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    Guided Onboarding for New Employers
    By Alexis Merrill on August 16, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Onboarding your organization onto BerniePortal? We recently released a new guided onboarding experience that will help you set up your...

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    How Can Employers Support Parents During Back-to-School Season?
    By Lauren Brown on August 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Back-to-school season usually means that parents are adjusting to new routines based on their childcare and family needs. This year is even more...

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    Unvaccinated Employees Could Face Insurance Surcharges
    By Lauren Brown on August 13, 2021 | 4 min read time

      Employees who do not receive the COVID-19 vaccine could face an increase in their health insurance costs, according to Forbes and the National...

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    How to Communicate Open Enrollment with an Email Template
    By Lauren Brown on August 12, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Effective communication has never been more crucial for a successful open enrollment, especially if your organization is still operating...

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    5 Steps to Prepare for a Hybrid Open Enrollment 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on August 11, 2021 | 7 min read time

    Now is a great time to start planning for open enrollment season as Q4 quickly approaches. Whether you’re fully in-person, fully remote, or a...

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    How HR Can Audit and Update an Existing PTO Policy—and Why it Matters
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2021 | 5 min read time

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    New Organizational Culture Survey Tool
    By Alexis Merrill on August 10, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With return to work in full swing, studies are finding that it is more important than ever for companies to focus on creating a good company...

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    What Should Employers Know About COVID Long-Haulers and the ADA?
    By Lauren Brown on August 10, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Some individuals are still experiencing post-COVID symptoms long after recovering from the virus, widely referred to as “long-haul COVID.” While...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on August 9, 2021 | 3 min read time

    As employees look ahead to the coming months, many will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible...

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    Metrics that Help HR Build a Better Organization
    By Lauren Brown on August 6, 2021 | 1 min read time

    There are plenty of ways to measure your company’s success, but sometimes taking a performance inventory of your organization isn’t always first...

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