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Aliah Wright is a Manager/Online Editor for SHRM covering Technology & Business Leadership and Strategy Issues. She is author of the book, “A Necessary Evil: Managing Employee Activity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn . . . and the Hundreds of Other Social Media Sites.”

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Articles by Aliah Wright

Federal Government Hacked: Lessons for HR

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June 15, 2015

How Companies Can Win the War on Cybersecurity

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June 4, 2015

Lack of Social Media Presence Can Hurt Job Seekers

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May 19, 2015

Verizon: Data Breaches on the Rise in 2015

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May 13, 2015

Future Workers Spend Most of Their Time on Smartphones

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May 13, 2015
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How Hackers Infect Resumes to Target HR Data

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May 11, 2015

The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Vertical Networks

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May 4, 2015
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Bill Would Ban Porn at Work

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March 31, 2015
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When the thief is in the next cubicle, what’s HR to do?

Two days after Christmas, financial services corporation Morgan Stanley discovered that Internet data had been stolen from 900 clients and attributed the theft to one of its employees. The employee was subsequently fired. Although he has not been charged, the employee is reportedly under investigation by the FBI.

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January 20, 2015
 

Chief human resource officer (CHRO) will be one of the most in-demand executive positions for 2015, according to a new report from recruiting consultants Korn Ferry. 
Companies will also be searching for senior leaders in the cybersecurity, digital and innovation arenas. The hottest sector overall for executives looking for new opportunities will be in health care.

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January 14, 2015
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HR should prepare now for the influx of wearable technologies—before they’re undetectable

By 2018, 95 percent of people will connect to the Internet from a smart device—and HR might not be prepared to handle what some are calling the Internet of Things (or the Internet of Everything) and its impact on the workplace.

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December 23, 2014

 

LAS VEGAS—What makes a leader successful?

Best-selling author and consultant Patrick Lencioni closed the Society for Human Resource Management’s Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference by telling attendees what makes a leader unsuccessful, and encouraging HR professionals to take the risk of speaking candidly with their companies’ leaders to improve the overall health of their organizations.

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October 14, 2014
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Human Resource Executive’s (HRE) 17th Annual Technology Conference & Exposition is touted as the must-attend event for HR technology professionals and, for the first time ever, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will have two bloggers in attendance.

October 6, 2014

 

Female leaders deliver better financial results, studies show

      

Want your company to have a healthier bottom line?

Put a woman in charge.

A new survey published by HR consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI) and The Conference Board reveals that organizations with better financial performance have more women in leadership roles.

Those findings are backed by other research—and experiences on Wall Street.

She’ll Show ’Em the Money

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September 17, 2014

 

More implementing integrated, cloud-based talent and HR systems. 

It’s not news that spending on HR technology is on the rise, as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reported last month, but according to a new report, software-as-a-service (SAAS) companies are seeing their largest revenue gains since 2008.

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September 10, 2014

 

What’s the one thing human resource information system (HRIS) managers hope to accomplish when deciding whether or not to invest in new HR technology?

Improve user experience, according to a study from Information Services Group (ISG), a technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company.

ISG reports that other benefits of new technology HRIS managers hope to attain include “access to innovation and best practices, speed to implementation, and cost savings,” the analysis found.

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September 3, 2014

HR professionals encouraged to evolve, anticipate and help grow leadership  

How do you tell if your current leadership development and talent management strategies will improve your bottom line over the next three years?

By looking to the past and anticipating what’s next.

So says a new study from consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI) and The Conference Board, which includes survey responses from more than 16,000 respondents consisting of business leaders and global human resource executives.

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August 18, 2014

Median pay for chief executive officers at the largest American companies increased from $9.3 million in 2012 to $10.1 million in 2013, largely due to a vigorous U.S. stock market, according to consultancy Equilar Inc.’s 2014 CEO Pay Strategies Report. However, stock options are making up less of senior leaders’ total compensation, researchers found.

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August 12, 2014
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Feelings take precedence in decision-making for senior business leaders, according to a study on emotions and business. Researchers also discovered that executives believe values, company culture and reputation are just as important as big data when it comes to making decisions.

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August 5, 2014

Studies show spending more time with your boss and building a positive relationship with him or her are good ways to advance your career.

According to the Optimal Hours with the Boss study from Leadership IQ, most employees spend only half the time they should with their leaders. Workers who interact with their supervisors at least six hours per week are 30 percent more engaged, 16 percent more innovative and 15 percent more motivated than employees who spend just one hour a week with their boss.

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July 14, 2014
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