First, let’s establish a few things about you.

RescueTime sets up your account based on your job or education path. With more than 13 years of data, we can get you started with a profile that suits the way you work.

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Everyone’s goals are a little bit different depending on what their current work situation is like.
These next couple of questions help RescueTime precategorize apps to suit your studies. (Don’t worry, you’ll be able to customize categorizations later!)
This question helps RescueTime precategorize apps to suit your studies. (Don’t worry, you’ll be able to customize categorizations later!)
If you keep a calendar, RescueTime will talk to it and inform you when you have a good opportunity for focusing.
The size of your company can impact how much time you have to focus each day. More coworkers can often mean more meetings and communication.
If you’re a manager, you’ll most likely spend a lot more time in communication activities, which can be completely okay! We just need to adjust your goals for Focus Work accordingly.
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RescueTime categorizes activities differently depending on your job. You’ll be able to easily customize specific apps later, but we want to get you started with a good foundation.
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Don’t worry about overthinking this question – sticking with 40 hours is a good place to start if you’re not sure.
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These next few questions are about the time you *don’t* want to be working. We’re calling it Recharge Time.
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RescueTime is going to do its best to protect your recharge time from getting overrun with work.
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We believe that work and rest go together — you need good rest to do good work! That rest takes shape differently for everyone, and can change with time.
If you are having trouble with work/life balance, and want to improve on protecting your Recharge Time, we recommend choosing the first option.