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Managing Productivity and Efficiency In Work From Home Environments

May 30th, 2022

Improvements in technology have allowed for more remote work opportunities. While remote work comes with its perks, it also causes a lot of distractions and productivity concerns. 

Luckily there are tips and tricks that remote workers, remote managers, and flexible businesses can employ to keep remote team productivity and efficiency high even in a remote work environment. 

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Is My Company Secure With Remote Workers?

May 23rd, 2022

More and more businesses are experiencing remote workers. Whether they made the shift to work from home in recent years or have been doing it for a while, it’s important to understand if your company is safe with remote workers.

It’s possible to have high security with remote workers, but you have to make sure that this is the case. It won’t happen automatically! Here’s what you need to know when it comes to company security and remote teams. And why you need to adopt employee monitoring as extended endpoint security and data protection. 

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Do You Know Where Data Lives In Your Organization and Who Has Access To It?

April 4th, 2022

When it comes to organizational health, businesses need to pay attention to data security. When a business collects any kind of data, including intellectual property, the security systems within a company protect individuals, from both inside and outside the company, from accessing it. 

Paying attention to where your data lives in your organization and who has access to it can make or break a strong organizational security plan. 

Let’s dive into why managing your company’s data access is important and what you can do to improve your organization’s data security plan.

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Time Tracking Software for Contractors and Employees: What’s the Difference?

March 28th, 2022

Businesses of all shapes and sizes have to weigh the differences and legalities when it comes to hiring staff. Depending on your company’s jurisdiction, you may have different overarching rules and labor laws that impact the expectations for job roles such as employees and independent contractors. 

As a business owner or human resources (HR) professional, you might be approaching the issue of time tracking from a strictly budgetary and financial standpoint. However, there are other considerations that need to be made. 

There are, of course, different benefits, costs, and obligations associated with independent contractors, but you can ask them to time track. Now independent contractors make up almost half of staff at technology firms. And estimates suggest that US companies can save as much as $100,000 a year per worker

Based on this, it’s only natural that you’ll come across this distinction in the near future. Here’s a brief guide on time tracking contractors vs. employees:

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What Is Employee Monitoring Software?

October 26th, 2020

Maybe you’re an employee that thinks your employer is monitoring you at work and you’re not sure how they can do that. Or, perhaps you are a business owner managing a small team and you’re not quite sure your employees are working as hard as they say they are. 

In either case, you’re wondering what employee monitoring software is, what it is capable of, and how it can potentially improve your workplace. 

Industry professionals agree that employee monitoring software can drastically improve your workplace productivity and help to minimize the chance of an insider threat. Employers are also allowed to exhibit some form of employee monitoring while employees are on the clock, so long as they are mindful of employees’ privacy rights. 

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The 11 Best Features to Look for in an Internet Monitoring Software

July 7th, 2020

Employee monitoring software is a powerful tool that businesses should use in order to minimize employee downtime and lack of productivity and to protect their company against malicious attacks and insider threats. 

Tracking employee activity and time is necessary for companies that largely operate a remote team. This way you can still keep track of network activity and device usage even when you cannot directly supervise your staff.

When considering employee monitoring software, there are several features that you need that will improve your operations and help to set your company apart from the competition.

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