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    FSA Reminder Email Template: HR Communication
    By Will Miranne on November 2, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), are funds which allow employees to store money tax-free for the purposes of medical or healthcare expenses....

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    How You Can Avoid Amazon’s HR Nightmare
    By Alexis Merrill on November 1, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Amazon is facing their biggest HR nightmare to date. It’s a problem big enough to warrant CEO Jeff Bezos to call for an internal...

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    Should Employers Use an Accrual Bank or Lump Sum PTO Strategy?
    By Will Miranne on October 29, 2021 | 5 min read time

    It can be difficult to determine which paid time off (PTO) method might work best for your organization. Understanding which policy is right for...

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    Employee Ghosting: What Is It and How Do You Put an End to It?
    By Will Miranne on October 27, 2021 | 8 min read time

    Ghosting has unfortunately become a near common practice in our modern workplace. Many HR teams dealing with issues of ghosting are forced to take...

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    New Survey Options Within BerniePortal’s Performance Feature
    By Alexis Merrill on October 26, 2021 | 3 min read time

    BerniePortal recently launched a new survey tool under our Performance Management feature. This tool allows HR and leadership teams to send...

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    Keep Your Finger on the Pulse of Employee Satisfaction
    By Alexis Merrill on October 26, 2021 | 4 min read time

        This time of year employers and employees can often feel the extra weight on their shoulders. Between closing out the end of the year,...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Will Miranne on October 25, 2021 | 5 min read time

    It is often considered common courtesy to present new hires with formal job offers in writing. Many employers will extend a verbal offer and...

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    How to Complete Form 941
    By Will Miranne on October 22, 2021 | 9 min read time

    The IRS uses Form 941 to determine how much an organization has withheld from its employees’ wages each quarter. There are specific regulations,...

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    5 Books Every Manager Should Read
    By Bretton Chatham on October 20, 2021 | 7 min read time

    Most effective managers are able to read people and situations. But the willingness to read books that challenge your perspective and change your...

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    Best Practices for Writing Remote Work Job Descriptions 2022
    By Will Miranne on October 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    In March 2020, employers engaged in what could only be described as the largest remote work experiment in modern history. The coronavirus pandemic...

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