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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.
    How to create an effective recruitment process
    By Courtney Cox on November 29, 2019 | 5 min read time

    Top-talent can be difficult to find and retain. Did you know that replacing a salaried employee can cost you an average of 6-9 months salary? You...

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    Which federal labor laws apply to small businesses?
    By Courtney Cox on November 21, 2019 | 5 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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    Top Recruitment Strategies and Practices for HR and Small Businesses
    By Courtney Cox on November 7, 2019 | 4 min read time

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

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    Best practices for improving employee relations and retention rate
    By Courtney Cox on November 5, 2019 | 4 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 | 7 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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    4 best employee handbooks
    By Courtney Cox on September 19, 2019 | 3 min read time

      Are you unsure whether or not you need to hassle with creating a strong employee handbook? Think again. 

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