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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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Four Outlets for Rating Your Employer Brand

March 20, 2013
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Companies can use software to measure how well they're marketing themselves to potential hires.
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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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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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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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Credentialing, Competency, and MOOCs

February 11, 2013
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Our lives will be enriched by technology with advances in learning and communication beyond the limited horizon of our vision. As we move forward, though, we need to take measured, careful steps and keep in mind that learning at work needs to produce ongoing results … not high scores for our permanent record cards.
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How Cloud Software Could Rain on Your Parade

January 30, 2013
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For all its benefits, software as a service isn't a panacea. A successful switch takes planning, organization and lots of training and communications.
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Further Assessment: More Companies Using Evaluation Tools to Identify Future Leaders and More

January 28, 2013
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A recent Aberdeen research report found that companies are including assessment tools in their efforts to identify high-potential talent, to develop workers' interpersonal and leadership skills and to set performance goals for their staff.
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Leading the Way in HR Technology (January 2013)

January 17, 2013
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In this month's Leading the Way in HR Technology from Workforce, you will learn trends to watch paired with innovative recruiting strategies and how they apply directly to your HR technology. Companies that put candidates through too many hoops can be viewed as behind the times or inconsiderate of applicants' time. Most HR functions reach a point where automated technology isn't just a “nice to have,” it's a must. But choosing the right technology can be difficult.


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