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10 Productivity Improvement Strategies Companies Need To Try

Most everyone would like to think that they have great and, consequently, productive employees. However, studies show that employees are only productive for 2 hours and 23 minutes of their work day. While you might be blown away by that statistic, the truth is that employees can become very distracted by chatty co-workers, unproductive websites, and other workplace distractions. These issues are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to improving employee productivity.

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Audit Logs, Activity Drilldown, USB File Blocking Upgrades (v7.0.2)

CurrentWare version 7.0.2 is here! With this release we’re excited to announce new admin activity logs for the CurrentWare web console, a new app and website activity drilldown dashboard for BrowseReporter, BrowseReporter productivity grading enhancements, as well as several enhancements to AccessPatrol’s USB file transfer blocking feature.

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How to Use Employee Performance Improvement Plans (PIP Template)

Are you struggling to address poor performance with a direct report? Even if you have a great team with highly skilled employees, as a manager you will eventually be forced to have difficult conversations with underperforming employees about their performance issues. In this article you will be provided with a performance improvement plan template. You will also learn what an employee performance improvement plan is and the best practices for using one to address poor performance issues.

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Two-Factor Authentication, App Productivity & Admin Logs (v7.0.1)

CurrentWare version 7.0.1 is here! With this release we’re excited to announce the introduction of two key security features: Two-factor authentication (2FA) and our first two admin activity logs! These enhancements provide an extra layer of security to help ensure that only trusted operators are accessing your admin console while providing greater visibility into what they are doing within the CurrentWare Suite.

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How To Tell An Employee They Need to Improve-7+ Tips for Success

Are you struggling to address poor performance with a direct report? Even if you have a great team with highly skilled employees, as a manager you will eventually be forced to have difficult conversations with employees who are performing poorly. The good news is that it’s possible to set performance expectations and address an employee’s behavior in a way that both you and the employee will benefit from.

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9 Employee Retention Strategies for Surviving the Great Resignation

According to Joblist’s Q3 2021 Job Market Report survey 73% of currently-employed workers say that they are actively thinking about quitting their jobs and finding a new job. So what does that mean exactly? It means that as the “Great Resignation” continues, companies need to focus on employee retention strategies.

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The 7 Best Internet Filtering Software of 2022 (Tech Review)

Want to block distracting websites, monitor internet use, and keep your network secure against web-based threats? This list of the best internet filters covers website blocking solutions that are suitable for businesses, parental control, Mac users, and more.

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How to Manage the Use of Social Media in the Workplace

Social media has significantly changed the way people communicate at home and at work. But should you be encouraging social media use at work, or is workplace use of social media nothing more than an unwanted distraction? In this article I will outline the risks and benefits of social media in the workplace, the best practices for managing social media use at work, and provide you with a social media policy example that you can use in your organization.