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Artificial intelligence begins driving the employment process

04/12/2017
In theory, removing bias from the employment equation should enable employers to hire and manage the best employees based on knowledge, skills and abilities. Several HR-related artificial intelligence software packages attempt to do just that.

Prepare to scrub social media or face lawsuits

04/06/2017
Companies that live by social media can also die by social media if they don’t police what’s happening on their platforms. That’s especially true if you allow anyone out there to leave comments without prior review.

6 ways to manage use of personal smartphones for work

01/27/2017
There’s no guarantee your em­­ployees’ personal devices are as well-protected as company-issued de­­vices. To ensure the safety of employees’ smartphones and continued access to your company’s information, take these six steps before allowing employees to use them for work.

Get permission to ‘kill’ employees’ phones

12/01/2016
When employees use their personal smartphones for work purposes, it raises risks not present when they use company-issued devices.

Wearable technology: A Pandora’s box of HR evils?

09/07/2016
The wearable technology revolution affects a host of seemingly unrelated employment law issues.

After firing, how fast do you block network access?

09/07/2016
When employees depart, shut down their access to your servers ASAP.

Backdoor computer access is a federal crime!

08/22/2016
Remind employees that attempting to access computer records after they terminate employment may land them in prison—even if they do so with the willing assistance of a current employee.

‘We lost our records’ is no excuse in pay cases

07/22/2016
Do you have a method for making sure pay records are up-to-date, accurate and available? Remember, California law requires retaining pay records for three years.

Workers’ tweets: Don’t lose control

05/16/2016
Are your employees’ tweets company records? Well, that depends.

Are your employees’ passwords for sale to hackers?

05/05/2016
Some say they would sell … for the right price.