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10 best invoice tracking software for businesses and freelancers

If you’re looking for the best invoice management and payment tracking software, then look no further. In this post, we’ve listed 10 free and paid tools for creating and tracking your invoices with ease. By using these tools, you’re guaranteed to save time and money when collecting payments from your clients.

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Aiva Strelca 8.02.2022
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Does your company need to hire a career coach?

Career coaches, also known as career builders or career counselors, are in high demand nowadays. Helping both private individuals and businesses alike, a job coach has become a central figure to motivate personal development and career change.

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Krista Krumina 4.02.2022
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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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I was promoted as soon as I stopped working overtime – here’s my advice to others climbing the career ladder

Susannah had been working overtime for years. One day, she decided to switch to a 8 hour workday. A month later she received a promotion. This is her story.

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Krista Krumina 3.01.2022
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7 physical activities at home to help you stay healthy & productive

It’s perfect if you have the opportunity to go for a walk or squeeze in a gym workout in your work hours. But not all days – and not all workplaces – allow us such freedom. In this post, we propose 7 types of healthy physical activities you can do without leaving your home.

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Ieva Sipola 28.12.2021
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What your most used distracting apps say about you

We all have that one guilty pleasure – the No. 1 distracting app stealing our time at work.

However, our time thieves differ, making us wonder if our most used unproductive apps say something about us.

We dived into exploration and found some interesting details.

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Aiva Strelca 22.12.2021
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Making a freelancer portfolio from scratch as an SEO specialist

Do you want to start a freelance SEO career? Read about pitfalls, recommendations, and tips on building your first freelance portfolio to bring clients.

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Guest Author 17.12.2021
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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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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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