BerniePortal HR Blog

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

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    Sara Loomis

    Sara is an aPHR-certified writer on the marketing team at BerniePortal. She writes about HR, healthcare, and benefits.
    How to Save Time, Money, and Mental Labor With BerniePortal
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 31, 2023

    Dr. Dierdra Oretade-Branch is an entrepreneur and small-business owner running a thriving virtual mental health practice, Introspection Counseling...

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    What Is a Dependent Care FSA and How Does It Work?
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 30, 2023

      As the cost of living continues to rise around the country, many employees—especially those caring for family members—are looking for ways to...

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    Top 5 HR Resources to Explore During Black History Month
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 27, 2023

    February is Black History Month, and it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to our culture, society, and...

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    The 4-Day Workweek: Pros, Cons, and Alternatives to Consider
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 26, 2023

    Over the past few years, the international nonprofit organization 4 Day Week Global has been leading organizations in the transition from the...

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    What Is the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)?
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 13, 2023

    President Biden signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act into law on December 29, 2022 and goes into effect June 27, 2023. The PWFA prohibits...

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    Winter Weather FAQs—From Preparation to Compliance
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | December 30, 2022

    The holiday season—with its gingerbread and gifts and cozy family gatherings—is behind us. But we still have to get through the rest of winter. And...

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    Top 3 Annual Updates for Your Culture Guide or Employee Handbook
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | December 27, 2022

    Your organization’s Culture Guide plays a key role in helping the company run smoothly. It goes beyond the scope of an employee handbook by covering...

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    How to Fill Out Form W-4 in 2023
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | December 26, 2022

    Form W-4 is crucial to employee tax reporting and employer withholding. This form got a major overhaul from the IRS in 2020, but there are some...

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    Top HR Conferences for 2023
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | November 30, 2022

    Over the past three years, the world of work has changed forever. And that means the human resources industry has to change too. As HR pros continue...

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    Company Holiday Events: Last-Minute Planning Cheat Sheet
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | November 22, 2022

    A quick Google search of holiday party planning tips will tell you everyone’s biggest piece of advice: start planning early. Organizing a companywide...

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