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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.

Oh, No You Di-In’t! New Bosses Should Avoid This Major Blunder

Posted on: July 5th, 2012 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, HR Training Programs, 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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hireVision’s CEO Tells How to Be The Company Great Employees Want to Work for

Posted on: June 22nd, 2012 | Category: Employee Relations, hiring process, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, News & Media, Our Blog, Our Clients, Talent Management

hireVision’s President and CEO Tina Hamilton spells out the best practices for attracting and retaining the best talent out there: Build and uphold a reputation of excellence. Be the company great employees want to work for, and great employees will fill your ranks.

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Don’t Overlook This Essential Employee Handbook Detail

Posted on: April 25th, 2012 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Employee On-boarding, Employee Relations, Employment Administration, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, Human Resources, Our Blog

Your employee handbook is the road map for how to navigate working at your organization. It is your opportunity to clearly explain your procedures and policies, so do your company an enormous favor and make sure you have every new-hire sign an acknowledgment of receipt for it. –Tina Hamilton, President & CEO of hireVision Group, Inc.

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Keeping Up With the Hiring Trends: Fashionably Hip Edition

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 | Category: DirectView, Employment Administration, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR DirectLink Service, Human Resources, Our Blog, Our Clients, Resumes

Riding out the economic downturn has not been easy. People and businesses (even the many famous and successful ones) have cut back on their spending, learning to prioritize and make due with what they have until things looked up again. That said, is your company using the latest, best hiring techniques to locate and attract the best talent from the current sea of applicants looking for work?

(What? This is a human resources blog. What did you expect? Kardashian updates?)

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Think Working From Home Is OK for FMLA? Don’t Make the DOL LOL!

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog

We’ve said it before, and we will say it again: Make sure you understand the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) before one of your employees uses it, or you could find yourself in a heap of trouble. The Department of Labor (DOL) does not take kindly to businesses that don’t comply.

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Great Bosses Know Every Employee Counts

Posted on: March 7th, 2012 | Category: Employee Relations, HR DirectLink Service, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

Being a great boss is not about being everybody’s buddy or about being feared by your staff. It’s about being a leader who motivates and encourages loyalty and performance through your own actions. Great bosses realize that their employees are a critical part of what makes the company what it is. Employees who are satisfied and performing optimally because they are proud of their jobs give off great vibes about your business to customers and the community.

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Fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la…huh? Same Rules Apply for Seasonal Employees.

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Employment Administration, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, hiring process, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Legal Issues When Hiring, Our Blog

We’d like to take a brief break from our holiday activities to share some very timely information regarding temporary and seasonal workers, courtesy of our friends at  Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Are you aware that, while they may only be with you for a short time during the winter, holiday workers are still…

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Does Your Brand Say “Great Place to Work”?

Posted on: November 16th, 2011 | Category: Employee Relations, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

Forget what old catchphrases have taught you, nice guys don’t have to finish last. In fact, in this day and age of social media and viral Internet marketing, being a good, respectable company can lead to valuable customer loyalty and brand recognition. But the process of getting that “nice guys” recognition for your company doesn’t…

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Putting That in Writing? Better Read This First.

Posted on: November 8th, 2011 | Category: Employment Administration, HR DirectLink Service, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management, Terminations

Before you write your next review, incident report or any other human resources written records, please read “The 4 Most Serious Sins of Documentation” over at HR Daily Advisor by Steve Bruce. It gives excellent advice about how not to write official documentation in order to avoid possible problems later on down the line. We ask hireVision’s Tina Hamilton to weigh in on the issue also.

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