Tag: Technology

Hackers Bribing Employees, Vendors to Deploy Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up by more than 150% in the first half of 2021, there seems to be no limit to the methods criminal hackers will use to deploy ransomware or otherwise cause cyber mayhem. Their latest trick: hiring your employees and vendors to help them. Employees Tempted with a Cut of the Haul Hackers […]

Training Teams by Summiting Everest: Using VR Technology for Team Building & Talent Retention

As businesses navigated an unprecedented global pandemic, many were happy just to survive. Now, in a post-lockdown environment, companies are ready to grow again. They are ready to reach new customers while providing an even better experience for their existing users, allowing more people to enjoy their products, services, and platforms. In short, they are […]

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An Asset Not a Threat: Talent Technology’s Importance in Recruiting Today

Naturally, when a new set of technologies emerges within an industry, we can feel threatened by the implications. The first set of reactions tend to focus on jobs being “replaced” or technology taking away that human element. Companies that embrace technology to complement recruiting efforts will be best positioned to attract and retain top talent […]

10 Things Look for in a Time and Attendance Software

Time and attendance software is a great management system that all businesses should consider employing to manage their staff’s work hours. There are many different types of time-tracking systems on the market today, but not all of them may be best suited to your business requirements. If you’re in need of a new system, it’s important […]

Shaping the Future of HR: How Businesses Can Invest in Timekeeping Technology to Evaluate Workplace Productivity and Streamline Day-to-Day Operations

COVID-19 changed the way businesses in every industry operate, leaving many companies to grapple with the challenges and lessons learned over the past year. Now, as the country stands on the precipice of life after the pandemic, HR representatives are adopting emerging technologies to overhaul daily business operations as they turn to the next phase […]

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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 […]

Black Women in Tech: How Companies Can Fix the Representation Gap

The technology industry is currently experiencing great success as major companies build new flagship locations, creating many new job opportunities for skilled tech engineers. However, as the industry continues to change and grow, one thing remains the same: the lack of underrepresented groups finding employment with tech companies. As tech leaders publicly address their efforts […]

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Building the Cyber Workforce One Woman at a Time

In recent years, we have seen a revolution in the cybersphere. An increasingly hyperconnected world has opened the doors to more malicious threats from hackers, inside and out. In response, companies of all sizes have begun taking their cyber defenses more seriously. Cybersecurity has advanced by leaps and bounds, with growing interest in the field […]

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Tech Helping HR Focus on Humans

The world of HR is becoming more tech-focused all the time. With the implementation of automation, data tracking, artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, and more, we are constantly pivoting to a new reality of HR as a tech-adjacent field. In the face of these changes, HR professionals may feel they are losing sight of the human […]

Social Media Are Recruiters’ Strongest Allies When Attracting Top Talent

More companies are returning to a pre-pandemic head count, and recruiters need to look at other avenues to manage the hiring frenzy. This has created more job opportunities for top talent while removing preexisting geographic barriers. Remote work has allowed a recruiter in St. Louis to expand his or her candidate search from coast to […]