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    Sarah Weinstein

    Sarah leads the BerniePortal marketing team. She writes about benefits administration, HR technology, and more.
    What is the Difference Between EDI and API Integration?
    By Sarah Weinstein on December 1, 2020 | 2 min read time

    If you’ve ever looked into software vendors, you’ve probably heard the acronyms EDI and API thrown around. At a basic level, both EDIs and APIs...

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    Five Questions to Ask Online Benefits Administration Software Vendors
    By Sarah Weinstein on October 21, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When evaluating benefit administration software, it can be overwhelming to review every option in the marketplace. With this said, your vendor...

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    5 Ways Benefits Administration Software Can Save Employers Time
    By Sarah Weinstein on September 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    If you're still administering benefits on paper or in an antiqued system, have you considered how else you could be spending your time? Instead of...

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    2020 HR Compliance Deadlines: 8 Key Dates for HR
    By Sarah Weinstein on February 25, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Full list of HR 2020 Deadlines As 2020 begins, most HR departments are focusing on getting — and staying — organized, and keeping up with the many...

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    BerniePortal Shortlisted for Best Cloud HR/Payroll/ERP Solution
    By Sarah Weinstein on December 18, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Nashville-based online benefits and HR software platform BerniePortal was named a finalist in the 2019 SaaS Awards Program in the Best Cloud...

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    BerniePortal Applicant Tracking Named Top 20 ATS
    By Sarah Weinstein on November 1, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Launched in 2018, BerniePortal's applicant tracking software (ATS) solution was recently named in Capterra's list of most popular hiring systems....

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    BerniePortal Named Top 20 Performance Management Software
    By Sarah Weinstein on September 3, 2019 | 1 min read time

    BerniePortal announced that it has been named a Top 20 Performance Management Software product by Capterra, a free online service that helps...

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    Why technology is disrupting the insurance industry
    By Sarah Weinstein on April 17, 2019 | 2 min read time

      What investors see in the insurance industry It seems like every week there is a new headline about HR software securing millions of dollars of...

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    Do employers still have to file 1095-Cs in 2019?
    By Sarah Weinstein on August 29, 2018 | 5 min read time

    1095-C Employer Requirements  There have been some changes to the ACA, including the repeal of the individual mandate penalty beginning in 2019...

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    New report looks at 20 years of employee benefits
    By Sarah Weinstein on June 24, 2016 | 1 min read time

    What has changed in the last 20 years? A new report by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) looked back at twenty years of employee...

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