Employee Spotlight: Who’s Diane Doucet?

Employee Spotlight is a series of biographies of Dovico employees that are meant to bridge that relatability gap. Dovico would be nothing more than just another timesheet company without the fantastic people who make up the team. This month we feature CoFounder and CFO, Diane Doucet. We hope you enjoy getting to know more about our Dovico team. Who’s Diane Doucet? Diane is the CoFounder and CFO of Dovico.   She is “Employee #1” and co-founder of…

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Dovico Timesheet Beer Fridge

Sometimes you have to celebrate time, and we built a fridge that does just that. The response to our time tracking fridge was overwhelming so we decided to show you how to build one yourself! How it works The fridge is locked electronically, tied to the Dovico Timesheet system. As you can guess, the fridge only unlocks when 100% of your company’s time sheets are completed. Hopefully, enticing employees to get their time sheets in early, or…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Ross Campbell?

Who’s Ross Campbell? Ross is one of our Junior Developers. One of Ross’ favourite things to do outside of work is playing with his brothers Tatsuo, Heath and Landon. Ross looks to Adam Savage, the creative host of Mythbusters, as his biggest inspiration. Ross loves to bake goodies to share and satisfy the sweet tooth of those around him. At home, he has an energetic pitbull named Willow. Listen to this article now: This is…

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How can you maintain your company’s work culture while continuing to work from home?

Company culture happens to be one of the most critical factors for consideration nowadays when a job seeker applies for a new job or decides to continue working for their existing company. Therefore, building a positive company culture is imperative. A strong work culture reflects the mission, vision, values, and goals of the company. These are the things that cannot be created overnight. Even employers who work with remote teams should make an effort to…

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What are the Greatest Challenges of Working from Home?

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, work from home has become a harsh reality for a major part of the working population. It has changed the way people have been working all along, and as it seems, there will be no going back. While working remotely has allowed us the freedom to work flexible hours, it has also presented us with some major challenges. In this article, we will discuss the greatest challenges of…

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How can a Flat Organizational Structure benefit your organization?

In today’s interconnected world, organizations rely more on flat organizational structures that promote collaboration and team-building than on traditional pyramid structures of leadership that facilitate bureaucracy. This is because an even playing field allows the organizations to leverage the passions, talent, and expertise of the employees to find a better way of overcoming business challenges. What Is Flat Organization Structure? A flat organization implies that there are very few or no management levels separating the…

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As a Leader, How Can You Encourage Group Cooperation?

If you want your organization to run smoothly and meet its goals, you must foster a workplace environment that supports group cooperation and collaboration amongst colleagues. Cooperation amongst teammates within the office can help to increase the level of participation from your employees in decision-making. Cooperation can further improve interactions amongst all the levels of your organization and allow everyone to work together towards achieving common goals. That is why it is essential to encourage…

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How Does Diversity Make Your Team More Innovative?

Even in this 21st century, many people are bogged down by the age-old belief that only a specific segment of society can prove efficient and effective in the workplace. However, many modern companies are trying to disprove this notion by bringing diversity to their team.  Take, for instance, Alibaba Group, the biggest e-commerce company in the world that not only serves millions of users but also hosts numerous merchants. In 2017, online transactions from its…

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The Ultimate Guide to Employee Workload Management at the Workplace

Delegating work to team members in a way that does not overburden them is not an easy task. As a leader, you not only have to keep your team members focused on their job but also ensure that they are maintaining their productivity and timely delivery. To make this possible, you must divide your team’s workload fairly. Otherwise, your overworked high performers will start harbouring resentment in their minds about doing extra, and you will…

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Knowledge Worker: The New Breed of Employees

We’re now into an age of hiring what we like to call a new ‘breed’ of employees, specifically called ‘knowledge workers. Way back in 1959, management expert Peter Drucker coined this phrase to describe people whose main skillset was to ‘think for a living rather than wait to be told what to do and when to do it. They’re highly independent, confident in their abilities to do their job well, and need little supervision in…

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