Reskilling and the Microcareer: The Future of Work

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, March 8, 2019

The idea of the future of work being extremely different from the present is causing mild degrees of panic across the world. With the rise in automation, robotics, financial technology, and AIs, will humans even have a role in the working world? If so, how can we prepare for it now? Work: Past In the…

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Increased Harassment Prevention Throughout California

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, February 1, 2019

Beginning January 1, 2019, a new resolution took place in California to help reduce sexual harassment in the workplace. In an effort to help curb harassment and ensure that all employees are educated about exactly what harassment is, what to do about it, and how to avoid it, California has passed a resolution requiring all…

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The Value of Professional Development Classes

Posted by Modern HR | Monday, July 23, 2018

Just because you’re a professional does not mean you have finished your education. On the contrary, many career-minded people think of professional development classes as valuable assets to their lives and careers. The Benefits of Professional Development The primary value of professional development classes will always be for the student. In the wise words of…

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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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3 Ways to Make Employee Training More Engaging

Posted by Modern HR | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

When you engage your employees in your training efforts, you give them the motivation to learn, and to use their new knowledge and skills to do their jobs better. Otherwise, your staff may tune out if they keep experiencing sessions that seem like a waste of time. If you’re serious about helping your employees to…

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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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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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Risk Management for Small Businesses: Training for Fire Safety, Emergency Response, and Hazardous Materials

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ensuring a safe work environment for staff members is a critical piece of risk management planning for new businesses. While some industries have specific risks and planning needs in this area, many issues in running a safe workplace are universal. Fire Safety: Buildings should have standard fire safety equipment, but businesses need to make sure…

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