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    New Tax Credit for Employers that Offer PTO for COVID-19 Vaccinations
    By Drew Gieseke on April 21, 2021 | 2 min read time

    The White House announced a new paid leave tax credit that fully offsets the cost for small businesses to offer paid time off (PTO) for employees...

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    2021 Dependent Care FSA Limit Increase Details
    By Lauren Brown on April 21, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 introduced multiple provisions to provide assistance to organizations and individuals who have been impacted...

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    Step-by-Step Guide: How to Fill Out Form W-4 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The 2021 version of Form W-4 may have been released in December 2020, but the compliance document was completely overhauled the previous year....

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    Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Open May 3: How to Apply
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The latest COVID-19 stimulus bill includes a separate relief fund called the RESTAURANTS Act, which sets aside approximately $28 billion for a ...

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    Email Templates for Responding to Job Applicants
    By Lauren Brown on April 19, 2021 | 2 min read time

    When recruiting top talent for your company’s open positions, sending timely emails with the right information keeps candidates engaged and...

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    Should HR or Hiring Managers Conduct Employee Hiring and Onboarding?
    By Lauren Brown on April 16, 2021 | 3 min read time

    For a growing organization, hiring and onboarding new hires is a big responsibility and team effort. How well you onboard employees plays a...

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    Hiring Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions for Great Interview Processes
    By Drew Gieseke on April 14, 2021 | 5 min read time

    No interview is the same because no candidate is the same. However, HR can work with hiring managers to establish standardized practices for the...

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    Defined: What is Bereavement Leave?
    By Lauren Brown on April 14, 2021 | 2 min read time

    One of the hardest parts of an HR manager's job is offering guidance and support when an employee loses a loved one. Bereavement leave is a...

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    Email Template for a Job Rejection Letter
    By Lauren Brown on April 13, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Denying candidates a job opportunity is never easy, especially if the candidate was a strong contender for the position, or if you need to...

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    Email Template to Extend a Job Offer to a Candidate
    By Lauren Brown on April 9, 2021 | 2 min read time

    When bringing on a new teammate, it's common for hiring managers to extend a verbal job offer over the phone and, once accepted, send a...

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