Tag: time-management

311 What is a 'friendly' way to let managers know that having good developers is a privilege? 2014-01-16T02:05:28.543

175 Is it unprofessional to have a quiet alarm for your own finishing time? 2017-08-15T13:16:08.973

165 How can I increase focus when doing something boring? 2017-07-21T09:27:23.570

93 My manager said I spend too much time on Stack Exchange. How can I prove its value? 2016-11-02T18:09:49.503

92 How do I deal with a subordinate that insists on providing too much detail? 2017-06-09T15:14:35.930

87 How can I "kill" time at work when there is no work for me to do? 2012-07-18T23:29:42.323

76 Do some businesses quantify the cost of a conversation? 2016-08-30T08:16:54.630

73 How to respond to, "How long will this take?" when in a new job position 2016-08-22T00:15:08.720

72 Should I inform my colleague/manager that I get sudden "bad days"? 2018-03-08T09:41:25.857

65 Does my boss have any say on when my team should take their lunch breaks? 2016-06-29T13:59:13.900

59 When do I to tell my boss I'm out of work to do? 2017-05-30T07:58:49.453

56 How to handle being late 2017-06-07T10:08:46.970

45 What to do when different project managers insisting that I must work on their requests immediately? 2012-08-26T01:45:33.123

36 Am I damaging my reputation by arriving and leaving on-time? 2012-06-06T06:54:00.500

33 My manager always seems too busy to meet with me. How can I improve that? 2012-04-20T02:55:08.860

32 How to convince employees that IM and Facebook during work is unethical? 2012-05-16T14:21:57.203

31 How to cope with an employee who stays late and does work on Saturdays? 2014-11-24T20:36:31.467

30 How do I politely ask about the "urgency" of a work request - i.e. what date should it be completed by? 2012-10-28T23:26:56.100

27 How to deal with a boss that continues to do day-to-day work? 2015-03-05T15:21:15.623

25 How to politely decline unproductive jobs assigned by my manager? 2015-11-24T18:21:19.193

22 Is it okay to work on personal projects in my spare time at work? 2012-12-13T12:12:04.623

19 How to deal with hundreds of unread mails after an absence? 2012-11-04T12:39:28.563

17 What sort of reasoning can I use to differently review two employees who provide the same output? 2013-07-30T01:38:45.570

14 The "Help Me" Nag 2012-12-10T03:27:57.163

13 How can I tell my manager the task I was assigned is beyond my current ability? 2013-06-18T00:40:02.813

13 Working alone and working overloaded with priority responsibilities + ADHD 2014-09-27T19:08:16.337

13 Late to work because of my small child 2017-10-04T19:10:07.927

11 How to manage managerial deadlines with a volatile and eventful health condition? 2013-12-22T09:02:53.403

11 How to reply to large number of cross-company e-mails that require a lot of research, problem-solving and communicating tech ideas to non-tech people? 2014-10-06T08:10:30.260

10 How to keep track of time spent helping others? 2013-07-12T05:42:35.913

10 How to handle a situation where my meeting deadlines is delayed by someone superior to me? 2013-10-17T07:59:36.897

10 How do you deal with co-workers who respond to your emails without reading the whole thing, or don't read them at all? 2015-06-10T20:13:48.133

10 How can I schedule my day to ensure that the "boring but necessary work" isn't ignored in favor of the fun work 2017-01-03T15:35:48.217

10 A new hire is asking tons of questions which takes up a lot of my time 2017-03-10T03:18:16.653

10 How to properly ask for help from a coworker? 2018-02-13T18:36:01.697

9 What's the most efficient way of tracking employee hours? 2013-02-01T19:45:45.607

9 How do you tell a business user politely that the work she's requesting has to come through my boss? 2013-09-24T16:12:08.227

9 How can I deal with someone who is always nitpicking? 2015-03-05T15:03:07.380

9 Product Owner demanding overtime for writing Unit Tests. How can I address this? 2015-07-08T14:05:20.420

8 What to do after I finish all my tasks and my manager has no tasks to give me? 2013-01-07T14:04:53.940

8 How to co-ordinate working hours for a team distributed across time zones? 2013-01-13T15:53:36.780

8 How do I handle non-technical project manager whose estimation is always half than my estimation 2014-12-20T09:59:26.670

7 How to politely bring up that I need more work 2014-08-29T14:57:49.133

6 How should research work be waged? 2012-11-09T16:46:22.177

6 What's a standard productive vs total office hours ratio? 2012-12-12T13:49:44.783

6 Am I right to consider workload when new good ideas are suggested by my team? 2014-03-19T08:40:50.187

6 Time management strategies for reading policy or technical documentation at work 2015-04-21T20:50:30.143

6 How can one politely keep a coworker on topic? 2015-08-24T22:18:05.343

6 How to avoid recruiters 2016-06-09T19:34:47.100

5 Meeting starting before I'm contracted to start working 2013-04-16T08:24:06.593

5 Small general construction business that needs help getting crew to provide DETAILED info on exactly what tasks they did and how long it took 2013-07-31T20:14:54.957

