When Iowa State professor Gregory Welk tested the accuracy of wearables, he found they could be inaccurate by up to 40 percent, which should be an eye-opener for any company’s wellness director.
A growing number of employers are embracing wearable devices and offering incentives, like health insurance discounts, when workers sign up for them.
Employers should be thoughtful about the mobile tools they offer and how they are presented to users.
Wearable technologies have the potential to provide employers with uncharted data collection points and employees with instant information without taking their eyes off their work.Read More
Wearable technologies and fitness applications are flooding the consumer market, but the jump to the corporate sphere has many concerned about employee privacy.
A new survey names personal technology as the No. 1 culprit behind work distraction.
New software can help employers make the application process more accessible for valuable bilingual candidates.Read More
How a good BYOD policy should protect your data after employees leave the company.Read More
Years after HR departments first started using mobile to find and recruit potential employees, more are integrating it into internal workforce management functions as well.Read More
Over 1 billion active Facebook users should be a wake-up call for any business that is ignoring the impact of mobile technologies on your workplace.Read More