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.

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

BerniePortal HRIS Announces New Payroll Feature


June 24, 2022. BerniePortal Bernard Health Payroll HRIS

Bernard Health Announces Expansion to New Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee


June 17, 2022. Bernard Health Agency Growth


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

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.

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

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.

Weekdays with Bernie 2022: Everything Attendees Need to Know


BerniePortal’s 5th annual user’s conference is quickly approaching. From speakers to schedules and more, read on to learn everything you need to know about Weekdays with Bernie 2022. BerniePortal HR Leadership

Payroll Withholding: A Primer for Employers


To employees, payroll may seem pretty straightforward. Employers, on the other hand, know how complicated payroll can get, especially when it comes to withholding taxes.

BerniePortal May 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 Warns Employers Against Crypto Investments in 401(k) Plans


Many firms like Fidelity Investments have been willing to bet on Bitcoin and other alternative currencies—at least as an offering for 401(k) plans.

Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

Studies Indicate Contraceptive Benefits Correlate with Abortion Rates


Contraceptive benefits have been a standard health plan requirement since 2010, when the ACA first established regulations surrounding contraceptive care. Studies have found that, as these benefits became more widely accessible, abortion rates began to decline.

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DOL Issues FMLA Guidance on Mental Health | BerniePortal


Mental health is an ongoing concern among employees in the modern workforce. For this reason, the DOL released Fact Sheet #28O and an FAQ during Mental Health Awareness month.

7 Strategies for Boosting HR’s Time Management | BerniePortal


Time management is a crucial aspect of finding success as an HR professional. You must manage many tasks and stressful decisions each day that can weigh on you both physically and mentally.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Work Flexibility: What Does It Really Mean? | BerniePortal


With a record-breaking number of employees resigning from their jobs during the Great Resignation , job seekers hold more power than ever to negotiate before accepting an offer. While salary remains important, many employees are also looking for work flexibility when considering a new opportunity.

IRS Set to Increase HSA Limits for 2023 | BerniePortal


The IRS has announced updated HSA contribution limits for the 2023 year, which represent a significant increase compared to recent annual increases.

Where is Everyone? Breaking Down the Talent Shortage Myth & the Great Resignation

Speaker: Ellie Dailey, Global Recruiting Expert and Team Lead for BetterUp Europe GTM Recruiting via Russell Tobin

Businesses everywhere appear to be experiencing a so-called talent shortage and repercussions to 2021’s “Great Resignation." To address what this is and how this is affecting recruiting, we need to consider issues such as the Employer Value Propositions –– Values, Mission, Vision –– and how to actually walk the walk.

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.

How Auto-Adjudication Affects Healthcare Costs | BerniePortal


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.

Employees Want Voluntary Benefits–So Why Aren’t They Using Them?


Voluntary benefits have recently become one of the more sought-after employee benefits offerings. The pandemic caused employees to re-evaluate their healthcare options, opening the door for employers to build more robust plans.

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.

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


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.


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?

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.

What is an FSA? | BerniePortal


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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5 Steps for Running Payroll: A Small Business Guide | BerniePortal


For small businesses, payroll can seem daunting…but it is doable. Of course, you know that—due to tax obligations and employment law compliance —employers cannot simply hand out cash or write checks on payday.

How Does Disability Insurance Work? | BerniePortal


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?


College Seniors Are Eager to Work–What Benefits Are They After?


As college seniors prepare for graduation, many already have jobs lined up while others are actively looking. There seems to be no shortage of work ethic among this graduating class, but the unique set of struggles brought on by the pandemic could follow them into the workplace.

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.

Using the Candidate Experience to Gain a Competitive Advantage

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

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