technology

Your Mobile Workers Are Putting Your Company At Risk

The corporate breaches that make the biggest headlines are targeted attacks carried out by skilled hackers. But while external cyberattacks pose a big risk to businesses, it’s easy for company leaders to overlook another potent threat: their employees. Through bad security habits and a lack of basic cybersecurity hygiene, employees routinely put their…

Few Give Their Policy Management System Passing Grades

The days of organizations conducting policy management through spreadsheets, email and generic document-sharing platforms aren’t over yet. But they probably should be. Because policy management is often a shared responsibility among many departments and affects all employees, the performance and compliance downsides of outdated policy management systems can infect entire organizations. And policy…

Don’t Limit Emailing; Train People How to Do It Right

France was recently in the news for regulations to restrict companies from sending emails to employees during non-working hours. Those in favor of restricting email can cite research that feeling a need to respond to emails during non-working hours can have negative impacts on productivity and well-being because it prevents employees from feeling…

How to Source Tech Candidates on Goodreads

Hiring tech talent is fast becoming a headache for sourcers. The traditional recruiting channels are overcrowded, and sourcers are being forced to turn to some unlikely places to find the best candidates. With this in mind, I thought I’d share a tactic that we’ve used at Beamery to find the candidates who don’t…