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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.

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, Our Blog, Talent Management

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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Philadelphia to be the first U.S. city to prohibit asking job candidates about salary history—is your city next?

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

On Friday, we issued a news alert on social media about how Philadelphia will soon be the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. According to an article published on Philly.com, City Council passed the legislation last Thursday, and Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill into…

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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, Our 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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Examining an Arizona county’s proposed ban on hiring smokers

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, hiring process, HR DirectLink Service, Human Resources, Legal Issues When Hiring, Our Blog, Payroll/Benefits

When do health care cost reduction efforts cross the line into employment discrimination? That’s what we were wondering when we read a recent Washington Times article on how one county in Arizona is considering a ban on hiring smokers as municipal employees, as well as imposing surcharges on the health insurance of tobacco-using workers. Can…

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myHR Partner’s Top 10 Human Resources Blog Posts for 2013

Posted on: December 31st, 2013 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Payroll/Benefits, Talent Management, Terminations

We would like to ring out the year by sharing our most memorable HR blog posts from 2013. We covered so many great topics and events—including our own rebranding—and can’t wait to see what 2014 holds for modern employers and managers like you. Please enjoy our “Best in Show”, as selected by the myHR Partner…

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Resolve to Have HR Outsourcing How You Want It, When You Want It in 2014

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, Human Resources, myHR DirectLink, Our Blog, Talent Management

Happy Thanksgiving!  However you celebrate tomorrow, we hope you enjoy it to the fullest. When we all wake up the next morning, the holiday season will have officially kicked off. (For real this time, unlike the day after Halloween.) Time to start contemplating your New Year’s resolutions, including those human resources best practices ones. Before…

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Putting That in Writing? Better Read This First.

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 | Category: Employee Relations, HR DirectLink Service, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog, Terminations

HR Documentation

  Oh, the joy that is HR Documentation. Sarcasm: That’s how you do it. All joking aside, before you write your next review, incident report or any other human resources written records, we recommend that you read “The 4 Most Serious Sins of Documentation” by Steve Bruce over at HR Daily Advisor. The article gives…

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hireVision Group Reveals Its New Brand Today. Pandemonium Over Human Resources Ensues.

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 | Category: HR DirectLink Service, myLink Hotline Services, News & Media, Our Blog

With the introduction of myHR Partner, Inc., the human resources outsourcing company continues to revolutionize business strategies and help organizations keep up with the state of modern HR and the economy. NEWS RELEASE for immediate release ALLENTOWN, PA — (October 7, 2013) – Today hireVision Group, Inc., officially unveils its new brand. From this day…

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New Bosses Should Avoid Foot-in-Mouth Disease

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

We really, really, REALLY wish there was a vaccine for the dreaded management affliction known as “Foot-in-Mouth Disease” that too many new bosses seem to fall victim to each year. It’s the condition where eager new managers say or do things in an effort to get to know or connect with their staffs, and then inadvertently cross the lines of privacy, discrimination, harassment or some combination of the three. Saying or doing the wrong thing, even with the intent of being a concerned and attentive leader, can set your company up for some expensive and damaging litigation.

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