Human Resources

Motivating Employees Through Work Culture Instead of Salary

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The topic of motivating employees seems to draw an annoyed response when brought up. Countless articles and suggestions on how to properly motivate employees flood the internet. All offering something different, and although it may be good advice, rarely is it easily taken and applied. Seldom do these articles talk about human resources and its…

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Don’t let your HR Practices go up in smoke – Stay Informed

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

In light of recent laws regarding the legalization of medicinal marijuana, employers must establish a balance between maintaining an inclusive work environment that still focuses on employee safety. A CBS News poll recently reported that 88% of Americans now favor legalization of medicinal marijuana. With this shift in public opinion and ultimately the legalization of…

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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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Why Optimism Creates Opportunity and Success

Posted by Modern HR | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Where you are today is the end result of all your decisions. For example, you have a job because you chose to look for and do what was necessary to get one. Imagine not ever making such a decision because you felt you had bad interviewing skills, and improving them was hopeless. You wouldn’t be…

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Boost Your Confidence Levels to Advance Your Career

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, December 7, 2017

Are you a confident person? Most people know whether they’re confident or not. Some have had feelings of self-doubt since the time that they were kids. And most of us feel a little diffident in the face of our dreams, especially if we’re big dreamers. There has to be a way to deal with confidence…

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5 Kind and Respectful Ways to Lead

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

We’ve all seen bosses from hell—the ones who are never there when you need to ask them a question but who will scream and yell at you in front of all the employees when you get something wrong. You may not have direct experience with someone like this but you might have seen someone else…

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Why Artificial Intelligence Can’t Mimic Human Communication

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

As time goes on, more and more tasks are becoming automated. For example, in the beginning, a scribe was needed to create each and every book (and these books were quite beautiful). Now, the job is done with printing presses. In a way, this is beneficial: more people get access to the book. But this…

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Bias in Data Sets Limits the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, September 1, 2017

The work in artificial intelligence is growing at record speed, with great leaps in the development of neural networks and natural language processing. In the excitement of actually getting AI to work, several key steps needed to ensure quality have been skipped over. The most important of these for AIs and deep learning machines that…

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Human Resources: How to Handle an Employee Absentee Problem

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

When an employee is absent from work, other staff members must modify their day to “pick up the slack.” Needless to say, the more frequently someone misses work, the more problems it creates. Managers must quickly address any attendance issues that arise so it does not become a major impediment to business. Here is how…

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Human Resources: Tips to Motivate your Employees

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Once you have employees, the growth of your business depends on them. You have to motivate them so that they want to do their best every day. If not, you will quickly lose business, as well as having to be a tough boss in order to get things done. Here are some tips to motivate…

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