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Emerging HR trends, compliance updates, recruitment and retention—everything you need to keep your organization running smoothly.

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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.
    BernieU Courses Eligible for Free HRCI Recertification Credits
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 27, 2021

    *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
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 26, 2021

    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
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 22, 2021

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

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    When Do Deductibles Start Over for Employees?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 14, 2021

    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
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 13, 2021

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

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    Low to No Cost Health Insurance Now Available for Unemployed Americans
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 9, 2021

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

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    What Compliance Forms Do Employees Need For Remote Work?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 7, 2021

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

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    What is Self-Billing, and Why Should Employers Use It?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 7, 2021

    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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    Just Married: How Does Health Insurance Change for Newlywed Employees?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 6, 2021

    Newlyweds have plenty to navigate after they tie the knot, including how they enroll in health insurance. Generally speaking, employees can only...

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    Do Your Employees Know What to Do When They Have Qualifying Life Events?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 30, 2021

    When an employee experiences a life event such as the birth or adoption of a baby or a marriage, chances are they’re not immediately thinking about...

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