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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.
    Where can small businesses find HR solutions?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 11, 2019

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: Error-prone, paper-based tasks can now be managed through a variety of standalone and comprehensive tech...

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    Are you onboarding for retention?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 10, 2019

    Check out this column in Recruiter: According to SHRM, employee turnover can be as high as 50 percent in the first 18 months of employment. A...

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    3 things every modern benefits brokerage needs
    By Alex Tolbert on August 29, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: What will the future of your agency look like? As a benefits broker or agency owner, staying focused on the...

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    Three hiring tasks wasting HR's time
    By Alex Tolbert on August 26, 2019

    Check out this column in Small Biz Daily: Because the hiring environment is so competitive, businesses have to get really strategic about how they...

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    Why HR tech lagged behind sales & marketing software
    By Alex Tolbert on August 21, 2019

    Check out this column in Forbes Technology Council: Over the past few years, there has been a proliferation of human resources (HR) software tools...

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    Are you still hiring like it's 2009?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 19, 2019

    Check out this column in Recruiter: Many small and mid-sized businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. With unemployment under 4 percent,...

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    Using mass customization to maximize small group benefits
    By Alex Tolbert on August 14, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: Traditionally, small groups in the less-than-50 market have not offered as many lines of coverage as their...

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    Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants
    By Alex Tolbert on August 7, 2019

    Check out this column in HR.com: These days, most small businesses have open positions, and many are struggling to find enough quality applicants...

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    Three regulatory changes to share with clients this summer
    By Alex Tolbert on July 31, 2019

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: While the pace of health care reform has slowed dramatically over the last few years, that doesn’t mean the...

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    Zenefits’ founder is back: What does it mean for the billion-dollar HR tech market?
    By Alex Tolbert on July 29, 2019

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: Parker Conrad is back and in a big way. Software luminaries gave him more than $500 million...

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