Category: Business Intelligence

Survey Reveals Companies’ Attitudes toward Employee Screening

In a survey conducted by background check company EmployeeScreenIQ, more than 500 employers were asked about their attitudes and actions regarding a wide range of employee screening issues. The survey also revealed thoughts about resume falsification, how hiring managers view the social media profiles of potential candidates, and how they screen contractors as well as
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Ideally, Human Resources Should Partner with C-Suite in Pursuit of Success

Often, employees of a corporation think human resources is on the side of the C-suite, while those in the C-suite feel human resources is on the side of employees. But when choosing sides, human resources needs to choose only one: success. But many times this is seemingly not the case, said David Shedd, a senior
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Should Your Company Start Setting Aside Funds to Negotiate With Cyberextortionists?

At first glance, the answer may seem quite cut and dry: You never negotiate with criminals, and that includes cybercriminals. However, if you consider how many companies have been breached, the likelihood of it happening to your organization, and the lack of viable alternatives, negotiating doesn’t seem like such an outrageous idea. A ThreatTrack Security
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Are You Taking Minutes and Wasting Hours? How to Cure Your Unproductive Meetings

“A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours are wasted.”  This popular phrase is often attributed to William Shatner’s Star Trek character, Captain James Kirk. It’s a humorous quote, but there’s nothing funny about unproductive meetings. In fact, a Robert Half Management Resources survey reveals that workers consider 25 percent of the time
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