Articles by Aine Cain

Productivity

Why Jeff Bezos schedules all of his ‘high IQ’ meetings between 10 a.m. and noon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a strategy for scheduling meetings – he takes important meetings around 10 a.m. and avoids meetings in the late afternoon.

Hiring

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider these 3 questions before offering someone a job

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.

A look at the daily routine of Benjamin Franklin, who didn’t always follow his own ‘early to bed, early to rise’ advice

The Founding Father got a lot done, so it's no surprise that he earned the unofficial moniker of "First American." And it's definitely not a shock that he was pretty intentional about his time, according to his autobiography.

Productivity

6 things successful people do when they return from a long weekend

An extra day off makes snapping out of weekend mode that much harder.

Office Life

How to be late for work without making your boss mad

Every company is different and sometimes, showing up late isn't that big of a deal. However, if you're worried, here are some steps you can take to mitigate your tardiness.

email

Writing the perfect subject line when you’re looking for a job

With an estimated 269 billion business emails sent every day, it's harder than ever to get yours noticed. And since email is often the first point of contact for job seekers and hiring managers, the subject line can make all the difference.