The Most Common Time Management Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

With clients all over the world, our content team is often dealing with deadlines in GMT, CET, EST, PST and several others. As a result, our project management can often get more than a little tricky as we try to juggle numerous pieces of content, due in different time zones and often in different languages. So for us, being able to effectively and consistently manage our time is a hugely important skill, and one that we look for in all new hires.

In fact, soft skills – from time management to interpersonal skills – have become a major focus of our HR team, and it’s the same for agencies and businesses all over the world. In fact, a 2016 study showed that 93% of employers considered soft skills either an ‘essential’ or ‘very important’ factor in hiring decisions. So if you’re in the hunt for a new job, putting a little emphasis on your leadership, teamwork and time management skills could go a long way.

With such a heavy focus from employers on soft skills, we teamed up with the brilliant STL to produce an infographic charting 8 of the most common time management mistakes – and, crucially, how you can fix them. So the next time you’re heading into a job interview or struggling to overcome procrastination, you might want to take a quick look at our latest piece:

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