Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
To compete in today’s global marketplace, employees at every level of your organization need to understand the risks associated with a broad spectrum of compliance issues and feel empowered to make the right decisions — even when no one is watching. Sixty-two percent of organizations cite risk management and assessment as a top-three concern when asked about elements of success.
Many companies struggle to meet this challenge, but an effective compliance training program can foster a culture of workplace best-practices from the boardroom all the way to the shop floor.
Here are 10 questions that you may find useful to consider when planning or reviewing your code of conduct program.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Jan 12, 2015
Keeping your employees safe and preventing accidents is essential for your company’s business and operating plans. Having a comprehensive workplace safety program can help your organization stay on-track. Skillsoft Global Compliance Solutions has compiled this resource guide that outlines essential areas you may be overlooking in constructing your program, as well as details on how considering these can assist in yielding the highest impact possible.
The next-generation workplace is all about mobility. With more Internet-connected mobile devices than people in the world in 2013, IT must provide seamless connectivity to every class of user — employees, contractors, guests and even customers — appropriate to their role and type of device. It turns out, mobility in the workplace isn't just for user benefit and productivity. The migration to mobility begets several IT benefits. Download this white paper to find out the benefits…
The next-generation workplace is all about mobility. It has to be. By the end of 2013, there will be more Internet-connected mobile devices than people.
Networking for the next-generation workplace must ensure that each device and business application has reliable service tailored to its performance needs. And that the network is right sized for mobility. Download this white paper to access the key characteristics of the network for the next-gen workplace…
As the workplace transcends the conventional borders of corporate data and telephony networks, managing business communications is becoming much more complex—especially for IT leaders. For example, BYOD offers benefits such as eliminating the need to provision a company-owned device for every employee.
Looking for cost-effective benefit alternatives that increase productivity and reduce absenteeism? It’s time to look at workplace wellness programs. These programs are no longer a trend — they are here to stay. Providing employees with incentives to get healthy and stay healthy can have a positive impact on engagement and the bottom line. This white paper from TharpeRobbins shows you the advantages of an employee wellness program and how you can get started with one in your organization.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2017
The traditional office space is dead. Chased out by the combining forces of mobility, millennials, and modernity, the advent of collaborative technology and the always connected worker have led to a brave new world of shared, open spaces.
Studies show that up to 82% of knowledge workers feel they need to collaborate with others throughout the day to get work done. Yet, according to an IBM study, 78% say they struggle to effectively connect their workplace and help people collaborate—either virtually or face-to-face1. Why? The answer is not all collaboration is alike.
Download this report to get the latest trends in office space utilization and find out about the three main types of collaboration and how they need to be supported differently in the work environment.
The office may be shrinking, but it’s not going away anytime soon. If anything, the rising demand for more teamwork and collaboration makes the configuration of workspaces more important than ever.
By downloading this trend survey you’ll learn:
The high cost of payroll errors
How organizations cover employee leave
The impact of fatigue in the workplace
Strategies for improving employee satisfaction
Employers’ top compliance concerns
And much more
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
Employee wellbeing is a vital part of any business strategy. But which aspects of employee wellbeing contribute to a great workplace culture? This paper will highlight new findings from a recent study, conducted by the O.C. Tanner Institute, including the current state of employee wellbeing, the impact of wellbeing on company culture, and the powerful symbiotic relationship between wellbeing and employee recognition.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Some companies opt to deploy UC solutions on-premises, but the cloudbased model is gaining popularity. Cloud-based UC solutions are ideal for businesses that have limited IT staff, a distributed workforce and/or a desire for pay-as-you-go flexibility.
By enabling diverse communication media to be carried over a common IP network, UC solutions make it possible to manage a full suite of capabilities from a single point—and use them with common devices.
But what’s the best way to maximize UC capabilities for your specific workplace? Spiceworks surveyed IT decision makers to get their insights on identifying and deploying collaboration and communication solutions across their organizations. This white paper explores the survey results, including key concerns, pain points, and roadmaps around driving UC strategies.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Tangent International is a specialist recruitment company for the technology industry. It has more than 70 employees who work with some of the most forward thinking companies in the world.
A global recruiter with international needs Tangent International operates in 175 countries with candidates and clients across more than 220 locations. As a recruiter looking to source and place the best talent from all over the world, the business needed a service provider that would allow it to easily communicate with its global customer base. These customers include some of the biggest technology brands in the world who all have high expectations, so it’s vital that the technology Tangent International uses lives up to these standards.
