Once thought to be an option for only giant companies, HR software is becoming more available to small and mid-size businesses.
A legal battle erupted recently when an employer began using new technology to keep an eye on employees.
With the economy starting to rebound, competition for talent could heat up. Your company’s IT department could feel the biggest impact.
Here are some examples of employers’ policies you can read when you’re deciding what, if anything, to include in a policy about employees’ use of Facebook, Twitter and blogs.
Companies are learning to do more with less in all areas, and that includes IT. But a recent study warns businesses about the security dangers that crop up when departments are understaffed.
While you’re trying to make sure candidates are the right fit for the company, they’re finding out if they’d accept an offer from you. Here are the main things they’re trying to learn:
Do you have a clear policy on personal Internet use at work? If not, you may have a hard time firing someone for downloading objectionable content.
When fighting bias claims, nothing can doom a company quite like the employee showing the judge a discriminatory e-mail or text message from a supervisor. But as this recent case shows, there are still steps employers can take to protect themselves from those claims.
Blogs and social networks are catching on as tools for recruiting and marketing. The latest group to gain a digital presence:
As when any global tragedy strikes, charities are pushing to collect money for Haiti relief efforts. And as usual, bogus charities created by online scammers are using folks’ generosity to steal their cash.