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Out of curiosity: how much time do you spend actually logging and tracking your billable hours every day?

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My firm tracks time entering time and it ends up being about 45 hours a year - so, like 15-20 min a day

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Like at most 5 minutes. I use the timers and the feature that has the box pop up when you stop/change a timer. Put in what I was working on and make any time adjustments that I need and then release at the end of the day.

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This is the way.

20 minutes as I scramble every Monday to get my time in before the cutoff.

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Would - rightly or wrongly - depend on your age a bit: at 20, people would go easier on you than at 45. It’s not going to be nothing - and every potential new employer will Google you - but it’s pretty minor in the scheme of infractions.

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People torture themselves with this because they get backed up but just run timers or scratch on greensheets (which is real time and costs nothing) and then type in entries first thing next morning over coffee when you still remember which is like 5 minutes a day.

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10-15 minutes a day

2 hours weekly

I do it immediately after any billable task and probably takes me 30 seconds per task. Depends on the number of tasks per day. I don't spell check or reread it. My secretary does that and if she has a question it's another min. Why wait?

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