When this happens...
HarvestNew Timesheet Entry
Then do this...
SlackSet Status

Everyone can benefit from uninterrupted, deep work. Use this automation to signal to colleagues that you're in the middle of a project. Whenever you start a timer in Harvest, Zapier will update your status in Slack to match the project you're working on. That way, your colleagues will know why you're slow to respond, or to limit questions to that project only.

How this Harvest-Slack integration works

  1. A timer is started in Harvest
  2. Zapier sets your status in Slack to the project name + timer emoji

Apps involved

  • Harvest
  • Slack

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Project

Triggers when you add a new project.

Create Project

Creates a project.

New Task

Triggers when you add a new task.

Create Task

Adds a new task.

New Client

Triggers when you add a new client.

Creates Timesheet Entry

Creates a new timesheet entry for the current day.

New Invoice

Triggers when you add a new invoice (with line item support).

Create Contact

Adds a new contact.

New Person

Triggers when you add a new person.

Start Timer

Creates and starts a timer for the current day.

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Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. Offering instant messaging, document sharing and knowledge search for modern teams.

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