Archive for 'Employee Monitoring'

Personal Web Surfing on Company Time

Your average employee spends over 45 minutes each day doing personal web surfing. This is costing your business around $4000 per employee per year. For a company with 300 employees, this is more than a million dollars per year. What can companies do? Monitor employee computer activities. This has two benefits: 1- It acts as [...]

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Invasion of Privacy or Good Business Sense

Some companies are reluctant to use employee monitoring software. They think their employees will resent it as an invasion of privacy. At the same time, most companies don’t even think twice about placing cameras over cash registers, using RFID technology in employee badges to automatically track arrival and departure times, putting GPS tracking in company [...]

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Reward the Company Hero

Employee monitoring software like EffectivePro can be used for more than just identifying negative employee situations like wasting time on personal web surfing, illegal online activities, disclosing intellectual property and time card fraud. It can also be used to find out which employees are working the hardest. EffectivePro has power reports that summarize computer activities [...]

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Illegal Online Activities on Company Computers

Your business could be liable for the online actions of your employees, if you allow illegal computer activities to happen in the work place. For example, a few years ago, a US company was convicted of two felony charges and had to pay $100 million for allowing sensitive information to be sent to foreign countries. [...]

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Inline Internet Filters Are Not Enough

Blocking websites with a centralized network filter, or inline Internet filter, is only effective to a point. It prevents accidental loading of unauthorized websites, such as pornography, bandwidth intensive, illegal, virus infected, or time wasting websites. However, if an employee wants to bypass centralized network filtering they will figure out a way. There are a [...]

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Pornography Use and Corporate Reputation

Are your employees viewing pornography during customer meetings? How can you know if they are attending the meetings off-site, outside of the corporate firewall? The cost of losing a customer contract as a result, and the cost of damaging your company’s reputation, can be staggering. Inline network filters are worthless for protecting you from these [...]

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Solitaire Embezzlement

Most employees would not consider playing solitaire, or other video games, at work embezzlement. However, if it takes them twice as long to get their job due to video gaming distractions for the same pay, they might as well be taking money from the till. Employee computer monitoring software like EffectivePro helps keep employees honest. [...]

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EffectivePro – The Employee Monitoring Solution

• Reduced Personal Web Surfing • Powerful Reporting Tools • Web-based Management • Protection from Legal Liability • Software Usage Tracking • Intellectual Property Protection

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