Do You Need an Employee Monitoring Policy?

Employee Monitoring Policies

Technological innovations make it possible for business owners to keep closer tabs than ever on what their employees are doing: location can be found by cell phone GPS data, internet usage can be tracked, emails can be stored, etc. So, it’s certainly something you can do. But should you? There are pros and cons: for example, you can identify problems and take steps to resolve them, but at the same time monitoring hurts your team’s morale and increases turnover. If you do decide to use monitoring technologies, it’s important to clearly communicate your policies to your employees as far as what you’re tracking and how.

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