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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.

MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Workplace violence, FLSA overtime rule updates and other HR news, tips and trends

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

MODERN EMPLOYER HR News

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…

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ATTENTION MODERN EMPLOYERS:
Our April newsletter is out!

Posted on: April 9th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

April 2015 MODERN EMPLOYER - myHR Blog newsletter

    You can read the latest edition here.   If you don’t already subscribe, sign up today! There are innovative new ways to handle your HR functions. Modern ways that can save you time, money and aggravation. Ones that can make your workplace more productive and desirable—even more fun! myHR Partner’s periodic publication, MODERN…

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Wait…What?!?!? Employee Engagement Programs Don’t Work?

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog, Talent Management

(And why does that matter to your performance management efforts anyway?) Hold on a minute! What is up with this Harvard Business Review blog post? It cites research that suggests that sometimes the most engaged employees in your organization are your worst performers. And some of the least engaged are your highest performers. That flies…

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CALLING ALL BOSSES: Tell Us About Your Best Employee Appreciation Day Ever!

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

Employee Appreciation Day is in 43 days.  That’s less than two months away! At myHR Partner, we are all about employee motivation, improved performance and team building, which is why we are taking this time to gently remind employers everywhere of that March 7th, 2014 is an important date. We are thrilled to see the…

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Stop Walking on Eggshells While You’re Asking Interview Questions

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 | Category: hiring process, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Interviews, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

It was official: Susan hated conducting interviews. It wasn’t like she’d admit that to her boss or anything, but if she was really being honest with herself, she just couldn’t seem to get excited about interviewing and screening candidates for hire. Susan considered herself a pretty likable person, and she got along great with her…

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I’m Not an HR Professional, But I Play One on TV…

Posted on: April 12th, 2013 | Category: Employee Relations, Employment Administration, Events, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

Remember those commercials from the 1980s where famous soap opera actors would recommend Vicks 44 while offering “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV” as some whacked-out reason as to why we should listen to them? Imagine how strange that must have felt for those accomplished actors to dish real-life advice based…

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Some Workplace Perks Are More Fun Than a Barrel of Lawsuits

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 | Category: Events, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

“Hey, Andy. Can we have an on-site happy hour with our employees?” “Can we bring our dogs to the office, Andy?” “Andy, can we have a group yoga session in the conference room over lunch? Please?” Andy’s eyes grew wider with every question.  On the one hand, he was thrilled that his managers were such…

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FLSA? ADA? FMLA? I Manage a Business Not a Can of Alphabet Soup!

Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 | Category: Events, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

“DOL, EEOC, ADA, FMLA, FLSA…All these HR acronyms make me want to send out an S.O.S. signal!” Jennifer blinked and shook her head. How was she supposed to keep all of the HR laws and regulatory changes straight? All those letters looked like the alphabet soup her kids loved for lunch—whatever combination her 3-year-old daughter…

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myHR Partner’s periodic publication, MODERN EMPLOYER, is created for business executives, owners and HR professionals who want to maximize their human resource functions using progressive hiring and HR strategies. It’s informative, fun and practical. Oh, and it’s FREE too!

You’ll discover:

  • Tips on hiring, screening, and interviewing
  • Creative ideas to help retain your best employees
  • Ways to put the “human” back in Human Resources
  • How to perform effective reference checks
  • New HR regulations and how they affect you and your employees
  • How small changes in certain processes can have big results
  • How to tell when partnering with an outside provider is in your best interest
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