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Creating a Secure 'Sandbox' on Employee Devices

April 2, 2013
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Companies are tackling questions of security on worker mobile phones and tablets by creating special compartments in the devices.
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BYOD Brings Security Risks for Companies

April 2, 2013
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While bring-your-own-device policies at the office have their benefits, they also pose a serious security risk if workers aren't careful with their devices.
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Big Data, Bigger Deal

March 22, 2013
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Companies have been slow to bring analytics-based decision-making to their people practices, but that's changing.
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Companies Turning to Tools to Manage Contingent Labor

March 19, 2013
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Contingent workers such as staffing agency temps and independent contractors have become a large and permanent part of the workforce. As a result, companies need to think carefully about the tools they use to manage these workers so they can maximize productivity while minimizing compliance issues.
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Do Employees Have Any Privacy Rights in Personal Emails Sent From Corporate Accounts?

March 14, 2013
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According to a recent court case, employees enjoy no expectation of privacy when sending personal emails from corporate accounts, provided that you have the right language in your email policy.
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Succession Planning Roadmap

March 11, 2013
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How to build a robust succession planning program that aligns current talent development with future leadership needs.
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Turn Here: GPS Tracking Gaining Acceptance

March 7, 2013
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In the early days, employees feared that GPS monitoring was a form of 'Big Brother' watching, but workers are becoming more accepting of tracking since companies are no longer just using the information as a threat to ensure workers stay on course.
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Power Hungry in Today's Workplace

March 6, 2013
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We talk about performance as being the key metric which drives decisions. But too many choices are still guided by irrelevancies or illegalities. We can have every smart device available—or soon to be created—but they don't eliminate our own biases; they magnify and reveal them.
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Employers Turn to Biometric Technology to Track Attendance

March 5, 2013
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Companies are implementing biometric time clocks using facial recognition, fingerprint tracking or vein-pattern scanning to make it harder for hourly workers to steal company time. Still, some question whether Big Brother might be watching a little too closely.
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