Start the New Year With Positivity in Your Job and Life

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The start of a new year brings with it a sense of renewal and the potential for a fresh start on goals, but reflecting on the previous year can also create a negative feeling, whether you feel your goals weren’t reached as you expected, or you generally feel you lost motivation. Instead of allowing negativity…

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Tips For Dealing With The Holiday Blues

Posted by Modern HR | Saturday, December 23, 2017

The holidays are often thought of as the most wonderful time of the year. We have images of families gathering together for holiday meals, children playing, holiday decor, friends and family exchanging gifts, snowy scenes with snowball fights, and warm drinks by the fire. But for many people, this is not reality. The holidays can…

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Closing Your Office for the Holidays

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The holidays are a great time to recharge your batteries. Doing it company-wide can vastly increase morale and ultimately your employee’s productiveness. But getting your office ready to close for the holidays or an annual away day isn’t as simple as locking the doors. There’s a lot to consider. If you do it wrong, you risk annoying…

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Human Resources: Making Valentine’s Day Great in the Office

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, February 1, 2017

As a human resources professional, one of the ways you can boost employee spirits is to make special holidays fun for all employees. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and although this holiday typically gets associated with the romantic, it’s also a great time for demonstrations of platonic appreciation and caring for your team. Here are a…

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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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Human Resources: Managing Halloween

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Halloween in the office is normally a matter of custom, with each workplace having its own long-standing traditions. Most employees use good sense and behave well, but as every HR professional knows, there is always an exception. Still, what could go wrong with Halloween? Since many HR issues are based in the overall atmosphere of…

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