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PEO Considerations

September 2, 2016

What Effect Will Aetna’s Withdrawal from the ACA Exchanges (Marketplaces) Have on My Company Sponsored Health Insurance Plan?

Big buzz was created last week when Aetna announced it was pulling out of 11 of the 15 marketplace exchanges it had originally entered at the beginning of the PPACA exchanges January 1, 2014. Aetna had indicated earlier that this was a possibility, so the move was not totally unexpected. United Healthcare and Humana exited […]

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September 1, 2016

Using Technology to Maximize Efficiency: An Early Adopter Weighs In

Editor’s Note: In this post, Zenefits customer Irena Vaksman of Vaksman Dental Group (located in San Francisco and South San Francisco) explains why being an early technology adopter can help make your practice more efficient. Dive in to learn more of her story. I founded Vaksman Dental Group after more than a decade of diverse […]

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August 26, 2016

Overtime Legislation: The Final Rule Key Provisions and Impact for Employers

Dear Bud, I read recently about a new overtime rule that President Obama is requiring of employers. Can you tell me what I need to know about administering and how it will affect my business? I’m sure other employers are as in the dark as I am. Will these new regulations ever stop? Overwhelmed (by) […]

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August 26, 2016

Umbel Maximizes Employee Experience and Impact Through Streamlined HR

Umbel is a leading data software company that empowers sports, nonprofit, media and entertainment companies to make their data meaningful and actionable. Its vision is making data the most valuable asset a business can own. Founded in Austin, TX in 2010, the company is experiencing rapid growth and counts numerous NFL, NBA and NHL teams, […]

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August 25, 2016

3 Things That Could Be Harming Your Employer Brand

Employer brand plays a huge role in attracting the best candidates — but if you’re not careful, it can play an equally huge role in driving candidates away. If your talent acquisition efforts are falling short of the desired outcome, your employer brand may be to blame. Here are three things that may be hurting […]

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August 21, 2016

Transform the Employee Experience with These 6 Onboarding Resources

For businesses with limited resources, a good onboarding program is a wise investment to ensure your new recruits are set up for success: ⇾ It boosts productivity. Studies show that a strong onboarding program can boost new hire productivity by 70%. ⇾ It helps you retain more employees. Organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new […]

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August 19, 2016

The Top 20 Health Benefits Questions Asked (and Answered)

In August 2015, shortly after celebrating my 70th birthday, I partnered with our Content team here at Zenefits to write my first blog post for the company. Its title: How Does Providing Health Insurance Help My Small Business? That single post would launch a year-long series of Ask Bud columns aimed to help business leaders […]

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August 18, 2016

3 Ways Leaders Foster a Positive Company Culture

At a growing business, your culture, mission, and values are vital to establishing a strong company identity. But it’s not enough to simply define them: remember that you have to work by them, too. Your employees often look to you to lead by example. Showing your dedication to these elements of your business not only […]

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August 14, 2016

[Free eBook] 20 Questions to Help Leaders Tackle Top Employee Challenges

As a leader, you have a lot of responsibility on your plate. And while you’re likely keeping strong focus on the growth of your product (read: sales), you may not always be sure of the best ways to grow other areas of your company—namely, your people. Here’s the thing: To unlock future growth, your team is your […]

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August 11, 2016

How Do Medicare Benefits Coordinate with My Group Health Insurance Plan?

While visiting with the excellent Zenefits support team the other day, I asked what questions do you hear repeatedly from clients?  I was overwhelmed that the response was a large number of employees turning 65 don’t know how Medicare coordinates with their company sponsored group health insurance plan.  And after checking with several small business […]

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August 9, 2016

Accountants: Here’s 5 Sessions Not to Miss at Xerocon 2016

In today’s world, there are thousands of cloud-based solutions that small to mid-size businesses have adopted to run their business more efficiently.  However, oftentimes the process of evaluating those solutions can be extremely time consuming for a business owner who’s simply focused on running their business and trying to stay above water. Enter the Small […]

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August 6, 2016

What Business Owners Should Know about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Operating and running a small business is no easy task. And it’s not cheap. One of the largest costs for small businesses after wages is the cost of benefits. At Zenefits, we try to make our clients aware of every money-saving opportunity we run into, along with assistance on how to take advantage of opportunities. […]

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