Category: Technology

It’s hard to talk HR at all today without talking HR Technology. From your ATS to your HRIS we’ve got all of your tech acronyms covered in this category.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Used in People Management

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to systems or models that can perform tasks simulating human intellect and improving performance iteratively as they collect information and process it. It is capable of speech interpretation, decision-making, visual perception, etc. AI is multifaceted and has found its applications in diverse industries. An example is AI-enabled robotic systems that came […]

DOJ’s New Enforcement Team May Intensify Push to Recover Cyberattack Payments

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) to (1) add structure to and coordinate the agency’s investigative capabilities concerning unlawful uses of cryptocurrency, (2) increase prosecutions, and (3) recover illicit proceeds. The last piece is especially striking because it may provide a positive incentive for […]

For Gen X, Y, and Z – The Future of Work is Mobile

Labor Day has come and gone, and yet the subject of work and professional environments is still at the top of everyone’s mind. The “future of work” is the topic of many bestselling business books, a Gartner report, an HBS podcast, a PBS series, and management consulting giants like Deloitte and McKinsey. Why all the […]

Top 3 Most Impactful Technologies for HR in a Hybrid Work Model

COVID-19 caused much of the labor force to suddenly switch to remote work, transforming the traditional workplace as we know it. One study found that only 15% of those employed pre-COVID-19 worked from home; the number of these workers ballooned after the pandemic by an additional 35%, indicating that fully half of the employed labor […]

Tips for Training Employees Against Cyberattacks

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost every area of our pre-pandemic “normal” lives including more telework, a surging demand for toilet paper, and a shrinking workforce, just to name a few. Almost no industry has been spared when it comes to the contagious disease’s impact. In particular, cyberattacks are on the rise in nearly every […]

Timing Matters: Employee Fired During FMLA Leave for Months-Old Problems

Though the following case is still in its infancy, it tees up several common concerns in employment litigation. A new supervisor arrives on the scene and starts pointing out performance problems for the first time (calling into question the veracity of the critique). The employee goes out on leave for medical conditions. The employer decides […]

The New Age of Workplace Communication Could Be Instant Messaging

Before the mid-1990s, e-mail was a relative novelty in office communication. Today, of course, it’s perhaps the most prevalent medium for colleagues to communicate back and forth. Although it’s been the main method of communication for just a few decades, there are signs employees are increasingly looking to alternative forms of communication for collaborating with […]

Hackers Bribing Employees, Vendors to Deploy Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up by more than 150% in the first half of 2021, there seems to be no limit to the methods criminal hackers will use to deploy ransomware or otherwise cause cyber mayhem. Their latest trick: hiring your employees and vendors to help them. Employees Tempted with a Cut of the Haul Hackers […]

4 Best Practices in Choosing a Human Resources Information System

For today’s rough and tumble organization, human capital is crucial.  No matter what the size of your organization is, human resources (HR) are the greatest asset.  Taking care of human resources is key. Nowadays, human resource management is greatly assisted with information systems that help expedite all of the many components of a human resource […]

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IT Enables a Growing Population of Digital Nomads

There is a “digital nomad” movement gaining momentum. While many of us have experienced the world through our screens the last year, digital nomads have been conducting business wherever they want—anywhere in the world. Digital nomads are placing no limits on the location of their workplace, seeking out places with reliable Internet connections and flexible […]