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Selling Tech to the C-Suite? Use Business Cases to Help
When human resource leaders approach C-suite executives with requests to fund new HR technologies, they can feel a little like a teenager asking a date’s parents for permission to stay out past midnight. Here’s how to turn “no” into yes.

Hackers Target Companies with Wire Transfer
Since October 2014, hackers have been running two scams simultaneously. First, they’ll hack into a company’s computer system and hold some computers hostage with ransomware. Then, while IT tries to ascertain how to fix that problem, the hackers will hijack an executive’s e-mail account and send an an e-mail to an employee with access to the company’s finances to wire money for a seemingly valid business reason.

What HR Should Know About the Gossip App Memo
Memo, a new messaging app in which people can gossip about work anonymously, has drawn the ire and interest of both employees and employers. But its creator tells the Society for Human Resource Management that he believes the app can help HR better engage employees.

Internet of Things, Computing Everywhere, Tech Security Dominate 2015 Trends
Shrewd chief information officers this year will be considering how to monetize the Internet of Things, harness “Big Data,” plan strategic network investments, and better manage employees who compute from everywhere.

Survey: Internet Increases Employee Productivity
According to a recent survey from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center, 46 percent of employees say that the Internet has increased their productivity.

HR, IT Weigh in on Google, Apple Settlement
HR professionals, legal experts and others are weighing in on a reported $415 million anti-trust settlement in which Apple, Google and other tech giants agreed to pay 65,000 highly-skilled technology workers for colluding to restrict workers’ wages and prohibit them from getting better job offers.

Data Security and Cyberthreat Trends for 2015
Experts warn that cybercrime will become more sophisticated this year, continuing to expand from simple network password fraud to large-scale espionage.

Proposals on Data Breach, Privacy Raise HR Questions
In a sneak peek of his plans for the new year just ahead of his Jan. 20, 2015, State of the Union address, President Barack Obama has highlighted new proposals to safeguard privacy in the digital age. The proposals follow the November 2014 data breach at Sony Pictures.
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Personal E-Verify Service Debuts in 16 States
NLRB: Organizing Communication on E-Mail Now Permitted
Using the Cloud Requires Mindset Shift
Companies Will Take Advantage of New Tech Tools

 

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The way we work is dramatically changing how we recruit and retain employees. In this program, Kate Pope, Achievers’ Manager of Talent Acquisition, explains why today’s candidates want more than a signing bonus to join your team.
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