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    Alexis Merrill

    Alexis is an aPHR-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health. She writes about HR technology, healthcare, and more.
    WWB Recap: Alex Tolbert Talks on What's New with BerniePortal
    By Alexis Merrill on July 1, 2022 | 7 min read time

    BerniePortal founder and CEO Alex Tolbert took the stage at Weekdays with Bernie this year to share the platform and company’s latest updates,...

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    Gather and Store Unique Information About Employees with Custom Fields
    By Alexis Merrill on June 29, 2022 | 5 min read time

    From filling out compliance forms, meeting their new colleagues, getting up to speed on training to be successful in their new role, to gathering...

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    Efficient, Error-Free Paydays with BerniePortal’s Payroll
    By Alexis Merrill on June 27, 2022 | 7 min read time

    There are many moving pieces when it comes to payday. From managing employee hours, PTO, and deductions to ensuring your organization is withholding...

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    Say Hello to BerniePortal’s Streamlined Payroll Feature
    By Alexis Merrill on June 24, 2022 | 4 min read time

    BerniePortal takes pride in solving problems that HR teams face daily and doing it efficiently. HR teams manage people—from welcoming them to the...

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    BerniePortal May Product Updates
    By Alexis Merrill on May 31, 2022 | 3 min read time

    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...

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    Work Flexibility: What Does It Really Mean?
    By Alexis Merrill on May 25, 2022 | 7 min read time

    With a record-breaking number of employees resigning from their jobs during the Great Resignation, job seekers hold more power than ever to...

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    Comprehensive Compliance for HR Leaders
    By Alexis Merrill on May 18, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Compliance is crucial to keep an organization going and growing, but there are many moving pieces to keep track of to remain audit-ready. Good HR...

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    Listening Isn’t Enough: How to Act on Feedback
    By Alexis Merrill on May 11, 2022 | 6 min read time

    In a crazy job market brought on by the Great Resignation, it’s more important than ever for organizations to focus their efforts on retention. But...

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    Track Employee Hours Without the Administrative Work
    By Alexis Merrill on May 5, 2022 | 7 min read time

    If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate record of employee hours to maintain compliance and run payroll. On...

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    5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes to Avoid
    By Alexis Merrill on April 26, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Payroll is a core HR function that carries a lot of importance but often comes with a high possibility of mistakes. While payroll mistakes are...

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