Mobile device management (MDM) tools allow companies to connect their employees securely to basic corporate network resources. Enterprise mobility management (EMM) goes a step further by enabling secure mobile versions of business-critical applications and data loss prevention to protect corporate information. But in today's workplace, employees and businesses deal with a vast variety of devices with different operating systems and form factors, from PCs and laptops, to tablets and smartphones, and now, increasingly wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints. The solution is unified endpoint management (UEM), which enables organizations to take a consistent approach to manage and secure every endpoint, any app and content, and across deployment use cases from a single holistic platform. Read this whitepaper to uncover VMware AirWatch®'s leading UEM approach that is benefiting organizations tremendously.
Guidebook: 4 Ways to Implement Your Best Activity Challenge Yet
Leading companies know: employees who are physically active are healthier and more productive, and wellness programs can play an enormous role in driving physical activity and health in the workplace. In this guidebook, you’ll learn:
- How to create an effective communications plan
- The right way to incorporate incentives
- Unique activity challenge ideas to get your team moving
- And more
The secret to employee health and happiness. It's a fact: positive social interactions at work have been shown to boost employee health.
Social connections are just as important in the workplace as they are in other aspects of life. Being surrounded by compassionate, friendly coworkers can boost productivity and commitment to the
Check out our white paper on social connectedness to explore:
? The science of being social.
? How social behaviors impact our health.
? Key takeaways on driving social engagement as part of your wellness program.
The results of a 2016 study on employee burnout conducted by Kronos and Future Workplace show that 95 percent of HR leaders agree that burnout affects employee retention. Although serious, the issue of burnout isn’t insurmountable if organizations are proactive in addressing its causes. The implementation of new workforce technology with flexible scheduling capabilities and workforce analytics can help stop burnout before it starts.
Employees and managers face challenges and pressures each day that make work unnecessarily complex and unproductive. This complexity can stand in the way of achieving business goals and prevent employees from delivering the value they want to bring to the workplace.
This Coleman Parkes and Workforce Institute at Kronos report highlights key findings and discusses the roles leadership, technology, and talent management play in optimizing workforce engagement for sustained competitive advantage. Learn about the challenges, opportunities, and costs of employee engagement — or lack thereof — in organizations today, and how small changes can go a long way toward engaging employees and ultimately drive business success.
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Mar 06, 2019
Despite the huge amount of time, money, and resources invested in L&D solutions, most simply deliver information without effecting lasting transformational change. In fact, after a year, only about 30% of employees successfully transfer their learnings to the workplace. A new approach is required as most L&D solutions are failing us. In this report, we share the five shortcomings of L&D solutions today and offer insights into how you can create a program that delivers the business outcomes you need, while enabling your people to thrive.
"Learn how Citrix Workspace enables a flexible workplace that helps your organization become productive, innovative, and attractive to top talent.
In this eBook, you will learn how to:
- Empower employees and teams anywhere, on any device
- Simplify and improve both security and endpoint management
- Adopt new technologies more quickly and effectively"
Productivity remains one of the top issues facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. And while there’s no doubting the importance of trying to get the most out of your talent, the approach many SMBs take actually has the reverse effect. This is the ‘productivity puzzle.
As workplaces become more and more digital,
diverse and scattered, internal communications
are facing challenges at an accelerating speed.
The emergence of digital services has brought
us new ways to communicate and measure
the success of our communications, and
the importance of social media and internal
platforms has altered the way we communicate
with each other.
In 2025, it is estimated 75 percent of the
workforce will be comprised of millennials*.
We are seeing a new, tech-savvy generation to
take over the workplaces, and ensuring internal
communications tackles the challenges of
Effective communication correlates with high
employee engagement, and companies who
invest in communications are companies who
understand the importance of an engaged
workforce. Organizations with effective change
and communication are 3.5 times more likely to
significantly outperform their peers**.
With significant changes occurring in
workplaces and trough that, in intern
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Dec 20, 2013
The workplace technology landscape has changed dramatically over the past five years, and the security threats have changed along with it. This whitepaper will show you the growing
factors that IT professionals can't afford to ignore.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: May 02, 2014
They’re optimistic, they’re driven and they’re making communication a priority. For the fifth consecutive year, ConnectEDU and Achievers have partnered to understand exactly what the next generation of top talent is looking for from their future workplace. What does this mean for employers and HR professionals?
Few things matter more to business success than human
capital. The right mix of people, skills, and culture can create
competitive advantage for companies, reshape industries,
and drive prosperity across regions. As a new generation
joins the labor market and employment options evolve in
an increasingly global and knowledge-based economy,
effective workforce management is a strategic imperative.
Opportunities abound in this new environment, for both
employers and employees—but so do risks.