Claire Crafts

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Why You Should Invest in Employee Mental Health

The global pandemic changed everyday life for people and organizations around the world in ways we are still coming to understand. In the business environment, sweeping stay at home orders forced most companies to shift to a work-from-home model—in many cases, almost overnight. It’s no surprise that more than 42% of employees have been experiencing a decline in mental health, according to Harvard Business Review. What can you do to support your employees when you’re not in the same room?...

5 Ways Leading Agencies Use Time Tracking for Better Bottom-Line Results

Tight deadlines. Making the most of billable hours. Finding the right resources available when you need them. Time is a constraint every agency runs up against. The value of time and how to best manage it are decades old questions that remain relevant in the agency model today. Even in the face of shifting business processes and a more specialized, on-demand workforce, agencies still run up against the need to track hours and demonstrate their value. Time tracking is essential to analyzing...

Resource Management Solutions: The Forgotten Key to Success

Maximizing resource efficiency and profitability is a top objective of every organization. From tapping into the full potential of a talent pool, to effective forecasting, and even business intelligence, resource management has become an integral part of success in today’s work environment. A high-level resource management solution not only optimizes a workforce, but it integrates with existing systems, provides comprehensive reporting and analysis tools, schedules resources far in advance,...

The Essential Elements of a Project Timeline

In project management, it’s well known that organization is critical for success. The clear communication of goals, targets, and deadlines establishes the foundation for each team member to accomplish individual tasks in a prompt and productive way while keeping the overall objectives in mind. A project timeline is an essential management tool that chronologically tracks stages, intermediate milestones, and deadlines to keep all team members engaged and aware. When interdependencies and...

Best Practices for Keeping a Remote Team Connected and Engaged

The modern workplace has experienced a revolution like no one has seen before. As executives, consumers, managers, and clients alike adapt to a digital environment, it’s more important than ever to keep remote teams connected both to each other and to projects. For leaders asking themselves how to keep their teams engaged in today’s ever changing climate, the following five practices are a guide to help keep your remote teams engaged, connected and productive.