5 Questions You Should Ask About Onboarding Software

The employee experience is a pretty big deal. So big, that it’s been a featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, SHRM, and in research by Deloitte. Why? Because a positive experience leads to happier employees, and happier employees stay in their jobs longer. But that’s not all, happy employees with a longer tenure also offer…
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Your Paid Sick Leave Guide

By: John Maggs, Marketing Intern Being sick is bad enough, but having to use vacation days or worse – take an unpaid absence – can make your employees feel like you’re adding insult to injury. That’s why, many states have or are introducing laws protecting them from lost wages by introducing mandatory paid sick days….
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Telling Employees About Health Insurance Rate Changes

It’s Open Enrollment and you have unwelcome changes to deliver – you’re changing providers, premiums are going up, or the perfect storm of stressful, both. It’s time to tell employees about their health insurance rate changes. As a company, Sentric recently went through this very situation, and our HR team did a few things that…
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Know Your 2016 ACA Codes

To help you better understanding of 2016 ACA codes, we’ve broken them down below by what’s new, what’s changing and what’s staying the same for each code group. Follow along below before you complete your year-end filings or feel free to use these details as a quick refresher to check the information you’ve already completed….
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6 Helpful ACA Links

  IRS Instructions for the Form 1095-C These instructions are a great place to start and definitely required reading for any organization that has to file year-end ACA paperwork. IRS.gov Information Center for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) The IRS breaks down everything an ALE needs to know. Not sure if you’re an ALE, the IRS…
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Open Enrollment Glossary to Help Employees

By: Shannon Maggs, Manager of HR & Administration Regardless of how long an employee has been in the working world they’ve probably only experienced open enrollment a couple of dozen times. That’s because it happens just once a year. So, you should probably be prepared to cut them some slack if they can’t remember the…
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