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What are the US employee monitoring laws? The 101 FAQ [Up to date]

Is employee monitoring legal? Broadly, in the US, employee monitoring is legal and mostly unregulated. As an employer-provided computer system is property of the employer, they may listen to, watch, and read employees’ workplace communication and, in some cases, personal messages. What’s more, an employer’s stated policy on workplace monitoring might not be legally binding. […]

How to use perks to become a “great place to work”

What makes a company a great place to work? We interviewed Sonia de Mier, from Great Place to Work, on how perks are helping SMEs become a better place.

Aligning yourself with a successful boss could help guarantee your own success

Who is John Burke? Where: CleanChoice Energy was founded as Ethical Electric in 2011 by Tom Matzzie, after discovering the complexities of buying and installing solar panels for his own home. In 2014 it became CleanChoice Energy, to reflect the company’s expanding offerings. CleanChoice allows customers to purchase electricity from green energy sources, without physically changing […]

The CFO Journal with Alex Sotelo of Open Education: “Loyalty, trust and laughter”

Who is Alex Sotelo? Where: Open Education has its roots in Venezuela, where in 2002 CEO Andrés Moreno founded Optimal English. His goal was to provide English classes taught by native speakers to Latin American executives. Optimal English became Open English in 2008, with a shift to virtual classes available 24/7. 10 years later, Open […]

How to manage the shift to the augmented workforce? We asked 3 experts about the future of work.

According to Deloitte Insights’ most recent Global Human Capital Trends report, “automation, cognitive computing, and crowds are paradigm-shifting forces that will reshape the workforce now and in the near future”. What makes the augmented workforce, as Deloitte calls it, so different from what we know now? Automation takes away a lot of the busy work […]

The CFO Journal with Markus Lipp of Kongregate: “Remain true to your principles”

Who is Markus Lipp? Where: Kongregate was founded in 2007 as a developer-friendly online game distribution platform. The company was acquired by GameStop in 2010, and by MTG in 2017. It has expanded from browser to mobile, and more recently to PC and Console with a $10 million fund. Kongregate now has more than 40 mobile […]