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C0D46710716dWhen I was contracting, yes. If I didn't log my hours I didn't get paid
But, these days. I can "work" 2 minutes, 8 hours, or 12 hours each day. It's still the same paycheck at the end of the week
I tend to balance it out myself, if I work overtime one day I'll finish early the next or skip Friday afternoon.
Can't see myself ever accepting logging my hours or semi micromanaged again happily unless it was in a contracting position.
UnicornPoo125316dI hate timesheets. Complete waste of time, especially when you have to have a certain percentage of client chargeable work and account for any time that doesn’t make the company money. Don’t think I’d ever go back to that again.
rutee072097716d@UnicornPoo Some of my previous companies were like that. We have different charge codes for everything (trainings, leaves, etc.) and there's trashtalking about people who are not chargeable or have less chargeable hours.
The most recent companies were a little better although the timesheet still existed but then again, I'm now an internal employee in what used to be our client. I don't plan to go back either. Too much annoying garbage.
iiii636216dYeah, I don't log anything 🤷♂️ If I deliver in time,I'm clear
We have to do them here, but it's just about billing to different projects internally. No-one checks or cares. I think it's just to give someone in accountancy who likes spreadsheets a bit too much some job somewhere.
ArcaneEye69715dAt my current company i only log on projects, and it's only for charging customers and keeping track of investment in internal projects (something something tax deductible afaik).
My old place was pretty mad though, logged internal meetings and lunch breaks and shit and it had to add up to your 37 hours.
It's fine i guess - company's gotta make a living, but i wish it wasn't necessary.
TrevorTheRat37715dNo timesheets for me either. I’ve only recently started and I can’t quite believe that I won’t have to submit a timesheet.
Everywhere else I’ve been have wanted them at least by project.
My previous company wanted timesheets by task on user story. They claimed it would help them to accurately estimate upcoming work because they would know the average time taken for a story of X number of points.
The irony was that they were the worst at project management I’ve ever seen and would often assign 4 points to all stories in the backlog because it was quicker than actually estimating
Fiftyseven63715dThe hours and activities contained within this timesheet are artistic works of fiction and falsehood. Only a madman would take them as fact.