The TSheets Time Tracking Blog

The TSheets blog is home to small business advice, entrepreneurial insight, time tracking tips, and a whole lot of fun. Make every second count.

May 7, 2019

Mom-preneurs put in 100-hour weeks—and still feel stressed on Mother’s Day

We’re in the midst of National Small Business Week, and over the years, we’ve learned that business owners wake up way too early, work weekends, and […]
April 23, 2019

TSheets named a Best Place to Work in Idaho, fifth year running

What is the Best Places to Work in Idaho™, you ask? The program was created to identify, promote, recognize, and support the Gem State’s best employers. […]
April 11, 2019

How US workers dribbled away $12.1B in lost productivity during March Madness

More than a quarter of U.S. employees watched March Madness during work hours in 2019, according to a recent TSheets survey. The impact on business: a […]
April 10, 2019

‘My cat is sick’ and 62 other fake excuses employees give to ditch work for March Madness

After 63 basketball games in the March Madness tournament, Virginia beat out Texas Tech in a dramatic overtime game to be crowned the 2019 NCAA champions. […]
March 22, 2019

Global survey reveals countries with the longest lunch breaks

Unlike in the United States where lunches are often microwaved and eaten quickly at our desks (or, even worse, in our cars), many parts of the […]
March 18, 2019

March Madness fans say watching at work builds morale

Last year, TSheets by QuickBooks ran its first-ever March Madness survey and released some pretty startling stats. Among the 200 employees we surveyed, nearly half said […]
March 15, 2019

How to host a slam-dunk March Madness activity at work

While research tells us March Madness doesn’t exactly boost productivity, it presents an excellent opportunity for teams to bond and win a few company culture points. […]
January 29, 2019

No PTO Left Behind — It’s Time to Plan a Vacation

National Plan for Vacation Day encourages workers to commit to health, happiness, and a few days off True or false: You could use a vacation. You […]
January 4, 2019

Could a 25-Hour Day Be in Our Future?

Scientists say yes, but maybe don’t wait up If you’ve ever wished for more time in a day, have we got some good news for you. […]
December 20, 2018

5 Thoughtful Gifts for the Freelancer in Your Life

We work in a gig economy, which means chances are good you know at least one person — if not many — who work for themselves. […]
November 29, 2018

How to Find Joy When Your Business Is Bringing You Down

By Jessica Thiefels On average, entrepreneurs face more anxiety than other professionals, with 45 percent of surveyed business owners reporting stress — three percentage points more […]
November 28, 2018

Do You Fit the Mold of a Typical Self-Employed Worker?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 15 million workers were considered self-employed in 2015. That’s 10 percent of the American workforce. Experts believe […]