Internship Programs: What HR Needs to Know | BerniePortal


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.

How to Write an Independent Contractor Policy | BerniePortal


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


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

The Difference Between Voluntary and Involuntary Turnover | BerniePortal


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.

How HR Can Create A Connected Talent Experience in the New World of Work

Speaker: Soula Courlas, Interim Chief People Officer, PwC & Sara Blanchard, Director & National Culture Lead, Workforce of the Future, PwC

Join PwC’s Interim Chief People Officer, along with their Director & National Culture Lead, to learn how they are connecting their hybrid workforce with innovative strategies and 10KC’s all-in-one platform. The event will be an opportunity for HR and people leaders to gain actionable talent experience strategies to engage and develop their workforces.

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


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

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


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?

How HR team scan find better applicants, faster


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.

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

BerniePortal August Product Updates


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.

Connecting the Dots Between Your HR Systems Strategy and Strategic HR

Speaker: Stacey Harris - Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner, Sapient Insights Group

Join Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, as she shares groundbreaking research on how organizations can move the needle by 2025, reaching critical business outcomes through a strategic approach to HR processes and system strategies.

Survey: Employees Need Help Understanding Their Health Benefits


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.

BerniePortal September Product Updates


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.

DOL Guidelines for ERISA Audits Updated | BerniePortal


As an HR professional, you know how much care it takes to stay compliant with state and federal labor laws—especially because they continue to be changed and updated periodically.

Avoid holiday staffing strain with these PTO policy tips


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.

The HR Compliance Playbook: How to Improve Speed-to-Hire

Every global growth to-do list should begin with compliance. Navigating international jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming, but with solid, up-to-date compliance procedures, companies can maximize efficiency, speed-to-hire, and mitigate risks.

Amazon Solidifies Healthcare Footprint with One Medical Acquisition


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.

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


ManhattanLife now Offering BernieBill


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


Use STAR interview questions to hire without sacrificing quality


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.

Preserving Culture in the Digital Workspace: A Conversation with An Employee Relations Expert

Speaker: KristyAnne Thompson Boyd, Head of Employee Relations & People Operations and Member of the Forbes HR Council

Recently, scheduling 1:1 time for any HR process -- or even a quick check-in -- is bogged down in a back-and-forth scheduling. So how can we reform our processes and eliminate this feeling of missing an integral part of the employee experience?

Are you still hiring like it's 2009?


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.

Ensure a Smooth Transition With BerniePortal’s Offboarding Feature


When an employee resigns they often leave a gap that can be felt throughout the organization. From additional paperwork to training and transitioning tasks to other team members, there is a lot for HR to manage when an employee leaves.

Why Have Tech Companies Begun Rescinding Job Offers? | BerniePortal


Amidst the recent economic downturn, an increasing number of organizations have begun to rescind job offers. While this has caused concern for many hopeful job applicants regarding their future prospects, is this practice really indicative of the state of the overall job market?

Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants


Check out this column in : 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.

Compliance Throughout the Remote Employee Lifecycle

Compliance is a constantly evolving challenge, from the recruiting stage all the way to employee offboarding. Companies must stay compliant at all stages in the employee lifecycle. This eBook offers strategies to maintain compliance, outlines common compliance mistakes, and more.

BerniePortal July Product Updates


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.

Cultivate a Positive Company Culture With Performance Management


Cultivating a positive company culture is key in recruiting and retaining top talent. And often, positive company culture can lead to organizational success. However, effective communication with every single employee is not always easy for leadership teams to manage.

Terminating an Employee? Document Everything.


Terminating an employee is never fun, regardless of how you handle the situation. Many factors ultimately go into the decision to let an employee go, and the decision should not be made lightly.

BerniePortal Payroll Processing Checklist


There are many moving pieces when it comes to payroll. From managing employee hours worked, PTO , and deductions to ensuring your organization is withholding the correct state and local taxes from each paycheck—running payroll can be time-consuming. But it doesn’t have to be.

HR Secrets: How to Secure Executive Buy-In for Your HR Initiatives

Speaker: Steve Pruneau - Chief of Consulting Operations and HRIS solution architect at Free Agent Source Inc

During this informative webinar, Solution Architect Steve Pruneau will share his thoughts on how to get management support and assist your organization in reducing self-inflicted waste and dysfunction.

Key Takeaways from Weekdays with Bernie 2022 | BerniePortal


Each year, HRIS platform and company BerniePortal convenes hundreds of HR industry leaders and innovative thinkers for best-in-class learning opportunities, networking, and strategic solution-oriented sessions—plus the chance to earn CE credits for attending.

Efficient, Error-Free Paydays with BerniePortal’s Payroll


There are many moving pieces when it comes to payday. From managing employee hours, PTO , and deductions to ensuring your organization is withholding the correct taxes from each paycheck—running payroll can be time-consuming. But it doesn’t have to be.

BerniePortal HRIS Announces New Payroll Feature


June 24, 2022. BerniePortal Bernard Health Payroll HRIS

WWB Recap: Keynote Speaker Heather Younger - Seize the Opportunity


Build a Mentorship Experience That Drives Engagement, Promotion, and Retention

Retain, engage and support a diverse workforce with an effective mentorship program. Companies with mentorship programs can see a boost in minority representation at management levels of up to 24%, with higher employee engagement. The 10KC Mentorship Solution provides the tools & resources to create a scalable, centralized and measurable program that will help you achieve your goals.

Bernard Health Announces Expansion to New Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee


June 17, 2022. Bernard Health Agency Growth


Is Gamification an Effective Employee Motivator? | BerniePortal


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?

Pride Month: How to Cultivate An Inclusive Workplace | BerniePortal


Inclusivity is a critical piece of organizational success. It directly impacts company culture, which influences the overall success of an organization. Individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ deserve the opportunity to feel included without the fear of being rejected or feeling like outsiders.

A Flood of New Hires: How to Develop Inexperienced Employees


Over the past year, many millions of Americans have quit their jobs during the Great Resignation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But unemployment rates are still low.

The Power of HR & Automation: How to Keep the “Human” in Human Resource Management with Technology

Speaker: Teresa Smith, Senior Managing Partner, HCM Advisory Group at UKG

Shifting existing teams over to new digital processes during remote times can be a challenge, especially when teams are focused on maintaining the ever-illusive sense of "culture." Join Teresa Smith, Senior Managing Partner, HCM Advisory Group at UKG, for this indispensable discussion on the future of work and HR tech.