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We Are Living in a Digital World: Do Your Employees Have the Right Digital Skills?

Posted by HRdownloads on Sep 19, 2019 2:30:00 PM

We are in the midst of a digital revolution, and it’s no longer possible to experience the world without technology. We have gone digital with how we communicate and socialize, how we shop and pay bills, and naturally how we work, too.

Organizations face the challenges of these dramatic shifts when it comes to keeping their workforce up to speed. It can seem like everyone is well-adapted to tech in the workplace, but there is still a major experience gap when it comes to the amount of technological experience, knowledge, and understanding that employees have—their level of digital literacy.

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Topics: Technology

The Password Is ‘Password’: Steps Everyone Should Take for Cybersecurity

Posted by HRdownloads on Jul 18, 2019 2:30:00 PM

Most jobs involve computers or other electronics in some way. Even jobs that just a few years ago were strictly analogue have been digitized. It is nearly impossible to go an entire day in any workplace without using the Internet, smartphones, and computers. This means that just about everyone is at risk of a cyberattack that could cripple their business, and in some cases lead to significant legal penalties.

Because everyone is at risk, everyone is also responsible for information security, also known as cybersecurity. Maintaining perfect security is never possible, but every organization and every employee can take some basic steps to eliminate the most common vulnerabilities. Attacks are usually based on perceived ease of access, so the harder you make it to attack you, the less likely someone is to try.

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Topics: Technology, Risk Management

Get Up to Speed – How to Drive HR with Easy Tech Solutions

Posted by HRdownloads on Sep 14, 2017 2:30:00 PM

Technology is all around us. It influences our everyday experiences and has made its way into almost every aspect of our lives. It saves us time on many tasks, freeing us up for other priorities, and has led to an expectation for digital solutions. As technology has rapidly altered most aspects of our personal lives, it has also altered the employee experience. Employees and job seekers increasingly value HR processes that keep pace with the customization and ease of access to which they’ve grown accustomed outside of the office. Employees are the engine of any organization, and they are driving HR’s digital evolution. In addition, by streamlining the management and delivery of HR content, paperless and customizable digital HR solutions help small business owners dedicate more time to those in-person interactions that deepen and develop employee engagement by freeing up time previously spent administering processes.

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Topics: Technology, Digital HR Solutions

BYOD or Bust! The Effects of Personal Mobile Device Use on the Workplace

Posted by HRdownloads on Nov 11, 2016 2:08:07 PM

"BYOD strategies are the most radical change to the economics and the culture of client computing in business in decades."

 - DAVID WILLIS, VP, GARTNER

As mobile technology becomes increasingly accessible to the general public, smartphones, portable computers, and tablets have become ubiquitous in the millennial workplace.

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Topics: Technology, HR Management

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