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Use Wrike More Productively With These 8 Tips & Tricks

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

"How do I activate those cool new features that I see in the tutorial videos?" "I wonder if there's a way to turn an existing task into a subtask?" "How do I search more productively in Wrike?" If you're new to Wrike, just getting your feet wet using the tool, and are wondering what productivity tricks there are in the software that can make you a more efficient worker, then this post is for you. We've collected 8 of the best tips and...

Do 'Work Martyrs' Actually Get More Done? The Hunger for a Healthy Work-Life Balance
Monday, 13 February, 2017
Leadership

Do 'Work Martyrs' Actually Get More Done? The Hunger for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

  The average US workweek is 41 hours, however, more than 30% of American workers work 45 or more hours a week, compared with Germany (18%) and France (4%). The fact is, many Americans wear this as a badge of honor, which has led to a new term for the common office workaholic:  "work martyrs”.   . You know, the ones who can't eat a meal without scrolling through their email and humblebrag about how many hours they worked last night or over the weekend. Even though we all intuitivel...
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Print These Valentine's Day Cards for Your Favorite Coworkers 💌
Thursday, 9 February, 2017
Collaboration

Print These Valentine's Day Cards for Your Favorite Coworkers 💌

Remember how much fun St. Valentine's day was in grade school, trading cards and candy with classmates? Coffee time may have replaced nap time, but you can still bring some of that innocent Valentine’s Day fun to your office.  If you think it's too late to show your admiration for your colleagues, think again. There's always time to show appreciation for your team. Just print one (or all!) of these PDFs on regular 8.5” x 11” copy paper, fold or cut them out, and give them to your work bud...
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Is it Time to Go Beyond Online Whiteboard Collaboration?
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017
Collaboration

Is it Time to Go Beyond Online Whiteboard Collaboration?

Gathering around a dry-erase board with markers at the ready is a time-honored way of bringing a team together to work out a business problem or learn a new skill. In recent years, though, leaders have been more likely to opt for online whiteboard collaboration as a tool for pulling together everyone's ideas and feedback. Using a free, digital option is a quick way to get some thoughts down and put a project on track. Though there are benefits to a visual whiteboard for training session...
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UK Survey says: Older Workers Less Stressed Than Millennials (Infographic)
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017
News

UK Survey says: Older Workers Less Stressed Than Millennials (Infographic)

We've been doing a deep dive into some research we conducted last year on European productivity, and have more interesting insights to share. We initially found that UK businesses were struggling to close the productivity gap with their European counterparts, and that stress levels in British offices were soaring, leading to less family time. When we dug a little deeper into the age groups among the 3,000 office workers we surveyed across the UK, France and Germany, it exposed some unexpecte...
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Attend Our 2017 Dublin Tech Summit Panel: "Collaboration as Competitive Advantage"
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017
News

Attend Our 2017 Dublin Tech Summit Panel: "Collaboration as Competitive Advantage"

  Calling all Dublin Tech Summit attendees! We're excited to announce that Wrike will be attending the 2017 Dublin Tech Summit in Ireland on the 15-16 of February, held at the Convention Centre Dublin. We're thrilled to take part in the first DTS and help promote innovation, technology, and leadership. If you're attending, come see our booth (stand B33), and meet all the experts on our Ireland and UK team.  . Wrike will not only be attending the Tech Summit, but we will also have o...
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4 Tips for an Effective Project Management Plan
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017
Project Management

4 Tips for an Effective Project Management Plan

Leaders always have to be ready to adapt to changing circumstances and meet fresh challenges. However, they'll most likely reach successful outcomes with a thoughtful project management plan. What is a project management plan? It's a road map that directs a team from the start date to completion. When leaders carefully plot the course ahead, using the right strategies, input, and tools, they position their teams to work efficiently and get things done. Here are four steps to creating be...
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Long Distance Leadership: Successfully Scaling a Remote Team to 50+ Employees
Monday, 6 February, 2017
Leadership

Long Distance Leadership: Successfully Scaling a Remote Team to 50+ Employees

Nic Bryson is the Senior Director of Customer Support at Wrike. Since joining the company in 2009, he’s grown Customer Support from just one person to a remote team of 50+ members, spread across the globe. In the past 10 years, remote work has grown by 103% in the US alone. Fueled by increased worker satisfaction, greater productivity, and an average cost savings of over $11,000 per worker each year, the growing trend of remote work shows no signs of slowing. The ability to effe...
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