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Is it okay to use company laptop for personal use?
Under no circumstances whatsoever should you use any company licenses, laptops or anything else for side projects, particularly if they may generate revenue in the future. The less your employer knows about what you do in your spare time, the better.
What should you not do at a company laptop?
Seven things to not search for on your office computer
- Better safe than sorry.
- Pornography or other inappropriate websites.
- Websites related to your side hustle.
- Dating websites.
- Avoid torrents or streaming.
- Don’t visit websites like Simply Confess.
- Don’t search for any information that is too personal.
Can I use IBM laptop for personal use?
Yes. You can choose, if you prefer a Lenovo or a MacBook.
What can my employer see on my computer?
If your company lets you browse sites that aren’t work-related, chances are they don’t mind that you do so every once in a while. That goes for a phone they provide, too. But it’s important to remember those devices aren’t yours. Your company owns them, and that means anything you put on them can be seen.
Does IBM spy on employees?
IBM does not analyze or monitor employees’ email, external social media accounts or other internal message boards as part of its predictions on who has one foot out the door. But some start-ups have scraped publicly available LinkedIn data, for instance, to predict probable departures.
Can my employer require me to sign a legal rights agreement?
The idea that an employer could require you to give up your right to use the legal justice system is shocking to many employees. However, courts have almost uniformly upheld an employer’s right to ask employees to sign these agreements. And, employers almost certainly have the right to fire, or refuse to hire, an employee who won’t sign.
Can an employer fire an employee who won’t sign an employment agreement?
However, courts have almost uniformly upheld an employer’s right to ask employees to sign these agreements. And, employers almost certainly have the right to fire, or refuse to hire, an employee who won’t sign.
Can you sign a contract and not start a new job?
Signing employment contract and not starting Sometimes an employee may sign a contract after being offered a job and circumstances may arise along the way forcing him/her not to start the job offered. Most contracts require employees to give one month notice before leaving the job.
Do I have to sign an arbitration agreement with my employer?
Answer: You don’t have to sign the agreement, but the consequences of refusing to sign could be severe. Many employers ask new hires to sign an arbitration agreement: a contract in which the employee agrees to bring any legal disputes with the employer to arbitration, rather than to court.