October 24th, 2022
With the rise of a remote workforce, employers have several concerns but one of the biggest is that these employees will be hard to supervise and monitor.
As we all know, managing performance from afar can be challenging. When the team was at the office, it was much easier to see who was working hard, struggling, and taking long lunch breaks. With remote work the new norm, organizations are experiencing challenges in getting visibility into their employees’ activities and managing workloads.
This can lead to underperforming periods or unhappy employees. The widespread adoption of remote work has resulted in a growing demand for software that automatically monitors employees – more popularly known as “tattleware” or “bossware.”
Bossware increased in use thanks to more remote and hybrid employees. So, how does bossware work, and how could it benefit your company? Below, we’ll discuss how it works and the potential problems of using bossware.
September 26th, 2022
Productivity is the bread and butter of company success. Without productive workers, no companies would get anything done, and the building blocks of that company would fall apart. Luckily there are some simple and quick tips for fixing your failing productivity, providing near-immediately improvements and long-term success.
Here are 15 productivity tips you should consider to fix your productivity today. Look out for drastic improvements tomorrow.
July 25th, 2022
Poor company productivity can make or break any business. If your workers are procrastinating, inefficient, or not getting tasks done on time, you could fall victim to time theft and fall behind the competition.
Luckily, productivity monitoring is simple to implement and can quite quickly resolve your productivity issues. Here is an overview of how to set up your productivity monitoring system.
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.
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.
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.
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: