Human Resources

3 Tips to Keep Your Sense of Humor When Dealing with Difficult Situations

Posted by Modern HR | Monday, July 9, 2018

When you’re at work, there’s going to be a certain degree of stress. It doesn’t matter if you love your job or all the people you work with. There are still deadlines. And even if there aren’t deadlines, there’s a certain amount of work to get done for which you have to motivate yourself. And…

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What Our HR Team Does for You

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Running a business is a job that just never ends. The tasks needing attention continuously stack up with no finish line in sight. This is why more and more companies around the world are outsourcing their human resources needs. ModernHR understands that, and they also recognize how essential adapting to different businesses to accomplish specific…

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Staying Calm, Cool, and Collected When Nobody Else Is

Posted by Modern HR | Monday, June 25, 2018

No matter what your workplace environment is like, from time to time it can get chaotic. Making sure to have a strategy to stay calm amidst the craziness can help you and your team power through difficult periods or tasks on the job. Make A Plan As much as you can, map out your plan…

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Do You Have to Choose Between Strength and Kindness While Running a Business?

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Many business owners might feel like being strong and kind at the same time isn’t possible. Either you can assert yourself, be strong and get people to do exactly what you want or you can be kind and give other people what they want. So it’s a question of choosing between wants. But isn’t it…

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Face Your Fears by Developing Emotional Intelligence and Motivating Yourself

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, June 5, 2018

When you start a business, your main fear is that it’s not going to take off. In fact, there are businessmen who have tried up to ten times before establishing a business that does well. Although owning your own business is the best way to increase your income, it’s also a very difficult process. Is…

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Employee or Not Employee? That is the Question.

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 1, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court made a ruling that may make it difficult for you to classify your workers as independent contractors.  Employers in California have traditionally used the set Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) standards, such as “exercises control”, to determine if a worker was classified as an “employee” or as an…

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Being Genuine: Pick Your Battles and Express Yourself

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

When was the last time you remember being genuine? Most of us get used to acting the way we are supposed to act with people. We smile congenially at customers, clients and colleagues. We jump up to assist customers when needed. We make small talk with colleagues. There’s nothing wrong with any of this. It…

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Keep Your Cool by Dealing with Your Work “Nemesis”

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Many of us get annoyed or irritated about little things. And when we show our annoyance to the other person, the situation escalates. People respond to aggression with aggression. And when you look back at the reason for the fight, you might think it was really stupid and unnecessary. Getting to the Bottom of Things…

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Indicators That it is Time to Consider Outsourcing Your HR Department

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, April 4, 2018

For many small to medium-sized businesses, outsourcing their HR departments can help them to cut human resources costs, and it can also help them to find better candidates to work for their company. Yet, as a small business owner, how will you know when it is time to outsource your company’s HR department? Here are…

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4 Tips for Improving Team Communication

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

One of the most important aspects of managing a successful team is making sure that there is open communication between all the team members and between them and management. Here are some tips for improving communication in the workplace. Maintain the Right Atmosphere If you want your employees to feel comfortable communicating with each other…

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