Tag: Labor

3
Dec

Creating a strong corporate culture in your business

No matter what business you step into, no matter what industry, you’ll have a corporate culture. The culture of your workplace can have a huge impact on the happiness and productivity of your staff, and that has a huge impact …

5
Nov

How to fire an employee and keep you out of trouble

No matter how much of a superstar manager you are, you will lose employees at some point throughout the life of your company, whether you end the employment, or the employee chooses to leave the company. It’s just the nature …

30
Oct

Canadian government passes bill that limits privacy on official computers

Even though this may seem like shocking news, people using office computers and network connections have almost no privacy. All their activities and Internet usage can be monitored and also blocked by the network administrators and supervisors.  Although, concerned officials argue that employee monitoring is essential for the safety and security of the company, they…

25
Sep

Facebook in the office: can’t live with it; can’t live without it

Social media sites like Facebook have been quite helpful for businesses to promote their products and services throughout the world in a cost-effective way.  However, many business leaders would block Facebook in their offices. This has led to a big debate in the market where both advocates and critics have their own points of view…

16
Aug

Turn Your BYOD Nightmare Into a Dream Come True

Mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones offer convenience and increased productivity, but they can be costly … in more ways than one. Most small- and medium-business executives can’t afford the financial costs associated with providing employees with mobile devices. The executives of some large enterprises don’t want to spend a lot of money…

14
Jul

Microsoft Does Away With Cubicles in Asia-Pacific Location

Some people like cubicles because they offer a semblance of privacy. Others find them confining and isolating. In Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices, they’re things of the past. Not only are employees in Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices devoid of confining cubicles but also assigned desks. Every day, each employee chooses a desk. For storing personal items, Microsoft provided…

27
Jun

Is Technology Seriously Interrupting Our Vacation Time

Technology today is all around us. You have the IPad, Kindles, smartphones and more. Many of these devices allow you to access the internet from where ever you are. This means that the days of leaving work at the office are far behind us. With the latest technology, it is possible to take work with…

13
Jun

What are the real benefits of Managed IT Services?

One of the biggest challenges that faces small-business owners is managing their information technology. Computers, mobile devices, software and, in some cases, servers have to be maintained and updated and replaced. That costs money. For those who choose to hire staff IT professionals, those costs can really mount up as their businesses start to grow….

22
May

New York Department of Education Says No To Facebook

Accepting a friend request from a teacher is similar to accepting a friend request from a boss, and both are bad ideas. Becoming Facebook friends with a boss opens an employee up to all kinds of problems if he doesn’t immediately limit what gets shared with said boss. But for a student – even a…

14
May

Six Steps to Successful Security Awareness Training

Everyone in your office needs some type of Internet security training. But nobody ever really likes going to training sessions because they’re often kind of dull and discuss worst-case scenarios that people often doubt will ever occur. Of course, you know that these worst-case scenarios can and do occur all the time, and you want…

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