Every few years, a new social media platform pops up that’s all the rage (remember Google Plus, anyone?) Oftentimes, these platforms end up falling by the wayside. But once in a while, a platform proves its staying power by not only sticking around, but seeing significant growth and impacting the way other social media platforms […]
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Women in technology still have a long way to go, despite the fact that society has made great progress in recent decades toward gender equality. In the United States, women currently receive more bachelor’s degrees than males, yet just 15% of computer science graduates are female. Women also account for roughly 30% of the workforce […]
Research shows that organizations are now managing an average of 10 major HR systems and 29 HR system integrations and resourcing over 10 ½ weeks of system updates each year.[i] That’s a proliferation of information coming from numerous systems, forcing companies to become document-centric in their processes and workflows. These documents are mission critical and […]
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, there was a sudden need for businesses to rethink their pre-existing processes and, instead, implement more remote working-focused systems that allowed their staff or students to continue working from their own homes. As a result of this, cybersecurity became harder to control: servers were left more vulnerable than before […]
In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month, but every day, women shape the world of technology as we know it. It’s a lesser-known fact that the first computer programmer was a female mathematician, and the first computers were not machines but mostly women who were also quite adept at math. Fast-forward to the present day, […]
With the growth of remote work, an area of concern for business leaders is the rise of cyberbullying. Bullying in the workplace is not an unusual circumstance, but the Internet and electronic communications have made it easier for cyberbullies to breach their victims’ lives, leaving them feeling worried, vulnerable, and isolated in off-site locations. Remote […]
An obvious but often ignored theme of workplace technology is that its business impact depends on the extent of its adoption. For those relying on technology to get their jobs done, dissatisfaction with existing solutions may impact not only performance but also attrition. In fact, “49% of US workers say they are likely to leave […]
It’s hard to believe we’re almost a year into the pandemic, which also means a year of working from home. Working from home has taught us many lessons about productivity, efficiency, employee resilience, and company culture. It’s also taught us that supporting employees in a hybrid setting comes with new challenges and complexities. As we […]
Over the last decade, experts have been trying to prepare HR professionals for the challenges brought on by the digital revolution. Despite years to get ready, COVID-19 forced reluctant HR pros into the virtual space and new research is revealing just how ill-prepared everyone was for the fourth industrial revolution.
Topia, an HR tech company specializing in global talent mobility, drives its diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts from both a global and an individual focus. Bear with us as we flesh out this effective strategy based on our recent discussion with Jacky Cohen, VP of People and Culture at Topia.