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.


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


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

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

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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

How to Fill Out Form W-2 in 2022 | BerniePortal


Part of wrapping up the current year is preparing for income tax reporting in the next. It can seem complicated and confusing at first, but for HR and employers, filling out and filing W-2s can actually be quite straightforward, even if it is a little tedious.

HR Calendar 2022: Compliance Dates and Holidays | BerniePortal


From major holidays to key compliance and ACA deadlines, find out everything you need to know about important HR dates for 2022. HR Compliance Benefits & Healthcare

How to Show Employee Appreciation with an Office Holiday Party


Q4 can be overwhelming, especially if you’re rolling out open enrollment while wrapping up a fiscal year. But the holiday season means much more than handling special PTO requests during a blackout period.

5 HR Trends to Watch in 2022 | BerniePortal


HR pros must be proactive, which includes staying up-to-date and being open to change. But it’s not just compliance dates and government regulations that are updated every year. The workforce changes, too!

How to Create an Employer Brand That Attracts the Best Global Talent

Your employer brand not only affects your reputation and performance but your ability to attract and retain global talent. In this article, learn effective employer branding strategies, ways to communicate your employer brand, and more.

IRS Announces Updates to Contribution Limits for 2022 | BerniePortal


On November 4, 2021, the IRS announced key updates to retirement plan contribution limits and income ranges for 2022, including both limit and income increases. Here is what HR needs to know about this announcement. Retirement HR

5 Employment Law Changes to Anticipate in 2022 | BerniePortal


HR pros should always strive to be proactive. That includes an openness to change and a readiness to adapt. Of course, compliance dates and regulations are updated every year, but federal and state governments are also busy considering new rules for a changing workforce.

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.

How to Incentivize Vaccination with Wellness Credits | BerniePortal


Many organizations are seeking new ways to encourage employees to get vaccinated, and wellness credits might just be the answer. Wellness credits offer employees rewards for achieving health-related milestones.

4 Ways to Get Employees to Engage & Participate in Your HR Programs in 2022

Speaker: Georgie Duthy, Senior Customer Success Manager

We surveyed over 2000 people globally to understand WHY employees aren’t participating in HR programs these days. We asked them what it would take to actually get them to take action. Join this webinar to hear what they told us. Their answers may surprise you…

House Passes Build Back Better Bill; What Does It Entail? | BerniePortal


The Build Back Better Act (BBBA) is a $1.75 trillion bill devoted to climate change and social policy. Following 5 months of deliberation, the bill passed the US House of Representatives on Nov. 19, 2021, with a vote of 220-213.

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.

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.

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.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

5 Factors of Effective Management Training | BerniePortal


In many small to midsize businesses, HR is responsible for training managers , or leading the leaders. It can be a daunting task at times, but it also makes sense since HR is uniquely positioned to see across teams and up the org chart. But what, exactly, should ongoing management training look like?

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.

How to Establish Your 2022 PTO Policy With BerniePortal


As the year comes to an end, questions from employees around unused PTO are typically just beginning. When it comes to establishing a company PTO policy , there are a lot of factors to consider—from deciding between an accrual or lump sum strategy, to determining who will manage time off requests.

Accrual vs. Lump Sum: What's the Best PTO Strategy? | BerniePortal


It can be difficult to determine which paid time off (PTO) method might work best for your organization. Understanding which policy is right for you can have a huge impact on overall employee satisfaction.

10 Things You Need to Know About Payroll-Only Registration

Before you go forward with payroll-only registration as a solution for hiring in another country, you should know it’s more complex than just filing some paperwork. In this ebook, you’ll learn about many of the challenges companies run into.

Health Plan Price Transparency Requirements Delayed


Recently, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury jointly released guidance delaying several health plan price transparency disclosure requirements of the Transparency in Coverage Rule and the No Surprises Act.

OSHA Releases Biden Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers


It’s been eight weeks since President Biden announced a federal COVID vaccine mandate for private employers. He directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to draft an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to that effect, and today, OSHA made the details public.

Why You Shouldn't Expect Extensions for 2022 ACA Reporting


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to offer more affordable insurance and make such insurance available to more individuals in need. Each year employers must notate and report all employee health insurance information to the IRS. This is done through Form 1095-B and 1095-C.

IRS: Final 2021 ACA Compliance Forms Now Available | BerniePortal


The IRS recently released final versions of the 2021 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know about this important component of healthcare compliance reporting? Healthcare HR Compliance

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

How to Recruit and Retain Top Talent with BerniePortal


Whether you are a professional searching for a new opportunity or a hiring manager looking to fill a role on your team, no one is safe from the scrutiny of this competitive job market.

The Top HR Conferences to Look Forward to in 2022 | BerniePortal


As HR professionals reflect on this past year and all that it has brought, what they learned and how they grew will likely sit at the forefront of their minds. As we inch closer to the new year, the time to set new goals approaches.

New BerniePortal Payroll Settings Help With New Year Prep


BerniePortal HRIS

10 Pre-Employment Strategies to Screen High-Risk Candidates


What is one pre-employment screening strategy your company uses to screen out a potential high-risk candidate? To help you review a potentially high-risk candidate, we asked HR and recruiting professionals this question for their insights. HR Recruitment & Retention

Creating a Culture of Connection: The Top 4 Moments that Matter MOST!

Speaker: Jenny Jirsa, Lauren Bell, and Iwo Szapar

With the stress of a never-ending pandemic, the “Great Resignation” and hybrid and remote work, human connection is harder than ever.