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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.

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.

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

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

Don't get left behind - bring an effective recruitment process into the new decade

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Recruitment strategies that your small and mid-sized business should implement now. Many businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed.

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.

How Auto-Adjudication Affects Healthcare Costs | BerniePortal

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As organizations begin re-evaluating their benefits plans in hopes of saving more money, they will need to consider all options. The rising costs associated with healthcare benefits have only added further pressure to this search for better solutions.

Wellness Check: What Can HR Really Do About Burnout? | BerniePortal

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In the wake of COVID and the Great Resignation, HR is burning out because their people are burning out. So, naturally, wellness has been on everyone’s mind lately. In fact, it’s become such an issue that SHRM launched a Workplace Mental Health Ally Certificate program just last year.

The Rise of Fertility Benefits–A New Must-Have? | BerniePortal

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Attracting top talent has become increasingly difficult for organizations with too many open positions and too few candidates to fill them. This imbalance has caused competition, leading employers to offer more extensive benefits packages.

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Global Growth Playbook: Scaling a Remote-First Company

Today, nearly half of companies plan to continue offering some form of remote work flexibility to their employees. In this guide, we will explain what a remote-first company is and how you can quickly and efficiently pivot to this workforce model.

Is Gamification an Effective Employee Motivator? | BerniePortal

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Gamification has become one of the more popular methods of enhancing the employee experience within the modern workplace. It has been marketed as a system to increase employee engagement and productivity while also boosting employee satisfaction. But what exactly is gamification?

What is an FSA? | BerniePortal

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During open enrollment , employers often offer fringe benefits like FSAs and HSAs, which can help employees save significantly on qualified medical expenses not covered by their health insurance. So, here’s what you need to know about FSAs, including how they differ from HSAs.

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How Does Disability Insurance Work? | BerniePortal

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Employers often offer ancillary benefits like disability insurance as part of the enrollment process , but unlike health coverage , not all employees will need ancillary benefits. So, what is disability insurance?

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How Can HR Make Better Decisions In Difficult Situations?

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HR is subjected to difficult decisions daily that require quick thinking. Because of this influx of judgment calls, HR must follow all necessary steps to ensure they consistently make the best decision for their organization.

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes thereby making your job as an accountant more efficient.

5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes to Avoid

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Payroll is a core HR function that carries a lot of importance but often comes with a high possibility of mistakes. While payroll mistakes are common, they can be costly to organizations and decrease employee satisfaction.

OSHA Enacts New Program to Reduce Heat-Related Illness | BerniePortal

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On April 8, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a new initiative to prevent heat-related injuries, illness, and health concerns. Here’s what the new program involves and what changes you can expect to see as OSHA cracks down on the inspection process. HR News

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What is Voluntary Life Insurance? | BerniePortal

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During the enrollment process , employers often offer ancillary benefits like voluntary life insurance to supplement basic life coverage. But unlike healthcare and other fringe benefits , not all employees need to elect all ancillary benefits. So, what is voluntary life insurance?

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Eliminate Spreadsheets & Reduce Errors with BerniePortal’s PTO Tracker

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When creating benefits packages for employees, paid time off should be at the top of your organization’s list. Whether it is unlimited , allotted, or accrued , policies can vary from one organization to another.

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Amazon Continues Healthcare Expansion with Two New Partnerships

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Amazon entered the healthcare industry in September of 2019 when they first launched Amazon Care.

How Personality Tests Can Improve Retention | BerniePortal

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Who are you? And why are you here? These existential questions could keep you busy for a lifetime. But if you narrow your focus to the workplace, you can arrive at some clarity of purpose and personnel in this lifetime.

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What is Basic Life Insurance? | BerniePortal

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Healthcare and benefits can be complicated, which can make the enrollment process confusing.

Employer's Guide to Employee Perks on a Budget | BerniePortal

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Employee perks are an excellent way to boost employee morale and attract and retain top talent. These added benefits can demonstrate that you care about your employee's well-being and overall satisfaction in the workplace. That said, perks can be pricey.

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

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.

DOL Partners with DOJ to Target Anticompetitive Practices

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In March, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a partnership with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “protect workers from employer collusion, ensure compliance with the labor laws and promote competitive labor markets and worker mobility.”.

Offer Competitive Benefits with BerniePortal’s Benefits Administration

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In a highly competitive job market, benefits packages can often be the differentiator that sets an organization apart from its competitors. But offering more robust benefits packages can also create more work for HR teams.

OFCCP Enacts Pay Equity Audit Guidelines | BerniePortal

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Recently, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) initiated new pay equity audit guidelines, prompting contractors and organizations to look at their pay structuring more seriously.

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

Comprehensive Compliance for HR leaders | BerniePortal

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Compliance is crucial to keep an organization going and growing, but there are many moving pieces to keep track of to remain audit-ready.

How to Do Unlimited PTO Right | BerniePortal

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Unlimited PTO has become an increasingly popular benefit offered by employers to stand out in a competitive hiring market. There are many job opportunities available to top talent, and every advantage counts during your organization’s recruiting efforts.

Career Breaks: Not a Recruiting Red Flag

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From those early in their careers to long-time veterans and even those re-entering the workforce after an extended break, candidates are searching for new opportunities in the current job market. But should a gap in work experience on a resume be a red flag to hiring managers?

How Does Dental Insurance Work? | BerniePortal

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Healthcare and benefits can be complicated, which can make the enrollment process confusing.

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

How to Hire Employees Faster | BerniePortal

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In the current labor market , the competition for talent is fierce. And when hiring is this hot, top talent doesn’t stay on the market long. It’s important for organizations to offer competitive compensation and benefits …but it’s often not enough. You must also be quick !

How Inflation is Affecting Organizations and How to Handle It

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As a result of the global pandemic, the last two years have completely changed the workplace as we once knew it. Many organizations are facing the challenge of increased cost of goods and services, resulting in inevitable product and service price increases.

LinkedIn Buys Oribi, An Indication That Virtual Hiring Is Here To Stay

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LinkedIn has announced that they have officially agreed to purchase Oribi, an Israel-based marketing and analytics company, for about $80 million. This acquisition has significant implications for the future of LinkedIn and the state of virtual hiring.

Welcome New Hires and Boost Retention with Onboarding | BerniePortal

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While accepted offers come with a sigh of relief after actively recruiting new talent, the hard work doesn’t stop there. Whether you’re the hiring manager or HR, it is important that you properly welcome the new team member into your organization.

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