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    BerniePortal Applicant Tracking Named Top 20 ATS
    By Sarah Weinstein on November 1, 2019 | 1 min read time

    Launched in 2018, BerniePortal's applicant tracking software (ATS) solution was recently named in Capterra's list of most popular hiring systems....

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    Use STAR interview questions to hire without sacrificing quality
    By Alex Tolbert on October 17, 2019 | 3 min read time

    What is the STAR interview format?  There are more than 7 million open jobs across the US, according to the Department of Labor. While the...

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    Are you onboarding for retention?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 10, 2019 | 4 min read time

    Why onboarding matters According to SHRM, employee turnover can be as high as 50 percent in the first 18 months of employment. A Gallup poll found...

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    Three hiring tasks wasting HR's time: how to reduce time to fill
    By Alex Tolbert on August 26, 2019 | 2 min read time

    How to reduce time to hire  Because the hiring environment is so competitive, businesses have to get really strategic about how they approach...

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    Why HR tech lagged behind sales & marketing software
    By Alex Tolbert on August 21, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Emerging HR trends  Over the past few years, there has been a proliferation of human resources (HR) software tools for small and mid-sized...

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    Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants
    By Alex Tolbert on August 7, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Recruiting and hiring top-quality employees These days, most small businesses have open positions, and many are struggling to find enough quality...

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    How HR teams can find better applicants, faster
    By Alex Tolbert on July 15, 2019 | 3 min read time

    How to accelerate hiring Many small and mid-sized businesses are growing and creating new jobs these days, but most aren’t hiring quickly enough...

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    Five things HR pros should be doing instead of admin work
    By Alex Tolbert on July 3, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Replace admin with these 5 tasks HR professionals at small and mid-sized businesses are drowning in paperwork and repetitive administrative tasks....

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    Form 5500 Series filing requirements 2019
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 10, 2019 | 2 min read time

    ERISA & IRC reporting requirements Plan administrators operating group benefits plans must file Form 5500 Series returns by July 31st, 2019 in...

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    Are you making these three applicant tracking mistakes?
    By Alex Tolbert on April 8, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Applicant tracking system problems to avoid With historically low unemployment rates, most U.S. employers are struggling to fill open positions....

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