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Study: Best (and worst) applicant tracking systems

06/24/2021
Ladders, Inc. collected data from 50,000 employers and job seekers to analyze the top software used to accept and track job applications.

Employees’ biometric data in the workplace: the legal do’s and don’ts

06/24/2021
Fingerprint scans for time cards … temperature screening for COVID … retina scans for security access. These increasingly common examples of biometric data also carry risks that employers should learn to mitigate.

HR can help prevent ransomware hacks

06/10/2021
The cost of recovering from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in the last year, according to leading cybersecurity provider Sophos. HR is one of many functions that have a role to play in anticipating and preventing ransomware hacks.

10 tips to keep cybersecurity nightmares at bay

02/24/2021
There’s an ongoing need to strengthen computing practices and stay vigilant against cyber attacks—up 600% due to COVID-19 (now aptly referred to as the “cyberdemic”). Emails and passwords are especially prime targets for hackers. Use these tips to stay safe.

10% of workers will try to outwit AI tracking tools

02/23/2021
We’re surprised the number isn’t higher! By 2023, more than one in 10 workers will seek to trick artificial intelligence systems employers use to measure employee behavior and productivity, according to new research by the Gartner business advisory firm.

4 ways coronavirus has changed work forever

02/16/2021
Patterns are beginning to emerge as to what might be in store as the crisis winds down.

Caution when conducting virtual interviews

08/11/2020
The same principles that have always guided your interviewing protocols apply in an online environment. However, just like in-person interviews, virtual interviews can trigger discrimination complaints. Follow these tips to avoid potential pitfalls.

Got Zoom fatigue? Here are 3 solutions to calm your brain

07/23/2020
Daron Robertson, CEO of Bhive remote tech firm, says all that video time can lead to exhaustion because “with no direct eye contact your brain is working overtime to interpret others.”

Work from home: To track productivity or not?

05/14/2020
For many employees and employers, the transition to remote work has been less than seamless. Employers—striving to maintain output under difficult circumstances—must balance business needs against human factors.

4 videoconferencing blunders to avoid

05/08/2020
We’ve all quickly learned both the efficiencies and quirks of videoconferencing. But how are we personally perceived inside that medium? Keep these tips in mind so you come off better when accepting that next video invite.