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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Why Are You Wasting Time? How You Can Get Better at Not Doing That

As a general rule, we all waste time. We live our lives as if we have all the time in the world. However, when it comes to crunch time, there’s never enough. At the start of any big project, the mood is light. While we know there is a mountain of work to do, we feel like we have all the time to do it. It’s in the future, and our future is endless -and…

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Top 5 Useful Free Apps for Engineering Companies

Running a company is hard work. Any app that can make it a little easier is a gift. And an app that not only makes it easier but saves you and your company time, that’s a bonus gift. In this article, we will review the top 5 useful free apps for engineering companies like yours. We’ll explain which areas of daily operations they cover and reviewing their pros and cons so that you can make…

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Top 5 Useful Free Apps for Consulting Companies

Running a consulting company can be overwhelming, especially when you are looking to increase organization and productivity to grow. Consulting companies need to communicate effectively, readily share information, efficiently track project costs, and easily hire new team members. To that end, these top five useful free apps for consulting companies will help you to do just that. Dovico Free for up to 5 employees or 10 projects | Basic plans start at $10/user per month…

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Top 5 Useful Free Apps for Architect Firms

Running an architectural firm takes a great deal of time and necessitates many in the office to wear many different hats. Those in charge have to work as problem solvers, advisors, administrators, and more. Thankfully many online tools facilitate these positions. With these top five useful free apps for architect firms, you can have everything you need for better company management, personnel management, and client management. This article will review different applications and in which…

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5 Ways Small Businesses Save Time by Using a Timesheet

We’ve all heard that ‘time is money.’ But when talking about businesses, time can mean the thin line between profit and loss, especially if you’re a small business. An in-depth survey shows how 49% of US employees admitted to time theft. And without a proper timekeeping infrastructure, your organization won’t be able to track employees’ time. Additionally, it can also be the underlying issue behind a decrease in productivity. Extensive research shows how daily time…

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Are You Bad At Time Keeping? 7 Easy Ways to Conquer the Battle of the Clock

When it comes to achieving your daily tasks, 24 hours seem less than adequate. Don’t you sometimes wish you could slow-down time?  Unfortunately, that’s not possible. However, an alternative to this is mastering the art of timekeeping. Create your new and efficient schedule by following the points below: Run a Time Audit Running a time audit is the best way to increase time management. When you create a sufficient time audit, you get to follow…

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Time Keeping Methodology: Which Method Is Right for You?

If you’re in the business of selling time, time tracking software is a no-brainer tool to have. When it’s time to bill your clients for your efforts, collecting and calculating that time shouldn’t be an added pain. It’s essential to have a time management process in place and then match that to your timesheet software. If you’re looking for a place to start, here are some standard time-tracking methods. How do companies track employee time…

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How to Get More From Your Timesheet Data

Timesheets are boring. Okay, let me backtrack, timesheets can be boring. Your employees generously entered their time into their timesheets. Then you took that time and reported on it to bill your clients. Now what? It’s just a timesheet! No, not really. Here are some benefits your timesheet data can give that you may not have thought about: Understand your project capacity: Knowing when to take on more As your small business grows, you see…

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How to Introduce a New Timesheet to Your Team

I don’t need to tell you that change is hard. Change at work is especially tough to deal with as we all get into daily habits that bring us some level of success. However, business needs change, and your office is in desperate need of a better timekeeping solution. Billing clients efficiently and accurately every month is a chore. You have to change your project time tracking process, but you know there will be opposition….

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