October 2017


How to Build an Effective Workplace Survey

If you’re interested in attracting and retaining talent within your organization, it’s worth your time to consider building a workplace survey. No matter how large your business is or what industry you’re in, you can benefit from collecting employee feedback to evaluate and build a better workplace. “Surveys are a great way to gauge how employees…

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10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Work

According to a 2015 Harris Poll, Halloween is the third most favorite holiday among U.S. adults, with Christmas and Thanksgiving coming in first and second place, respectively. Whether it’s the allure of dressing up as someone else, the magic and mischief of the holiday, or the ghoulish atmosphere, when it comes to Halloween, adults are just as…

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Fingercheck Partners with AT&T to Provide 3G SIM Cards for GPRS Clocks

We know how important it is to equip remote areas with a time clock with dependable, fast connectivity to ensure that every employee and each punch is recognized, recorded and reported on time. That is why we upgraded our products to be able to accommodate a better signal, partnering with AT&T for an improved connection for our…

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NYC Pay History Ban Takes Effect October 31

Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers are prohibited from questioning job applicants on their salary history, with violators facing civil penalties of up to $250,000. Earlier this year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a piece of legislation banning all New York City employers from questioning job applicants on their…


The Value of Encouraging Socializing in the Workplace

Every employer wants to build a winning team that excels in every aspect. While diligence, hard work, and focus are key assets to look for in your employees, if you’re interested in breeding your team for efficiency and productivity, studies suggest that you should let them talk more — even when it’s not work-related. Socializing with colleagues…

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Reasonable Accommodation & Religion: How Far Does an Employer’s Obligation Go?

The legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee’s religious beliefs or practices in the workplace is enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). We recently touched upon this requirement in a blog post on prohibited practices in the hiring process, and today we’re breaking down the requirements of reasonable accommodation, and when difficulty…

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