One the most highly visible and hotly contested form of employee monitoring involves using GPS tracking devices on company and employee owned vehicles in situations where the employee’s job requires that the employee drive to and from various locations. According to Michael Abcarian, a lawyer with the law firm Fisher and Phillips, LLP, employers should […]
Smaller businesses are often more vulnerable to fraud issues than larger companies based on a lack of overall resources or ineffective or non-existent anti-fraud measures. You can change the dynamics by gaining a better understanding of what constitutes workplace fraud and by putting systems in place to combat fraud. Fraud in the context of a […]
Employers – do you have policies in place that emphasizes your company’s position on harassment and bullying, or do you assume that bullying could never happen in your organization? If your company clearly states it’s position on workplace bullying, are your employees even aware of your policy? Do they know what the consequences are for […]
Holiday gift buying brings increased traffic to most retailers. However, with the increased revenue and sales often comes increased security concerns. If you own or manage a small business, you know how theft can really impact your bottom line. As we head into the holiday shopping season, it’s time to consider measures for thwarting would-be […]
Workplace theft of confidential information is on the rise… this according to an article on Networked, “Recent Survey Shows That Employee Theft of Confidential Information is Rampant”.
According to data from a survey conducted by Symantec in the company’s white paper on data loss prevention:
Three out of four of your employees will steal from you this year, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. One of those people will steal repeatedly or has already done so. Let this situation continue and your business has a one in three chance of declaring bankruptcy and going under.
Transcript of HR Podcast Episode #27: Employee Theft Statistics and What You Can Do To Protect Your Business Listen to the audio (7 mins, 49 secs) An estimated 50 billion dollars are lost annually from US businesses due to employee theft. Stats show that, a whopping 75% of all employees have stolen from their employers at […]
ESBHR Podcast Episode #27: Employee Theft Statistics, and What You Can Do To Protect Your Business (7 mins, 49 secs) Read the Transcript Watch the video Workplace theft statistics bear out the fact that a whopping 75% of all employees have stolen from their employers at least once. In today’s HR Podcast episode, I share […]
An estimated 50 billion dollars are lost annually from US businesses due to employee theft. According to the International Foundation for Protection Officers, approximately 75% of all employees have stolen from their employers at least once in the duration of their careers.
Did an outgoing worker copy client data files and use them for his or her new job? Has an employee accessed a company database to obtain a fellow employee’s home address? If a worker taps into business data without authorization or exceeding the authorization they’ve been granted…