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Internship Programs: What HR Needs to Know | BerniePortal

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Many professionals may have fond memories of their internships—learning the industry and building their network at a time in their career when those experiences are most formative. But bad experiences have also turned many aspirants away from a particular field.

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How to Write an Independent Contractor Policy | BerniePortal

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As organizations are navigating the retention tension of the Great Resignation , many are looking for more creative staffing solutions than simply hiring full-time employees to fill all open positions—no easy task in the best of times.

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Contingent Workers and Other Flexible Staffing Solutions | BerniePortal

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Gone are the days where every employee at an organization works full time on the same schedule and number of hours.

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The Difference Between Voluntary and Involuntary Turnover | BerniePortal

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Turnover is a staffing calculation used to determine the rate at which employees leave an organization within a specified amount of time. Looking at voluntary turnover compared to involuntary turnover can help employers hone in on where they need to focus their retention efforts.

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The Informed Rewards Leader: Driving Adoption and Evaluating Your Benefits Structure

Speaker: Gretchen Jorbin - Director of Total Rewards at Human Interest

Join total rewards expert Gretchen Jorbin for an insightful discussion on how to help your organization and its employees make the best benefits decisions.

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HR’s Role in Hazard Pay Policies and Compliance | BerniePortal

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For some employers, hazard pay is part of the job. Dangerous worksites, physically demanding tasks, and other duties require additional compensation to keep positions staffed with skilled workers. For others, hazard pay probably won’t ever enter the budgeting equation. Still, great HR professionals take it upon themselves to learn the ins and outs of the workplace, so consider this your primer on hazard pay compliance. HR payroll

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How HR team scan find better applicants, faster

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Check out this column in Small Biz Daily : Many small and mid-sized businesses are growing and creating new jobs these days, but most aren’t hiring quickly enough to fill them effectively. According to the 2019 BerniePortal Recruitment Report, inefficient hiring processes are putting these organizations at a disadvantage in the war for talent.

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9 Things HR Needs to Know About Auditing a PTO Policy | BerniePortal

Drew Gieseke

Whether reworking your organization’s time off benefits or making a few changes, find out what HR needs to know about auditing a company’s PTO policy

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How to Save Time, Money, and Mental Labor With BerniePortal

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Dierdra Oretade-Branch is an entrepreneur and small-business owner running a thriving virtual mental health practice, Introspection Counseling Center. Since she started her practice in 2021, it has grown from just herself to 10 employees serving four states. But she needed help.

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Avoid holiday staffing strain with these PTO policy tips

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Managing staff holidays and employee time off requests. According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers experience staffing strain at the end of the year as employees try to take off at the same time. By planning in advance, you can reduce this strain and create a smoother holiday season for your team.

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Being Mindful of Menopause To Create a Truly Inclusive Benefits Strategy

Speaker: Andrea Wuchiski - Senior Account Executive, Mid-Market Sales

Join this webinar to find out how employers can encourage open acknowledgment of and respect for employees' menopausal experiences while also being considerate of employee privacy.

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IRS Roundup: 2023 Tax Brackets, 401(k) Contributions, and FSA Limits

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The Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, regularly makes changes to adjust its regulations in response to inflation. But with inflation at or near 40-year highs, those changes are especially relevant for 2023. Read on to learn more about the updated IRS numbers you need to know for the coming tax year.

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Use STAR interview questions to hire without sacrificing quality

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Check out this column in Recruiter : There are more than 7 million open jobs across the US, according to the Department of Labor. While the historically low unemployment rate gives workers plenty to celebrate, it also places significant restraints on business growth.

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How to Audit Your HR Technology

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Does your organization use software or technology tools to track time and attendance, organize documents, manage performance, elect benefits, or whatever else you need? Learning and Development

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HR Resources to Explore During Black History Month and Beyond

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February is Black History Month , and it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to our culture, society, and industry.

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Guide: Your Talent Acquisition Roadmap for 2023

Updated with the latest labor market data for 2023, our popular annual roadmap offers a look at this new era of recovery recruiting. In it, we explore the seasonal cycles of TA and offer strategies to ensure competitive victory in hiring year-round.

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Are you still hiring like it's 2009?

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Check out this column in Recruiter : Many small and mid-sized businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. With unemployment under 4 percent, the talent market is as competitive as it has been in 50 years — but unfortunately, many small businesses haven’t updated their hiring procedures in a decade. In fact, businesses often approach the talent market as if it were still the height of the Great Recession, when unemployment was triple what it is today.

