online Project Management Courses – Project-Management.com

If you’re not looking to change careers just yet, how about improving your career prospects by taking a course. This article from Project-Management.com gives you 5 universities that allow you to study project management courses on line.

Perspective Journalling App – Blinky

If you’re interested in Bullet Journalling but aren’t ready to put down your cellphone just yet then take a look the the Perspective App. You can keep track of your moods, add goals and habits and journal too.

Perspective is iOS only and is available for free on the App Store.

Win Lifetime Access to Headspace

The Headspace App gives you the basics of meditation and mindfulness on your phone. As of the time this post went live you have 15 days to Win Lifetime Access to Headspace – so what are you waiting for? It’s free to enter, plus you also get to win a great bean bag!

Good Housekeeping Institute’s chores list is absurd – try this instead

The Good Housekeeping Chore List in question isn’t that bad but if you’re a busy person you’ll know the struggle. check out the Guardian’s take on what the real chore list is!

Have A Great Weekend

I hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s round-up. If you have any content you’d like to share with my readers please contact me.

Until next week, stay productive!

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