Why We Are Not as Productive as We Believe We Are

August, 2017   /
Productivity

Jocelyn Glei’s talk on fake productivity at the Next Web Conference inspired us to write this post. How to distinguish between fake and true productivity, and how can we get work done instead of keeping ourselves busy?

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What is Time-Tracking: A Comprehensive Guide

August, 2017   /
Time tracking

Why is time-tracking essential for any team work? How to ensure its accuracy and efficiency? How to convince the employees to track their work time? Read on to learn everything you wanted to know about time-tracking.

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Learning Time Management: 9 Best Techniques to Get You Started

July, 2017   /
Time management

Want to improve your time management skills, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, our list of the best techniques is here to put you in the right direction.

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Understanding Project Costs in a Simple Way

July, 2017   /
Project management

Monitoring project costs, providing adequate estimates, identifying the cost centers – all this is essential for the project success. Learn more about ways you can do that with minimum effort.

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Game of Thrones timesheet

June, 2017   /
Fun

What if TV show characters used timesheets? Maybe they’d spend their time more wisely and get more of their show things done. Let's see how Game of Thrones characters spent their time in the 6th season.

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Strategic Seating Planning: Moving Desks to Maximize Performance

June, 2017   /
Productivity

According to a new study, where your employees sit in the office can actually affect their productivity in a very significant way. Read on to learn how reorganizing your spatial plan can potentially save your business millions.

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R&D Tax Credit and Why You Need to Apply

May, 2017   /
Project management

Apply for the R&D tax credit? Sure! You don’t have to be on the Fortune 500 list or hire Nobel Prize winners to qualify. Learn more about the requirements and what you should do to claim expenses for business research.

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Best Infographics on How to Be More Productive

April, 2017   /
Productivity

How to get more done without getting tired and overworked? Take a look at our compilation of helpful infographics on how to be more productive and follow these recommendations at work and in everyday life.

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It's Show Time! 11 Cool Things to Spend Your TV Time on

April, 2017   /
Fun

Do you watch a lot of television? It’s okay, we do too! And if you ever wondered about other things you could do while binging on the latest season of your favorite show, here are some cool ideas courtesy of actiTIME.

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Workplace Productivity: Measuring the Unmeasurable?

March, 2017   /
Productivity

How can workplace productivity be measured – and managed – in the today’s knowledge-based economy? Are there any general approaches for that? Read on to learn practical examples and advices on measuring this elusive index.

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Researching Happiness: 8 Really Helpful Productivity Blogs

February, 2017   /
Productivity

How to stay happy while working hard? Does a successful career necessarily need sacrificing free time and healthy habits? In productivity blogs, scientists and writers suggest that everyone should find their own correct answers.

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Simple Steps to the Perfect Project Kickoff

December, 2016   /
Project management

Successful project starts with a great kickoff meeting. Setting the right tone from the very beginning can make or break your project, so hit a home run by following our 4 simple steps.

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The New Project Team Members – What Do You Bring to the Table?

December, 2016   /
Project management

Is bringing new sources in the mid-project really good for you project? Learn 4 things you should consider before hiring a new project team member.

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Productivity Tools That Are Worth Adopting

December, 2016   /
Productivity

How to stop being distracted and optimize your time at work? Take a look at this list of productivity tools that will help you organize yourself – or at least you’ll have fun playing with these nice apps.

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Project Management Changes in the 2010's Decade

November, 2016   /
Project management

Project management is a pretty static field. In the business world, it will always play an important role, nothing is changing there. Learn more about the new challenges we face today in project management.

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Employee Performance Report: Track One to Measure the Other

November, 2016   /
Human resources

The yearly review seems to be on its way out as companies opt for more progressive approaches to measuring employee performance. Many rely on specialized software solutions, with time-tracking applications being one of the best available options.

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Getting the Right Talent for the Project Team

November, 2016   /
Project management

Individualism doesn’t win championships, real teamwork does. Learn the best practices for building the right project team for your business.

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How Poor Tracking of Work Time Affects Your Business

October, 2016   /
Time tracking

Most timesheets can hardly be considered accurate: they only give a rough idea about employees’ activities. Our recent study shows that people are bad at tracking time for routine tasks, and the scale of the problem is surprising.

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Why Stress Is Not That Bad for Your Productivity at Work?

October, 2016   /
Productivity

Stress can’t be good for us: it ruins our health, creates anxiety and decreases productivity. This view is contradicted by recent research which shows that moderate stress should be welcomed, not feared.

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Working Part Time and Staying Sane

September, 2016   /
Human resources

For many professionals looking to devote more time to their personal lives working part-time seems like the ideal scenario. But are part-time jobs really so perfect?

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America: The No-Vacation Nation

August, 2016   /
Human resources

America: one of hardest working nations in the world. So hard-working, in fact, that in 2014 almost half of all employed Americans did not take a single day off. Scary stuff, right? Read on to learn more.

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I’ll Do it Tomorrow: Overcoming Procrastination

July, 2016   /
Productivity

Procrastination – a fancy word for laziness or something far more complex than that? Scientists have different opinions on the subject, but they all agree: if you want to beat it, it’s going to take some work.

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Calling in Well: A Look into Leave Time Tracking Trends

June, 2016   /
Human resources

A day off just because the weather is gorgeous? Why not! Get an insight into latest trends in leave management. Read our study across over 400 companies and learn some interesting facts.

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Run for Important: Billion-Worth Time Management Matrix

June, 2016   /
Time management

Do you hate urgent tasks? If not, you should! They are stealing your time and energy, but never let you succeed. Find out how to break the pattern and focus on what is really important.

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Overtime Tracking: Be Prepared for New U.S. Overtime Rules

June, 2016   /
Time tracking

Workers are celebrating the new rules. Meanwhile, businesses are not so happy doing the overtime math. Here’s how to prepare for the change.

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What If I Waste Too Much Time on Tracking Work Time?

June, 2016   /
Time tracking

To anyone who still believes that tracking time is a time-consuming exercise. We know how to make it simple. What about you?

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Time-Tracking Software: A Brief Guide

May, 2016   /
Time tracking

America: one of hardest working nations in the world. So hard-working, in fact, that in 2014 almost half of all employed Americans did not take a single day off. Scary stuff, right? Read on to learn more.

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A Tough Call: Agree To Be Spied on... or Get Fired

May, 2016   /
Human resources

A prisoner's bracelet. That's what former Intermex employee compared her mobile tracking app to. Many workers would support her. With a wide adoption of technologies, we can see privacy in the workplace is becoming an issue...

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How to Choose a Time-Tracking Tool for Nonprofits

May, 2016   /
Time tracking

Feeding homeless and fighting global warming — what do they have in common? In two words, it is accountability to funders that is required from non-profit organizations. Learn how time-trackers can help non-profits get things done.

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How to Stop Worrying and Start Time Tracking

May, 2016   /
Time tracking

Are your employees unhappy with the idea of tracking time? You bet they are, simply because they see it as yet another burden. Learn how to win them over!

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