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The Thinx controversy and why solid HR is essential in today’s workplaces

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, myHR Blog

workplace harassment Thinx

Harassment and discrimination complaints are nothing to take lightly. They can be expensive, disruptive and damaging to your company in so many ways. Don’t believe us? Just ask Uber. Or Jared and Kay Jewelers. Or any of these tech businesses. Way too many businesses—even millennial-focused, hipster booming startups—are ill prepared to deal with harassment and…

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How to Improve Post-Election Productivity in the Workplace

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | Category: Employee Relations, myHR Blog, myHR DirectLink

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Does it surprise anyone that the 2016 presidential election resulted in political tension in workplaces across the country? We didn’t think so. A recent article in The Atlantic reports that the level of politically-based tension in the workplace today is greater than in previous election cycles. In fact, an American Psychological Association survey found that…

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Employee Appreciation Day is only five weeks away! How will you celebrate your team?

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 | Category: Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, myHR Blog

employee appreciation day

Friday, March 3th, is Employee Appreciation Day. Soooo…whatcha got planned? Every year, we ask our clients and readers for suggestions on how to show appreciation to your workforce in unique and meaningful ways. We always get great Employee Appreciation Day stories and ideas. Sometimes we even get a few really fun pictures, too. It’s a…

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Employer branding is critical to your recruiting efforts. What do applicants know about your brand?

Posted on: January 19th, 2017 | Category: Employee Relations, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, myHR Blog, Talent Management

employer branding great place to work interns

Nice guys don’t have to finish last. In fact, the case can be made that in today’s high-speed-connected, social-media-inundated, millennial-influenced world, being known as a good, respectable company can do wonders for your customer loyalty and brand recognition. But the process of being recognized as “one of the good companies” doesn’t start with a big…

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Our best HR blog posts of 2016, part I

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, myHR Blog, Talent Management

Wow! Is it December already? We would like to ring out the year by sharing our most memorable HR blog posts from 2016. We covered so many great topics and events over the last 12 months, and we are ready to cover whatever 2017 has in store for modern employers and managers like you. Please…

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Employee Appreciation Ideas: Encourage Employee Feedback

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, myHR Blog, Talent Management

employee feedback

We here at myHR Partner are ever vigilant for stories about companies that are rocking their employee appreciation programs. For example, we love to hear about those employers who slay it on Employee Appreciation Day. (FYI: It’s going to be Friday, March 3 in 2017. Mark your calendars, folks!) In this post, however, we want…

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT TIP OF THE MONTH: Can Blind “Friendship Dates” Create a More Engaged Workforce?

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 | Category: Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, myHR Blog, Talent Management

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Raise your hand if you have ever been on a blind date. (Figuratively, please. You are reading an HR blog post that is about to take a strange twist. Raising your hand for real right now will cause the people around you to look at you funny.) Lots of us have been on blind dates.…

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Employee Appreciation Tip of the Month: Overworking a Great Team Will Ruin It.

Posted on: September 15th, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, myHR Blog

Employee Appreciation Tip of the Month Overworked Employees

This is a myHR Partner public service announcement: Stop overworking your employees.   Seriously, just stop. We are not talking about the emergency, short-term and rare stints where all hands are on deck until the ship is righted again. Times like that happen, and employees usually rally behind their leadership when they do. But these…

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Employee Appreciation Tip of the Month: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs promote engagement

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, myHR Blog, Talent Management

With Employee Appreciation Day happening tomorrow, we at myHR Partner would like to share an engagement booster we feel strongly about: Doing good deeds in the world does good for your company. This is particularly true of employee-centered programs like volunteering and giving. That’s the message of a recent Forbes article on Corporate Social Responsibility…

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