How to Conduct a Good Phone Screen Interview Guide
    By Sarah Hecht on July 29, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on July 22, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on July 15, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on July 8, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on July 1, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on June 24, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht on June 17, 2021 | 1 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 Hecht 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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    Onboarding Tips, Trends, and Best Practices for Organizations in 2021
    By Ryan McCostlin on April 29, 2021 | 1 min read time

    Experts predict that a “Turnover Tsunami” is imminent, thanks in part to the eventual end of the coronavirus pandemic. In the latest episode of HR...

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    COBRA Subsidy: Who’s Eligible, How it’s Funded, and How to Deliver Notices
    By Ryan McCostlin on April 23, 2021 | 1 min read time

    COBRA compliance can be difficult, especially if you’re handling it yourself. Now, it’s even more complicated thanks to recent stimulus bill...

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