Tips for Good Physical Security Habits

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Oct 29, 2020 2:19 PM

While organizations spend a lot of time and resources working to protect their digital assets, the physical security of the workplace is just as critical and just as subject to attack as is a network.

Physical security involves securing the site, building, office space, servers, computers, and other assets from being compromised at the actual location, rather than electronically over networks. It includes site design and layout, intrusion detection, fire protection, surveillance, physical access control, and emergency response.

It's important to remember that physical security consists of protecting against man-made threats, like intrusion or internal sabotage, as well as natural disasters, severe weather, and accidents that can cause floods, fire, and other problems.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Linda Farr

Posted by Katie Sica on Oct 2, 2020 2:06 PM

This week, Skye Learning is featuring Linda Farr, an accomplished human resources leader who provides strategic and tactical consulting to SMBs, through Farr HR Solutions, Inc.,  in the biotech/pharma, medical device, and technology industries. She has consulted with employees across the globe, including Hong Kong, Germany, and Denmark. Previously, she was Vice President of Human Resources, North America at Straumann USA.

What’s more, Farr has an MBA from Western Michigan University, has earned her SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications, and is a board member for the Greater Merrimack Valley HR Association. Skye Learning was thrilled to feature her expert commentary in our HR Hot Topic courseware, including HR Hot Topic: Flexible Work Arrangements.

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SME Spotlight: Keisha O’Marde - HR Hot Topics Courses

Posted by Katie Sica on Aug 28, 2020 11:52 AM

This week, Skye Learning is once again featuring Keisha O’Marde, Head of Human Resources at Symmons Industries. O’Marde has earned her SHRM-CP® and PHR™ certifications and has an M.A. in workforce development and training. She has also worked domestically and internationally for organizations ranging from small start-ups to mature and global companies.

Skye is thrilled to include O’Marde in our HR Hot Topics courses, developed in partnership with HRCI. These courses cover a range of buzzworthy HR topics, such as employee well-being, marijuana policies, and diversity and inclusion.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Ann Gleason

Posted by Katie Sica on Jul 10, 2020 11:37 AM

 

This week, Skye Learning is spotlighting Ann Gleason, an experienced human resources leader who is featured in Skye’s HR Management courseware.

 

Gleason is the Region Head of US & PR Benefits and Global Mobility at Iron Mountain in Boston, MA, where she has worked for nearly 22 years. In her career, she has specialized in benefits, compensation, relocation, employee relations, and recruiting. She has a B.S. in Merchandising & Marketing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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