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 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The current culture of leadership styles, characterized by power positions and leadership hierarchies, is outdated.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: 5 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: 5 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: 6 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
How professional services firms avoid losing billable hours

Professional services firms concede that a few billable hours fall through the cracks. But in fact the amount of time lost is a little more than you thought. In our current article we show you 3 ways professional services firms lose billable hours and how to prevent potential revenue leakage:

01.06.2017 Reading time: 4 min Time Management and Tips
The New Family Leave Act (FMLA): What employers need to prepare for New York’s Paid Family Leave Program

New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefit Law (PFLBL): The new law for Paid Family Leave, starting January 1, 2018, will provide eligible employees up to 12 weeks of paid leave during a 52-week period. Employers should prepare for the new law yet to go into effect. Understand the various legal aspects of the law in order to avoid complaints and penalties.

30.05.2017 Reading time: 5 min Laws and Regulations
How to manage your employees who work from home

Work from home is on the rise: According to a report by Gallup “State of the American Workplace”, last year 43 % of the American workers, rising from 39% in 2012, spent significant time working from home. On average, the typical telecommuter is 49 years old, earns an annual salary of $58.000 and works for a company with more than 100 employees. 75% of employees who work from ...

24.05.2017 Reading time: 3 min Time Management and Tips
Overtime pay: How to ensure wage and hour compliance

Are your employees classified at the right rates? Are certain employees exempt from overtime? Are the hours being tracked and accounted for correctly? When it comes to overtime pay, there is a variety of regulations that your company has to comply with in order to avoid costly wage and hour disputes. Learn in this article how to avoid getting on the wrong side of the Labor Department.

18.05.2017 Reading time: 3 min Time Tracking Solutions
Job sharing: One full-time job divided into two

Job sharing means, one job splitted into two. It is an alternative form of flexible working. It offers employers as well as employees a range of benefits and could be an option that provides full-time positions through part-time work. Find out what job sharing can offer to your employees and company and how to implement job sharing successfully.

12.05.2017 Reading time: 9 min Time Management and Tips
Flexible working hours: Practices and management

There is a range of flexible time practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility. Find out the benefits of flexible working hours from both the employee’s and the employer’s viewpoint, what flexible working can offer to your company, and which helpful tools can support you to monitor the various forms of flexible working.

10.05.2017 Reading time: 7 min Time Tracking Solutions