There are countless workplace technologies available to companies that enable them to track employees for various purposes. For example, many employers have GPS devices on company vehicles so they can track how efficiently deliveries are being made. But does the use of such technology violate labor law? Based on a memo from the National Labor […]
In the nearly two years since the world shifted from working at the office to working remotely, IT and Security teams have been playing a never ending game of catchup. Work from Office (WFO) always had its challenges. Managing security on the network, and then the transition to increasingly shifting the workload to the cloud […]
The shift to remote and hybrid work has put employees out of sight but, thanks to technology, not necessarily out of mind. Since the pandemic began, the use of employee monitoring software has leapfrogged by over 50% and, with hybrid work still the norm, shows little signs of receding. It’s not just the ubiquity of employee monitoring […]
When executives devise enterprise risk management strategies, the goal is often to protect the company from outside attacks or unforeseen events that could damage its reputation and integrity. The challenge for HR professionals, however, is finding a way to prevent the problems that occur inside an organization from sinking the ship from within.
Thanks to the massive COVID-induced shift to remote work, employee monitoring has never been more important. Believe it or not, most people who aren’t used to remote work find it pretty hard to stay organized when working from home, and this can affect productivity.
For many employees, the COVID-19-prompted transition from working in the office to working from home has provided a sense of greater autonomy and flexibility.
The coronavirus pandemic is redefining business agility, requiring companies to adapt their workforce to remain competitive. Specifically, this means that everyone—from the majority of small business owners to many of the biggest tech companies—is preparing to accommodate a hybrid workforce, including on-site, remote, and distributed employees, for the foreseeable future.
Employee monitoring has become ubiquitous. There are numerous ways employees can be watched, reviewed, assessed, and monitored daily.
Nobody likes having an employer look over his or her shoulder all day, but many companies have a variety of methods and tools in place to monitor how employee time is spent. This monitoring isn’t simply about being a strict authoritarian organization. Employees spending time on non-work-related activities has a real financial impact on businesses.
Gone are the days when monitoring an employee’s performance was only about assessing the output or results they produced. Organizations today are increasingly focusing on the input side as well—how an employee does what he or she does, how much time is spend on what the job, and how much time is taken up by […]