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4 Ways to Ease Your HR Burden

Running your own business is not easy and more often than not you’ll feel like you’re being pulled in all kinds of directions and asked to wear more hats than you ever dreamed of. There is a solution – outsourcing employee benefit …

How to Get Your Employees to Stay

One of the biggest goals of any small business owner is to hire talented, motivated employees and, perhaps even more importantly, keep them on board as the business grows. So, whether it’s one employee leaving – or it feels like a revolving …

Conquer that Mountain of Paperwork with an HR Expert

One of the main chores any small business owner faces is the mountain of paperwork that goes with human resources functions. From payroll and compliance reporting, the benefits selection process, timekeeping and workplace safety. We are adding to our A-Z guide collection …

Are You Sure Employees Understand New Benefit Offerings?

New year, new benefits! Whether you’ve selected a brand-new broker with all new offerings, or simply just re-upped the same tried and true package, there are still changes (yep, even on those “same” policies) that your employees need to understand. Communicate these …

How To Control Runaway Health Care Costs

In recent years, the cost of providing healthcare to employees has continued to climb – you pay more to provide coverage, they pay more in co-pays and prescription costs, and no one is happy. However, there is one key way that you …

How to Deal with Employee Debt, Financial Education

Debt. It’s a four-letter word no one likes. American households carried $13.3 trillion in debt at the end of June 2018, according to Federal Reserve records. That’s a lot of money owed in mortgages, student loans and credit cards, just to name …

Enrollment Time: Tips for the Other Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The holidays and New Year are fast approaching, but there’s another big event we have to tackle first: Open enrollment season. While pretty much everyone would agree that it’s decidedly less fun, it is none-the-less necessary and can present a significant burden …

Be in the Know: Extra Benefits of a PEO Make You an HR Star

If you talk to a small business owner about why they might retain the services of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), they’ll probably trot out some line about being able to assuage themselves of all things human resources related so that they can …

How to Decide If a PEO Is Right for Your Business

Once you’ve made the decision to outsource some of your human resources responsibility to an outside vendor, the next big decision is selecting the best vendor to meet your needs. The reality is that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for every business. …

Importance of Proper Worker Classification on the Bottom Line

Take a quick headcount in your office. How many people are currently in the office? How many are part time or full time? Do you know how they are classified? How you classify your employees means a lot to how you account …

Stuck On The Benefits Alphabet Soup?

Stuck On The Benefits Alphabet Soup? If there’s one thing that can overwhelm a business owner it’s the alphabet soup acronyms that comes along with human resources administration. Indeed, there is an abbreviation for just about every law, process, form and proceeding …

Strategic Growth: How to Leverage Benefits

When you’re picking your benefits package for the upcoming year, it’s likely that your main consideration is bang for your buck. You want to get your workers the best possible array of attractive options at a price that you – and they …
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