Blog

Understanding Cyber Security Threats

Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses In 2017, cyber-attacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000. Businesses of all sizes, in all industries face a growing range of cyber security threats. 60% of businesses say attacks are becoming more severe and more sophisticated. Companies must understand the barrage of threats coming from attackers to […]

Are Your Employee Communications Up to the Task?

People today have more means than ever through which to communicate with each other. But more isn’t necessarily better—at least not when it comes to staying connecting with your employees. Why not? Because having more channels from which to choose also means more potential ways things can go wrong. Hence the need for careful and […]

Shots Ring Out in Your K-12 School…Do You Know What to Do?

You’re sitting in your office at school when you hear a loud noise outside in the hallway. It sounds like gunfire. Before you can even rise from your chair or pick up the phone, you hear another shot. Then another. Next, you hear screaming and footsteps outside your door. What do you do? Unfortunately, this real-life […]

“Don’t Get Goosed”

What to do when those pesky geese are on the prowl. If you’re in the North-Eastern portion of the United States, chances are you have encountered Canadian Geese. Whether they are stopping traffic on a busy street or hanging around your office building, you have come to realize these over-sized fowl are quite the nuisance. […]

2017 Cyber Incident & Breach Response Guide Highlights The Role Of Communication

Cyber threats are a fact of life for today’s organizations. But is your organization really prepared to respond to the ever-increasing, always-changing lineup of potential cyber incidents and security breaches? Luckily, you don’t have to go it alone thanks to Online Trust Alliance (OTA)’s recently released 2017 Cyber Incident & Breach Readiness Guide. Here’s a […]

Are Unscheduled Absences Hurting Your Organization?

Peak flu season is upon us, and will last all the way into March. During this time, millions of people will become sick—many of whom won’t be reporting to work for the two to three days it takes severe symptoms to subside. Does your organization have a plan in place to manage these staff outages? […]

Does Your Organization Have an Inclement Weather Plan?

Put yourself in your employee’s shoes for a moment. You wake up in the morning to snow that has been steadily falling for the past few hours. You check Facebook and see that your friends complaining about icy roads and walkways. The Weather Channel says several more inches are anticipated throughout the day. You are supposed to report […]

Turnover and Employee Communication

At a time when turnover rates are expected to grow along with a strong job market, keeping the lines of communication open is critical to retaining your skilled employees. According to the third quarter 2016 ADP Job Vitality Index, wage growth among full-time workers who switched employers increased by an average of 5%. In some […]

Five Ways to Ensure Important Messages Get The Attention They Deserve

If yours is like most organizations, employees are overwhelmed with disruptive communication from instant messaging programs, email, phone calls and app notifications. How likely is it that employees might miss an important message such as a security alert sent through your notification service?  If the answer is “very” then read on. The following are five […]

The Zika Virus in the U.S.: What Employers Need to Know Now

As of May 10, 2016, there were 472 confirmed cases of Zika, spread across 41 states and Washington D.C. By June 1, this number had increased to 618. Get the latest information on Zika as it pertains to your employees, whether or not your staff travel for work. Zika Cases in the U.S. By the […]