Dan Marzullo

Blog Author

Dan Marzullo

As a professional copywriter, Dan produces strategic marketing content for startups, digital agencies, and established brands. He helps organizations tell stories, achieve online presence, and builds brands that communicate with their customers. Dan is also a regular contributor to Forbes. He started writing after his first professional role as a health promotions coordinator for a local family physicians office.

What happens when my cobra expires?

October 2, 2018

When COBRA Expires: Individual Health Care Enrollment Explained

COBRA, short for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, is a strategic and stress-free way for former employees and their families to continue accessing health care coverage through their past employer after a major life event. However, COBRA is designed for temporary coverage and typically expires after 18 months. When COBRA expires, here’s what employees should […]

fringe benefits and the IRS commuter rule

September 14, 2018

The IRS Commuter Rule You Need to Know

The IRS Commuter rule provides certain opportunities for employees to earn deductions from work-related driving. However, there are fairly strict rules regarding what can actually be deducted – and what can’t. What else qualifies for an official deduction under the IRS commuter rule, you ask? We’ll answer all those questions for you below! What is […]

how to recognize ageism in the workplace

September 12, 2018

Ageism in the Workplace

Whether your workforce is comprised of seasoned employees in their 50s and 60s or those under 25, ageism can exist anywhere. Age discrimination is typically directed towards those in an extreme age group– that is, recent college graduates or older employees nearing the end of their careers. You know you are promoting or allowing ageism […]

How to handle when an employee is called for jury duty

September 10, 2018

How Do I Handle Employee Jury Duty?

Jury duty is an important civic responsibility, but it can be extremely inconvenient for both employer and employee. After all, what if your employee is gone for an extended period of time– weeks, months, over a year? Are there certain policies and procedures to follow for employee jury duty? Here’s how to create a policy that addresses […]

what fringe benefits are taxable?

September 7, 2018

Are Fringe Benefits Taxable?

From paid vacations to company laptops, fringe benefits exist to reward employees for their hard work on the job and make your organization more attractive to job candidates. But as an employer, it’s important to understand how to provide these benefits legally. Here’s what you should know about providing and taxing fringe benefits in your […]


September 4, 2018

4 Supplemental Payroll Examples Small Businesses Should Know

Not every employee is the same. Similarly, not every item in an employee’s payroll will be the same– particularly when it comes to the complexities of supplemental payroll. Supplemental wages are part of an employee’s compensation that doesn’t fit into their normal wages. The types of compensation that can be categorized as supplemental payroll are […]

healthy lifestyle for open enrollment

August 29, 2018

Everything You Need to Know for Open Enrollment 2019

Open enrollment 2019 is just around the corner, which means it’s time to check in with your current health insurance status. While we’re still squarely in 2018, enrollment for the coming year is just around the corner.  Whether you’re buying for an individual or a family, here’s everything you need to know about open enrollment […]

equal opportunity creates better teams

August 28, 2018

Equal Opportunity Hiring Forms: Recruiting for Diversity

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. The good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal […]

why mobile hr is everything

August 21, 2018

10 Reasons Why Mobile HR is Everything

From forgetting your documents at an important meeting to wasting time and money on outdated printing tasks, manual HR is both frustrating and inefficient. If you’re ready for something more cutting-edge, mobile HR is the way of the future. Here are the top ten reasons you’ll want to make the switch. 1. Access documents from […]

hierarchy of managing people

August 20, 2018

First Time Managing People? Go Pro With These 3 Tips

One of the main reasons employees report leaving jobs is poor manager relationships. From feeling mismanaged to conflicts with management decisions, many things can make an employee-manager relationship turn sour. If this is your first attempt at managing people, these tips can help retain employees and keep conflict at bay. How do you manage people? […]

education opportunities boost employee experience

August 17, 2018

3 Tips for Building a Great Employee Experience

From creating an enriching culture to performing essential daily tasks, employees are the backbone of any successful company. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your employees feel and perform their best each day. Here’s how to create an employee experience that boosts culture, productivity, and happiness. Smooth onboarding Onboarding sets the tone of […]


July 31, 2018

What Do Employees Want? Here are the Most Popular Employee Benefits in the Biz

Freud’s infamous question, “What do women want?” still remains somewhat of an unsolved mystery. Similar to this query is one that employers are constantly trying to debunk: “What do employees want?”. As the workplace landscape has changed, today’s employees seek different benefits than those of generations past. While today’s technology has eased so many workplace […]