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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    HR professionals to focus on hiring, automation in 2020
    By Emily Kubis on October 24, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Cut your recruitment cycle to fill open positions Human Resources personnel at small and mid-sized businesses are focused on aligning their work...

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    Three ways to reduce your time to hire
    By Emily Kubis on October 22, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Cut your recruitment cycle to fill open positions Hiring managers and HR pros are struggling to find and keep quality talent, but most aren’t...

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    Avoid holiday staffing strain with these PTO policy tips
    By Emily Kubis on October 15, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Managing staff holidays and employee time off requests According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers...

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    What Amazon can teach HR about virtual healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on September 30, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Benefits of telemedicine for small and mid-sized businesses Retail giant Amazon has launched a new healthcare benefit service for employees in the...

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    Feds increase overtime threshold for 2020
    By Emily Kubis on September 24, 2019 | 1 min read time

    What HR needs to know about the new DOL overtime rule The Department of Labor has released a final rule increasing the wage threshold for...

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    What does HR outsourcing cost?
    By Emily Kubis on September 23, 2019 | 2 min read time

    Considering the cost of HR outsourcing Organizations of all sizes need efficient HR administration, and some businesses choose to outsource this...

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    Illegal interview questions – what HR needs to know
    By Emily Kubis on September 18, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Avoid illegal questions and EEOC anti-discrimination regulations Did you know that asking when a job candidate graduated high school can get you...

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    IRS expands list of preventive care services
    By Emily Kubis on September 3, 2019 | 8 min read time

    Notice 2019-45: Here's what you need to know: This summer, the IRS expanded the list of preventive care benefits that can be covered by a high...

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    BerniePortal and Alpine partner to streamline pre-tax benefit administration
    By Emily Kubis on August 20, 2019 | 2 min read time

                            BerniePortal and Alpine TPA BerniePortal, the all-in-one HR administration platform, announced today a new partnership...

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    House votes to repeal Cadillac Tax
    By Emily Kubis on July 22, 2019 | 0 min read time

    Excise tax on high-cost health plans has never taken effect The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal the Cadillac Tax, the...

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