12 Microsoft Excel Alternatives to Use With Your Team

Ready to replace your outdated Excel spreadsheets? Take a look at these 12 easy-to-use alternatives for you & your team.

Product Updates

With Hindsight: Toggl Plan’s Quarter 1, 2020

If you’ve missed any Toggl Plan updates for Q1, now is the time to catch up. Read our review of everything that we’ve been up to in Q1 2020!

Project Planning

Rebranding? Read this first!

The beginning of 2020 has been busy for us– we’ve gone through a comprehensive rebrand, taking on the new name and identity of Toggl Plan. We’re nowhere near to calling this a closed project, but we passed an important milestone when we made our new brand public in the beginning of February. The thing is,


Is that job really remote? Remote first vs. remote friendly

There are a lot of listicles trying to pin down every single remote company in existence. Employees want in on the newfound freedom, and employers want to appear flexible and hip. It’s the new “unlimited office snacks” or “sports benefits” to list as a perk in the job ad. “Remote is the new unlimited office


How to Increase Accountability in the Workplace

Accountability in the workplace is important for a team that’s productive, collaborative, and high-performing. Here’s what it takes to make that happen.


Communicate Faster with Comments & Mentions in Toggl Plan

With this feature, which eventually allows real time collaboration in Toggl Plan, you can have a conversation about any task, right where your planning happens. Write a comment or ask a question, and use “@” + Name (e.g. @LauraLaasi) to make sure the right people see it. All notifications about comments will be delivered to


Coming Soon: Beta Launch of Boards for Projects in Toggl Plan

If you use Asana, Trello, or any of the dozens of other tools that feature kanban boards, you know how useful boards can be. They provide a new way to organize your work, allow you to check on a task’s status at a glance, and ensure nothing gets lost when you’re juggling dozens of projects.

Project Planning

Marketing Campaign Planning – A Simplified Guide For Kickass Planning

By the time my career as a project manager reached the five-year mark, I thought I had seen and heard everything. Then my agency signed a new client who wanted a marketing campaign for his Saas business. “It has to be kickass,” he told me. “Absolutely,” I replied. Kickass was what we did best. “I


How to Manage All Your HR Duties Without the Stress

Ultimately, you feel the pressure to be fully organized, on time and supportive of your fellow employees all at once. This can easily become draining! You’re trying your best to be the ultimate people-person but the constant duties, paperwork and forms keep piling up and you’re always running out of time.  These experiences are common


How to Manage Your Team’s Vacation Requests Without Drama

You’re sitting at your desk, daydreaming about the vacation you’re taking next week. You’ll get to sleep in, drink fruity drinks with umbrellas in them, and use your phone for jealousy-inducing selfies, not just sending frantic work emails at all hours of the day and night. It sounds downright blissful… until your boss walks through


Everything You Need to Know About Resource Planning

A few years ago, I worked with a graphic designer named Vanessa. She was brilliant, creative, and outstanding at her job, which proved to be her undoing. Vanessa was invariably a part of our higher-stakes projects because her work was of such a high quality that she made the entire team look good. She never


How to Turn Your Quarterly Plans into Action

How often do you look back at the last few months and wonder where the time has gone? What did you actually get done? It feels like you were just running around, dealing with one fire after another, but the list of ideas you wanted to implement is still just that– a list. The disappointment