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    Sara Loomis

    Sara is a writer on the marketing team at BerniePortal. She writes about HR, healthcare, and benefits.
    DOL Guidelines for ERISA Audits Updated
    By Sara Loomis on September 27, 2022 | 4 min read time

    As an HR professional, you know how much care it takes to stay compliant with state and federal labor laws—especially because they continue to be...

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    A Flood of New Hires: How to Develop Inexperienced Employees
    By Sara Loomis on September 21, 2022 | 5 min read time

    Over the past year, many millions of Americans have quit their jobs during the Great Resignation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But...

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    Template: How to Communicate About Open Enrollment
    By Sara Loomis on September 19, 2022 | 6 min read time

    If you’ve followed our open enrollment timeline, you may already be well into your preparations for open enrollment for 2023. But with the...

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    Is Cashing Out PTO Right for Your Organization?
    By Sara Loomis on September 16, 2022 | 5 min read time

    The roller coaster of the past few years has been challenging, and burnout rates are higher than ever as workplace stress often isn’t managed...

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    Late-Stage Cancer Driving Rise in Employer Healthcare Costs
    By Sara Loomis on September 16, 2022 | 3 min read time

    As healthcare costs rise around the country, employers are searching for answers as to what is causing these increases. A full two and a half years...

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    CVS Acquires Signify Health, Expanding Access to Value-Based Care
    By Sara Loomis on September 14, 2022 | 4 min read time

    A hundred years ago, close to half of all doctor’s visits in the U.S. were house calls—physicians meeting patients in the patient’s home for...

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    White House Spotlights Independent Contractors in Labor Policy
    By Sara Loomis on September 6, 2022 | 4 min read time

    With inflation soaring and cost of living on the rise across the nation, the White House is taking steps to support parts of the labor market that...

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    Open Enrollment in 10 Easy Steps
    By Sara Loomis on September 6, 2022 | 5 min read time

    If your organization is like most in the United States, Q4 means juggling the end of the fiscal year, a swarm of holiday PTO requests, and deadlines...

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    Skill-Based Hiring: Recruit the Right Talent the First Time
    By Sara Loomis on August 31, 2022 | 4 min read time

    In the early 2000s, an increasing number of organizations began adding four-year degree requirements to their job postings—in many cases, even if the...

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    IRS Deadlines to Prepare for in Q4 2022
    By Sara Loomis on August 30, 2022 | 3 min read time

    For many HR professionals, quarter four is the busiest time of year. From open enrollment for employee benefits to preparing for tax season—HR has a...

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