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What is a manager’s role in stopping fake news in the workplace?

Misinformation comes in many shapes and sizes and it affects your company, too. Everything from sharing fake news to propagating rumors can…

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Viesturs Abelis 10.05.2022
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The top 10 most productive countries in 2021

Every year, at DeskTime, we dig into our data to uncover who’s been working hard and who’s been hardly working.

Today, we’re looking back at last year to determine the top 10 most and least productive countries in the world in 2021 and see what has changed compared to previous years.

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Viesturs Abelis 20.01.2022
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Why pay transparency is necessary

While talk about pay transparency has been ongoing for decades in the context of the gender pay gap and fair remuneration, employees have gotten fed up with opaque hiring processes and salary negotiations. Accordingly, with more people speaking out, pay transparency has become a hot topic.

So, what is pay transparency, why is everyone talking about it, and what does it mean for employers?

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Viesturs Abelis 11.01.2022
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Taking time off work to chase Black Friday deals – is it a thing?

Spoiler alert: yes, it is. Our latest study shows 1.07% of US employees take a day off on Black Friday. It’s no…

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Viesturs Abelis 8.12.2021
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What causes decision fatigue and how to protect yourself from it

You make a lot of decisions throughout your day – from mundane choices such as what to wear to more complex decisions…

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Viesturs Abelis 15.11.2021
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What is the “1 3 5 rule” and how it can boost your daily productivity

Every productivity expert will tell you that to get more out of your day you need to prioritize your work. But not every expert agrees on what is the best way to do that.

In this article, we’ll look at one popular option – the 1 3 5 rule.

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Viesturs Abelis 28.10.2021
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How to create a productive office environment

From design and ambience to motivated employees

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What are BPO companies and how do they work? + list of top BPO providers

BPO stands for Business Process Outsourcing and the term is pretty self-explanatory – it’s when you outsource business tasks to specialized companies…

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Viesturs Abelis 6.10.2021
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20 best note taking apps for Android and iOS

Here’s a list of the 20 best note-taking apps for Android and iOS. Find the one that suits you and your needs best and start using it to boost your productivity and extend your memory.

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Viesturs Abelis 24.08.2021
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Asynchronous work explained: benefits, challenges, tools

The rise of remote and hybrid work has opened a lot of doors for both employers and employees. As such, with employees now scattered through time and space, asynchronous work is quickly becoming a reality for companies worldwide.

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Viesturs Abelis 12.07.2021
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