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PTO During Two Weeks Notice: What to Check

January 19, 2017

FAQ: Can I use PTO after giving two weeks notice?

If an employee gives two weeks notice, can they take their remaining PTO during that time? Employees may submit paid time off (PTO) requests after they’ve given two weeks notice, but employers can legally deny those requests. Why? Pairing PTO with the last two weeks of employment makes it much more difficult for employers to find the […]

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PHR practice exam

January 10, 2017

Test Your HR Skills with Our Free Practice PHR Exam

This post was originally published on October 9, 2015, but content has been updated to include the most current version of our free PHR practice test.  Many HR professionals consider taking the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) exam, but question whether it’s worth their time and money. The PHR exam is a 175-question test, administered by […]

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December 15, 2016

What regulatory changes are expected from the new President and Congress?

Yesterday, Zenefits hosted a town hall style webinar about possible legislative and regulatory changes from the incoming Trump administration that would impact small businesses — and to offer advice as to how you should prepare. The discussion was led by our own Chris Massey, Zenefits’ vice president of government relations and public policy, and joined […]

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November 16, 2016

11 FLSA FAQs – What You Need to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor announced sweeping changes to certain provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which are scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016.  Specifically, the updated regulations increase the salary threshold below which most white-collar, salaried workers are entitled to overtime. This impacts about 4.2 million workers, who may […]

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November 2, 2016

Time to Vote!

Election day is almost here! (thank goodness). It’s always good to encourage your employees to celebrate our democracy and get out and vote. And, depending on your state, you may be required to provide employees time off to go vote. For example, in the state of California: Employees can be given as much time as […]

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October 19, 2016

Zenefits Launches Z2, A New Ecosystem for HR

Hear from Zenefits CEO David Sacks in an exclusive Bloomberg interview with Emily Chang on all the product updates and releases announced at the company’s first user conference, Z2. Zenefits announced a series of 17 partnerships and integrations to create an “ecosystem” for the small business space in order to create the first ever “app store […]

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June 2, 2016

New Zenefits mobile app puts HR in your pocket

Life happens outside the office — you might be at the doctor’s office, at home spending time with family, or out planning a weekend getaway with friends. And as life would have it, you run into situations where you need to communicate with someone from your office or lookup important HR information, such as insurance […]

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March 30, 2016

Zenefits Partners with SBA and Tech Giants to Make Entrepreneurship Easier

Today marks an exciting day for the 28 million small businesses currently operating in the United States. Today, Zenefits and tech industry leaders Amazon, Box, Facebook, LegalZoom, Microsoft, and Salesforce have joined forces with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to found the Small Business Technology Coalition. While we know small businesses and entrepreneurs create […]

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March 4, 2016

The Master List: The 73 Best Business Books Entrepreneurs Should Read

While you’ve had your head down taking care of business, the presses have been busy printing off the freshest business books on every topic imaginable, from the perspective of fellow entrepreneurs, journalists, academics, and beyond. Our collected list of 2016’s best business books compiles 19,064 pages of implement-now tactics and stories to inspire and help […]

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