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New Overtime Rules Boost Interest in Scheduling Software
Schedules

New Overtime Rules Boost Interest in Scheduling Software

New worker-friendly rules on overtime, paid sick leave and predictable schedules have employers reevaluating their shift-scheduling and time-and-attendance software.
Michelle V. Rafter
A Eulogy for Meetings
Business Meetings

A Eulogy for Meetings

Mourn not the passing of your business's biggest time waster and productivity serial killer. Instead, calculate a dollar cost before ever scheduling another meeting, using this simple process.
Phil La Duke
6 Ways to Master Distraction and Stay Focused
Productivity

6 Ways to Master Distraction and Stay Focused

Everybody juggling competing priorities needs a plan for handling the inevitable distractions.
Peter Daisyme
The Don't-Be-a-Schmuck Guide to Rescheduling
Etiquette Guy

The Don't-Be-a-Schmuck Guide to Rescheduling

Yes, it happens to everyone, but there's a right way and a wrong way to go about it.
Ross McCammon
You're Too Busy? No, You're Not. Here's Why.
Priorities

You're Too Busy? No, You're Not. Here's Why.

Nobody cares how busy you are, they only care what you get done.
Gene Marks
Don't Be A Diary Boss
Bosses

Don't Be A Diary Boss

Writing each and every move in your diary or journal is a bad idea.
Dipti Parmar
Google Calendar for Android Helps You 'Find a Time' for Meetings
Google Calendar

Google Calendar for Android Helps You 'Find a Time' for Meetings

Google wants to make the process of coordinating your next get together a little less painful.
With New Tool, Google Calendar Wants to Be Your New Life Coach
Google

With New Tool, Google Calendar Wants to Be Your New Life Coach

Google Goals is a new feature to Google Calendar that fills empty time in your schedule with time for things like exercise or reading.
A Letter to Those Over-Commiters Out There
Opportunity

A Letter to Those Over-Commiters Out There

Is your calendar filled to overflowing? No worries: You're making sure opportunity doesn't pass you by.
Jess Ekstrom
Menial Tasks Eat Up the Majority of the Workday for Most Employees
Productivity

Menial Tasks Eat Up the Majority of the Workday for Most Employees

Employees in the U.S. spend the majority of their time at work scheduling and organizing, instead of engaging in meaningful, creative tasks, a new study finds.
Catherine Clifford
Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.
flextime

Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.

Here are a few of the key issues companies face when considering moving to more flex time and how to execute it in a way that keeps employees happy while emphasizing productivity.
Meghan M. Biro
4 Ways You Can Get Ready for a Part-Time Workforce
Schedules

4 Ways You Can Get Ready for a Part-Time Workforce

Benefits, scheduling and communications are some of the things you should start thinking about now.
Heather R. Huhman
Meeting? Uh, What Meeting?! Google Calendar Is Down.
Google

Meeting? Uh, What Meeting?! Google Calendar Is Down.

Take the day off. Time has lost all meaning.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Work-Life Balance Is Nonexistent for This Entrepreneur – Though She Does Have One Rule (VIDEO)
Ready To Launch

Work-Life Balance Is Nonexistent for This Entrepreneur – Though She Does Have One Rule (VIDEO)

Kegan Schouwenburg, the co-founder and CEO of 3-D printed insole company SOLS, believes in doing what you love, full stop.
Laura Entis