Employee Benefits

Nap Desks: Yea or Nea?

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, April 12, 2019

The Nap Desk has arrived, a lovely desk that folds, like a piece of origami, into a separate sleeping space underneath while retaining a functional desktop. The back wall of the desk slides into place as a mattress, thin but functional, and the side-ends can be lowered for a breeze. In theory, the desk can…

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Business’s Offer “Pawternity”Leave for Pet Owners

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

“Pets need to settle into their new home, and just like a child, establish a bond during the initial phases of ownership.” A new type of paid leave sweeping most of the nation and some parts of the world is referred to as “pawternity” leave. Provisions are now being made in certain companies to allow…

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How Outsourcing HR Can Save Your Company Money Part 1

Posted by Modern HR | Monday, July 3, 2017

Every entrepreneur is passionate about their business. Your love for what you do is what drives you to strive for excellence every day. However, there are many responsibilities – like human resources – that come with being a business owner that may not be as enjoyable. Luckily, many companies are starting to embrace outsourcing their…

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The Secret Weapon of Startups: Outsourcing HR

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Forbes magazine gloomily states that  90 percent of startups fail.  This could be because of imperfect products, poor planning and a lack of continuous improvement. Forbes magazine also states that successful entrepreneurs don’t work in their business, but on their business. An easy way to improve a company’s efficiency and operations is through outsourcing HR…

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3 Reasons Why Outsourcing HR is Now the Preferred Solution

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

One of the leading business magazine recently stated that approximately 85 percent of all companies outsource at least a few HR functions. Keep reading to learn the motivation behind this growing trend and how it will benefit your organization. Affordable Advantages The leading reason behind the switch from in-house HR managers to outsourced HR professionals is cost…

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Human Resources: Four Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

When you have a clock-in-clock-out work environment, your employees are more likely to check out before the day is done. Give your greatest assets–your employees–a reason to stay invested in your company and their job by creating a workplace they enjoy being a part of. Here are four ideas to get you started:   Provide…

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Outsourcing HR: Give Your Company the Gift of Human Resources This Year

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, January 19, 2017

It’s a new year, and your company has new goals and a fresh budget to work with. If your company is expanding, one of the questions in your mind might be whether you should be adding a human resource department. This isn’t always an easy decision, since adding HR creates an expensive line in any…

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Returning Veterans and Employment Law

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

USERRA is the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, and is a federal law that details how civilian employment is to be managed when an employee has a period of voluntary or involuntary uniformed military service. In the US, uniformed service includes Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Public Health Service Commissioned Corps….

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The ACA Repeal: Senate Plans

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn has been discussing GOP plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act within the first 100 days of the new presidency. With a go-ahead from Trump’s transition team, they are working on a plan that will repeal the bill quickly, using reconciliation, a budget-bill passing tool that will allow the GOP…

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Human Resources: Throw a Great Company Holiday Celebration

Posted by Modern HR | Monday, November 21, 2016

If your company is like most, your human resources department will be throwing a holiday party soon for all the employees. Holiday parties are usually a great opportunity for the company to have a good time during this festive season. In order to make sure everyone has a great time, here are some general guidelines…

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