Outsourcing HR Functions Can Help Boost Productivity … Here’s Why

Is your HR department overburdened with paperwork or overwhelmed trying to keep up with the latest legal and compliance requirements? Is yours a small to midsized business that simply can’t justify the cost of a full-time HR staff on a year-round basis? These are some of the leading reasons to consider outsourcing HR functions and… Read more »

Here’s What Your Business Needs to Know About Co-Employment

Cooperate. Collaborate. Co-employ? The first two terms are often associated with good business and being an employer of choice. You’re probably all too familiar with them. But, what exactly is co-employment? And how does it work? More importantly, is it a good strategy for your company? The Basics of Co-Employment When you enter into a… Read more »

Terminating an Employee? Here’s What You Need to Know

As painful as it may be, terminating an employee in the most gracious, professional way possible enables both of you to correct a serious mistake and move on to better things. It’s never easy, but here are some tips to guide you through this inevitable occurrence: Create a transition plan. Terminations rarely happen on the… Read more »

Debunking These 3 Leadership Myths

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”  “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” So said American statesman, diplomat and sixth U.S. President John Quincy Adams, and scholar, author and organizational consultant Warren Bennis, respectively. There are countless trains of thought… Read more »

Best Tips for Onboarding New Hires

Happy employees are successful, productive and loyal employees – and it starts on their first day at your company, or even before. As you structure your onboarding process, make sure every new hire is quickly made to feel welcome, valued and prepared to contribute. Consider onboarding from the new employee’s perspective. Make every effort for… Read more »

5 Parts of Your Business That Can Benefit From Partnering With a PEO Company

As a small to mid-sized business owner, you may sometimes feel like you’re drowning in the everyday nitty gritty of paying bills, reviewing resumes, handling tax and insurance issues and other administrative necessities. This leaves precious little time to focus on strategizing and growing your company. A partnership with a professional employer organization, or PEO,… Read more »

How Much Time Are You Really Spending on Payroll?

Your ability to wear multiple hats is part of what makes your business so successful. But, it can become counterproductive as your company starts to grow; if time-consuming administrative tasks drain resources you could be using to plan, strategize and keep operations running smoothly. Payroll is among the most cumbersome challenges for today’s business owners.… Read more »

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your PEO Could Do for You

Keeping up with a myriad of HR demands in today’s workplace is no small feat. As a business leader, you can’t afford to let key talent management functions slide – but do you feel like there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to handle them all? A professional employer organization, or PEO, can be… Read more »

Does Your Business Have a Social Media Policy in Place?

Employees may consider their private and work lives separate, but social media has virtually erased that dividing line. This is the new reality: No matter how walled off a person’s social accounts may seem to be, at some point, they will be tied to your organization – as long as that person works for you,… Read more »