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Tips to Help You Avoid the Top 8 ACA Pitfalls

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Many organizations have nearly four years of ACA reporting experience but continue to find it challenging to achieve a high-level of accuracy. And with the IRS actively sending penatly notices since the fall of 2017, mitigating ACA risk should be a top goal.

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HSA Rollover: What To Tell Your Employees

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There are numerous decisions that both employees and employers must make when it comes to healthcare plans. One particularly common area of concern is handling HSA rollovers during the transition from one year to the next.

What HR Needs to Know About the Government Shutdown and ACA

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The U.S. Government shutdown continues to dominate the news cycles and is having wide-ranging impacts for employers who are complying with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandate.

Announcing Tango Health Leadership Updates

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We’re pleased to announce that our CEO, Todd Praisner will now serve as the Executive Chairman of the Board while our President, Scott Van Horn transitions to his new role as CEO of Tango Health.

Live Webinar: Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

What the Texas Judge’s 2018 ACA Ruling Really Means

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What the Texas Judge’s 2018 ACA Ruling Means With all the flashy headlines about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being struck down over the last few weeks it would be easy to miss the fact that the ACA is still the law.

ACA Extensions—1095-C Employee Form Deadline and Good Faith Effort

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There are often updates when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Recently the IRS announced two new extensions that will give employers more flexibility for the 2018 ACA filing year.

11 Reasons Not to Use Your HRIS or Payroll Software for ACA Reporting

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When it comes to preparing for the Large Employer Mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many companies rely on either their payroll software vendor to take care of it.

Top 9 Reasons Your Organization Might Receive an ACA Penalty

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As employers enter their fourth year issuing 1095-C forms to employees and submitting 1094-C and 1095-C forms to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to pose significant financial risk to employers.

Sections 6055 and 6056: IRS Reporting Compliance

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Originally published April 20, 2015: content updated below for 2018. What is IRS 6055 and 6056 Reporting? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) identifies employers who are subject to its provisions using the term Applicable Large Employers (ALEs).

2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

3 Reasons Why the Risk of Receiving an ACA Penalty is Increasing

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Employers have now completed three years of ACA reporting to the IRS and to employees. And compliance-minded employers are already preparing for their tax year 2018 filing.

How to Create an Employee Benefits Communication Strategy for Short Attention Spans

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An effective employee benefits communication strategy strikes the right balance between providing ample information and keeping employees engaged. Yet finding that balance can be a bit tricky. As a benefits professional, you face the age-old question… How much communication is too much?

Tips to Help Your Employees Navigate Vision Plan Options

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Name a vision exam, and I’ve probably been through it. I wore glasses or contacts from age 3 to age 26. I had an astigmatism, wore an eye patch, was treated as a glaucoma suspect, and eventually had LASIK. I’ve seen it all.

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Communicating Benefits to Employees…Without Spamming Their Inboxes

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Communicating benefits to employees requires staying in touch with your workers—frequently. That’s because, as the language-learning app Linguajet explains, we need repetition to learn.

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2018 in Talent Acquisition & The 2019 Impact

2019 will certainly have its own set of talent acquisition challenges. This valuable report reflects on key events in 2018 and extracts critical insights to help lay the path forward this year. Get on board or get left behind with these key takeaways.

Top Risks Associated with using ACA Monthly Measurement Period instead of the ACA Look Back Measurement Period to Stay Compliant

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Many of our customers ask what are the pro’s and con’s around Monthly Measurement Periods versus Lookback Measurement Periods. ACA Monthly Measurement sounds simple. But it can quickly become very complex, unscalable and a management nightmare.

Is Software Enough for ACA Reporting and Compliance?

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Don’t get us wrong, we believe that ACA reporting software is important. Really important. Our solution is built on the best. But is it enough? We’ve spoken with some smaller organizations where it might be but for many, it’s just not.

Onboarding: Take Your Process From Basic to Strategic

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of strategic onboarding solutions to drive workforce readiness and organizational transformation.

How to Get Better Results In Your Work

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It’s a given that organizations want employees to perform at a high-level. But what about employees? I know there are some who might think otherwise, but overall, I’d like to believe that employees want to perform well too.

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Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

The Next Employee Challenge: Loneliness In the Workplace

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Loneliness is not the same as being alone. Being alone is … being by yourself. If you Google loneliness, it’s being “sad because one has no friends or company.” Often, we talk about loneliness in terms of older people.

Bookmark This! Cybersecurity In the Workplace Edition

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Technology is a big part of our personal and professional lives. And I don’t anticipate that changing anytime in the near future. But with technology comes risk and the need for cybersecurity. We need to be responsible technology users. .

Rewards and Recognition Can Be Work Related – Friday Distraction

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A few weeks ago, I published a Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos about recognition and rewards. It was about the boss who gave every member of the team an ugly holiday sweater. I hope you’ll check it out if you haven’t already.

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Connect and Engage with Job Candidates Using These 5 Recruiting Strategies

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Organizations spend hours sourcing applicants, reviewing qualifications, interviewing candidates, and internal discussions among the recruiting team. But one of the most important steps in the recruiting process is one some companies spend very little time doing – selection.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Why Workforce Analytics Shouldn’t Start with the Data


One of the most common models in HR analytics is shown in Figure 1. The model starts with the data, then you draw insights, and finally tell a story.

Automation Is Not a Replacement for Interaction – Friday Distraction

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I recently participated in a Twitter chat hosted by the Workforce Institute at Kronos on the topic of predictions. You can check out the chat recap on the Workforce Institute blog. One of the questions that we talked about was automation and machine learning.

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Employees Become Successful When They Know What Success Looks Like

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was honored for the second consecutive year with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as one of the Best Places to Work in 2019.

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How to Turn Your Vision for Data-Driven HR into a Reality


Many HR professionals are bombarded with blog posts and emails reminding them that if they don’t do something about people analytics, then they are missing out. It shows up in every trend report and “prediction” newsletter.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Managers: Ask Employees to Give You Feedback – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Want to create an inspired workforce?

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Staffing and Scheduling are Two Different Things – Friday Distraction

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I know that Christmas was last month, but I can’t resist sharing this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos because it beautifully demonstrates that staffing and scheduling are two different things. Staffing is about finding the right people to do the work.

Peer to Peer Learning: Why It Should Be Part of Your Training Strategy

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Co-workers play a huge role in the employee experience. An increasing number of organizations include peers in the hiring process so candidates can meet some of their co-workers. Companies are adopting new hire buddy programs as part of the welcoming and socialization process during onboarding.

Reports vs Analytics: What’s the Difference?


In today’s competitive business landscape, organizations are increasingly turning to analytics to give them the answers they need to make decisions with greater confidence.

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HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.