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

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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

ERISA Wrap Document: What It Is and Why You Need One | BerniePortal


ERISA covers more benefits plans than many employers realize, and it takes more than a plan booklet to comply with federal regulation. How can small businesses simplify compliance with an ERISA wrap document? Find out more. HR Compliance Benefits & Healthcare

No Surprises Act Takes Effect: What to Know for 2022 | BerniePortal


With the No Surprises Act (NSA) now in place, there are new restrictions and regulations that must be followed by out-of-network health providers. Read on to learn about what this means for these providers and how this may affect your employees’ health insurance benefits moving forward.

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.

Out-of-Network Providers & How to Handle Them | BerniePortal


When choosing an insurance provider, understanding which medical providers are both in and out-of-network is crucial. This will determine which providers will accept your coverage, and which providers will not.

Swiping Right on HR Tech: How Tinder and Southern Cross Automate Their Hiring & Onboarding Process

Speaker: Nora Diaz de Leon and Nicole Moore

Paperwork, endless email threads, and other manual tasks have kept HR from focusing on what they do best. sound familiar? Sign up for this webinar from Tinder and Southern Cross, to learn how they use the latest in HR tech to streamline their hiring and onboarding experience.

HSA Best Practices for Employees Over 65


A recent analysis found that more than 3 million baby boomers retired prematurely due to COVID-19. And while retirement is calling for a significant portion of boomers, many may choose to remain in their roles well past age 65—when most people qualify for Medicare benefits.

OSHA Vaccine Mandate in Effect Again | BerniePortal


The Biden administration’s federal COVID vaccine mandate is in effect once again. While the new rule had been temporarily suspended since November 12, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently lifted the stay.

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.

Why Are Retirees Going Back to Work? | BerniePortal


In October of 2021, more than 2.5% of retired workers in the United States made the decision to return to work, according to Nick Bunker, the Director of Economic Research at Indeed Hiring Lab. This marked the highest percentage to date during the pandemic.

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Big companies are driving up wages, but there are other ways to compete for talent. Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

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.

7 Company Culture Trends to Watch in 2022 | BerniePortal


Company culture changes with the workforce, which means it changes over time. But culture doesn’t cultivate itself! If not already, HR should assume the role of caretaker in your organization—building, managing, and measuring company culture.

5 Questions to Ask About Your Prescription Drug Coverage


It’s becoming an increasingly common experience for someone with a medical need to leave the pharmacy empty handed.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.

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.

The Rise of Remote Work—Is it the New Normal? | BerniePortal


The emergence of the COVID pandemic created a new foundation for the future of the workplace. As one of many precautions put in place for the safety of the populace, remote work was established almost unanimously amongst organizations in the United States.

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10 Tips to Motivate Your Employees After the Holidays | BerniePortal


As employees return after a holiday break, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things. That said, HR has the potential to help employees feel confident, comfortable, and rejuvenated as they manage this shift.

Amazon Care Acquires Key Customer in Hilton | BerniePortal


Amazon’s flagship Healthcare service, known as Amazon Care, took on its first client back in May of 2021. They have now pressed forward, taking on an even loftier client in Hilton.

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Witness the HR Digital Transformation Journey of Coca-Cola

A case study on how Coca-Cola transformed employee experience, addressed remote working challenges and streamlined routine workflows using AI

Is Pregnancy a Qualifying Event? | BerniePortal


Is pregnancy a qualifying event ? Can an expectant mother be added to a group health plan as a dependent when she finds out about the pregnancy? When an employee finds out she is pregnant, these are often questions directed at HR.

Can You Have an HSA and HRA at the Same Time? | BerniePortal


A common question many people ask is “Can I have an HRA and an HSA at the same time?” The answer is yes. The primary difference lies in the ownership of the account. An HSA is typically owned by an employee while an HRA is typically owned by an employer.

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Education vs. Experience: How to Start Your HR Career | BerniePortal


As one year ends and another begins , it’s natural to start reflecting on where you are and thinking about where you’d like to go.

Payroll Calendar: Biweekly Pay Periods in 2022 | BerniePortal


As HR prepares for the new year, it’s key to stay ahead of the curve on important dates and compliance requirements. Unlike last year, 2022 will have the usual 26 pay periods for those being paid bi-weekly.

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

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!

Can I Contribute to an HSA if My Spouse Has an FSA? | BerniePortal


HSAs and FSAs are similar, yet different types of health plans. They are both intended to offer people a tax-advantaged means of paying for health and medical expenses. These plans vary in both function and eligibility. But how exactly do you qualify for an HSA?

7 HR Compliance Best Practices for 2022 | BerniePortal


To be successful, HR pros have to balance many responsibilities competing for their time, from benefits administration to recruitment and retention. But compliance in particular comes with potential penalties and often takes priority over other responsibilities.

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

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.