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    Alex Tolbert

    Alex is the founder and CEO of BerniePortal. He is a recognized thought leader on technology, HR and benefits.
    Why employers leave their brokers
    By Alex Tolbert on January 7, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: No one wants to lose a client, but in the benefits industry, it’s sometimes unavoidable. In some cases, the...

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    HR tech vendors: Balancing act between brokers and employers
    By Alex Tolbert on December 14, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: When it comes to go-to-market strategies, HR tech vendors are in the midst of a move toward the middle. Most...

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    Why your PTO approach matters when choosing time-tracking HR software
    By Alex Tolbert on November 21, 2018

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: More and more organizations are bringing HR administration online with software tools that manage...

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    Is your broker providing enough value?
    By Alex Tolbert on November 19, 2018

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser:  Most employers that offer group benefits work with a benefits broker. When it’s time for...

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    Five features to look for in a time and attendance system
    By Alex Tolbert on November 16, 2018

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate and compliant record of...

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    How will the benefits administration landscape evolve in 2019?
    By Alex Tolbert on October 26, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: There is a paradigm shift occurring in the small and mid-sized employer market that affects the way many...

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    To solve benefits challenges, look first to HR
    By Alex Tolbert on October 24, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: There is a paradigm shift occurring in the small and mid-sized employer market that affects the way many...

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    How brokers can help employers in the face of high employment rates
    By Alex Tolbert on October 22, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: The U.S. is in a period of historically low unemployment, which provides a natural lift to brokerages. As...

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    How to evaluate association health plan prospects
    By Alex Tolbert on September 24, 2018

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser:  As benefit brokers consider the best ways to help clients and prospects take advantage of...

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    How brokers can help employers understand auto-adjudication
    By Alex Tolbert on September 14, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: As more small and mid-sized employers consider their options for self-funding group benefits, good...

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