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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.
    How to Maintain Compliance with Background Checks
    By Lauren Brown on April 2, 2021 | 1 min read time

    Background checks can be helpful for organizations to avoid potentially hazardous situations for their employees and protect themselves from...

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    Can Employers Require Employees to Provide Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations?
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 5 min read time

    According to the CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker, nearly 146 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered in the United States as of...

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    Defined: ADA Compliance and How it Relates to COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With vaccinations becoming more available across the United States in the coming weeks, workplaces might be gearing up to return to the...

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    How Do You Interview Internal Job Candidates?
    By Lauren Brown on March 30, 2021 | 2 min read time

    A study conducted by Glassdoor found that workers who stay longer in the same job without a title change are significantly more likely to...

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    Employee Tax Reminders for 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 29, 2021 | 3 min read time

    After a year of deferred deadlines, employment law changes, and workplace adjustments, employees have had a lot to keep track of both inside and...

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    4 Important Performance Management Objectives
    By Lauren Brown on March 26, 2021 | 2 min read time

    With all of the past year's unprecedented changes, adjustments, and most workforces operating remotely, HR teams and employers are likely focusing...

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    What’s the Difference Between an Employee Handbook & a Culture Guide?
    By Lauren Brown on March 25, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Many organizations use employee handbooks as a catch-all for communicating policies such as time off and dress code expectations, as well as...

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    BerniePortal Makes Capterra’s HR Shortlist Software Report
    By Lauren Brown on March 23, 2021 | 1 min read time

    BerniePortal placed on the 2021 Capterra Shortlist Software Report for Human Resources. Capterra is a free reviews provider that helps...

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    Defined: Voluntary Turnover vs. Involuntary Turnover
    By Lauren Brown on March 23, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Turnover is a staffing calculation used to determine the rate at which employees leave an organization within a specified amount of time....

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    Stimulus Bill: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Explained
    By Lauren Brown on March 19, 2021 | 4 min read time

    On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which is designed to assist Americans and...

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