Blog for Time Management and Time Tracking

Here you will find information, tips and tricks, and other articles on productivity, time management, and more.
Additionally, we also inform you about all the latest news regarding our time tracking software.

Time tracking as a part of your daily routine

In your daily work routine there are so many different things to remember and one can easily forget to press the Start button and track their time. You then have to reconstruct the working day and add up the working hours, while instead time tracking should be something you do automatically without spending a lot of time thinking about it. Here are some tips on how time tracking can become ...

07.09.2018 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips
Time Management As A Key To Success

Are you usually on time or running late? Do you finish tasks within the period stipulated? Are you able to accomplish your goals set? Do you constantly feel like you’re behind? But the most important question is: Are you a good time manager? Here’s why time management is of great importance and how managing your time efficiently can help you to be more productive at work.

05.06.2018 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
Where does the time go? – Why and how employees are wasting time at work

We get distracted, we keep chatting with colleagues and it’s hard to stay focused and organized - We are wasting too much time at work.  This is not only a question of leadership quality but also a question of efficient time management and project planning. How can we make sure we plan and spend our time at work efficiently?

20.04.2018 Reading time: 7 min Time Management and Tips
GDPR and TimeTac: How we protect your data

The European Union has taken a large step towards improving the security and protection of EU residents’ personal data in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Effective from 25th May 2018, it will place strict requirements on companies and employers as to how data of individuals are handled.

17.04.2018 Reading time: 4 min Laws and Regulations
Will Technology Make Us or Break Us?

“Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended.” When we think about technology and what impact it has on our lives we most likely come to different conclusions. Some might think technology will solve every problem in our lives while others fear that technology will destroy us.

13.03.2018 Reading time: 9 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Gender Equality: Equality By Design – Expert Interview

Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative as well. Unconscious bias often holds us back but behavioral design offers a new solution. Recent research by Iris Bohnet examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work. In her award-winning book “What Works - Gender Equality by Design” she hands us all the tools we need to make changes that have a huge impact on benefiting businesses, ...

09.02.2018 Reading time: 14 min Expert Interviews
Time To Be Productive – A Successful End Of The Year

As the days get shorter and colder we are facing the most beautiful but busiest time of the year. It surely is hard to stay focused and productive during such a busy time, but we are always expected to produce great results. What can you do to set yourself up for a productive and well-organized season?

29.11.2017 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips
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How Leadership 4.0 Will Evolve In The Future World Of Work

The current culture of leadership styles, characterized by power positions and leadership hierarchies, is outdated. Future leadership must renounce an authoritarian style of leadership. But what is Leadership 4.0 and why do you need to know about it?

03.11.2017 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
Make Every Second Count – How Time Tracking Can Benefit Your Business

Isn't it time for you to reflect whether your time is spent well or not? Find out why both, personally and business-wise, tracking time is of great importance and how it can benefit your business in many ways.

11.10.2017 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Ryanair: Absence Management Issues Result In Cancelling 2100 Flights

Another proof that Leave Management is of great importance: 2100 flights have been cancelled! The Irish airline RYANAIR cancels thousands of flights due to personnel and air traffic control issues, after admitting that they “messed up” at planning pilot holidays.

21.09.2017 Reading time: 5 min Laws and Regulations Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Hire and Fire – Unemployment and the Laws of Labour

Are the laws of labour the reason for the high unemployment rate in France? Elections in France 2017: Emmanuel Macron pledged to try everything in order to make it easier for employers to hire and fire. What does that mean for future employees?

07.09.2017 Reading time: 5 min Laws and Regulations Time Tracking Solutions
Social Media and the World of Business – How to stay professional

The workplace landscape has been changing. Social Media platforms give you access to pretty much every information you need to know about someone before hiring them. How can we stay professional in the business world where the influence of social media has been increasing?

31.08.2017 Reading time: 2 min Time Management and Tips
Workplace Stress – Tips on how to deal with stress in a healthy way

Even if you love what you do, everyone has to experience work-related stress at some point in their career. Stress has various origins. Here are the most common sources of stress and how to deal with stress at your workplace.

18.08.2017 Reading time: 3 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Mistakes At Work – 3 Tips On How To Deal With Mistakes

Whether you messed up a task or you showed a certain behavior that puts a negative light on you - mistakes can happen any time. More important is how you react and deal with them. Here are the tips on what to avoid at work and how to react.

11.08.2017 Reading time: 3 min Time Management and Tips
How To Stay Productive During The Summer

At times, it can be hard to stay focused and be productive at work during summer. Missing deadlines, distraction and stress on yourself result. How can you boost your motivation during summer time and stay focused during working hours?

04.08.2017 Reading time: 4 min Time Management and Tips
Taking Time Off – Are we expected to be available at any time?

Taking your time off and being able to fully relax and revive is important for your work-life balance - but are we able to completely disconnect from work while on vacation? Is it okay not to be available during our well-deserved vacation time and what is expected from us when we leave work?

28.07.2017 Reading time: 4 min Laws and Regulations Time Management and Tips
The importance of teamwork – How to be an appreciated member of the team

Teamwork is of great importance in order to achieve success. As beneficial as teamwork is, being part of a team often involves dealing with conflicts and challenges. Here are some ideas on how to become a highly valued member of the team and how to deal with conflicts.

10.07.2017 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
Why your projects fail – How to avoid project meltdown

There are many reasons why projects fail. Companies often find pitfalls with projects due to poor planning, misunderstanding financials and ignoring risk management. Here are some ideas on how to avoid them and, if you are already in one, how you can climb out of it.

23.06.2017 Reading time: 7 min Time Management and Tips
How a mobile time tracking app can benefit your business

Technologies like the cloud and mobility help modern companies and their employees work where and when they want. With the mobile time tracking app from TimeTac it is quite easy to track time and attendance or time off, regardless your employees are on-the-go, work remotely or on business trips. Empower your workforce with the ability to capture time accurately, even when your employees work mobile. Get informed how a mobile ...

13.06.2017 Reading time: 4 min Time Tracking Solutions
Organizational effectiveness: Time Management for increasing workforce productivity

The key to success is a smart management of scarce resources. However, financial capital is no longer among one of them. According to Michael Mankins and Eric Garton, experts in organizational effectiveness and design of Bain & Company, the truly scarce resources nowadays are time, talent and the energy of the people in your organization. They state that these resources are too often squandered and there is plenty of advice about ...

07.06.2017 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips