What is telecommuting?

Posted by Gretchen Smitson on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 @ 06:09

Definition: telecommuting

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

Telecommuting is the ability for employees to work from a location other than the office. Telecommuting is often marked by a large reliance on technology for communication and collaboration purposes, as employee teams are scattered in different locations. 

Types of telecommuters:

  • Remote employees
  • Virtual employees
  • Mobile employees
  • Digital nomads
  • Employees who work from home

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3 ways to capture quality candidates

Posted by Gretchen Smitson on Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 09:08

Finding quality candidates

A decade after the recession, power in the recruitment market has shifted from employer-driven to candidate driven. This means that candidates can be more selective about the positions they take and employers must compete in order to capture quality candidates.

So how exactly are employers supposed to compete? The best way to attract quality candidates is by addressing three key factors: compensation, employee benefits and hiring regimen.

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Is your recruitment strategy tech-savvy?

Posted by Rebekah Michel on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 08:04

Three ways to use HR tech to reach recruits where they are

U.S. employers have recruitment on the brain. With unemployment at near-historic lows, finding and keeping good talent is one of the top priorities for the HR department these days.

But is your organization’s recruitment strategy tech-savvy? Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, and finding new talent requires meeting them where they are—and that’s online.

Here are three tips for bringing your recruitment process online.

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Tags: HR, employers, hr software, hiring, employer digest, recruitment, HR tech, Small Biz Daily

Bernard Health is hiring!

Posted by Emily Kubis on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 @ 08:03

Open positions in Nashville, TN, Austin, TX and Campbellsville, KY

We’re growing quickly and hiring here at Bernard Health and BerniePortal, and we’re looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team.

Positions are open at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters, as well as in Austin, Texas and Campbellsville, Kentucky. If you’re looking for a great job in the healthcare, benefits and software industries, keep reading.

First, who are we?

Bernard Health and BerniePortal

Bernard Health provides industry-leading health benefits advice to employers and individuals in Nashville, Austin, Atlanta and Indianapolis, and through provider and financial advisor partners around the country. Our mission is to be the world’s most trusted advisor when it comes to helping people plan for their healthcare.

A key part of that is our sister company, BerniePortal, an all-in-one HR and benefits administration software platform. We license BerniePortal to brokers all across the country who use it to help their own clients maximize value in their health and benefits packages.

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Three tips for recruitment and retention

Posted by Emily Kubis on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 10:12

How to find and keep talent

What are HR leaders most concerned about? With unemployment rates at record lows, finding and keeping talent is the biggest concern HR departments face right now.

According to the HR Trendcast published by Paycor, 45 percent of HR leaders are worried about recruiting and retention.

As your organization gears up for 2018, here are three tips for taking your recruitment and retention strategy to the next level in the coming year.

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Tags: HR, employers, health insurance small employers, hr software, employer digest, recruitment, employee benefit adviser, retention

How many employers offer flextime?

Posted by Emily Kubis on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 @ 10:07

Flextime, telecommuting on the rise

A new study from the Society of Human Resource Management shows that the majority of U.S. employers now offer flextime, allowing employees to set their work hours within limits set by the employer.

According to the study, 57 percent of employees allow for flextime, and 62 percent allow for some type of telecommuting.  This is in-tune with employee desires—the study also found that after compensation, work/life flexibility is the second-best retention tool for employers.

As the U.S. economy reaches full employment, more employers are trying to use their benefits packages and cultures to attract and retain talent.

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Tags: employer health benefits, employer digest, recruitment, flextime, telecommute

We’re hiring—join the Bernard Health team!

Posted by Emily Kubis on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 @ 08:03

Positions open in Nashville, Atlanta and Austin

We’re growing quickly here at Bernard Health and BerniePortal, and we’re looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team.

Positions are open at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters, as well as in Austin, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. If you’re looking for a great job in the healthcare, benefits and software industries, keep reading.

First, who are we?

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Tags: BerniePortal, Bernard Health, hiring, recruitment

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