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.
This fall has been fraught with free speech issues in the news. One case in particular that got a lot of attention involved ESPN sports commentator and host Jemele Hill’s politically charged tweets. The incident and how it played out in the public eye brings up an important HR issue that many employers today still…Read More
“Doing good deeds does your company good.” That’s the long-held sentiment of our president, Tina Hamilton, PHR, and a principal part of our company culture here at myHR Partner. We are engaged as a group and individually in many, many local, regional, national and even international philanthropies and service programs. It is a point of…Read More
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
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Salary history questions, reigning in business processes, PEOs vs. HR outsourcing, hurricanes and more!
We have a lot to unpack in this MODERN EMPLOYER briefing, but first we want to remind everyone that we have now entered the last quarter of the year, which means 2018 workforce planning and budgeting is in full swing. Like our HR news and information briefings, our HR specialists can help you make a…Read More
(The following post is by guest blogger Tom Garrity, managing partner of Compass Point, a consulting firm that helps family business owners secure the future they deserve through people, decisions, strategy and succession to ensure financial freedom and a business legacy.) Do you own the processes that drive your business, or do they own you? How…Read More
It’s September 2017. Do you know if you can still ask job candidates about their salary history or not? As we promised back in February of this year, we are keeping tabs on the progress of the Pay Equity for All Act of 2016 (H.R. 6030). It was legislation introduced during the Obama administration aimed…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
Employers have specific concerns for the safety of their employees during severe inclement weather. As people in Florida and other southern states prepare for Hurricane Irma, we wanted to offer a few quick links that can help employers in the area. We send our hopes and prayers to the people in the storm’s path, as…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
Figuring out what to ask a job candidate in an interview isn’t the easiest task in the world, which might be why some business owners and hiring managers rely on the typical questions. The problem with too many of these standard-issue questions, however, is that you get standard issue answers—sound bites, if you will. Aside…Read More