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We know it’s incredibly tough to keep up with all of the changes affecting HR. That’s why we write Modern Employer. Our blog is a great resource for HR news, information and advice. Our goal is to give you insight and direction so your organization can stay one step ahead.

HIRING TIP OF THE MONTH: One hiring mistake can take up to 17 weeks to recover from, so don’t rush!

Posted on: June 1st, 2017 | Category: hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Our Blog

slow down to avoid hiring mistakes

Slow down! Just two words, that’s our hiring tip this month. This simple advice can be easy to forget in the heat of the moment, when you need that empty position filled yesterday and you’re stressed out about how your workforce is going to get things done in the meantime. But foregoing sound decision-making for…

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You’re probably scaring off prime candidates with a lousy “careers” page on your website

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 | Category: How To Hire Good Employees, Our Blog

career pages and employer brand applicant attraction

Hey, 2007 called. It just took a look at your website and wants it’s careers page back. Yes. We went there, but only because employer brand is so much more important than most companies realize, Boring, outdated, bland or phony-sounding career pages are often a missed opportunity to impress top talent. We have seen spectacular…

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Interviewing is a skill, not a coffee klatch. Stop wasting your chances to acquire great talent.

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Interviews, Our Blog

Clickbait strikes again! We were recently shocked by a headline in The New York Times that read: “The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews.” WHAT!?!?!?!? This one we had to read. As it turns out, the main thrust of the article was that poorly conducted interviews are useless…and they are rampant, too. Now that’s something we…

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HIRING TIP OF THE MONTH: Avoid wasting money by training your hiring managers right

Posted on: April 6th, 2017 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Our Blog

$44,000: You’d probably be pretty careful how you spent that much money, wouldn’t you? We thought so. Here’s another question: How often do you allow unqualified staff members to make decision that could cost your business tens of thousands of dollars? Not often, we suspect. Yet companies do this every day when they allow untrained…

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Saving your sanity and your budget while going through today’s hiring process

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Our Blog

Hiring is a big, expensive deal. Although we have been saying it for years, it is nice to get support from a major media outlet like Time. The magazine reported in “The Biggest Workplace and Career Predictions for 2015” that one of the major issues facing companies is the cost and high stakes of the…

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SURPRISE: Roughly 1 in 5 CFOs Becoming More Involved in HR Responsibilities, Survey Finds

Posted on: January 15th, 2015 | Category: hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR Support & Project Work, Our Blog

Chief financial officers: How HR savvy are you? According to a recent survey, you are probably dealing with human resources more often than most people might think. The survey, developed by Robert Half Management Resources and conducted by an independent research firm, interviewed over 2,100 CFOs from a random sample of companies in over 20…

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  • Ways to put the “human” back in Human Resources
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