More clarity with project codes

By - 19 Oct 2017

Some of you call them job numbers and others project codes. Whatever you call them, they’ve just arrived in Resource Guru to make your life a whole lot easier. One of our engineers suggested we announce the feature with some aerial skywriting – so there it is Klemen! ;) Now, when you look at yourRead more …

Project manager interview questions and answers

By - 13 Sep 2017

I’m no stranger to project manager job interviews. Between full-time job searching years ago and chats with agency owners for contract work now, I’ve had my fair share of discussions about my experience, work style, philosophy, and project history over my career. While interviews can be a tedious exercise, they’re also a great time toRead more …

Better visibility of events on your Dashboard

By - 08 Sep 2017

A small but noteworthy update. We’ve aligned event details on the Dashboard with those of the Schedule. When you click on a Dashboard event, you will now see the details popover in all its glory instead of its less flamboyant tooltip predecessor. A lot of you have been asking for this so I hope youRead more …

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 project onboarding 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 …