What's the History Behind the DoD 8570 or DoD 8410 Requirements?

The Department of Defense (DoD) directive 8570 was created for the purpose of providing guidance for the training and certification of DoD workers who are in charge of information assurance functions and reporting metrics. The directive's main influence falls on the individuals and agencies who have access to DoD information systems, but ever since its inception, the 8570 standard has represented a skill set whose certification is greatly regarded in the IT world.

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Managing Stress in the Workplace for Employees and Managers

Americans are dying for a paycheck. Not just figuratively, either. They are literally working themselves to death. And, in the process, they're slowly strangling productivity and profits.

According to the Mayo Clinic, stress leads to a long list of physical and emotional issues --headaches, fatigue, sleep problems, anxiety, and feelings of being overwhelmed. None of which are good for your employees or your bottom line.

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Change Management: Helping Employees Adjust to a Changing Workplace

Few words can inspire fear in a workplace like the word "change". An employee that hears their normal routine is going to be changing often gets worried about what that may mean for them and their future. It can be worrisome for them to not know what might be happening. This situation is where a great manager can shine and show their employees that workplace changes can be adjusted to relatively easily in the long run.

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