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    How HR Can Audit and Update an Existing PTO Policy—and Why it Matters
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2021 | 5 min read time

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    New Organizational Culture Survey Tool
    By Alexis Merrill on August 10, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With return to work in full swing, studies are finding that it is more important than ever for companies to focus on creating a good company...

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    What Should Employers Know About COVID Long-Haulers and the ADA?
    By Lauren Brown on August 10, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Some individuals are still experiencing post-COVID symptoms long after recovering from the virus, widely referred to as “long-haul COVID.” While...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on August 9, 2021 | 4 min read time

    As employees look ahead to the coming months, many will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible...

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    Metrics that Help HR Build a Better Organization
    By Lauren Brown on August 6, 2021 | 1 min read time

    There are plenty of ways to measure your company’s success, but sometimes taking a performance inventory of your organization isn’t always first...

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    Recruiting Metrics: What HR Needs to be Tracking
    By Drew Gieseke on August 6, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Organizations that are interested in updating and improving hiring practices need to definitively know if their efforts are successful. While...

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    How to Conduct a Face-to-Face Interview Best Practices
    By Drew Gieseke on August 5, 2021 | 5 min read time

    One of the final stages of the recruitment process is a face-to-face interview between a candidate and the hiring manager for a given role. While...

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    Why Is My Group's Health Plan Renewal Rate So High?
    By Lauren Brown on August 5, 2021 | 2 min read time

    It’s no secret that employer-sponsored health plans, including dental and vision insurance, remain the most popular employee benefit. In fact, 88%...

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    How to Write an HR Mission Statement, and Why They Matter
    By Lauren Brown on August 5, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Today, work/life balance and flexibility are a much bigger focus for companies and employees—in part because the lines of work and home life...

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    GoodRx vs. Insurance: Which Should I Use?
    By Lauren Brown on August 4, 2021 | 2 min read time

    While individuals might have prescription coverage through their employer-sponsored health plans, they might still face high costs for their...

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