The good news is the big assist you can get from the increasing digitization of H.R. Steffen Maier Published 8:06 am PST, Monday, February 25, 2019 Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Pixdeluxe | Getty Images Enough About Employee 'Engagement'! Focus on the Digital Employee 'Experience' Instead. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery While employee engagement has long been a buzz phrase for companies, recently employee experience has become the new, trending focus. Think: a holistic approach that covers engagement, culture, performance management and career ownership, all rolled into one. … [Read more...] about Enough About Employee ‘Engagement’! Focus on the Digital Employee ‘Experience’ Instead.
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Rachel Premack, provided by Published 7:59 am PST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Courtesy of Seth Alley/U.S. Xpress U.S. Xpress, the country's fifth-largest asset-based trucking company by revenue, has revamped its truck driver training program, it announced on Tuesday. The company has also opened a training facility in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, near the company's headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It's yet another major investment by a leading trucking company as incredibly high turnover rates and a truck driver shortage rocks the industry. The $726 billion trucking industry isn't exactly known for being technologically-advanced. Despite that, one of the largest trucking companies in the country has revamped its truck driving training program — and it's more tech-heavy than ever before. U.S. Xpress, which employs around 8,000 truck drivers, relied on guidance from its top truckers to relaunch the training program, along with new forms of … [Read more...] about America’s fifth-largest trucking company has a brand new, tech-heavy training program — and it shows how the transportation industry is trying to fight the trucker shortage
Further ReadingFacebook may be hit with “record-setting fine” by FTC, report saysAt a time when Facebook has been under increased public scrutiny like never before, the company is now hiring at least one of its fiercest antagonists. On Tuesday, Facebook acknowledged that it had hired three veteran privacy law activists, including Nate Cardozo, an attorney formerly of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who has been very publicly critical of the company in recent years. In 2015, Cardozo once wrote in an op-ed that Facebook's "business model depends on our collective confusion and apathy about privacy." In addition to Cardozo, Facebook also hired attorney Robyn Greene, previously with the Open Technology Institute in Washington, DC, and Nathan White, who is set to leave his position at Access Now. (Full disclosure: Cardozo is a longtime friend of this author, and Greene provided a blurb for this author's book.) Cardozo will specifically be working on WhatsApp, … [Read more...] about Facebook just hired a handful of its toughest privacy critics
Businesses can no longer ignore the very real need for cybersecurity in what has become a complicated digital landscape with a seemingly never-ending stream of attacks and threats. Piecing together a strategy will no longer do. You need a well-developed security strategy – and that starts with onboarding the right cybersecurity talent into your organization. The Need for Cybersecurity Expertise Unless you’ve sheltered yourself from the news over the past few years, you know about the rapid increase in cyber threats. In 2015, 112 million healthcare records were breached. In 2016, the FBI received more than 2,600 official complaints about ransomware. By 2020, the average cost of a data breach will exceed $150 million. And with hacker attacks occurring every 39 seconds, the stakes couldn’t be higher for businesses. The problem is there’s a huge gap between the need for cybersecurity expertise and those who actually have the skills, experience, and qualifications … [Read more...] about How to Recruit and Hire Top Cybersecurity Talent