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 »

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 »

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 »

Is Your Benefit Program Up to Date?

To be truly effective, your employee benefits program must meet three goals: providing financial protection for people in the event of illness, disability, death or unemployment; promoting positive morale while supporting company profitability; and serving as a recruitment tool to attract and retain top talent. Now may be a good time to step back and… Read more »

HR Trends Your Business Should Be Aware Of

Now that you’re into the second half of 2018, are you on track to meet your HR goals for the year, based on current industry trends? Things continue to move forward at lightning speed, but take heart: All signs point to a better workplace for everyone in the months and years ahead. Trends to Watch… Read more »

How Much are Safety Incidents Costing Your Business?

Safety first. No exceptions. Safety is the right thing to do for your employees, and the smart thing to do for your company’s bottom line. Nothing is more important. If you have even a glimmer of doubt, simply speak to a family member whose loved one has suffered a major injury – or worse –… Read more »

What Your Business Could Be Missing in Its Current Safety Plan

Occupational injuries and illnesses can be major crises for employees, their loved ones, and their company. Physical, emotional and mental trauma, financial burdens, and time demands can stretch people and organizations to their breaking point. Ensuring that every one of your staff members returns home safely each day should be your number-one business priority. Safety… Read more »

The Benefits of Better Benefits: Retaining Your Top Employees

According to research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), attractive benefits packages are essential to hiring and retaining good employees. Further studies have shown that, in many cases, benefits outweigh even salary as a candidate decides where to go to work. Sixty percent of HR leaders surveyed by Harvard Business Review said benefits… Read more »

Use These Five Tips to Help Your Business Reduce Employment Risks

Even the best-run companies are susceptible to employment-related risks and lawsuits. Especially in recent years, employers face an increasingly treacherous legal environment. With many such lawsuits prominent in the media, you’ve probably recognized the need to take effective, proactive steps to reduce your employment risks. Here are five suggestions to get you started: Take a… Read more »