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Managing IT resource security for remote employees (Survey) – and a checklist for your team.

With the recent events forcing an estimated 62% of employees to work remotely, organizations are fully preoccupied with the challenges associated with the magnitude of the transformation. Many are struggling to manage and protect mission-critical IT resources from cyber threats. According to a survey by CNBC, 36% of business executives …

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How to Onboard Remote Employees

Are you frustrated by the complexity of onboarding remote employees? Don’t worry, you are not alone. With the recent events pushing many businesses to shift to remote work, some organizations have been caught flatfooted. Onboarding remote employees for the first time can be a challenge and requires tried-and-tested strategies and …

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The pros and cons of engaging Employee Management Services or PEO for small business and the “Department of One”

Many small businesses are turning to employee management services or professional employer organizations (PEO) for help to manage their workforce. [Information on Pivotal’s Employee Management Services and PEO>>] While hiring a PEO offers a wide range of benefits for small businesses — especially with “departments of one” (DOOs) —  this …

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Leaked Tesla Employee Handbook is visionary — a peak inside a hard-working corporate culture and a manual that does it right

Tesla’s new employee handbook has been leaked, and it is providing insight for all non-employees into the inner-workings of Elon Musk’s mind and his unconventional leadership. Like him or not, Elon Musk inspires with visionary concepts. The Tesla Employee Handbook, recently leaked, is a peak not only into the visionary …

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HR: Project Management Trends 2020: remote teams, advanced analytics, security and emotional intelligence

Just like all the other sectors in business, the field of project management is undergoing dynamic transformation along with technological advances witnessed in the recent past. This is abundantly evident in the report: 2020 project management trends. What will Trend in Project Management in 2020?   Remote Teams With the …

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Covid-19 workplace best practices — expert and government guidelines, including tips for “Social Distancing” and managing remote work.

To help protect your team — and help managers mitigate the Covid-19 risks — Pivotal Solutions brought together the current tactics, rules, and suggestions from government, health experts, and human resource experts (with citations.) NOTE: The guidance changes frequently, check your latest guidelines or our blog for updates. Although this …

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Only 43% of Canadian employees are offered home remote working options; 61% prefer to work remotely

Technological advances have transformed how operations are conducted in various sectors. One area transforming is how employees work where advances in ICT have interconnected the world, eliminating the limitations imposed by boundaries and geographical locations. Currently, the number of people working remotely away from physical offices and workplaces is increasing …

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32% of workers plan to “change jobs” in the next 2 years; only 16 % expect to remain with their current employer in 5 years

According to a new survey, 32% of employees plan to change jobs in the next 2 years. The report also highlighted that in the last six months, one-quarter of the employees surveyed have been recruited by another company while only 16% are planning to stay with their current employer in …

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Can some discussions be banned at work? Does Freedom of Speech protect against discipline or dismissal?

Freedom of speech in the workplace should not be misinterpreted to mean freedom from consequences. Even though freedom of expression is protected by section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter), the protection is not offered blindly. The charter guarantees freedom of expression by protecting individuals from …

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