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    Gretchen Smitson

    Gretchen is member of the BerniePortal marketing team and focuses on product marketing. She writes about BerniePortal, Human Resources, HR technology and more.
    3 ways to capture quality candidates
    By Gretchen Smitson on March 21, 2019

    Find quality candidates Since the recession, power in the recruitment market has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven. This means that...

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    BerniePortal March 2019 Dynamic Duo Spotlight
    By Gretchen Smitson on March 12, 2019

    Broker Partner + Client Success BerniePortal is more than just a software platform to its licensees—it’s a partnership! In order to demonstrate...

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    BerniePortal February 2019 Dynamic Duo Spotlight
    By Gretchen Smitson on February 14, 2019

      Broker Partner + Client Success BerniePortal is more than just a software platform to its licensees—it’s a partnership! In order to demonstrate...

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    What is an Applicable Large Employer (ALE)?
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 31, 2019

    ALE  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a set of laws that regulate healthcare in the United States. Many of these regulations depend on an...

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    Introducing the BerniePortal Dynamic Duo Spotlight
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 24, 2019

    Client Success + Broker Partner BerniePortal is more than just a software platform to its licensees—it’s a partnership! In order to demonstrate...

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    Tips for adding features to your BerniePortal account
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 23, 2019

    Shopping HR features Many employers currently offer BerniePortal Onboarding and BerniePortal Online Benefits, but have yet to maximize on the full...

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    What's going to happen with minimum wage?
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 22, 2019

    Minimum wage in the U.S. Since the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), the United States government has regulated minimum...

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    What is a W-2 Form?
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 17, 2019

      Form W-2 is a compensation and tax statement that outlines an employee’s annual earnings and all amounts of income, social security, and/or...

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    What to expect from the 2019 job market
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 15, 2019

    Hiring in 2019 The hiring market in 2018 was characterized by a shortage of skilled talent and a surplus of open positions. With this tight...

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    Do I have to pay out PTO when an employee leaves?
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 10, 2019

    HR Best Practices blog series Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR...

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