As employers sent workers home, they turned to productivity monitoring. Now that they're bringing them back, employee contact tracing has garnered attention
"As employers facing the novel coronavirus sent their workers home this spring, some worried how the change would impact productivity. In a tech-enabled world, one solution gained particular popularity: productivity monitoring.
The pandemic also drove employer interest in another form of monitoring - contact tracing. Since COVID-19 spread throughout the U.S., several services have emerged, offering tools that allow employers to track which workers may have come into contact with the virus..."
Employees are the most valuable assets of an organization. Businesses make and break because of the management and efficiency of the workforce of a corporate establishment
"So, providing a fostering environment and nurturing its working professionals is the responsibility as well as the need for an employer. Now, there are various means to offer an enriching experience but the best one is to adopt top-notch technology. The most effective solution is HRMS software. It comes in different types, one for each stage throughout the period of employment.
The main stages of the employee life cycle include Talent Search, Application, Hiring, Onboarding, Development, Engagement, Retention, Exit, and Alumni among others in between. The several HR software in the market to automate and streamline all-inclusive human resource operations.
Keep reading to know about the 7 types of HR software and what they do to improve employee experience step-by-step with the changing phases..."
Every brand is dealing with the same question: How do you find and keep the best employees?
"How do you capture people's attention, inspire them to apply, and make them want to work with you for years to come? It comes down to your employer brand. When you know your brand's value, understand who you are (and aren't), and can communicate it well, the right people will come to you. Luckily, there's one simple thing that makes communicating your brand a lot easier: a well-crafted employer value proposition..."
Want to nurture your team's strength and ensure professional development while people are working remotely? Consider these tips to grow a culture of learning
"COVID-19 has changed the business landscape - perhaps irrevocably. Many businesses are continuing variations of the work-from-home model even as some social distancing restrictions lift. While many companies are discovering the benefits of a flexible workplace, new challenges are taking shape - specifically, fostering employee development and company culture without a shared physical office.
I know how bumpy this transition can be. My company experienced it in 2007 when we traded our office building for a distributed work model. The most important lesson I learned on our journey: You can't be an innovative, values-driven, competitive company without continuous learning..."
My job as an analyst requires that I be on the lookout for new things. The trick to finding new things might surprise you
"The most inventive new things will usually be found by watching how old things intersect in new ways. Working from home is an old idea. One of my Ph.D. mentors at Syracuse University, Dr. Rolf Wigand, conducted research into the borderless enterprise stretching back into the 1980s.
He and his colleagues studied the foundations of our present work-from-home response to COVID-19 - telework, computer-mediated communication - long before most of us had email addresses or were even alive in some of your cases. What's new about working from home is that the interaction between remote work and everything else - the pandemic, pervasive connectivity, cheap cameras, a tech-literate workforce - has made this old idea compellingly and urgently new...
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