BerniePortal HR Blog

Emerging HR trends, compliance updates, recruitment and retention—everything you need to keep your organization running smoothly.

    What Is Job Analysis?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 29, 2024

    Imagine this: Your boss asks you to start recruiting for a software developer. You have an idea of what software developers can do for your company,...

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    Proposed DOL Rule Enhances Regulations for Registered Apprenticeships
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 29, 2024

    Especially in the construction and skilled trades sectors, HR professionals at many small businesses (SMBs) rely on apprenticeships to funnel in...

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    What Is Benchmarking?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 28, 2024

    You probably already know that your role as a Human Resources professional is vital to the success of your organization. Without someone to pay and...

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    What Is Reasonable Accommodation?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 23, 2024

    In 2012, Vitas HealthCare in Miami paid $65,000 to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit and agreed to amend its reasonable accommodation...

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    What Is Work-Life Harmony?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 23, 2024

    The word “balance” often denotes struggle. Many people think of that feeling they get when they’re about to slip on ice and have to regain composure...

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    5 Signs Your Office Is Not OSHA Compliant
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 21, 2024

    No one should have to face injury or death to receive a paycheck. Congress created The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from the...

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    How to Fill Out Form W-4 in 2024
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 21, 2024

    Form W-4 is crucial to employee tax reporting and employer withholding. This form got a major overhaul from the IRS in 2020, but there are some...

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    HR Soft Skills: How to Listen with Intention
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | February 19, 2024

    Listening is one of the most underrated (and unappreciated) HR soft skills.

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    What Is HIPAA?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 15, 2024

    Employees who aren’t trained in HIPAA can pose an expensive risk to your organization. In June of 2023, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital paid $240,000...

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