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3 Methods to Ease Your Human Resources Burden

PEO Benefits, Human Resources, HR support

Human resources is such an integral part of any office that issues or setbacks in your HR department can impact your entire company. If your HR team is too busy training new employees to ensure that your business is properly adhering to new...

Employee Verifications: 3 Common I-9 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

PEO Advantages, Employer compliance, Workplace Regulations, Diversity and Inclusion Requirements, Immigration reform and Control Act, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, I-9 Form

Form I-9 was first introduced back in 1986 as part of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) with the goal of preventing illegal immigration. All employers are required to complete and keep track of I-9 forms for new employees so that they...

28 Workers Compensation Tips for Small-Midsized Businesses

(Warning - the following contains some tips for business people – But NOT all tips – always ask your insurance agent for complete information– this is by no means meant to be a complete risk management guide.)

  1. You may quote big name carriers...

What are the Top Myths of Working with a PEO?

PEO, PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, CT PEO Company

Professional employer organizations (PEOs) can be an effective means for businesses of all sizes to handle and improve upon their Human Resources capabilities. However, many organizations who are new to the industry don’t understand what to...

Zombie Apocalypse: Your Government’s Approach to Employee Regulation

Look, there is a lot to regulate between employees and employers in the mind of the US government.  Here are just a few representative employment laws operating at the federal level for businesses on main street to those in industrial parks with...

How to Decide If a PEO is Right for Your Business

PEO, PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, Employer compliance, Workplace Regulations

Although Professional Employer Organizations are mostly known for helping small companies with their HR and payroll responsibilities, businesses of any size can benefit from a PEO's services. These services expand far beyond HR tasks, as working...

The 5 Most Challenging Areas of Employer Compliance

PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, Employer compliance, Employee Classifications, Fair Labor Standards Act, Workplace Regulations, Diversity and Inclusion Requirements

With the unprecedented amount of legislation affecting employers and workers passed within the last decade, many employers are struggling to remain compliant with this influx of new regulations. Small business owners in particular tend to have...

How Can Outsourcing to a PEO Grow Your Business

PEO, PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, CT PEO Company

A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) provides a number of benefits that can help grow your business in the short- and long-term by actively managing the various HR responsibilities small and medium sized businesses must juggle.

What Exactly is a PEO?

PEO, PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, Professional Employer Organization

Professional Employer Organizations are outsourcing firms that provide solutions for small and medium-sized businesses struggling with HR, payroll, benefits, workers' comp, and compliance. Through the use of a contractual co-employment agreement,...

What Are the Advantages of Using a PEO?

PEO, PEO Benefits, PEO Advantages, Professional Employer Organization

Professional Employer Organizations, or PEOs for short, are employed by small businesses to assist them with a variety of organizational tasks. These can include managing payroll-related taxes, certain human resources functions, access to...

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