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    Lauren Brown

    Lauren is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health. She writes about healthcare insights, employment law, and HR solutions.
    Boss vs. Leader: What’s the Difference?
    By Lauren Brown on July 27, 2021 | 3 min read time

    At the beginning of 2021, experts forecasted a trend of turnover in the workplace referred to as a “Turnover Tsunami.” A new report from...

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    BernieU Courses Eligible for Free HRCI Recertification Credits
    By Lauren Brown on July 27, 2021 | 4 min read time

    *The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit...

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    New Executive Order Promotes Competition and Innovation in 7 Areas of the Economy
    By Lauren Brown on July 26, 2021 | 4 min read time

    President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy establishes a government-wide effort to solve the most pressing...

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    TikTok Introduces New Resume-Sharing Platform Using Social Media Videos
    By Lauren Brown on July 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Social media platform TikTok introduced a brand new way for job seekers to pitch their resumes—through TikTok videos. This new way of...

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    Why is COBRA So Expensive?
    By Lauren Brown on July 20, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The last thing an individual wants to worry about when losing their job is losing health insurance. When someone receives their COBRA packet,...

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    When Do Deductibles Start Over for Employees?
    By Lauren Brown on July 14, 2021 | 3 min read time

    When an organization renews health plans in the middle of the year, employees might worry that their deductible will reset. It’s an understandable...

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    How to Write an Employee Newsletter Your Team Will Actually Read
    By Lauren Brown on July 13, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Employee newsletters usually contain important information about company events and dates, but they’re useless if employees don’t read them. If...

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    Low Cost to Free Health Insurance is Now Available for Unemployed Americans
    By Lauren Brown on July 9, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Americans who received unemployment in 2021 might be eligible for no-cost or low-cost health insurance through, as part of the ...

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    What Compliance Forms Do Employees Need For Remote Work?
    By Lauren Brown on July 7, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Compliance is one of the most important and complex topics that HR professionals face in their work. Navigating compliance requires immense time...

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    What is Self-Billing, and Why Should Employers Use It?
    By Lauren Brown on July 7, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Inaccurate carrier bills make life for difficult for employers and HR. However, more and more HRIS platforms offer self-billing functions, which...

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