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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.
    International Women’s Day: How Employers Can Support Women at Work
    By Lauren Brown on March 8, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Women are leaving the workforce at an alarming rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and companies could lose out on a generation of strong...

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    Defined: Employee Relations and How it Affects Retention
    By Lauren Brown on March 8, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Focusing on strategies to evaluate and improve employee relations can help boost company culture, reduce turnover, and help the overall wellbeing...

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    How Do You Conduct Job Orientation During COVID-19?
    By Lauren Brown on March 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Orientation is usually an opportunity for companies to welcome new employees, set up their workstation, and introduce them to colleagues on...

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    A Guide for Employee Tax Questions in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 2, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Tax season is busy for employers on both a personal and professional level. With responsibilities that carry a heavy weight—including...

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    Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: Do I Have to Classify Some Employees as Hourly?
    By Lauren Brown on February 22, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Besides part-time and full-time, perhaps one of the most important classifications of employees is distinguishing between exempt and non-exempt....

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    What is the Difference Between HSAs and HRAs?
    By Lauren Brown on February 11, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Benefits like HSAs and HRAs both allow employees to save on health costs by having tax-free funds dedicated to medical expenses. While the...

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    What is the Difference Between Short-Term and Long-Term Disability?
    By Lauren Brown on February 9, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The term disability leave is often used as a blanket term for a few different types of leave, including medical, sick, short-term disability...

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    Can Employees Have Coverage Through Two Health Insurance Plans?
    By Lauren Brown on February 5, 2021 | 3 min read time

    There’s a variety of reasons that employees might have two health insurance plans depending on their marital status and age. Double coverage...

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    Remote Time Management Techniques During COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on February 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With the lines between work and home still blurred, managing time for employees and HR alike has become a common challenge. Even with the...

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    Checklist for Remote Offboarding During COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on February 2, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Normally, when an employee leaves an organization there’s an organized process that includes an exit interview, turning in parking passes and...

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