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PEO Best Practices for Handling Benefits Administration

PEO Benefits, Outsourcing HR

Benefits Administration is not only an essential HR task, but an important one at that. Administering benefits for new hires needs to be done correctly in order to avoid enrollment errors or incomplete records and noncompliance issues. In this...

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll

PEO Benefits, Payroll Processing

Payroll is an essential part of a business as it’s how they compensate and retain employees. Although there are still some small businesses that opt to handle payroll internally, there are many more that outsource their payroll as there are a...

5 Reasons Your Business Needs an HRIS

Human Resources

The old way of keeping HR records on paper in folders stuffed in metal file cabinets can be cluttered and take up a lot of space, and as businesses grow year by year, HR functions tend to be more challenging and harder to handle. If your business...

Is HR an Art or Science?

I read that “two stellar performing firms (Amazon and Google) starkly stand alone as striving to make their HR function totally scientific, data-driven and precise.1” Is HR Science State of the Art and how is this important to SMBs.

Hair Trigger Headaches: Employment Cases are Tough

The upshot of a Lexus Nexis article which cited a study in the NY Times purporting that “employment cases are tough” and ”it's true that defendants who refuse to settle and lose average about a $1.1 million loss for their error1

Take an Owner's Homegrown Human Resources Test

In a world that has been changing rapidly and where knowledge is power, HR has been ripping up in the corporate world with all kinds of positives cited. Sadly, this is not always true when staffers are performing the HR role instead of...

3 Tips for Maximizing Your PEO Partnership

PEO Companies, Outsourcing HR

Outsourcing your human resource needs through a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is about more than just having them handle your HR-related tasks. PEOs are experts in their field and can be a valuable partner for your company. With their...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Back on Track After COVID-19

Small Businesses

The COVID-19 outbreak has posed a financial and health threat not only to our country but around the world as well, leaving many families and businesses struggling to make ends meet. While the impact varies by industry, it’s important to consider...

Sky High Labor Costs – No No Ho Ho for Santa

In their 35th annual Price Index of the “12 days of Christmas” PNC Financial Group (Source)1 has reported; labor costs again represent the highest costs of the “12 days of Christmas” or 60 percent of the cost in this year’s study. Combined, they...

Common Questions About PPP Loan Forgiveness Answered

CARES ACT, Small Businesses

One of the most attractive features of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans is that they are eligible for forgiveness. This means lenders can release the borrower from the obligation of repaying the balance, which means borrowers can get up to...

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