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Research, Software

The Role of HR in Cybersecurity

October 11, 2018

Via: SHRM

As an information technology (IT) security specialist, I am responsible for ensuring that my organization follows best practices to protect its data, assets, intellectual property and reputation. In doing so, I wear many hats: technical engineer, analyst, trainer, policy enforcer, […]


News

Trump Administration Increasing Pressure on Employers to ‘Hire American’

October 11, 2018

Via: HR Hero

During the 2016 presidential race, Donald Trump focused on immigration reform as a major campaign issue. As president, Trump further promised to step up border security and enforce U.S. immigration laws, including worksite enforcement. In fact, on April 18, 2017, […]


News

New York Issues Final Guidance on Sexual-Harassment Policies

October 10, 2018

Via: SHRM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently enacted an anti-sexual-harassment law with stringent requirements for employers’ anti-harassment policies and training. A key component of the new law went into effect Oct. 9 and requires every employer in New York to establish […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Maintaining Engagement and Culture in the Valley of Death

October 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

I recently sat down with Sabrina Parsons, the CEO of Palo Alto Software to discuss a concept known as the valley of death. Parsons defines the valley of death as the time during which a company grows from 50 employees […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Ways to Quickly Draw Top Sales Candidates into Your Fast-Growing Company

October 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Sales employees are the life-blood of your company. When hiring a new rep, you take your time to carefully analyze their skills and personality traits to ensure they’ll be the best representation of your company. This process is extensive and […]


Research, Software

Report Shows Booming Economy and Flat Wages in Q3

October 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Payscale released their Q3 2018 PayScale Index yesterday. The aim of the research is to identify and track quarterly and annual compensation trends (as well as forecast the next quarter). The most recent Q3 Index showed wage growth across the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Engagement

4 Strategies to Create More Energized, Happy and Engaged Leaders

October 10, 2018

Via: Chief Learning Officer

The vitality of a company’s success lies in its workforce and specifically in the development of its leaders. Having engaged leaders could be the difference between a good company and an unmistakable company. Unfortunately, workforces are increasingly disengaged. According to […]


Research, Software

Is Your Boss Controlling You Subtly Without Your Realizing It?

October 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Do you have a caring boss, someone who appears to take an interest in you and watches over you? Look out! There is a fine line between care and control in the workplace, as there is in most human systems […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Listening to Music Can Improve Workplace Productivity

October 9, 2018

Via: Workforce

Employees who receive backlash for listening to music while on the job finally have some credibility. Accountemps, a division of global staffing firm Robert Half, conducted a survey consisting of 1,000 workers in office environments, and the results are encouraging […]


Research, Software

Preparing for Employee Turnover

October 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the challenges that come with employee turnover and that those challenges aren’t limited to top-level executives. At any level, employee turnover means losing someone with institutional knowledge, the potential to sidetrack or at least […]