Tag: Labor

27
Apr

How do you keep your staff productive?

The Cost of Lost Productivity Could be Higher … or Lower Than You Think Productivity, productivity, productivity. It’s always been important. IT firms around country promise potential clients that their IT services can help companies maintain business continuity and employee productivity no matter what. But what no one really seems to know is how much…

9
Apr

Employers Demand Facebook Login Info From Applicants, Employees

As if applying for a job wasn’t nerve wracking enough, now employers are asking applicants – and sometimes employees – to hand over their Facebook usernames and passwords. Really? This alarming trend, which has caught the attention of two US senators, has made its way to Canada. Some people are so desperate to land jobs or keep…

28
Mar

SharePoint Security Concerns Threaten Local Business

We often hear about the external threats to the security of important company information. What about the dangers within? An ignorant or careless employee can do as much damage to your business as any skilled hacker. It’s like the difference between someone breaking into your home and stealing a priceless baseball card and your child…

26
Mar

Should you hire a professional IT firm or go internal?

Businesses today wrestle and grapple with the thought of hiring their own technology support staff to support their daily need for IT support without fully understanding the risks and the costs associated with having their own team of technology professionals. Business owners, C level execs and Managers are attracted to the idea of having a…

22
Mar

Is hiring a Managed Services Provider right for your business?

Once upon a time, to keep your small business running smoothly, you only needed one dedicated IT guy to make sure everyone’s desktop functioned properly, update software regularly and manage security for all of those machines. Today, even in small businesses, IT professionals could find themselves managing not only desktops but also laptops, smartphones and…

19
Mar

Are you considering a BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE policy?

As the world becomes increasingly mobile and more business leaders hire remote workers or permit telecommuting, people will more often find themselves using portable devices – laptops, tablets and smartphones – to do business. Sometimes these devices will be supplied by employers, but more often, the employees will use their own devices for both personal…

9
Mar

Excellent Tips To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Amazingly Great

From the beginning, LinkedIn established itself as the social media site for making professional connections. If used correctly, LinkedIn can help you find that elusive dream job you’ve been looking for or attract new clients to your business. LinkedIn is such a powerful job search and marketing tool that people like Jason Alba dedicate much…

12
Jan

The Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

Anyone who has ever had to sit next to a nosy or disruptive co-worker has probably also craved the solitary existence of the telecommuter. But is telecommuting a good thing? It can be for people in the right career fields. As long as an employee is trustworthy, is it really necessary for a data entry…

12
Dec

Job Hunting Using Social Media

Landing a job is getting harder by the day, thanks to the economy that doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Add break neck competition to it and you’ve got a situation which even a college degree and years of experience cannot deal with. However, even though things are looking pretty bleak enploymentwise, people have…

6
Dec

Should you give Telecommuting the green light?

Telecommuting is a trend that has taken the business world by storm. If you’re feeling the winds tugging at your organization too, here are some pros and cons you’d like to know about before deciding which way to go. The pros: Telecommuting helps employees and the company save not just money, but time too! This…

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