MODERN EMPLOYER:
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of the evolving HR landscape.

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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: Improve your Glassdoor reviews, retain those new hires, beat the employee shortage and more!

Posted on: July 18th, 2018 | Category: MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

YOUR CONNECTION TO HR NEWS AND WORKFORCE IDEAS Check out what great news, advice and activities are making workforce waves right now. Exceptional workplaces don’t just happen. Employers who value talent create work environments where people want to belong. This issue of MODERN EMPLOYER is all about making your workplace one that employees feel committed…

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Guess who’s a finalist for the 2018 When Work Works Award? (SPOILER ALERT: We are!)

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 | Category: Our Blog, Our Workplace

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We have an exciting development to announce! myHR Partner has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 When Work Works Awards, organized by The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The competition evaluates employers across the country on workplace flexibility and overall culture. It also honors organizations that have created effective work environments using…

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The Morning Call “Lehigh Valley Workplaces” column: How to win the game of online reviews

Posted on: July 12th, 2018 | Category: Applicant Attraction, How To Hire Good Employees, Our Blog

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Bring up the subject of “branding” at most workplaces and the conversation will likely center on marketing strategy, promoting your company’s products or services, graphic design that will attract new customers and so on. However, marketing only to your customers is one-dimensional thinking. Most companies cannot service their customers without good employees. And with quality…

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The Morning Call “Lehigh Valley Workplaces” column: The employee shortage hits home

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, Our Blog, Talent Management

Many companies are struggling to find good employees. In fact, a survey conducted late last year by the National Association of Manufacturers reported that 73 percent of manufacturers said attracting and retaining a quality workforce was a chief business challenge. Seventy-three percent! Let’s look at some reasons why: Our population is aging out. By 2025,…

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MODERN EMPLOYER: Our Exceptional Workplaces Edition

Posted on: June 14th, 2018 | Category: Our Blog

YOUR CONNECTION TO HR NEWS AND WORKFORCE IDEAS Check out what great news, advice and activities are making workforce waves right now. Exceptional workplaces don’t just happen. Employers who value talent create work environments where people want to belong. This issue of MODERN EMPLOYER is all about making your workplace one that employees feel committed…

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Our 29Cooks team-building event was DELICIOUS!

Posted on: May 24th, 2018 | Category: Employee Relations, Our Blog, Our Workplace

Yesterday’s special cooking party at 29Cooks in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, was the most delicious team building we have ever done. We cooked in groups, where we learned about creative teamwork and problem-solving skills as we prepared various dishes. Then we got to sit down together for a collaborative feast. 29Cooks was a winner on Food Network’s…

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MODERN EMPLOYER: the real cost of bias training, Summer dress-code dilemmas solved, agile HR & more

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

YOUR CONNECTION TO HR NEWS AND WORKFORCE IDEAS Check out what great news, advice and activities are making workforce waves right now. The 12-million-dollar lesson to learn from Starbucks Emergency racial-bias training for all employees last month cost millions. Ouch. Don’t chase a crisis! Train your team now. Are workplace dress-codes a thing of the…

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We love our annual company picnic!

Posted on: May 8th, 2018 | Category: Our Blog, Our Workplace

Sharing ideas as we plan our company picnic is part of the fun. Our annual company picnic this August is one of the highlights of the year. Part of the fun is collaborating on the planning. From the menu to the location to the family-style activities, we get really wonderful ideas. One resource brought into…

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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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