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Why do employers monitor employees

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Using employee monitor to monitor employees has been an objectionable issue in the last two years. Generally speaking, employers should inform employees of the monitoring activities in the company, but some employers would rather keep silence. There is also a truth that nearly most of the surveillance program that are installed in employees' computers can be run in stealth mode which cannot be recognized in program list. As employees, what do you think of it?

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  1. 1. Why Do Employers Monitor Employees?Using employee monitor to monitor employees has been an objectionable issue in the lasttwo years. Generally speaking, employers should inform employees of the monitoringactivities in the company, but some employers would rather keep silence. There is also atruth that nearly most of the surveillance program that are installed in employeescomputers can be run in stealth mode which cannot be recognized in program list. Asemployees, what do you think of it?Employers have been thinking on how to monitor employee and utilize employee monitorto record employees PC activities by applying surveillance technologies. According to astudy, 80 percent of employees cant dedicated in their work since they do private stuffonline in working hour such as viewing porn websites and SNS sites, gambling, watchingmovies, talking with buddies via Gtalk, thus, the working efficiency of the wholecompany could be remarkably lowered and the load of the network, meanwhile, will betremendously utilized, making tasks that ought to have been finished left incompletewhile private affairs that shouldnt have been completed left done, which, for theemployers, is a time-wasting process but with unsatisfying and low fertility. Employersmonitoring action is logically rational for the most part if you view things in employersviewpoint because all the computers are the properties of the company. Employees usethe computers to increase income for the employers, and get paid monthly. Employershave to confirm the wages are worthy of paying and the employees exactly do their jobduring working hour. There may be also another peril that employees reveal companystrade secrets purposely or unknowingly, employee monitor can be helpful when employerhas to take legal actions on dispute with employees.For the employees, long time working every day is really frustrating, and very few couldentertain in a good way. Playing online games can be a selection if they had
  2. 2. accomplished assigned tasks, but please pay attention to the employee monitor, andprivacy shall be taken into account, when you sign up to your web banking account, thepassword is tracked, a few employee monitors have key logger feature to attract peoplesattention while some havent because it would cause lawsuit on privacy in highprobability, key logger is a function that uses root kit techniques which wouldnt createfolder and the logging process cannot be seen in program list, namely, the employeemonitor is operating in backstage. A disciplined employee could be highly valued byemployers. Smart employees would finish the assigned tasks in the first place and oncefree time is available, and they do not use company-owned computers to do personalthings, such as chatting with friends via Instant Messenger. Be aware of the employeemonitor.Employee monitor is not the only salvation to the issue. On one hand, employers whoutilized employee monitor should in accordance with local laws. Please do remember,employees privacy can not be assaulted and let employees know they are beingmonitored, on the other hand, employees should be disciplined and obey with companypolicies. In conclusion, only by comprehending with each other well and making a betterworking condition, can employers and employees maximize company profits andincrease working efficiency.

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