The Best Tips For Training New Hires

The hiring process is stressful. You put in a considerable amount of work training someone for their role and hope they’ll become a responsible employee. As difficult as this process is, however, you can streamline it with these tips.

Create A Scalable Guide For New Hires To Follow

Document all the responsibilities of the role and put them together in a concrete guide for new hires.

How Co-Managed IT Could Save Your Company From Financial Disaster

When you consider the investments in your business that you can make as a CEO, you probably think to yourself, “Which investments will give my company the best ROI?” With that in mind, would you think of making a significant investment in bolstering your IT department?

Many CEOs are understandably hesitant to throw a lot of money into their IT department because the ROI is more difficult to estimate.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: See The World A Little Closer With StarScope

There’s something magical about having the ability to bring the world a little closer to you. But the StarScope Monocular isn’t magic – it’s all science! The StarScope is a compact monocular featuring 10X magnification that can deliver high-quality optics directly to your eye or your smartphone! The StarScope can be attached to virtually any smartphone camera to improve the zoom function, giving you stellar photos.

Going Strong Or Burning Out?

“Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long.” – Michael Gungor

What Is Burnout?
Burnout is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by:

Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion

Increased mental distance from one’s job or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job

Reduced professional efficacy

This is considered in occupational context and should not be applied to experiences in other areas of life.

Working at home presents completely new experience for many workers

Despite years of companies experimenting with telecommuting, nearly 49% of workers say they are working at home now and it is an entirely new experience, according to a study by Morphisec. Here's one of the study's findings that should send shudders through tech departments; 56% are using their own personal computers and 23% don't know what security they have in place for their devices.

Hackers are Bobbing for Apples

Historically, Apple computers have rarely been a target for hackers. However, these past few years have been trying for Mac lovers. Attackers seem to be more focused on exploiting weaknesses believed to affect all Apple equipment.

Macs are just safer, right?

We always hear people say they want Apple products because they are safer to use.