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Are You a Small Business Owner? Here’s Why You Should Consider Working With a PEO

Forbes recently reported that 80 percent of small businesses fail within the first two years. That’s a sobering statistic, to say the least. Of course, you won’t be one of them, as long as you continue to boost your competitive edge, be innovative and deliver excellent customer service. A professional employer organization, or PEO, can… Read more »

How to Show Your Staff You Are Thankful for Them

November is a time to give thanks – and the holidays are kicking off, so it’s typical to think of gift-giving and recognizing the most important people in our lives. As an employer, those people are your top-performing employees. And while this is a good time for showing your appreciation for a job well done,… Read more »

Save Time on Your Commute to Work With These 5 Tips

Since you spend a considerable amount of time commuting to and from work, it makes sense to be strategic about how you use that time. Multitasking is great, as long as it’s safe and you’re doing two things that don’t tax the same part of your brain. In fact, it works, because each activity is… Read more »

How Can a PEO Company Help You Plan Ahead and Budget for the Next Year?

It’s that time of year … you’re up to your ears in open enrollment, as well as planning your major business initiatives for the 12 months ahead. With this comes the inevitable “B word” – your HR budget. From rising costs of healthcare to basic administrative costs, companies face a significant budget challenge each year… Read more »

Important Tips for a Healthy Partnership With Your PEO Company

Working with a professional employer organization, or PEO, you can not only cut overall costs, but also free up more time in your day to focus on core business goals and growth. You enter into a co-employment relationship whereby your PEO becomes the employer of record for your team members, yet you remain in control… Read more »

When is the Right Time to Start Looking for a Seasonal Job?

During the holiday season, consumers shop, eat and travel more – and employees in virtually all industries take time off, so their companies need to fill those vacancies. This makes it a great time to land a temporary job. In addition to earning extra money to shop and celebrate the season yourself, you may just… Read more »

401(k) Tips: How Can Your Business Benefit From Working With a PEO?

A 401(k) profit sharing plan is a must if you intend to attract and retain top talent. But the ongoing administration of a 401(k), including often complex and changing legal implications, can be daunting. The best solution for your company may lie in partnering with a professional employer organization. A PEO can step in and… Read more »

Bringing in Seasonal Employees for Your Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

The holidays are a typical time for companies to bring in temporary employees, and then let them go once normal demand resumes. There can be some confusion around seasonal hiring, in order to streamline the process and ensure your company remains competitive and compliant. Many of the Same Laws Apply Many of the same labor… Read more »

Why Your Resume is Costing You Job Offers

Your resume needs to immediately grab and hold the attention of a recruiter or an automated applicant tracking system (ATS). It needs to be concise, crisp, relevant and up to date. Research has shown that 40 percent of people shelve their resumes once they’re comfortably employed. Eight percent of those surveyed said they couldn’t even… Read more »

How to Motivate Your Employees During the Holiday Season

Time flies … and we’re already at that time of the year when one holiday after another will begin to sneak up on us. Throughout the fall and early winter, people are enjoying one celebration after another. The holidays can be fun, exciting, joyful … and often stressful and distracting. Not to burst your bubble,… Read more »