When considering just “taking a sec” to scan your emails, instant messages on your cell or Facebook, stay mindful of the potential cost. Although likely gone are the days of monastic focus on one daily task, you can regain control of your tasking list through message mindfulness. Check those messages, but not first thing in the morning, and take time to put hard problem first on your agenda for at least your first hour of the day.
Your corporate culture is as much a part of the job as the daily duties. Making certain new hires can integrate into the work environment can be a critical facet of getting the most out of your new hire. After all, the new hire is now also your colleague.
Fraught with challenges and shortcomings, the H1B system was long overdue for an overhaul. Now that changes are coming, it will be an important test for the current administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the USCIS, American IT companies and overseas IT staff providers to find a way forward.
Identifying the three characteristics that contribute to conscientiousness, “They feel important, enjoyable, and they accord with their values”, and how you interact with your work and your colleagues can contribute to your success in becoming better in your career.