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Traqq: A Free Time and Employee Attendance Tracker

In a brick-and-mortar office, employees sign in and out when they enter and leave the premises. However, as the world becomes more digital-dependent, this method of attendance tracking is getting less efficient. According to Upwork’s 2020 Future Workforce Pulse Report, around 36.2 million Americans will be working remotely by 2025. Since it seems that remote […]

Does the Time of Day Affect Your Productivity?

We all want to be productive throughout the day. Once we get to our desks, we hope that we can type non-stop and power through our tasks. Unfortunately, achieving productivity is a lot harder than it sounds. Most of us experience peaks and valleys in creativity. The truth is, you still need those low points. […]

What Is the Best Way to Monitor Attendance in Distance Learning?

Because of the pandemic, many schools around the world had to transition to remote learning. Of course, the experience has been challenging for students and teachers alike. Everyone had to figure out a lot of things. Most importantly, people had to bridge the digital gap to ensure optimum learning for students. One of the challenges […]

The Importance of Time in Our Lives

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back. Harvey Mackay In the world we live in today, money seems to be the most important thing. However, time is actually […]

The Most Efficient Ways to Prioritize and Manage Tasks at Work

If you are a project manager, the success of your project and your team’s efficiency depend on how well you prioritize tasks. Whether you’re working on small or more complex projects, you need to understand the importance and urgency of each item on your to-do list. However, it’s not as easy as it seems. No […]

Top 27 Sites to Find Remote Jobs Online in 2021

Even before the pandemic, the demand for remote work was growing rapidly. Just by looking at Google search trends over the past decade, you will see that more and more people have expressed interest in finding remote jobs online. A recent Buffer survey revealed that 99% of the respondents wanted to keep working remotely, at […]

Does a Clean Desk Policy Matter in Remote Work?

Global Workplace Analytics predicts that 25-30% of US employees will continue working remotely multiple days a week even as COVID-19 infections slow down. Indeed, this setup brings several benefits to employees and business owners. However, we’re working within a big data culture that is riddled with data breaches and security risks. According to the Verizon […]

7 Crucial Features of Time Tracking Tools You Should Be Aware Of

Time tracking software is essential to keep tabs on time spent on projects and assignments and produce comprehensive timesheets for budgeting project expenses, charging clients, tackling payroll, invoicing, and much more.  However, with many time tracking tools available in the market, how can you choose the best one for your establishment? How do you know […]

Trello vs Asana: Which Is the Best Project Management Software?

It’s impossible not to encounter Trello and Asana when you’re looking for the best project management app to use for your team. Both of them are considered to be freemium tools that make organizing and delegating tasks easier. These two are industry giants, with Trello being the preferred tool by Google and Adobe and Asana […]

14 Best Low-Stress Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

What if we told you some jobs pay insanely well while offering a relaxing environment? If it sounds too good to be true, we’ve got some news for you! There are a host of high paying positions that also tend to offer a stress-free working environment. According to a 2016 survey by Harvard T.H. Chan School of […]

FLSA Rule 3: Unauthorized Overtime Threats to Businesses

It has been over eight decades since the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) was enacted in America. The law introduced the concept of overtime pay, which compelled companies to compensate their employees for time worked exceeding 40 hours per week. According to the FLSA section 785.11, “work not requested but suffered or permitted is work […]

Work from Home (WFH) Movement: What Is Its Relevance in Today’s Society?

Before, having your couch as your office and the length of your hallway as your daily commute was just a dream. However, we live amidst the reality of COVID-19, isolation, and social distancing. Indeed, WFH or work from home is no longer a dream for many. What’s more, remote work arrangements are likely to stay. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Overtime

The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) contains stipulations regarding overtime wages. Nonexempt employees who are compensated on an hourly basis must receive overtime pay for work exceeding 40 hours per week. The amount should be one and a half of their regular hourly rate. Let’s say you’re paid $13 an hour and in a […]

Teleworking: What it Is, its Benefits and Challenges

Teleworking has been gaining traction due to its many benefits for employers and employees alike. For instance, it can reduce the costs of running a business – companies could save up to $11,000 annually for each employee that works half-time. When you hear the word ‘telework’, you might think it entails working on your telephone. […]