If you are in IT, handling offboarding for employees leaving the company is always a tricky job. With the sheer number of security risks it presents, you need to make sure you leave no stone unturned. From revoking access permissions to ensuring complete data security, there are a myriad of tasks that just cannot be overlooked. With remote working environments becoming the norm in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the process of offboarding employees has become even more complicated.
Documentation is the process of keeping an electronic record of all external and internal work-related procedures, details and information so that it can be consulted and referenced by anybody at any time. By implementing a robust IT documentation culture at the workplace, companies can streamline their operations, complete more tasks in less time and reduce workplace stress caused by heavy workloads.
The use of smart documentation even in remote or hybrid work environments helps IT technicians feel more resourceful and inclusive, which keeps their stress levels and anxiety low and keeps them motivated.
The COVID-19 pandemic affected individuals and companies across the globe in one way or another. In just a few months, it changed the way people went about their day-to-day routines and how companies functioned. Most organizations had to adopt the remote work model just to stay operational, remote work comes with its own set of challenges. One of the primary concerns that companies have about distributed workforces is onboarding.
This blog will discuss how remote work is negatively impacting onboarding and why structured onboarding is essential.
We spend a significant portion of our waking hours at our workplace and addressing the psychological needs of the workforce is critical to all organizations. IT workers face mental stress every day as their work has become more complex since the pandemic forced organizations to switch to remote/hybrid work environments. In this blog, we'll explore the different workplace stressors and how you can take effective measures to overcome them.
Ransomware is one of the worst nightmares for MSPs and IT teams everywhere. The impact of a ransomware attack is instant and the recovery period can be incredibly difficult if you are not adequately prepared. If recent events are any indication, it is not a matter of if, but rather when, a ransomware attack will happen. Let’s discuss some of the strategies that can help you get back on track should you experience an unavoidable breach.
When not at optimum health, our bodies show signs in the form of pain or discomfort that more often than not spur us into taking remedial action. However, when it comes to the mental side of things, we often tend to ignore the signs of an unhealthy mind. Fatigue, sleeplessness, anxiety, absenteeism and stress are some common signs of mental unrest. Mentally healthy individuals are often motivated, productive and better able to cope with life and work-related stress. However, those with poor mental health have a difficult time performing even simple, day-to-day tasks.
Onboarding and offboarding are, in essence, two sides of the same coin. While onboarding focuses on smoothly integrating new hires into the company, offboarding ensures a stress-free exit. While both functions play a critical role in the seamless operation of an organization, the important question is — who really owns the onboarding/offboarding process in a company? Well, the right answer is, everyone.