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The Benefits and Pitfalls of Deploying Employee Monitoring Software

March 6th, 2019

Many companies are looking towards using employee monitoring software throughout their business so they can keep an eye on their employees and track their activities better. However, implementing such a system can be a lot more complex than it might seem at first. Deploying monitoring software throughout your company will come with numerous benefits, but there are also a few pitfalls that should be avoided.

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Reducing The Cost Of Attracting, Training And Retaining New Hires

September 20th, 2018

According to the Glassdoor, the average company in the United States spends almost $4,000 to hire a new employee and about 24 days to fill the position.

The costs are many including sourcing candidates (job boards, career fairs, website postings, referral rewards, external recruiters, etc.), screening candidates by telephone and in person, testing (hard and soft skills) plus negotiating an acceptable offer. Add to that the cost of training which is estimated at $1,075 per learner according to the 2017 Training Industry Report and you are looking at a tidy sum to attract, train and retain top talent. If they leave for any reason, you are tasked with repeating this process (and cost) all over again.

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Using Employee Monitoring to Boost Productivity

September 17th, 2018

Employee monitoring is an incredibly useful tool for any company. Not only is it handy to make sure that your employees are doing the work that they’re supposed to be doing, but it can provide useful stats regarding their work habits and how they spend their time.

Yet, with all this data, it can be difficult to figure out how to best utilize this information to help boost your employees’ productivity. While there is limitless potential with the data you collect, there are a few key things you can start with that should give you good results right off the bat.Read More

Software to Track Internet History, Track Browsing History

March 7th, 2018

Tracking browsing history can provide deep insight into the Internet life of any particular web user by showing his/her online behavior, most frequently visited websites and interests. Do you suspect that your employees abuse their Internet access at work by chatting with friends, doing shopping online, playing computer games, browsing social media like Facebook or Instagram during office hours? Then it’s high time to monitor their browsing history and find out all the truth.Read More

New video – overview of Activity Monitor employee monitoring software

February 13th, 2018

New video has been published – quick overview of Activity Monitor features.
Learn how to monitor employee computers in your organization. Protect your company from insider threats and improve employees’ performance.

Click here to watch the video (full screen view is recommended):

In this video:

  • Real time monitoring of remote computers in admin console;
  • Viewing of user activity logs and reports in SoftActivity web app in browser;

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New quick start video for Activity Monitor

February 9th, 2018

We’ve published a new demo video for Activity Monitor new version 11.1 with easy step-by-step instructions.
See how to quickly start monitoring computer users in your organization.

Click here to watch the video (full screen view is recommended):

It shows simple steps to start monitoring remote employee computers in your office after you download Activity Monitor:

  • install Agent on the computers in the office remotely and silently;
  • view live screens of the remote computers;
  • view users’ activity in real time on your screen;
  • view logs recorded on the remote computers: visited websites, used apps, and more

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