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PEO Considerations

February 25, 2016

Ask a Zenefits Advisor: Does a Change From Part-Time to Full-Time Affect Health Insurance Eligibility?

Hey there Bud, We initially hired an employee as part time and then, after six months, moved her into a full-time position. Is the employee eligible for insurance after the 60-day assessment period? Or does she have to wait until our 12-month lookback period (which happens to also be our Open Enrollment date)? Also, if […]

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PTO During Two Weeks Notice: What to Check

February 19, 2016

New Broker Licensing Controls at Zenefits

Blog posts about new products are common, but today we are announcing a product that customers will never see. Nevertheless, it is one of the most important products that we’ve ever released. Last month, Zenefits implemented sophisticated new controls in Salesforce.com, our CRM system, to ensure that every one of our sales representatives is licensed to […]

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PEO Considerations

February 19, 2016

Ask a Zenefits Advisor: Are Employees on H2B Visas Covered By the ACA?

Dear Bud, I work with a growing company in Charlotte North Carolina and we are more than likely going to expand our workforce in 2016 above the 50 employee threshold that was established under the Affordable Care Act. Because of the nature of our business (Commercial Landscaping), we have a significant number of employees who […]

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February 18, 2016

The Management Myth: Yes, Managers Can Receive Overtime Pay, Too

Two common misconceptions in paying out overtime to employees is that both 1) “white collar” office workers and 2) any salaried employee with a manager title is automatically exempt from receiving overtime. This confusion has led to its fair share of pricey legal fees and penalties, so, we’d like to sort through once and for […]

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February 18, 2016

Announcing the New Zenefits Executive Team

As I talked about the other day, we are refocusing ourselves around new values and a new strategic vision. Each and every person on the Zenefits team is critical to that effort. To help lead this new direction and help us deliver on our promise to help small businesses hire, manage, and grow, I am pleased […]

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how to keep your high performers

February 17, 2016

How to Keep Your High Performers

Turnover is a costly reality of doing business, but why you’re losing headcount should never be a mystery. When employees leave the company, their departure is either voluntary (quitting, retiring) or involuntary (termination, layoff). High voluntary turnover is often due to workplace policies, and high involuntary turnover can be a result of poor training. Reducing […]

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