(Photo by Joshua Stewart.)

We have just over a week until Christmas. That means work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia.

Many of us will take some time off to re-energize ourselves. Others will keep right on working. Our go-to workplace and career expert, Brandon Smith, says you can put your time to good use in either case.

Smith put those suggestions into two categories: maintenance and preparation. His thoughts on making the most of these last few weeks of the year on this week’s Working on GPB Radio.

Click here ask Brandon a question about your job or career. We might answer you on the air.