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    HR Technology is Driving Productivity—Don’t Get Left Behind
    By Drew Gieseke on November 8, 2020 | 3 min read time

    HR tech is increasingly important to workforce productivity. What should employers know about how technology tools can enhance a company's output? 

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    Metrics that Help HR Build a Better Organization
    By Lauren Brown on November 6, 2020 | 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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    What Fast-Growing Benefits Should HR Consider for 2021?
    By Lauren Brown on November 5, 2020 | 2 min read time

    After a year full of changes for employers and their workforces worldwide, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to a few key benefits...

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    What is Self-billing, and Why Should Employers Use It?
    By Coby Randles on November 3, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Inaccurate carrier bills make life for difficult for employers and HR. However, more and more HRIS platforms offer self-billing functions, which...

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    Should Benefit Packages Include Pet Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on October 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With employees spending more time at home, many people have taken the opportunity to add pets to their families. The quickly-approaching holidays...

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    What to Know About HSA, FSA, Commuter Benefit Limit Changes for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on October 27, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Each year, the IRS reviews contribution limits for numerous tax provisions and healthcare savings accounts. In 2021, some contribution limits were...

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    Should Employers Use an Accrual Bank or Lump Sum PTO Strategy?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 26, 2020 | 2 min read time

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

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    Five Questions to Ask Online Benefits Administration Software Vendors
    By Sarah Weinstein on October 21, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When evaluating benefit administration software, it can be overwhelming to review every option in the marketplace. With this said, your vendor...

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    Parental Leave—What’s the Industry Standard?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 16, 2020 | 3 min read time

    A recent survey from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) shows that paid maternity leave is now offered by more than half (55%) of all...

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    Defined: What is Severance Pay and Are Employers Required to Offer it?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 3 min read time

    There's more to an employee leaving an organization than simply saying goodbye. Between offboarding protocols and other compliance details,...

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