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    Drew Gieseke

    Drew Gieseke is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health, where he writes about HR, compliance, and healthcare solutions.
    Defined: Paid Parental Leave and How to Announce Changes to a Policy
    By Drew Gieseke on May 2, 2021 | 6 min read time

    As the benefits season rolls around, it’s always best practice to evaluate your organization’s current offerings to see what works, what doesn’t,...

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    Tutorial: What Should Be Included in an Onboarding Checklist?
    By Drew Gieseke on April 30, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Crafting and following a comprehensive onboarding checklist ensures a consistent, streamlined process for each new hire. It also allows HR pros to...

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    HR Guide: Using Preferred Pronouns for a Gender-Inclusive Workplace
    By Drew Gieseke on April 30, 2021 | 5 min read time

    A recent Gallup study reported that 5.6% of Americans identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), a more than 1% increase from data...

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    How ACA Affordability Thresholds Impact Employer Health Plans
    By Drew Gieseke on April 27, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Each year, the IRS issues a new affordability threshold that ACA-compliant organizations must meet for employee health plans. Find out how...

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    New Tax Credit for Employers that Offer PTO for COVID-19 Vaccinations
    By Drew Gieseke on April 21, 2021 | 2 min read time

    The White House announced a new paid leave tax credit that fully offsets the cost for small businesses to offer paid time off (PTO) for employees...

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    Step-by-Step Guide: How to Fill Out Form W-4 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The 2021 version of Form W-4 may have been released in December 2020, but the compliance document was completely overhauled the previous year....

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    Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Open May 3: How to Apply
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The latest COVID-19 stimulus bill includes a separate relief fund called the RESTAURANTS Act, which sets aside approximately $28 billion for a ...

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    Hiring Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions for Great Interview Processes
    By Drew Gieseke on April 14, 2021 | 5 min read time

    No interview is the same because no candidate is the same. However, HR can work with hiring managers to establish standardized practices for the...

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    New Hire Onboarding Tips and Best Practices for Organizations in 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on April 7, 2021 | 7 min read time

    A recent SHRM article reported that studies show “as many as half of workers intend to look for a new job” in 2021. For a growing business,...

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    PPP Loan Application Deadline Extended with New 2021 Law
    By Drew Gieseke on April 6, 2021 | 3 min read time

    On March 31, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the PPP Extension Act of 2021, which adjusts the deadline for first- and second-draw...

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