As more information goes digital, data privacy has become a major concern. From industry standards, such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard for credit cards processing, to federal legislation, such as HIPAA for health record privacy, securing data is paramount. Even general business information -- financials, HR records, banking information and tax returns -- should be encrypted and secured against theft or misuse.


Get Specific in Job Postings to Hire Candidate Who's Just Right

There's a fine line to walk when posting a job opening at your company. A well-written job post helps you attract not only good candidates, but the right candidates. You want to sell your company and More >

Thaw Seen in IT Hiring

The good news, if there is any in this lousy job market, is that the unemployment rate in IT is only about half that of the overall market, which the U.S. Labor Department on Friday put at 9.8 More >

Software Takes Paper-Based Pain out of Talent Management

Succession planning, as I wrote in an earlier story, is a strategic task that nearly everyone agrees is important to a company's success. Yet few companies manage to devote enough time and effort to More >

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Why Companies Should Embrace 'Being in the Business of Integration'

Dion Hinchcliffe, executive vice president of strategy at Dachis Group, says companies often want what integration brings them, but in the end, they stumble over "being in the business of More >

IT Hiring's Hot in South Florida

Susan Hall spoke with Deborah Vazquez, CEO of Boca Raton, Fla., IT staffing firm Protech, about the IT job market in south Florida. Hall: So what trends are you seeing?Vazquez: We've been seeing More >

Personality Tests Can Be Friend or Foe When Hiring

Lora Bentley spoke with Gavin Appleby, a shareholder at labor and employment law firm Littler Mendelson. Though employers often use personality tests as part of the hiring or promotion process, More >

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