Performance Management Tips

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A recent Willis Tower Watson (WTW) survey found that only around, “one in four North American employers (26%) reported being effective at both managing and paying for performance.” That same survey noted that companies with effective performance management strategies outperform their industry peers by 1.5x financially and 1.25x in employee productivity. Performance management investments pay […]

Exiting a PEO

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Exiting a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) can signify a big leap forward for small to mid-sized businesses. But regardless of whether you’re looking to leave your PEO because you outgrew them or because you need to cut costs, thorough preparation is essential. Additionally, expect to complete certain steps based on the specifics of your relationship […]

Implementing a social media policy

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Considering around seven out of ten Americans spend time on at least one social media site, it’s worth your time to implement a social media policy into your employee handbook. These policies guide employees’ social media usage at work, on business accounts, and even, to an extent, after hours.  Your social media policy isn’t there […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Employer Brand

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First impressions are everything; just ask the 75% of job seekers who consider a company’s employer brand a key factor in submitting their application. When companies don’t invest time and resources to improve their employer brand, they miss out on high-end talent. That includes the people in your company! Improving your employer brand can reduce […]

In-House HR or Outsourced HR?

Though every business approaches human resources differently, they generally run with in-house HR or outsourced HR. Both have their merits, and our team has experience with each. However, your company’s route depends on how you believe you can maximize your HR results based on your budget.  HR is more than administration or hiring and firing. […]

Protecting your business from employment lawsuits

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Few words strike fear in the heart of a business owner like “lawsuit.” Unfortunately, employment lawsuits are an ever-present threat to companies, especially those with limited HR compliance knowledge. If you conduct business in the U.S., you’re working in the 5th most litigious country on the planet. Running your business without the right policies and […]

What is an HRO?

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Previously we’ve written about ASOs and PEOs, but there’s a third model that treads the line between those two called an HRO. HROs, or human resources outsourcing companies, offer small to mid-sized businesses a different route to satisfy their HR needs. But what makes them stand apart from a PEO or ASO?  HROs offer a […]

6 HR Trends for 2023

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2022 has been a rollercoaster ride of a year for businesses, and, heading into 2023, we’ve identified some emerging HR trends to keep your eyes on. How human resources departments respond to the recession, a bizarre talent market, and everchanging technology will be exciting to track. It could also make a world of difference for […]

8 Employee Retention Strategies

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Businesses everywhere struggle with employee retention. The dust has finally settled after the Great Resignation and Great Reshuffle. Now, according to a report by Lattice, two-thirds of HR teams changed focus from talent acquisition to retention. Furthermore, 83% of organizations are putting more emphasis on keeping employees around than they had before. But what does […]

ASO or PEO: What you need to know

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When companies outsource HR, they’re usually choosing between an ASO or PEO. Both tackle HR in different ways. If you aren’t already familiar with Administrative Service Organizations (ASO) or Professional Employer Organizations (PEO), distinguishing between them requires some further explanation.  Many businesses outsource their HR to an ASO or PEO. While each type of service […]

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