Human Resources: What Does Your Business Need?

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Owning your own business didn’t appear so difficult before you actually took the leap. Once the leap was over however, the realizations came fast and furious. Many aspects of business don’t arise until you are too far in to turn back. Not that you would. Pesky subjects such as employment law, taxes, worker classification, recruiting,…

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Why Should You Outsource HR Instead of Automate It? Part 3

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, October 13, 2016

HR should be a core component of the company, serving as the heart of how employees relate to the business as an employer. Don’t replace that opportunity to build employee loyalty to the company by taking the humans out of human resources. Instead, turn to experts and outsource your company’s HR needs to avoid tricky situations like the…

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Why Should You Outsource HR Instead of Automate It? Part 2

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Not too long ago, we shared a few reasons why moving to automated systems for your Human Resources needs is riskier than outsourcing to a reputable HR company. Now let’s take a look at another reason. Automation = Over-Simplification Maybe it seems like many of the more transactional aspects in HR can be easily replaced by…

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Human Resources and Respect at Work

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Employees are More Important Than Small Business Realize Respect at work is key to a successful work environment. Without respect you will endure negativity and high turn over rates. Not many people will commit to a job based in a hostile environment. High turn over rates, essentially, waste valuable time and money. Training new employees…

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3 Surprising Signs You Need To Outsource HR Right Now

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, September 8, 2016

When you’re a business without HR staff, the task of onboarding and managing staff typically falls on leadership. When leadership is already needed in many other capacities, this can often turn into an issue. Here are some signs that it may be time for your time to consider outsourcing HR services. You Don’t Have Time For Your…

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Company’s HR Department

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

No matter what industry your business serves, maintaining a strong HR department is the key to helping your business succeed. However, maintaining a large human resources department can quickly become a costly, stressful, difficult task. This is where outsourcing HR can be extremely beneficial. When you outsource your HR, an outside agency takes care of…

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Outsourcing HR: The Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Many organizations are realizing the benefits to outsourcing payroll services. In addition to processing payroll, such services can also include filing taxes and issuing W-2 forms which are tasks that even seasoned professionals can find difficult. Organizations that have employees that work varying amounts of hours each week, experience significant turnover, or have to pay payroll taxes for more…

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Outsourcing HR for Professional Background Checks

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Background checks are helpful in evaluating several things about a prospective employee. These things include criminal records, credit reports, and driving records. It is estimated that nearly 70% of employers  perform background checks. However, most of these organizations do not use outsource this service. Organizations who chose to perform background checks internally usually do so…

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Outsourcing HR: Increased Complexity of Labor Laws

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, July 14, 2016

For some small businesses, it is suitable to have a consultant at arm’s reach for general questions around human resource issues. However, as companies expand, a better solution is to outsource HR .  This partnership goes beyond handling everyday human resource functions. It is a crucial element in constantly being aware of changes in labor laws and…

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Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Why Your Company Should Consider It

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, July 8, 2016

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) is becoming more commonplace as businesses struggle to keep up with litigious claims brought on by former and present employees or sometimes even job applicants.  While EPLI does not replace a proper HR infrastructure, it does provide an extra layer of financial protection when litigation does become an issue.  How…

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