‘Multi-tasking’ as a desirable ability gets very mixed reviews these days. While some employers still rate it highly others are less impressed. You will still see ‘ability to multi-task’ as a requirement in many job descriptions and at interview candidates may be asked to…describe a time when you had to multi-task and how you approached it? Questions may be less direct…how do you organise and make best use of your time? How do you schedule your work? How do you deal with multiple and sometimes conflicting demands, while maintaining focus and quality?
The following article looks at how to apply multi-tasking in all areas of your life, not just at work. We all have people, activities and goals that we want to make time for. This article offers some practical ideas that will genuinely help you s-t-r-e-t-c-h your time and provide an interesting framework for showing employers that you really do have conscious strategies for making best use of your time!