Do I have to offer severance pay?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 8, 2018

    HR Best Practices blog series Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR...

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    How do I handle employee leave outside of FMLA?
    By Emily Kubis on November 7, 2018

      Why you should have a personal leave policy When it comes to personal or medical employee absences, the Family and Medical Leave Act provides a...

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    Should my paid time off strategy be accrual or lump sum?
    By Emily Kubis on November 5, 2018

      How to structure PTO How should small and mid-sized employers structure their paid time off approach? This question can significantly impact the...

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    Get ERISA compliant now to avoid fines in 2019
    By Emily Kubis on November 2, 2018

      Employers must furnish notices or face penalties  Employers providing group health insurance are required by the Department of Labor to furnish...

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    What is severance pay?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 1, 2018

    Severance pay definition Severance pay is the amount of money or benefits given to an employee as that employee leaves an employer either...

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    Congrats to EBA’s 2018 Top Women in Benefit Advising
    By Emily Kubis on October 30, 2018

      Learn more about these benefits leaders Employee Benefit Adviser recently released their annual list of Top Women in Benefit Advising, and the...

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    Do I have to avoid prayer at my company?
    By Gretchen Smitson on October 30, 2018

    HR Best Practices blog series Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR...

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    Should I run a background check on new hires?
    By Emily Kubis on October 29, 2018

      Three things to consider The majority of employers conduct background checks on new employees. According to CareerBuilder, 72 percent do...

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    BerniePortal and Indeed Partner to Enhance and Optimize Recruiting
    By Emily Kubis on October 26, 2018

    New Partnership Empowers Small and Mid-Sized Employers to Reach More Qualified Candidates BerniePortal, the all-in-one HR software platform for...

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    How will the benefits administration landscape evolve in 2019?
    By Alex Tolbert on October 26, 2018

    Check out this column in BenefitsPro: There is a paradigm shift occurring in the small and mid-sized employer market that affects the way many...

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