Employee Monitoring

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Definition: Employee Monitoring

Employee monitoring is the use of various methods of workplace surveillance to gather information about the activities and locations of staff members. Employee monitoring helps the company in understanding the employee behaviour, characteristics, traits etc in a better way, which helps in improving the productivity. The biggest intention of monitoring the employees for unacceptable behaviour at work place or outside in some cases, which can have a negative effect on the company.

Forms of Monitoring

• E-Mails

• Video Surveillance

• Voice Recording

• GPS Tracking

There can be certain other tests like Credit check, Background check, Medical testing etc apart from the list above.

Protecting Your Privacy and Your Job

• Learn your employer’s privacy policies

• Assume you are being monitored

• Keep personal communications off-limits

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