Tag: HR technology

Why Are There So Few Women in The Field of Technology?

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 […]

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Critical Information Gaps in Your HR Apps

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 […]

Effective Ways Staff Can Protect Organizations Against Cyberattacks

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 […]

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What is the Point of Diversity in Technology? Hint: It’s Not What You Think

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, […]

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4 Ways to Protect Your Employees in the Virtual Workplace

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 […]

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Empathetic Technology: What Makes Frontline Tech Tick

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 […]

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How HR Teams Can Leverage Data to Prepare for the Hybrid Workforce

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 […]

Driving Global Inclusion Together

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.