You just got news of yet another issue that just happened in your business that now you need to deal with – it could be a sexual harassment claim, a tip on an employee stealing, or just someone goofing off on the Internet for way too long. Some issues only require the employees involved to get in a room with HR to address, while others require extensive detective work by the good folks in IT. Especially in cases of data theft, fraud, embezzlement, etc., having detail on everything the employee did leading up to the purported “bad deed” will be critical in determining whether something improper occurred or not.
Whether you are the small business owner, head of HR, or in IT, employee investigations are a part of your daily life. In this whitepaper we’ll discuss some of the real-world issues businesses face that result in employee investigations, the methodologies used to perform investigations, and then we’ll look at why investigating proactively can help.