AnswerSource

HealthSmart is pleased to provide HR AnswerSource to our clients that manage and communicate HR information. A subscription service from The Bureau of National Affairs and Enwisen/Firstdoor, AnswerSource is a human resources knowledge and communication software system, delivering up-to-date information to the HR team directly to their desktops, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. AnswerSource addresses hundreds of HR topics and offers model documents on HR-related issues:

  • Compensation
  • Employee Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Productivity, Performance and Employee Management
  • Payroll
  • Health, Fringe and Retirement Benefits
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Conduct, Discipline and Termination
  • Unemployment
  • Risk Management
  • Internal Policy Development
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • State and Federal Laws

AnswerSource gives executive management access to the tools they need to set policy and manage daily administrative activities. Other features include:

  • Fast Answers. These provide snapshot responses to thousands of the HR FAQs.
  • Category Pages and Research Chapters. Category pages jumpstart research and highlight the content most relevant to a chosen topic while Research Chapters provide comprehensive guidance on a topic with references to laws and relevant Model Documents.
  • Law Summaries. These easy-to-read summaries on federal and state employment and benefit laws include regulations, definitions, special instructions and conditions for exceptions to the law.
  • News and Trends. These weekly articles cover timely HR workplace regulatory issues.
  • Model Documents. Timesaving templates help HR professionals create job descriptions, develop company policies, design forms, write notices and develop procedures.