Tag: software

Is It Time to Roll Back Employee Surveillance Practices?

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 […]

Faces of HR: Dave Carhart Talks about the Value of Teams and Collaboration

Dave Carhart has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for more than a decade. For our latest “Faces of HR” profile, we sat down with Dave to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influence, as well as his thoughts on trends and best practices for the HR […]

What Hiring Managers Need to Know About Recruiting Engineers

It is a good time to be a software engineer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that between now and 2029, employment of engineers will grow at a rate five times that of other positions. With that much demand, it’s not surprising that hiring engineers is hard and likely to only get harder. However, […]

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Flash Mentoring Creates Strong Onboarding

Gallup estimates that employee turnover can cost companies one-and-a-half to two times an employee’s annual salary—a conservative estimate for replacing the employee who leaves. To combat this employee attrition, many organizations try to implement effective onboarding initiatives.

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Designing Workplace Culture in the New Normal, Automation-Driven Era

We are unexpectedly in the middle of a new transformation in the way we work. It was always expected that by the end of 2021, nearly half of all global businesses would use robotic process automation (RPA), software “bots” that work side by side with humans and automate the manual, repetitive work we do. But […]

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Pros and Cons of Vendor-Provided Training

The modern workplace is full of complex technologies, whether they be mechanical, telecommunications, software, or others. For most companies, it’s not economical or efficient to develop such tools internally.

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The Importance of Customer Training

When we talk about training in the business world, most people think immediately and primarily about training staff members. After all, the staff members are the ones creating products or providing services to customers. But what about training customers?

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How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program

Does your organization have a formal employee recognition program? Do you also utilize peer-to-peer recognition? If not, are you considering doing so in the future?

Big Organizational Changes Require the Right Software

In part one of this article, we explored some of the major challenges that HR faces when it comes to major organizational change, including the inadequacies of software that was never really designed to meet those challenges. Today, we’ll look at software that addresses those exact needs: organizational design software.