Salary Transparency In High Demand By HR

Geography: United States Research Source: Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. —Date: December 2014 —Findings: 55% of HR Executives want salary transparency. 13% believe employees should know exactly how much everyone at the company earns. 42% want a policy that provides information on salary ranges for departments and job categories. 39% were opposed to viewing the salaries of others. […]

Employees Are Aware That Employers Are Monitoring Their Actions

—Category: Innovation, Technology, Privacy —Geography: United States —Research Source: Technology Advice —Date: November 2014 —Findings: —53% of employees say their computer use is tracked at work. —36% don’t know their employer’s data collection policies. —81% rarely worry about their employer viewing their Internet history. —64% are uncomfortable with their cell phone being monitored. —10% report […]

Companies Take Social Media Precautions By Implementing Policies

—Geography: Global —Research Source: Proskauer —Date: April 2014 —Findings: —70% of employers report having to take disciplinary action against employees for misuse of social media (up from 35% in 2012). —80% of employers are taking precautions around the misuse of confidential information on social media. —71% of employers are taking precautions around the misrepresentation of […]

Employees Seek Privacy In Their Technology Use

—Geography: United States —Research Source: SHRM —Date: January 2005 —Findings: —25% of employees, and 41% of HR professionals, agree that organizations shouldn’t have the right to listen to employee telephone conversations. —52% of employees, and 76% of HR professionals, agree that organizations have the right to monitor the use of cell phones. —68% of employees, […]

Managers Not Comfortable Friending Employees On Social Networks

Geography: United States —Research Source: Millennial Branding & American Express —Date: September 2013 —Findings: —14% of managers  and 24% of employees are either very comfortable or extremely comfortable being friends with employees on Facebook. —24% of managers and 32% of employees are either very comfortable or extremely comfortable being connected on LinkedIn —Employees  (38%) are […]