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  • Hiring kit: Technical writer

    Downloads · Sep 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A good technical writer can help end users master the software and hardware they need to do their jobs, boosting productivity and ensuring adoption. However, a lack of easy-to-follow documentation can lead to frustration, poor morale, and inefficient usage. This hiring kit includes a job description, sample interview questions, and...

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  • Open source vs. proprietary software: A look at the pros and cons

    Downloads · Jul 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Companies trying to decide between an open source and a proprietary solution may be stymied because there are often advantages and disadvantages to each one. This ebook examines both sides of the coin for the two kinds of software to help you weigh your choices. From the ebook: ...

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  • Hiring kit: Multimedia designer

    Downloads · Jul 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The multimedia designer is a necessary hire for companies seeking a vital online and mobile presence. But finding the best candidates requires evaluating a wide range of skills—including a strong design background and expertise in a variety of web-based tools for animation, design, and video production. This hiring kit includes...

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  • Choosing a payroll service: A guide for business leaders

    Downloads · Jul 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    For small businesses, hiring a service to handle all of the necessary payroll calculation, processing, and documentation saves valuable time and resources better spent on running the business. This guide explains the features you should look for in a payroll service and provides a framework you can use when comparing...

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  • Internet of Things policy

    Downloads · May 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    These guidelines cover the procurement, usage, and administration of IoT devices, whether provided by the company or employee owned. From the policy: Summary The Internet of Things (or IoT) refers to network- or internet-connected devices, such as appliances, thermostats, monitors, sensors, and portable items that can measure,...

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  • Hiring kit: GDPR data protection compliance officer

    Downloads · May 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The GDPR data protection compliance officer is responsible for monitoring compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws and is a mandatory position for certain enterprises. This hiring kit includes a job description, sample interview questions, and a basic want ad to help you find the best person for...

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  • Hiring kit: Chief diversity officer

    Downloads · Feb 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The chief diversity officer develops, implements, and monitors enterprise-wide programs that promote the hiring of employees with diverse cultural and educational experiences. This hiring kit includes a job description, sample interview questions, and a basic want ad you can use for your candidate recruitment search. From the job description:...

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  • Comparison chart: Virtualization platforms

    Downloads · Feb 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    There’s a vast selection of software containers, as well as proprietary and open source hypervisors—which makes it tough to zero in on the best solution for your virtual container needs. This side-by-side comparison chart will help you weigh the options. More about virtualization technologies: Server virtualization For...

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  • Comparison chart: Enterprise collaboration tools

    Downloads · Jan 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Online collaboration has become a critical driver in business success—but which tool is the best fit for your organization’s needs? This side-by-side comparison chart will give you a snapshot view of what the major contenders have to offer. More about the tools: Since the launch of Slack in...

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  • Google Drive: Tips and tricks for business professionals

    Downloads · Jan 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The convenience and flexibility of Google Drive has helped organizations increase productivity and improve collaborative processes, but many people don't use the platform to its full potential. This collection of tips will help business pros discover the most efficient ways of getting their work done. From the ebook: ...

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