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On moral courage and sacrificing privilege: When Betty White stood for inclusion in 1954

Minding the Workplace

With Betty White’s passing at the age of 99, this internet meme about White refusing to ban Arthur Duncan, an African American dancer, from the cast of her television variety show in 1954, is getting wide circulation. Of course, the social media world is full of distortions and fabrications.

Workgroup Report on Civil Cases

Florida Workers' Comp

In December, the Florida Bar News published an interesting expose of a proposal to make "sweeping changes" to the "civil trial system." The article initially escaped my attention in the digital world (I do not visit the Bar site often, and have admittedly seen most Bar emails shifted to "spam").


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6 Creative Sourcing Techniques to Add to Your Recruiting Strategy in 2022


You’ve posted your roles on more job boards. You have a referral program in place. You’ve updated your career site. It seems like you’ve done it all and you’re still struggling to bring in more applicants. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone.

75% of white collar staff are considering quitting

Employee Benefits

Three in four white-collar workers in the UK are considering quitting their jobs or changing careers due to issues such as burnout, a lack of work-life balance and toxic workplace environments, research has revealed.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

Sharing insights about workplace bullying and mobbing in SafeHarbor, Part I

Minding the Workplace

During the past few months, I’ve become a regular visitor and contributor to SafeHarbor ( link here ), the online site created last year by Dr. Gary Namie, co-founder of the Workplace Bullying Institute , to serve as “a community dedicated to the people affected by workplace bullying and those devoted to helping them.”


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Financial and Lifestyle Insights - Part 1

Money Talk

As long-time Money Talk readers know, I love to learn by attending webinars and conferences and listening to podcasts. Then, to make sure that key points stick in my mind, I review my notes and summarize them for readers. As you set goals for 2022, below are twelve tips from presentations that I heard during the past few months: Deal With Debt- Do not be ashamed of how you got into debt. Make a plan to dig out from under.

Taxes 125 launches global parental leave policy

Employee Benefits

Partnership management platform has introduced a new global parental leave policy that outlines the enhanced support available to employees.

Lessons from employers who stepped up to the plate in 2021

Business Management Daily

The COVID-19 pandemic threw challenge after challenge at businesses of all sizes this past year. And while no employers welcomed the disruption, effective leaders confronted new realities head-on rather than trying to wish them away.

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Evolution in the Economy

Florida Workers' Comp

There is a constant in the universe, and it is change. Hericlitus said if more eloquently: “Change is the only constant in life.” We have seen this in the world of business, and 2022 promises to bring more change. Dating to the days of my youth, there was revolution in retail. Prior thereto, there was a day when American retail was dominated by the catalog store and the "five and dime." The catalog revolution began late in the nineteenth century with a watch company called Sears and Roebuck.

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Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

Non-Owned Auto Coverage Essential for Any Business

InterWest Insurance Services

Even businesses that own fleets of autos sometimes use vehicles that do not belong to them. Often, a company asks an employee to run an errand or visit a customer or vendor using that employee’s car.

How will the ‘Great Resignation’ change employees attitudes to employee benefits?

Employee Benefits

Need to know: The ‘Great Resignation’ is underway, forcing employers to work even harder to attract and retain staff. Pay is one way but employee benefits and reward packages are another major focus.

Employers start preparing for the supreme court’s vaccine mandate ruling

Business Management Daily

OSHA’s vaccine mandate continues to cause stress and frustration for employers, employees, and many more. Recently, packs of lawyers have begun descending on the Supreme Court to argue the validity of OSHA’s hotly contested vaccine mandate rule.

How do you ask employees about their vaccination status?

Health Consultants Group

How do you ask employees about their vaccination status? No one imagined that employers would be concerned about employees’ vaccination status nearly two years down the road.

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Pandemic Fallout: Employers Boost Mental Health, Substance Abuse Benefits

InterWest Insurance Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on health insurance in the U.S., with many employers improving mental health and other benefits to help their workers during this trying period, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

32% of staff to increase emergency funds in 2022

Employee Benefits

One in three UK employees is prioritising building up emergency savings in 2022, according to new data, as financial uncertainty from the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has promoted the need for a financial cushion.

How to determine pay raises for employees in 2022

Business Management Daily

The new year often brings a new budget, new goals, and in some states a new minimum wage. That means it’s a great time to start thinking about pay raises. Pay raises are particularly important going into 2022 as turnover rates continue to soar.

No Surprises Act Takes Effect: What to Know for 2022 | BerniePortal


With the No Surprises Act (NSA) now in place, there are new restrictions and regulations that must be followed by out-of-network health providers. Read on to learn about what this means for these providers and how this may affect your employees’ health insurance benefits moving forward.

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

8 Tips for Becoming More Persuasive

Take It Personel-ly

Do you have the skill of persuasion? Do people naturally follow your lead? Are you able to get your point across in a sincere, convincing way? Not everyone is born with this expertise. Fortunately, though, these skills can be cultivated. It takes intention, focus, and willingness to learn new habits.

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Dr Zofia Bajorek: Good work holds key to mitigating the ‘great resignation’

Employee Benefits

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of discussion about the ‘great resignation’: the idea that employees are leaving their jobs at unprecedented rates.

Himanshu Kumar Interview: Putting Customer Success at the Heart of Business Success


We stand at a pivotal timestamp in the technical revolution. Everything is changing at a rapid pace, improving work, workplace and the workforce along the way. Today’s work tech is m ore adaptive, intuitive , and responsive to the varied needs of the users.


10 Tips to Motivate Your Employees After the Holidays | BerniePortal


As employees return after a holiday break, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things. That said, HR has the potential to help employees feel confident, comfortable, and rejuvenated as they manage this shift.

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

6 Steps to Create a Successful Sales and Marketing Partnership

Take It Personel-ly

Photo from Pexels Sales and marketing are two essential functions of any company, but they can also be two of the most contentious. When the two departments don’t work together, it can waste time and money. But when they work together, it can help the company achieve its goals and objectives.

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BRIWEB for Newbies – Everything You Need to Know

Benefit Resource Inc.

After enrolling in a pre-tax health or commuter account(s) with Benefit Resource, you’ll want to take steps that help you get the most out of your funds. You can do that with our secure online portal, BRIWEB. First, Register for An Account.

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10 Benefits of a strong Employee-Employer Relationship


Being an employer means that you have employees working for you. This also means that you are going to have a relationship with them. The employee-employer relationship could be a run-of-the-mill, hello, goodbye relationship, or you could nurture a real and meaningful relationship.

Out-of-Network Providers & How to Handle Them | BerniePortal


When choosing an insurance provider, understanding which medical providers are both in and out-of-network is crucial. This will determine which providers will accept your coverage, and which providers will not.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.