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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.

In Praise of Employee Recognition Programs

Posted on: March 3rd, 2010 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, Our Blog

With Employee Recognition Day coming up on Friday, we’d like to recommend this great article posted at WorldatWork.org‘s Workspan Weekly on how to maintain a meaningful recognition program even in these trying economic times: “Revving Up Your Recognition Program During a Recession” by By Tyler Gentry, and Linda Vossen We whole-heartedly believe in employee recognition…

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Tina Hamilton on Front Page of Yahoo!

Posted on: August 12th, 2009 | Category: How To Hire Good Employees, Interviews, News & Media, Our Blog

Here are some secret tricks that real recruiters and hiring managers use to weed out candidates:

They inspect your car.

Tina Hamilton, of hireVision Group, knows a corporate president who would find out which car belonged to the candidate he was interviewing. “The receptionist … would then go outside and look in the candidate’s car to see how neat and clean the car was, if there were food wrappers … how well maintained the car was,” says Hamilton. “The owner considered this a definition of the candidate’s character.”

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AUGUST SEMINAR EVENT

Posted on: July 21st, 2009 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Interviews, Our Blog, Resumes

INTERVIEWING SUCCESSFULLY IN 2009 A Modern & Progressive  Interviewing Process CHOOSE YOUR DATE Aug. 3 or Aug. 19, 2009 8:30 AM- Noon 1275 Glenlivet Drive; Suite 100 Allentown, PA 18106 $135.00 per person – Continental Breakfast Included Presenter:  TINA HAMILTON, PHR, President and Founder of hireVision The learner is taken from identifying the need to strategic interviewing and…

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Yahoo! HotJobs: The Most Dreaded Interview Question

Posted on: July 2nd, 2009 | Category: News & Media

“What’s your biggest weakness?”
If your resume is good enough to get you an interview, you probably won’t escape this question. Hiring managers inevitably ask it, and job candidates invariably loathe it.

Some uninformed job seekers, however, do a complete face plant in response, giving answers like these real-life ones supplied by top hiring professionals:

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HRGuru.com – Jan. 15, 2009: Where is the “Human” in Human Resources?

Posted on: May 14th, 2009 | Category: News & Media

Tina Hamilton, founder & CEO of hireVision (an HR and hiring management firm) and a colleague of mine, asked the question, “Does the ‘human’ in Human Resources still exist?” She’s worried about “the emotional element of HR. The empathetic approach to dealing with employees as living people versus machines that we control and maneuver to…

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  • Creative ideas to help retain your best employees
  • Ways to put the “human” back in Human Resources
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  • New HR regulations and how they affect you and your employees
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