There’s little doubt that the Internet has greatly contributed to workplace efficiency and productivity over the last couple decades. E-mail has made real-time, written communication far easier than ever before, and new technologies have provided the ability to share computer screens and hold virtual face-to-face meetings—not to mention the ability to conduct research without sifting […]
In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore five training tips for getting your employees up to speed with the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we’ll look at a few more tips.
The Atlantic recently released research showing that the HR software market is worth approximately $15 billion. Learning management systems (LMS) made up $2.5 billion of that total. However, up to 30% of LMS developed corporate training was shown to be wasted. These numbers might trend up as HR and L&D start adding to the Internet […]
Much like how the ancestors learned how to grow food after spending many years hunting animals to eat, the dawn of a new industrial age is motivating the world to learn the new skills of the future to thrive.
In Texas, impersonating another person online is a crime under Tex. Penal Code § 33.07. A plethora of legal implications have developed in the labor and employment law context with the rise of social media and advertising sites such as Craigslist. Employers may not yet realize the impact such sites can have on their organizations, but the […]
One day, as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?”
by Josh Wood and H. Mark Adams Louisiana’s new Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act (House Bill 340) goes into effect August 1. It precludes employers from requesting or requiring employees and job applicants to disclose any username or password that allows access to their personal online accounts. The law prohibits employers from discharging or […]
It’s March — the culmination of a long and productive season for the country’s top college basketball teams. It’s also the beginning of a less productive season in the workplace. March Madness may serve to sharpen the focus of the athletes playing in the college championship tournament, but the Big Dance often has the opposite […]
When it comes to training employees and supervisors, HR plays a significant role in most — if not all — aspects at many companies, according to the latest HR Hero survey. While this probably doesn’t come as a surprise to many HR practitioners, the level of involvement in all phases of training might. Our survey, […]
by Margaret DiBianca Hints of the holiday season are tucked away in every corner of the workplace. Cards from customers and vendors are tacked up in cubicles. Uneaten candy canes and tin canisters filled with chocolate-drizzled caramel popcorn continue to make appearances in the break room. The office-party circuit seems endless and, of course, requires […]