How to Make Your Agency Recession Proof

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Recessions come and recessions go. They are a very natural part of a healthy economy and business cycle — a cleansing of sorts or a reset on industries and values. If you look at it historically they occur on average about every 5-8 years and they last between 8-18 months. In fact, the average duration of the last 11 […]

Zen and the art of Cat Therapy

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We spend most of our time working…constantly on the move and barely making time to ‘stop and smell the roses.’ It’s an old saying, but unfortunately not a new problem we all seem to battle. Typically we look to have fun outside of work life; but it’s equally important to have fun with the people […]

Top 10 Sites for Hiring Freelancers

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In a previous post we shared the importance of gig labor and some tips on how to manage gig workers. In this followup post we’ve put together our list of helpful sites for hiring gig workers: UPWORK Find freelancers from every category imaginable. Search for writers, programmers, translators, engineers, virtual assistants, and more. upwork.com Freelancer […]

The Age of Independence in the Gig Economy

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Gig Labor: a job or a performance that is usually one time or short term Gig Economy: a growing workforce of independent and part time contractors, and the economy that relies on them. The definition of a gig worker is as broad and as simple as the part time UBER driver making some extra money […]

4 tips for building a culture of tracking time

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Time tracking is in the DNA of the Intervals team because of the value it brings to the team and business. One benefit to being a professional services company that bills hourly is that you don’t have to carry inventory in the hopes of selling it. However, it does not mean we don’t have inventory. […]

Introducing a New Interface: Modernistic

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“I really like the new user interface. It’s a much-welcomed update.” —Michael “The updates look great! Definitely a fresh look and feel.” —Tony “Really love the new interface!” —Nathan We’re excited to introduce the new “Modernistic” interface design for Intervals, our task, time, project management software. Our new look is based on several months of […]

How time tracking can increase team communication and boost productivity

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When working with your team, has a task taken longer than expected? Everyone feels it, yet hesitates to say anything because no one wants anyone to feel bad that it’s taking so long? Upon trying to dig in, explanations are unclear and discussions around it start to feel more and more awkward and to be honest, […]

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