How to find the best resource planning tool

By - 27 Aug 2017

I am sure you know the feeling – you’re working on an important client project and you need another team member to add the finishing touches before the deadline. You send them an email with the document attached only to see that dreaded auto response in your inbox: “I’m currently away on vacation with noRead more …

Free Project Plan Template for Excel

By - 20 Jul 2017

Whether you’re a project manager in an agency, a consultancy, or you just want to make sure your organization’s projects are planned efficiently, you can use our simple project plan template for Excel to quickly lay out the project’s key tasks. Each task can be assigned to a person, has start and end dates, andRead more …

A warm welcome to Dan Fitzpatrick, our latest customer success guru

By - 25 May 2017

We’re thrilled to have Dan on our customer success team helping to spread harmony and positive vibes to all our users. Having previously worked in the creative services industry he’s experienced, first hand, the problem Resource Guru is solving and empathy goes a long way when you’re trying to help people. More recently, Dan headedRead more …

How to make onboarding your new projects even easier

By - 24 May 2017

Years ago, I was handed a brand-new project to manage and needed to get my team up-to-speed—with a tight two-month deadline to launch and no room for errors. In order to onboard my team, I linked everyone to the project brief, added them to the project task board, and held a hasty all-hands meeting impartingRead more …

In search of greener pastures? We’re hiring!

By - 05 Apr 2017

Resource Guru is growing :) To help us support our amazing customers and all the people who contact us daily, we’re recruiting a new Customer Success Guru to join our family. Headquartered in London, we have a great company culture and offer competitive salaries, autonomy and the opportunity to work remotely. We’re passionate about solvingRead more …

Send sick leave notifications to Slack using Zapier

By - 17 Mar 2017

As a remote team, Slack, the messaging app, is a key part of our daily life here at Resource Guru. As our central communications hub we use Slack to discuss work, share photos, and keep track of notifications from tools like Trello. We plan to release an official Resource Guru – Slack integration in theRead more …

Work isn’t always billable

By - 28 Feb 2017

Now you can see when your time is money. Need to schedule some time for work on your company website? Oh, but hang on, internal jobs mess with your reports. Not any more! You can now specify whether bookings you add to Resource Guru are billable or not and get a breakdown in reports. All youRead more …