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    The Rise of Fertility Benefits–A New Must-Have?
    By Will Miranne on May 3, 2022 | 5 min read time

    Attracting top talent has become increasingly difficult for organizations with too many open positions and too few candidates to fill them. This...

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    How to Write an Independent Contractor Policy
    By Bretton Chatham on May 3, 2022 | 7 min read time

    As organizations are navigating the retention tension of the Great Resignation, many are looking for more creative staffing solutions than simply ...

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    What is an FSA?
    By Bretton Chatham on April 29, 2022 | 6 min read time

    During open enrollment, employers often offer fringe benefits like FSAs and HSAs, which can help employees save significantly on qualified medical...

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    How Does Disability Insurance Work?
    By Bretton Chatham on April 29, 2022 | 5 min read time

    Employers often offer ancillary benefits like disability insurance as part of the enrollment process, but unlike health coverage, not all employees...

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    Defined: Voluntary Turnover vs. Involuntary Turnover
    By Will Miranne on April 29, 2022 | 7 min read time

    Turnover refers to the rate at which employees leave an organization within a specified period of time. Employers can better focus their employee...

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    How Can HR Make Better Decisions In Difficult Situations?
    By Will Miranne on April 27, 2022 | 8 min read time

    HR is subjected to difficult decisions daily that require quick thinking. Because of this influx of judgment calls, HR must follow all necessary...

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    5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes to Avoid
    By Alexis Merrill on April 26, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Payroll is a core HR function that carries a lot of importance but often comes with a high possibility of mistakes. While payroll mistakes are...

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    Is Gamification an Effective Employee Motivator?
    By Will Miranne on April 26, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Gamification has become one of the more popular methods of enhancing the employee experience within the modern workplace. It has been marketed as a...

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    How to Get Your Payroll Certification
    By Bretton Chatham on April 25, 2022 | 13 min read time

    Payroll can be frustrating. But HR pros know better than anyone how to turn frustrations into opportunities for growth. Payroll certification in...

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    OSHA Enacts New Program to Reduce Heat-Related Illness
    By Will Miranne on April 22, 2022 | 6 min read time

    On April 8, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a new initiative to prevent heat-related injuries, illness, and health...

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