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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.
    Three self-insuring tools for brokers
    By Alex Tolbert on June 26, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: Alternate funding strategies are becoming more attractive and accessible for groups of all sizes. As health...

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    Why – and how – to prioritize weekly one-to-one meetings
    By Alex Tolbert on June 24, 2019

    Check out this column in Inc. Performance management is invariably a hot topic in the HR world, and there are a lot of different ways...

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    How small businesses can think about HR integrations
    By Alex Tolbert on June 10, 2019

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: The future of HR is in automation – more and more small employers are bringing HR administration online...

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    Three ways to stand out ahead of open enrollment season
    By Alex Tolbert on May 29, 2019

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: It’s prospecting season for brokers — the slower time of year before open enrollment is a...

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    Three HR questions to ask your prospects
    By Alex Tolbert on May 22, 2019

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: These days, it’s not enough to compete on quotes for new business. Most agencies recognize...

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    3 self-insuring tools for brokers
    By Alex Tolbert on May 8, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: Alternate funding strategies are becoming more attractive and accessible for groups of all sizes. As health...

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    Reference-based pricing reimbursements: When to negotiate
    By Alex Tolbert on May 6, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: One of the biggest concerns around reference-based pricing for brokers and employers alike is the potential...

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    Are you making these three applicant tracking mistakes?
    By Alex Tolbert on April 8, 2019

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: With historically low unemployment rates, most U.S. employers are struggling to fill open positions....

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    When should brokers implement new benefits platforms?
    By Alex Tolbert on April 5, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: The benefits and HR tech industry continues to grow — CB Insights reports the sector saw $2.2 billion in...

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    Recruiting college grads? Focus on the 401(k)
    By Alex Tolbert on April 4, 2019

    Why a 401(k) is part of a competitive recruitment strategy Check out this column in BenefitsPro: Many small and mid-sized employers have...

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