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    Topic: Template

    Template: How to Write an Offboarding Checklist
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 28, 2022

    Though high attrition rates can be debilitating, some employee turnover is a normal part of running an organization. Whether the employee is...

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    Template: How to Communicate About Open Enrollment
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 19, 2022

    If you’ve followed our open enrollment timeline, you may already be well into your preparations for open enrollment for 2023. But with the...

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    Template: How To Build an Accrual PTO Policy
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | July 15, 2022

    One primary consideration all organizations must think about is how they wish to structure their PTO policy. While there are several different...

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    Template: Pay Raise Request Form Letter for HR Professionals
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 23, 2022

    Asking for a raise is never easy. That said, If you clearly illustrate your value and compare it alongside third-party data, you can make a strong...

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    Template: How to Correct and Communicate a Payroll Overpayment
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | February 21, 2022

    Overpaying employees more common than you might think. But that doesn't mean it should go uncorrected. Here's what HR pros need to know about why...

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    Template: How to Communicate PTO Policy Updates
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | December 29, 2021

    Employers who care about retention should care about their PTO policy, too. Similarly, HR pros should regularly conduct a PTO audit to stay compliant...

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    FSA Reminder Email Template: HR Communication
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | November 2, 2021

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), are funds which allow employees to store money tax-free for the purposes of medical or healthcare expenses. Unlike

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    Template: PTO Communication to Remind Employees to Use Time Off Hours
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | August 4, 2021

    How does your company handle end-of-year time off requests? Organizations that utilize a “use it or lose it” PTO approach may find HR overwhelmed by...

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    How to Write a COVID-19 Return to Work Letter Best Practices
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 1, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccines have arrived. As more and more municipalities welcome workers back to their respective offices—particularly with more recent ...

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    Template: HR Reminder for Team to Update HSA Contributions
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | May 11, 2021

    Each year, the IRS announces new maximum contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSA). Use this HR communication template to prepare your...

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