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The 4-Day Workweek: Pros, Cons, and Alternatives to Consider

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Over the past few years, the international nonprofit organization 4 Day Week Global has been leading organizations in the transition from the traditional five-day, 40-hour workweek to a new model.

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Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants

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Check out this column in HR.com : These days, most small businesses have open positions, and many are struggling to find enough quality applicants to fill them. According to the 2019 BerniePortal Recruitment Report , this is largely due to inefficient hiring practices. Many organizations’ recruitment processes aren’t built in a way that facilitates getting a lot of candidates quickly, and many are moving too slowly to attract top talent.

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Amazon Unveils Prescription Subscription Service RxPass

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Amazon has made steady moves in the healthcare industry over the past few years. They have dipped their toes into telemedicine, virtual care, and prescription delivery services. Its newest solution seeks to improve its brand by providing a subscription-based service that will reduce customer costs.

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Onboarding Retrospective - A Different Path to Better Onboarding Experiences

Speaker: Carrie Missele - Practice Lead, Learning and Development at Inspirant Group

In this webinar, Carrie Missele will walk you through the process of developing an effective onboarding program that leads to a happy a happy new hire!

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Why “Redeploying” Your People Beats Layoffs

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The looming recession has everyone looking for the best ways to survive the economic downturn. Usually, that means cutting jobs.

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BerniePortal September Product Updates

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At BerniePortal, we are constantly improving our software to fit your HR needs. To keep you in the know, we dish up the latest Bernie Scoop each month—no matter how big or small the update.

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CVS Acquires Signify Health, Expanding Access to Value-Based Care

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A hundred years ago, close to half of all doctor’s visits in the U.S. were house calls—physicians meeting patients in the patient’s home for discussion, diagnosis and treatment. But in the 21st century, the house call has become nearly obsolete—or has it?

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Improve Culture with Excellent Onboarding | BerniePortal

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Onboarding is critical to company culture. It has the potential to improve it and also wear it down. So how can you ensure your onboarding process improves your culture instead of harming it?

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What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

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BerniePortal August Product Updates

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At BerniePortal, we are constantly improving our software to fit your HR needs. To keep you in the know, we dish up the latest Bernie Scoop each month — no matter how big or small the update.

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7 Ways to Boost Your HR Career in 2023 | BerniePortal

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HR professionals play an indispensable role within an organization. They influence company culture, DEI initiatives , benefit offerings, and more.

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WWB Recap: Karin Hurt: How to Build a Team of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates

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Survey: Employees Need Help Understanding Their Health Benefits

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When it comes to health insurance, employees don't always understand what is available to them. They often don't even understand the benefits they select and wish someone would help them make those decisions.

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The AI Conundrum: How HR Can Prepare for the Storm of Change

Speaker: Kate Bischoff - CEO and Founder of k8bisch LLC (formerly tHRive Law & Consulting)

In this webinar, Kate Bischoff, a leading expert in HR technology and law, will address the changing future of AI in HR.

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Return-to-Work Communication Best Practices for Coronavirus | BerniePortal

Drew Gieseke

These tips and best practices help craft your message communicating a return-to-work plan to your employees during the coronavirus pandemic

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Amazon Solidifies Healthcare Footprint with One Medical Acquisition

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Amazon has been steadily increasing its footprint within the healthcare industry with one well-timed purchase or partnership after the other. Now they seek to take an even larger step forward with their latest acquisition of One Medical.

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FDA Announces New Rule to Ban All Non-competes | BerniePortal

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Non-competes have played a significant role in the business sector, preventing employees from leaving companies for competitors and preventing employers from scouting employees from rival businesses. As of January 2023, the FDA announced an official proposal to end non-competes altogether.

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ManhattanLife now Offering BernieBill

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BerniePortal , the all-in-one HRIS for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that leading supplemental health insurance provider ManhattanLife is now offering BernieBill , creating a streamlined benefits experience for users. BerniePortal HRIS

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How Fertility Benefits Can Save Your Company Money

Speaker: Taylor Padalino - Account Executive, Enterprise Partnerships

In this webinar, we’ll explore how clinically managed fertility benefits can help your company reduce high-cost claims, guide employees toward less invasive care, and retain some of your most valuable employees.

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DOL Sets Overtime Threshold Deadline for May 2023 | BerniePortal

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Since the most recent increase brought the overtime threshold up to $35,568 in 2019, employers have wondered whether these numbers will soon increase again. The deadline to announce such changes was initially set for April 2022 but has since seen several delays.

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