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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.
    What Reference Check Questions Should HR Ask?
    By Lauren Brown on January 29, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Reference checks are about more than just double-checking a candidate’s resume. By talking to someone’s former manager or associates, hiring...

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    What are QSEHRAs?
    By Lauren Brown on January 28, 2021 | 3 min read time

    For many small businesses, staying afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard enough. Employers have had to face the threat of their...

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    Employee FAQs on HSA and FSA Spending for Eyewear
    By Lauren Brown on January 27, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Most employees have a firm understanding of medical expenses they can use their HSA and FSA funds on, from copayments to prescriptions....

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    10 Best HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals
    By Lauren Brown on January 26, 2021 | 5 min read time

    After a year of unprecedented workplace changes, HR teams have to navigate everything from normal compliance tasks to COVID-19 precautions at...

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    Best Practices for Remote Compliance Communication in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on January 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Communicating important compliance information to your employees when working remotely is no easy task. To make sure your organization is...

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    5 Free HR Courses and Resources for 2021
    By Lauren Brown on January 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With human resource professionals facing more challenges and changes in the workplace than ever before, it can feel overwhelming to keep up. Since...

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    Do Employers Have to Give Time Off for Federal Holidays?
    By Lauren Brown on January 19, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Depending on your organization’s industry, most employees expect to have company-wide days off for certain holidays. However, are employers...

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    What Happens to an Employee’s Insurance If They Move?
    By Lauren Brown on January 15, 2021 | 1 min read time

    After almost a year since COVID-19 shut offices down across the country, many workforces are still working from home. With that, many...

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    How Can Individuals Make the Most of HSA Funds by Investing?
    By Lauren Brown on January 14, 2021 | 2 min read time

    While there are plenty of eligible medical items and expenses that people can spend their health savings account (HSA) funds on, many don’t...

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    What Employers Should Know about Workplace Coronavirus Vaccines
    By Lauren Brown on January 13, 2021 | 3 min read time

    As the COVID-19 vaccine slowly rolls out across the country—and we continue to see record-high counts of COVID-19 cases—employers must...

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