Tag: Technology

For a Resilient Remote Workforce, Data Security Is Essential

Recently, Pew Research Center revealed that 59% of U.S. workers say their jobs can be done from home and they are working from home all or most of the time. As we inch closer to post-pandemic recovery, it is evident that remote work, to some degree, is here to stay. While remote and hybrid work […]

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 […]

automation

For Many Companies, Enterprise Automation Begins with HR

Over the past 2 years, the way businesses have been run has changed dramatically. Since the early confusion that accompanied the onset of the pandemic, the business world has settled down, learned that hybrid and work-from-home business models actually do work, and started taking steps to evolve operations. This evolution has been more than simply […]

hiring

The Great Resignation and Technology: How 2 Trends Will Continue to Shape HR in 2022 and How Companies Will Respond

“Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.” I couldn’t agree more with this quote by Anne M. Mulcahy, former CEO and chairwoman of Xerox […]

Today’s Digital Native Employees Need a New Social Contract with Their Employers

The pandemic brought rapid technological change that has impacted almost every aspect of the workplace, and nearly everyone in business can feel it. In a 2021 survey of business leaders, more than three-quarters said the workplace management of employees has changed. But few business leaders have yet to reckon with the full implications of these changes, particularly […]

Nolan Church on the Value of Coaching, Technology, and Failing Forward

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

Work Smarter, Not Harder: How Automation Can Improve HR Departments

COVID-19 has left HR departments to deal with many urgent issues over the past 2 years, like the loss of talent and the immediate need to bolster recruitment efforts. While these tasks are time-consuming even in the best of circumstances, the increase in work brought on by the pandemic has HR departments dedicating more efforts […]

5 Signs Showing it’s High Time to Change Your Online Office Tools Stack

In today’s business world, online office tools dictate the growth and success of many, if not all, companies, hence the need to keep them up to date. Technology is constantly evolving, so your information technology team needs to reevaluate your organization’s online infrastructure regularly.  This process can be tiresome because it is continuous, but there […]

The Future of Video Conferencing at Work Lies in Increasing Engagement, Not VR

Virtual reality (VR) has enjoyed status as “the next big thing” in technology since the movie The Lawnmower Man some 25 years ago. While some believed VR would eventually permeate every form of online communication, even business communication, this is not yet a reality. A variety of consumer VR systems hit the market—mostly within the […]