Human Resources

Disciplinary Policy Basics

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) show that average cost-per-hire is over $4,100 for most positions. The SHRM also found that the annual turnover rate is 19 percent and the termination rate is eight percent. Having an effective discipline policy is the best way to minimize hiring costs and reduce turnover rates….

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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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What Makes a Good Human Resources Professional?

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What makes a good human resources professional? What sets them apart from the others? If you are a business owner, looking to outsource your human resources department, you have likely asked this question. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the traits that make a good human resources professional. Good Communication When it…

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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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Human Resources: What to Put in a Performance Improvement Plan

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, April 7, 2017

In Human Resources, it’s important to hire candidates who are qualified and capable for the job. But even talented, hard-working staff occasionally encounter performance difficulties. Sometimes, employees have difficulties such as transitioning to new job duties or having challenges with one specific area of their job. When employees have continued performance issues, one of the best ways…

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5 Best Practices in Performance Management

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Hiring top talent is a challenge within itself, but what do you do with those employees once you get them on board? Priorities will center on maintaining and grooming employees for a successful career with your company. Achieving this is possible with a well-thought-out performance management system that thoroughly addresses the relationship between employee performance and…

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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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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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