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    Gretchen Smitson

    Gretchen is member of the BerniePortal marketing team and focuses on product marketing. She writes about BerniePortal, Human Resources, HR technology and more.
    5 tips for optimizing employee onboarding
    By Gretchen Smitson on October 24, 2018

      Efficiently onboard new hires Onboarding an employee and getting them up to speed can be a hassle. It involves planning, paperwork and labor law...

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    Are your employees happy?
    By Gretchen Smitson on October 19, 2018

      51% of employees report job satisfaction Employee retention is a struggle that many employers face in the modern recruiting market. In order to...

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    What employers need to know about COBRA
    By Gretchen Smitson on October 1, 2018

      Background, penalties and more What is COBRA? Here's what employers need to know. Employers that offer a group health plan and that have 20 or more...

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    What is telecommuting?
    By Gretchen Smitson on September 14, 2018

      Definition: telecommuting The past decade has seen a 115% increase in telecommuting. So what exactly is telecommuting and why is it so popular? ...

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    3 ways to capture quality candidates
    By Gretchen Smitson on August 22, 2018

      Finding quality candidates A decade after the recession, power in the recruitment market has shifted from employer-driven to candidate driven. This...

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    Top 5 most attractive employee benefits
    By Gretchen Smitson on June 13, 2018

      Workers prefer benefits Over the past decade, power within the job market has shifted from employers to candidates. This change in the recruitment...

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    What to do after completing 1095-Cs
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 31, 2018

      Steps for employers  You've gone through the pain of completing your 1094-C and 1095-Cs and the deadline to file and distribute is quickly...

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