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 Is Up – How You Can Manage Your Daily Workload with Timeboxes

Timeboxing is a simple technique and an effective way to manage your daily workload. You simply allocate a certain amount of hours or days to a task - the aim is to complete the task within the set time frame. However, timeboxing can have its challenges when implemented in practice. Here are some tips on how to manage your time successfully.

26.03.2019 Time Management and Tips
5 Tips for a Successful Start with Timetac

From experience, we know that there are some important factors to consider when you first start using TimeTac. Therefore, we have put together five useful tips for a successful start with our time tracking software.

26.02.2019 Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
How to Make Time Tracking 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 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 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 Laws and Regulations
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 Expert Interviews
Vacation as a Stress Factor

Vacation is not only associated with relaxation and leisure. In everyday working life, the time before and after the vacation can sometimes be associated with stress. We have compiled tips and tricks on how you can counteract vacation stress.

28.07.2017 Laws and Regulations Time Management and Tips
The Importance of Teamwork

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 Time Management and Tips
Why Your Projects Fail

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 Time Management and Tips
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 Time Management and Tips
3 Ways to 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 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 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 Time Management and Tips
How to Keep Overtime Costs Down

Overtime ranks as one of the biggest ongoing expenses for most companies. Managing correctly overtime helps to avoid expensive lawsuits, low morale, and helps you stay conform with changes in overtime regulations. But how can you manage overtime more effectively to protect your employees and your company? These five tips will help you avoid the greatest pitfalls and unnecessary surprises.

04.05.2017 Time Management and Tips
Does Your Team Lack Time Management Skills?

You are probably familiar with the saying "time is money". Successful time management is essential for a thriving business. Priorities are set in advance and goals are set, but still the deadlines don't work out? Stress is inevitable. We present methods on how to effectively manage time in your company.

22.03.2017 Time Management and Tips
Manage your Timesheet reports with TimeTac easily and efficiently

Payroll accounting and timesheet reports are a time-consuming and often troublesome process for Human Resources. A web-based time tracking software not only helps your employees record working times in an easy and convenient way, but also provides you with a quick overview of hours worked, holidays, sick days, and overtime. You can even conveniently track night shifts. Find below the main advantages of TimeTac’s Timesheet report and 3 convenient features ...

24.02.2017 Time Tracking Solutions
5 Ways Timetac Helps You Manage Your Team’s Resources

Effective management of your resources is essential for the success of your project. But it's not only the budget, the software or the time that needs to be monitored, but also the resources of the employees! In addition to other benefits that an online tool offers you for your project management, with TimeTac you have a lot of features available to help you manage all your resources optimally.

07.02.2017 Time Tracking Solutions
Project Management Made Simple

Do you find managing projects a challenge? Keith Robinson, a Lead Product Designer for Agile and Devops teams, is actually convinced that project management does not have to be complicated or time-consuming. Based on his long years of experience in managing projects, he has generated a simple methodology which will help you manage your projects faster and easier. All you need is a few minutes to read on.

16.01.2017 Time Management and Tips
5 Simple Ways to Make Your Meetings More Productive

Employees spend 35% to 50% of their workweeks in meetings. A lot of time which leaves little time to work on projects or think strategically. Research shows that 67% of surveyed workers say that fewer than half of the meetings they attend are worth the time. A collaboration overload and unproductive meetings cost a lot of money. Find here 5 ways to make your meetings more productive:

21.11.2016 Time Management and Tips
How to Find the Right Time Tracking Software for Your Business

Until now, the recording of working hours has primarily served as a legal record and as an accounting of hours for employees. Increasingly flexible forms of work, however, as well as organizational reasons, place higher demands on a working time recording system. Modern working time recording systems offer companies a wide range of options for recording and managing working time. Find out which working time recording service is best suited ...

17.11.2016 Time Tracking Solutions