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Post date: August 21, 2017
Traditional performance management, for better or for worse, hinges on the annual employee review. For years, managers have met with employees once a year to share feedback and criticisms collected over a 12-month period. But this slow-moving process tends to be a waste of time, and, in most cases...
Post date: November 15, 2016
  It’s hard to argue that the IT industry suffers from an extreme lack of gender balance. What is up for debate is the reason—or reasons—why. Depending on who you ask, you’ll hear a multitude of varying, often conflicting, reasons for why this disparity exists.    The explanation that girls simply...
Post date: April 19, 2017
In 2015, thousands of patients had their personal health data compromised when a former University of Oklahoma physician’s laptop was stolen. The university was unable to ascertain the extent of the damage or determine exactly what information was on the employee’s laptop. Exacerbating the problem...
Post date: March 6, 2017
Cloud technology isn’t a new development. Many businesses functions utilize it for its wide range of benefits, including efficiency, transparency, and collaboration. But for human resources, it isn’t leveraged nearly enough. HR teams oversee a wide range of day-to-day operations, such as onboarding...
Post date: June 2, 2017
The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in May 2018. The stringent new privacy rules will affect any businesses (not just European organizations) that hold or use personal data of EU citizens, which means U.S.-based and other organizations will need to...
Post date: January 12, 2017
Concepts like workflow automation and Identity Access Management (IAM) were once the exclusive purview of IT departments, but businesses’ increasing focus on agility has pushed HR professionals to the forefront of new tech experimentation and adoption. Especially where routine tasks like setting up...
Post date: September 8, 2016
Cyberattacks are more common and more destructive than ever before, forcing companies to invest in advanced security systems to combat the increasing threat of a data breach. And yet, despite company’s best efforts to prevent an attack, cybercriminals are bypassing companies’ complex IT security...
Post date: October 27, 2016
There have been too many instances in 2016 of human error causing company data to be compromised, from the Snapchat breach, where an attacker posed as one of the company’s chief executives to trick an employee into releasing employee financial data, to the Seagate incident where a senior HR...
Post date: January 19, 2017
When it comes to providing top of the line service for employees, HR leaders understand all too well the complexities involved. From developing key employment strategies and initiatives to managing benefit plans and technology investments, today’s HR executives are responsible for ensuring that all...