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The Top Ten Tips You Should Know to Improve Physical Security in Your Workplace

The Top Ten Tips You Should Know to Improve Physical Security in Your Workplace

Business
Every business has physical assets which need to be protected, and some businesses have more assets than others. There are those which also have special needs when it comes to security, such as night-time security, special CCTV systems, security or mobile patrols, and authorised access. Your security measures can range from special and complex to simple and basic, but there’s no denying the fact that every business needs a security procedure, plan, or measure in place. It is your responsibility, after all, to protect whatever physical assets you have. If you are concerned about security for your business and are thinking of improving your security measures, here are the top five tips you should know to improve physical security in your workplace.   Make sure all doors
How To Set Up Home Office

How To Set Up Home Office

Home & Garden
For a long time, earning a decent living meant daily commutes to a 9-to-5 job. But these days, more and more workers are drawing paychecks without joining the rat race, opting instead to engage in a home-based business or occupation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans who worked at home rose by nearly two million, from about 9.5 million in 1999 to about 11.3 million in 2005. The figure is expected to rise, driven by the growth of the service and outsourcing sectors, availability of computers and laptops, access to broadband Internet, and technological advances. But while being one’s own boss has many benefits including personal freedom, savings in travel and clothing, and reduced stress, it is not for everyone. The feeling of isolation and lack of a regu
BYOD Programs are becoming increasingly popular in the workplace

BYOD Programs are becoming increasingly popular in the workplace

Infographics, Technology
Almost everyone has a mobile device, and most people take their devices to work even if their employers don't know it. Some of them even do work-related tasks on their personal devices — again, even if their bosses aren't hip to the skip. That's just one reason why BYOD adoption is on the rise. Introducing a Bring Your Own Device approach is also smart because it saves money. If staff members use their personal devices for work, then their superiors don't have to buy them laptops, smartphones, and tablets. It's a win-win situation if done correctly. Transparency and trust are both necessary for successfully implementing a BYOD office. Tackle security issues from the get-go. Make it a requirement for employees to register their devices, and look into a mobile security management suite ju
5 Growing Industries for Women

5 Growing Industries for Women

Lifestyle
Women workers in the U.S. are making their move. The Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor reports that women account for 47 percent of the total U.S. labor force, and they are the driving force behind a projected 51 percent increase in workforce growth between 2008 and 2018. From work-at-home moms to women in the boardroom, female leaders are redefining America’s workplace and improving the economy in the process. Take a look at five industries to watch when it comes to women surging ahead: STEM. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are predominantly held by men but that landscape is slowly shifting. Companies like Google and Apple have implemented stronger recruitment and hiring policies for women and minorities in order to create a more diverse