BerniePortal HR Blog

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

    How to Avoid Amazon’s Overstated Employee Raises Glitch
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 5, 2022

    Giving a raise to a hardworking employee is just as exciting as receiving one. However, a recent glitch left Amazon managers having to do the exact...

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    Unpaid Internships Under Fire from DEI Advocates: What HR Should Know
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 5, 2022

    This fall, new White House interns will get something none of their predecessors got—a paycheck.  Under the new policy, the White House internship...

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    Think OSHA Doesn’t Affect Your Organization? Think Again.
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 5, 2022

    Maintaining compliance with OSHA requirements is crucial for your employees’ safety—and your organization’s success. That’s why it’s so important to...

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    2022/2023 ERISA Compliance Checklist
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 30, 2022

    Compliance requirements are so numerous that many HR pros worry that a required notice could slip between the cracks. When it comes to ERISA in...

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    Employee Monitoring: Is It Worth the Trouble?
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | September 29, 2022

    Though we are a few years into a post-pandemic workforce, adapting as an organization hasn’t slowed down. Whether your organization has returned to...

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    Template: How to Write an Offboarding Checklist
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 28, 2022

    Though high attrition rates can be debilitating, some employee turnover is a normal part of running an organization. Whether the employee is...

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    DOL Guidelines for ERISA Audits Updated
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 27, 2022

    As an HR professional, you know how much care it takes to stay compliant with state and federal labor laws—especially because they continue to be...

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    BerniePortal September Product Updates
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | September 27, 2022

    At BerniePortal, we are constantly improving our software to fit your HR needs. To keep you in the know, we dish up the latest Bernie Scoop each...

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    Terminating an Employee? Document Everything.
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | September 23, 2022

    Terminating an employee is never fun, regardless of how you handle the situation. Many factors ultimately go into the decision to let an employee go,...

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    A Flood of New Hires: How to Develop Inexperienced Employees
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 21, 2022

    Over the past year, many millions of Americans have quit their jobs during the Great Resignation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But...

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