It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that all routine is monotonous and boring—a rut, if you will. The thing is, in many ways, having some semblance of routine in our life is key to our being able to be productive. 

Making mistakes at work and school is something that happens to the best of us. We get overloaded, distracted, or we’re rushing. When these mistakes happen very frequently, though, it can put a huge dent in our productivity when we go back to correct those errors or even make us come across as sloppy or not as intelligent. Thankfully, there’s hope!

It’s New Year’s Resolution season, and chances are you’ve got a few goals in mind. “Lose weight” and “get in shape” get the most airtime, but this is also a great time to set resolutions related to your career. In this blog post, Monster contributor Daniel Bortz shares 10 career resolutions that you can absolutely keep.

As we settle into a new year, many of us are setting goals to improve our productivity in our work and academic life. There are so many productivity hacks out there and countless rules and recommendations. You may want to disregard a few common ones. In this piece for Fast Company, writer Gwen Moran explains.

As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019 it’s a great time to be looking at the year you’ve had and setting goals and intentions for how you want to feel and what you want to accomplish in the new year. Given the amount of time we spend on our smartphones, it’s also a good time to take stock of which ones help us and which ones maybe harm our mental or emotional health, drain our money, or pose a risk to our cyber security.