Criticism: When to Ignore It and When to Give it Due Consideration

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, July 5, 2019

Criticism: When to Ignore It and When to Give it Due Consideration Whether you work a day job or run a business, you’re going to have to face criticism. And often, you’ll find that you’re being criticized at a very important juncture in your life. For some reason or the other, you’ll face the worst…

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Getting Rid of Mind Chatter for Increased Wellness

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 21, 2019

It’s a little difficult to define the word “wellness.” According to the Oxford dictionary, it is “the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.” So pursuing good health is wellness. Wellness: Being in the Present In daily usage, wellness doesn’t just refer to physical health. It can also refer to…

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Happy at Work in America, 2019 Version

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 7, 2019

A recent survey by CNBC shows that of the sample of American workers polled, fully 85% described themselves as happy at work. What factors were considered contributors to happiness in the workplace, and what seemed to matter to people the most? The survey measured satisfaction or happiness in five areas. Pay and opportunity for advancement were two…

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Service Animals and Reasonable Accommodations at Work- FAQs

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 7, 2019

For people with disabilities of a wide range, a trained service animal can perform specific tasks in the workplace. Service dogs, including psychiatric service dogs, are individually trained to perform these tasks. People in America have rights under the ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, and these rights include public access, housing, employment, and other…

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How To “Let Go” And Trust Your Employees To Do The Job Right

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 16, 2019

One way to get a lot of pressure off you as an entrepreneur is to delegate work. But in order to delegate, you have to trust your employees. This doesn’t just mean trusting them with money or trusting them to be honest. It also means trusting them to do the job right. Many people have…

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Transforming Your Company Culture To Enhance Employee Wellness

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 9, 2019

It might seem like a cliché to say that you have to change with the times but it is nonetheless true. Many organizations are set up in a certain way and continue to function in that way 10 or even 20 years later. But the fact is that the things that people valued 10 or…

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Practicing Mindfulness To Avoid Job Burnout

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 2, 2019

There are certain jobs that lend themselves very easily to job burnout. For example, if you’re a social worker or a customer service representative working night shifts, chances are you’re experiencing fatigue, depression and a general sense of unease most of the time. But burnout is possible in any kind of job. Whether you’re an…

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Nap Desks: Yea or Nea?

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, April 12, 2019

The Nap Desk has arrived, a lovely desk that folds, like a piece of origami, into a separate sleeping space underneath while retaining a functional desktop. The back wall of the desk slides into place as a mattress, thin but functional, and the side-ends can be lowered for a breeze. In theory, the desk can…

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How to Draw on Your Inner Reserves of Strength and Kindness to Lead People

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

When it comes to entrepreneurship, you come across many different types of people. There are people who are strong; they have a lot of force of will and determination. And then, there are people who are kind; they always have the time to talk to others and help them solve their problems. It’s very difficult…

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Relaxing Your Body and Mind for Job Stress Relief – Human Resources

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Job stress is something that affects everyone these days. We live in a culture where we usually spend about 40 hours a week working (sometimes much more). Although this might not seem that much, given that a week consists of 168 hours, consider the fact that we usually work eight hours at a stretch, which…

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