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From YouTube to Slack – here are the most-used unproductive apps at work in 2021

Which are the most-used apps that have nothing to do with work yet steal hundreds of hours every year? We decided to find out.

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Krista Krumina 28.04.2022
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Finding emoji – here’s how much time it takes to find the right emojis (+ lessons learned)

I measured how much time it takes to find the right emoji while chatting during work. Here’s what I found and learned.

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Krista Krumina 14.04.2022
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Remote working burnout: 7 ways to offer effective assistance to your team

Remote working burnout is an issue that many managers have dealt with lately. How to prevent your remote team from this state of exhaustion? Read the article and you’ll find out.

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Guest Author 21.03.2022
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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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What are boomerang employees, and how can they benefit your business?

The pandemic has introduced us to many new social & work trends. One of them is the phenomenon of boomerang employees – a result of the Great Resignation.

What is a boomerang employee and why it’s a great idea to hire one?

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Aiva Strelca 6.01.2022
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DeskTime’s productivity research: an overview of our finds throughout the years

DeskTime loves productivity research and experiments. Over the years we’ve organized quite a few studies and published our finds.

So, if you’re a bit of a data geek, same as we are, this summary of DeskTime’s studies will be a great read for you.

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Aiva Strelca 13.12.2021
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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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People who work 8+ hours a day are more productive – but is overtime worth it?

People who work 8+ hours a day are 12.7% more productive than those working their normally scheduled hours, according to a new study by DeskTime.

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Krista Krumina 29.11.2021
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