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    Courtney Cox

    Courtney is an aPHR certified product marketer on the BerniePortal team who focuses her writing on all things HR.
    ADA, FMLA, the Rehabilitation Act & COVID-19: Employer FAQs
    By Courtney Cox on March 23, 2020 | 4 min read time

      COVID-19 continues to be a significant issue for all employers in all industries.

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    Compliance Check: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    By Courtney Cox on March 20, 2020 | 5 min read time

      On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in response to the spread of COVID-19. The Act is an...

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    How to manage remote employees
    By Courtney Cox on March 18, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Best practices for managing remote employees As the HR tech industry continues to boom, so does the opportunity for employees to telecommute. In...

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    COVID-19: Resources for Employees Impacted by Closures and Shutdowns
    By Courtney Cox on March 17, 2020 | 4 min read time

      In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses in the service industry are being forced to layoff staff members due to business closures...

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    UPDATED: Coronavirus: Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19
    By Courtney Cox on March 12, 2020 | 7 min read time

      The CDC is closely monitoring a recent outbreak caused by the Coronavirus disease. Here's everything you and your employees need to know. 

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    7 leadership types: which type are you?
    By Courtney Cox on March 9, 2020 | 2 min read time

      To be an effective leader, one might use several different leadership styles at a given time. By taking the time to familiarize oneself with...

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    Understanding Your Leadership Voice
    By Courtney Cox on March 2, 2020 | 1 min read time

      All leaders speak, but not all leaders are heard. Let’s discuss the different ways you can tackle leadership and communication!

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    How to give a performance review
    By Courtney Cox on February 20, 2020 | 3 min read time

      At all levels of an organization, there's an insatiable need for quality, growth-centric conversations, continuous feedback cycles,...

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    UPDATED: IRS Releases New Form I-9 for 2020, Verification Extended for Remote Workplaces
    By Courtney Cox on February 3, 2020 | 2 min read time

    A new version of the I-9 employment eligibility verification form has been issued. Previously, employers could use either the 07/17/2017 or...

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    How to communicate your benefits package for recruitment and retention
    By Courtney Cox on January 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

        Are you looking for tips and tricks on how to ensure your current and future employees understand your company's perks? You've come to the...

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