Current Overtime Salary Threshold Best Practices for Employers
    By Sarah Brinton on August 12, 2021 | 2 min read time

    The overtime salary threshold is in the news again. This time, there may be new changes on the way. But, when was the last time your team reviewed...

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    2022 HSA Contribution Limits You Need to Know
    By Sarah Brinton on August 5, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Each year, the IRS issues updates to certain limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). In this episode...

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    How to Conduct a Good Phone Screen Interview Guide
    By Sarah Brinton on July 29, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Every effective hiring process includes phone interviews with job candidates, but do your managers know how to conduct phone interviews? Do you?...

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    Q&A: 10 Common Questions and Answers About Paid Time Off
    By Sarah Brinton on July 22, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Do you want to keep employees on staff long term? Take a look at your paid time off (PTO). In a past episode of HR Party of One—BerniePortal's...

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    How You Can Develop a Manager Handbook to Improve Employee Performance
    By Sarah Brinton on July 15, 2021 | 2 min read time

    If your organization doesn’t have a manager manual, you’re doing it wrong. Shockingly, most organizations barely give managers any training at...

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    What HR Needs to Know About Expiring Unemployment Benefits
    By Sarah Brinton on July 8, 2021 | 2 min read time

    As the COVID-19 pandemic winds down in the United States, more than two dozen states have elected to suspend or opt out of offering federal...

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    FAQ: How to Fill Out and File an EEO-1 Form Instructions
    By Sarah Brinton on July 1, 2021 | 2 min read time

    After more than a year’s delay, employers can now file EEO-1 forms for 2019 and 2020, which are due in mid-August 2021. And while most private...

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    Best 2021 Employee Retention Strategies HR Teams Should Use
    By Sarah Brinton on June 24, 2021 | 2 min read time

    A new report from culture-building engagement organization Achievers found that half of all employees plan to leave their jobs this year. It’s a...

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    Returning to Work After COVID Best Practices and Considerations
    By Sarah Brinton on June 17, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Coronavirus vaccinations are now available for pretty much anyone who wants them. As a result, more and more employers are deciding to return to...

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    Tips Every New HR Professional Needs to Succeed in an Organization
    By Sarah Brinton on June 10, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Taking over for another HR party of one isn't easy. I know, because I just recently became BerniePortal's new HR professional. In the latest...

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