White Papers by LightWork Software

  • How to Manage Employee Time Entry and Compliance

    The number of remote and hybrid work environments are growing due to COVID-19 and in part to the digital transformation allowing flexibility. This has created a huge opportunity for business owners to hire talent from across the globe, defying the obstacles that occur with in-office positions,...
  • The State of Performance Management 2021 - Infographic

    In 2021, LightWork Software sponsored an HR Research State of the Industry Report \"The State of Performance Management 2021\". This infographic provides some key takeaways from the full report.
  • Is Your Employee Harassment Prevention Training in Compliance?

    Organizations of all sizes face significant cultural difficulties when their workforce is touched by offensive or harassing behaviors. According to an article by NPR, a whopping 81 percent of women report they have been the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace and that number goes even...
  • Keys to Successful Learning Management Solutions

    An LMS tracks a company’s training and education progress to ensure the workforce and business are in compliance with laws, regulations, and licenses. Employee skills enhancement is also critical to an organization’s growth and attaining its goals and objectives. In this article discover key...
  • Why Every Organization Should Have an Employee Recruitment Strategy

    The goal of employee recruitment is to hire the best and brightest candidate for any given role that is vacant in your organization. Sounds clear-cut. But is it? How does recruitment strategy play a part in the success of an organization? Discover why a strategy is important and how to take the...
  • Well-Rounded Timekeeping: Are You Compliant?

    Tracking employee time and ensuring your organization’s payroll is accurate is what time clocks do. Sometimes, however, employers have rounding or grace period policies that change an employee’s clock-in or clock-out time. It is common for employers to allow slight adjustments so that...
  • The Power of Analytics in Performance Management

    Regardless of the industry, employee skills and their performance impacts the bottom line of the organization. It is the job of human resources to provide the tools to better manage and understand those factors that affect and contribute to employee performance. That is where using analytics to...
  • How to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Your Business

    Ransomware attacks have been on the rise, so much so that they have become the biggest single money earner for cybercriminals. In 2020, there were 1001 cases reported to the U.S. government affecting move than 155.8 million individuals. The primary cause cited is less than adequate information...
  • Top Strategies for Employee Development in 2021

    Let’s face it, doing more with less has been an ongoing theme in business for longer than anyone cares to remember. Being resourceful is what Human Resources is all about through developing managers, staff, and teams to improve outcomes and reach organizational goals. Let’s take a look at how to...
  • The Importance of Upward Mobility Programs for Employee Recruitment and Retention

    Upward mobility is the ability for employees to enter at one level and ‘climb the corporate ladder’ of jobs with progressively more responsibility within an organization. It is the role of Human Resources to ensure that employees are engaged, motivated and see a future with the organization...
  • The Importance of Upward Mobility Programs for Employee Recruitment and Retention

    Upward mobility is the ability for employees to enter at one level and ‘climb the corporate ladder’ of jobs with progressively more responsibility within an organization. It is the role of Human Resources to ensure that employees are engaged, motivated and see a future with the organization...
  • What Employers Need to Know About Biometric Employee Data Storage

    Biometric time clocks offer a streamlined way to managed employees’ time, attendance and automate payroll processes. Most biometric time clock systems capture and use an employee’s face or a fingerprint as identification. Biometric information is a highly sensitive form of data that needs to be...
  • First Impressions Are Everything: Employee Learning Management Tools

    The first couple of weeks at a new job can make or break an employee’s impression of their work and employer experience. As a human resources manager, it is your job to ensure each new hire is integrated smoothly into the company. It is also important to understand that orientation processes can...
  • Recognizing Employees Improves Productivity

    Employees are motivated in many different ways, but the one thing that everyone appreciates is being noticed for a job well done. It provides a sense of value and appreciation. The goals and benefits of an employee recognition program are multifaceted and improve employee job satisfaction and...
  • Preventing Corporate Email Scams

    According to the United States government, reported business email compromise (BEC) scams accounted for losses of $1.7 billion in 2019. So many of us rely on email to conduct business, both personal and professional, it is easy to see why this is a serious line of attack for criminals. What is a...
  • Why Upgrade Employee Time Collection with Biometric Time Clocks in 2021?

    The ability to track employees is a necessity for any company, but how you do it makes a difference. The tough part is trying to decide which solution may be the best for your organization. Human error is the single biggest factor in most time-keeping systems. When errors happen, managers and...
  • Why Upgrade Employee Time Collection with Biometric Time Clocks in 2021?

    The ability to track employees is a necessity for any company, but how you do it makes a difference. The tough part is trying to decide which solution may be the best for your organization. Human error is the single biggest factor in most time-keeping systems. When errors happen, managers and...
  • Objectives for Performance Management in 2021

    The third annual State of Performance Management Study, conducted by HR.com and sponsored by LightWork® Software, reports that the primary objectives of performance management are employee and organization growth, at 71 and 70 percent respectively. The more than 340 human resource professionals...
  • The State of Performance Management

    This infographic provides a snapshot of key issues facing HR professionals as 2020 came to a close. COVID19's impact on performance management priorities tops this chart. Learn what practices high-performing companies are doing to succeed. The information is pulled from an research study...
  • Start 2021 Off Right – Best Practices for Passwords

    Cyber security is critical to keeping your company and its technology running smoothly. Learn more about privacy and password protection and Start 2021 Off Right with Best Practices for Passwords.
  • Start 2021 Off Right – Best Practices for Passwords

    Cyber security is critical to keeping your company and its technology running smoothly. Learn more about privacy and password protection and Start 2021 Off Right with Best Practices for Passwords.
  • Employee Recruitment in Remote Workplace World

    Human resources wears many hats for an organization. Recruiting, hiring, benefits, training, payroll, performance management, employee records, etc. Any number of these, if not all of these areas, may have been affected in 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic. Large numbers of employees who...
  • HR Recruitment Tips for Hiring Success

    Recruiting and hiring the right candidates involves company branding, positioning, challenging work opportunities, and offering a competitive compensation package. It is not enough to attract candidates with the qualifications, skills and experience that meet the position description. You must...
  • LightWork Learning Management Module Works Seamlessly with Other Software Solutions

    LightWork® Learning Management gives human resources professionals the ability to deploy customized training to individuals based on job titles, roles and responsibilities. LightWork Learning Management, powered by dialogEDU, is a unique technology that provides digital learning and...
  • Employee Time Collection Made Easy: Biometric Time Clocks

    Discover the advantages of biometric time clocks. Frequently asked questions about biometric time clock uses, functionality and system requirements are answered.