5 What to do when overwhelmed at work? 2013-09-16T09:49:23.103

5 Meet internal targets while overworked VS postpone work to when feeling better? 2014-01-29T01:16:16.600

5 How do I approach my boss about staying later? 2017-01-10T20:02:48.037

5 I work on many projects, have a hard time prioritizing and feel guilty about that 2017-11-23T22:57:49.450

4 How can I get out of meetings? 2013-04-24T19:06:16.513

4 How to stay productive during work system downtime? 2013-06-27T18:25:47.013

4 How to Manage Your Employees' Absences and Late Arrivals? 2013-12-18T20:05:16.303

4 How to communicate something negative without feeling like a backstabber? 2014-01-14T08:15:24.123

4 Project timeframe issue 2014-04-27T11:31:10.680

4 How to ask to reschedule 2014-04-28T15:56:04.687

4 To complete tasks at work I have to ignore new email, yet still reference old email to get the task done 2015-01-14T21:28:30.047

4 Balancing mentoring interns with teaching them self reliance 2015-06-01T03:24:53.280

4 How to avoid constantly helping others and instead focus on your own priorities? 2016-04-21T10:32:25.187

4 Need to shuttle 4+ hours but could do the job at home 2016-07-22T07:42:24.367

4 How can I manage up with a supervisor that doesn't respect time? 2016-09-13T18:32:55.830

4 How to tell boss that I cant work on the project, but he promised the client that I would? 2017-01-24T16:58:49.137

4 Proper utilization of my time at work 2017-03-29T01:57:26.053

4 How to convince management of changing unethical billing practices? 2017-04-17T21:11:45.033

4 How to deal with productive procrastinators? 2018-01-08T19:39:01.737

3 Handling pressure and stress in an inescapable position? 2013-09-03T06:09:59.077

3 How can I avoid selective enforcement of rules against me? 2013-11-26T01:16:10.210

3 In Over my Head and High Expectations 2015-03-12T17:18:08.707

3 Working overtime in Germany 2015-05-14T13:30:43.517

3 Can my employer require me to work for his other companies? 2015-09-23T01:57:12.383

3 Best approach for getting company out of a rut 2016-09-07T17:55:24.530

3 How do ensure meetings with my manager are on time and not rescheduled at short notice? 2016-09-21T14:43:08.607

3 How can I tell my boss I have not been successful in completing an assignment? 2017-02-20T18:15:08.157

2 How can I inform management that our time tracking procedure is flawed? 2014-02-12T09:02:50.657

2 How to manage expectations in a business with fast and frequent turnaround times 2014-04-25T08:06:15.293

2 How to nurture an active relationship and involvement with your company or organization after leaving it? 2014-05-21T23:49:48.713

2 Is there a good rule of thumb for how much time should be spent working vs. other things? 2014-06-12T16:27:53.377

2 How to respond to your boss when he ask what took so long to finish a project? 2014-09-18T05:15:08.010

2 What is a nice way to say I'M BUSY without saying I'M BUSY? (How do I manage workplace distractions?) 2015-01-20T23:23:19.873

2 Recording the time spent on projects in a somewhat unpredictable environment 2015-01-21T22:26:44.187

2 What is an example/template of the "5 Sentence Email"? 2015-04-24T01:23:38.373

2 Defining terms: man hours vs. calendar hours 2016-06-20T18:46:38.853

2 How to communicate with two project managers if there are time conflicts between the two projects 2016-08-30T21:33:19.453

2 How can I gain the confidence of a team when had lost it due to my actions 2017-03-11T02:53:06.900

2 Client is personally asking me to change a colleague's work while he's absent 2017-07-08T08:51:09.117

2 Better use of Work Time and time spent on SE 2017-08-30T18:58:46.693

2 Dealing with long periods with no work 2018-01-31T14:37:50.940

1 Does Being Paid Salary Mean My Days Should Be Longer? 2014-02-19T00:51:38.120

1 I finish the project too early, what should I do now? 2014-09-12T06:39:08.807

1 How to communicate you couldn't meet a deadline because you were exhausted? 2014-09-24T07:00:36.993

1 How to utilize the free time during office hours? 2014-11-19T13:59:44.243

1 Co-worker takes up my time talking and asking advice? 2015-01-20T05:11:54.537

1 What is an appropriate way to tell a project manager their timeline is unrealistic? 2015-03-17T15:37:14.150

1 Setting flexible project expectations 2015-06-02T16:53:38.170