Marcus Varner
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Marcus Varner

Over the last nine years, Marcus Varner has worked in every type of content—from writing to video production to design. His focus is always on breaking through the clutter while engaging audiences with brands' most foundational messaging. He currently oversees all corporate- and awareness-level level content at Workfront.
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Workfront Service Beautifies National Monument

Marcus Varner
Marcus Varner

They’ve taken time out to perform service for an aquarium, a day camp for disabled youth, and United Way. Now Workfront is heading to the great outdoors. From April 28 to May 2, Workfront employees will have the opportunity to take a one-day break from their normal duties to help prepare the** Timpanogos Cave National Monument** in American Fork, Utah, for its season opening. For Workfront, this semi-annual act of service goes back to 2012, when a single employee approached management with the idea of sponsoring a few employees to do service in Central America. But Eric Morgan, CEO of Workfront,... Read More


10 Thank You Notes From Your Marketing Creative Team from Workfront In-house creative teams have an often thankless job. Based on requests that come to them in every medium, they’re charged with organizing and coming up with brilliant, original, clutter-piercing material quarter after quarter. While they’re juggling all that, they also have to absorb the ad hoc grenades thrown their way—requests for Sales team t-shirt designs, an exec’s kid’s birthday party decorations, that sort of thing. And they handle it all with grace and skill. But even the most seasoned creative team has a few... Read More


Poll: Does Your Boss Know What You Do?

Marcus Varner
Marcus Varner

Hi, Workfronters! We love to hear about how things are going out there. It's not always easy to track all your work, how much time you've spent on each task, and how much value each task will add to your organization. In fact, you can spend so much time tracking that you have little time left for your actual work. Unfortunately, this means that few have enough of a work record to show their boss and get the praise and credit they deserve. To help us gauge just how large this problem is, we wanted to put out this single poll... Read More


Infographic: Marketing Madness

Marcus Varner
Marcus Varner

March Madness is specifically designed to drive college hoops fans crazy... in a good way. But today, we'd like to talk about another kind of madness, the kind that comes from inefficiencies in your team's work. Overflowing email inboxes, murky requests, never-ending approval processes--they're enough to get project managers and team members pulling their hair out and searching job sites. And, even if you are getting stuff done, it feels like running up and down the court for two halves without scoring a single basket. Based on a recent survey, our newest infographic shows which work management problems create the biggest challenges... Read More


4 Things Executive Information Systems Must Have

Marcus Varner
Marcus Varner

Executive information systems need to empower executives and senior managers to make better, more informed decisions. Inaccurate or outdated data in executives’ hands can have dire consequences for companies trying to shift their resources to their most strategically valuable projects. This fact alone makes your choice of what kind of system to use to provide data to executives one of the most important you can make. While most executive information systems stand alone, it’s becoming clear that systems that tie in can be best and most reliable at providing the kind of data executives need most. If you’re looking for a... Read More


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