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    Courtney Cox

    Courtney is a product marketer on the BerniePortal team who focuses on HR technology, benefits and more.
    Which federal labor laws apply to small businesses?
    By Courtney Cox on November 21, 2019 | 6 min read time

    Federal labor laws by number of employees Many federal labor laws are defined by the number of employees an employer has on staff. This means that...

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    Exempt vs non-exempt: what's the difference between exempt & non-exempt?
    By Courtney Cox on November 19, 2019 | 4 min read time

      FLSA overtime laws FLSA overtime laws in the United States require employers to pay non-exempt employees at least 1.5 times regular wages for...

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    Five end-of-year HR reminders to send employees
    By Courtney Cox on November 11, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Check these items off your list before 2020 As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy for many organizations to go into autopilot. But for HR...

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    Effective recruitment strategies and practices
    By Courtney Cox on November 7, 2019 | 6 min read time

    As the job market continues to shrink, employers continuously look for ways to attract more candidates to be sure they have a good group of ...

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    Best practices for improving employee relations and retention
    By Courtney Cox on November 5, 2019 | 6 min read time

      Many employers say their employees are the company’s most valuable asset, but there’s still a prevalence of employee relation issues that are...

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    BerniePortal named Top 20 Applicant Tracking Software
    By Courtney Cox on November 1, 2019 | 1 min read time

        BerniePortal Applicant Tracking named in Capterra’s Top 20 Most Popular for Applicant Tracking Software.

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    Tips to avoid costly HR mistakes
    By Courtney Cox on October 30, 2019 | 6 min read time

      How to avoid HR blunders Does it ever feel like you check an item off of your to-do list and then two more magically appear? As an HR...

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    9 tips to stay sane this holiday PTO season
    By Courtney Cox on October 24, 2019 | 6 min read time

    For many HR professionals, the end of the year is more like a festival of stress than a festival of lights. From planning your company’s holiday...

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    How to conduct a great phone interview
    By Courtney Cox on October 14, 2019 | 2 min read time

      Phone interviews are the go-to method for narrowing your list of candidates and moving on to face-to-face interviews. Phone interviews...

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    How many hours can part-time employees work without benefits?
    By Courtney Cox on September 26, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Since there isn’t a federal definition defining part-time work, it leaves a lot of room for confusion and mistakes. Let’s discuss how to handle...

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