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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.
    Top 5 most attractive employee benefits
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 21, 2019

    Workers prefer benefits Over the past decade, power within the job market has shifted dramatically from employers to candidates. This change in...

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    Do I have to classify some employees as hourly?
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 16, 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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    What is the BerniePortal Employer Success Team?
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 14, 2019

    How Employer Success sets itself apart Administrators taking advantage of BerniePortal PTO Tracking, Time & Attendance, Applicant Tracking,...

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    Workplace wellness tips for small to mid-sized businesses
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 13, 2019

    If corporate wellness programs are too big of an investment, consider these ideas Nearly 70% of employers see increased productivity and employee...

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    Form 5500 Series filing requirements 2019
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 10, 2019

    ERISA & IRC reporting requirements Plan administrators operating group benefits plans must file Form 5500 Series returns by July 31st, 2019 in...

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    BerniePortal May 2019 Dynamic Duo Spotlight
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 7, 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 product development planning 2019
    By Gretchen Smitson on April 30, 2019

      User-focused development First and foremost, we believe that quality software should serve the wants and needs of its users. That’s why...

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    Do I-9 forms have to be filed separately from personnel files?
    By Gretchen Smitson on April 25, 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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    5 factors that affect employee retention
    By Gretchen Smitson on April 23, 2019

      Decreasing retention rates As Millennials rise the ranks in the workforce, employee behavior in the workplace has taken a shift—particularly...

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    Are employment background checks required?
    By Gretchen Smitson on April 18, 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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