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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.
Harvey Weinstein. By now, who hasn’t heard about his blockbuster downfall? First came the New York Times bombshell report alleging his long and sordid history of sexual harassment and assault. Then came The New Yorker article with interviews with over a dozen women, of which three said the Hollywood mogul sexually assaulted them. His own…Read More
EEOC, FLMA, FLSA, ACA, ADA, DOL, DACA…employers sure do have to deal with a ton of abbreviated terms just to get through their human resources functions. It’s as if you need a cheat sheet of terms just to have a basic conversation about HR. (Good grief! Yet another acronym!) We’d like to take this opportunity…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Toxic workplaces, bad interview questions, payroll theft, HR innovations and more
Labor Day festivities are just around the corner, which means that it must be time for your August briefing of HR news and information that impact your workforce—and your bottom line. Don’t Ask This Weak Interview Question Figuring out what to ask candidates is hard, which might be why some business owners and hiring…Read More
Last week, we regaled you with a fun walk down memory lane for our 15th anniversary. We even took Hollywood along with us (sort of). This week, we wanted to take a look back at how much the world of human resources has changed since 2002. The profession has changed significantly, and its impact on…Read More
It’s our quinceañera…sort of! We’ve been delivering modern outsourced HR services to businesses across the country for 15 years. We have grown from a workforce of two focused on hiring process management to a team of 15 HR professionals handling a wide array of human resources support and services. We don’t need to tell you…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: The latest on FLSA overtime rule changes, AI hiring technology and other HR news, tips and trends
It’s the end of July already? Time sure flies when you’re writing a human resources blog! Here’s your monthly briefing of HR news and information that impact your workforce—and your bottom line. FLSA OVERTIME RULE UPDATE: The White House makes a move Just this week, the White House pushed forward a bid to undo…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Workplace violence, FLSA overtime rule updates and other HR news, tips and trends
Here’s your June briefing of HR news and information that impact your workforce—and your bottom line. HEADLINES & HR: workplace violence It has been a while since we last wrote about workplace violence. Sadly, the recent mass shootings in Orlando and San Francisco have brought the issue back into the national spotlight. It also has…Read More
There are human resources issues out there that managers should take note of if they want to avoid regulatory issues. Here’s one that you can file under…um….gross.
Literally. You can.Read More
What’s going on with the delayed FLSA overtime rule changes put on hold six months ago? It’s been three months since our last update on what has happened since the U.S. District Court in Texas handed down a last-minute injunction of the landmark 2016 Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule changes. These changes were set…Read More
Just like a broken down car, a burned out workforce will not take your business where it needs to go. And as much as some people would like to paint employee burnout as completely based in personal issues, it is more often than not a sign of serious organizational problems within a company. What’s more,…Read More