10 questions to ask before hiring a peo

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a PEO Company

Ready to radically reduce the complexity of running your business and having employees? Looking to free up your time and your HR staff’s time to focus on the more important business initiatives? Do you wish you had more time to work on things like: Hiring and Recruitment Engagement and Retention Culture Growth Initiatives It might […]

8 Common HR Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Part 2)

Last week, we covered the first four of the most common HR mistakes we see small business owners make, how to avoid them, and how to correct any that you have already made. This week, we are back with the next four mistakes we see being commonly made. Just like it was with Part 1, […]

1099 vs W2: How 4 Different Agencies View Independent Contractor Relationships [Infographic]

There are many reasons that employers need to understand the differences between 1099 vs W2. The misclassification of independent contractors is a serious issue our country is facing right now, and failing to meet rules and regulations in order to remain compliant could potentially land your company in hot water. However, you do not only […]

8 Common HR Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Part 1)

These are some of the most common HR mistakes that we are seeing small business owners make. At Employers Resource, we work to make the lives of small business owners easier. This article isn’t meant to point out the things you might be doing wrong. We genuinely want to help free you and your business of […]

Myths About Independent Contractors

12 Myths About Independent Contractors Debunked by DOL [Infographic]

The misclassification of employees as independent contractors is an incredibly serious problem our country is facing right now. While some companies do this maliciously because they hope to save money and get a leg up on the competition, many are simply mistaken about which classification is correct. This problem is only made worse by many […]

What Is a 1099 Employee and Should You Hire Them?

What is a 1099 employee? They are self-employed workers, also called independent contractors. The Form 1099 reports the income independent contractors receive throughout the year to the IRS for tax purposes. This form replaces the need for a W-2 and indicates that they are not an employee, no employer is responsible for paying FICA taxes […]

W2 vs 1099

W2 vs 1099: What Employers Need to Know About this Apples and Oranges Comparison [FREE EBOOK]

The misclassification of independent contractors is a serious issue in our country today, and could potentially get your business into hot water with the government. This is obviously the last thing you would want, but like many people, you may be confused about the differences between W2 vs 1099. We want to eliminate this confusion […]

What Kind of Business Uses a PEO?

What kind of business uses a PEO? Is a PEO a good fit for your company? Maybe you aren’t sure if your business is the type that would use a PEO, or think that your needs are different than what a PEO could offer you. However, a wider range of businesses utilize the services of […]

Using the Four Basic Steps of Progressive Discipline to Instruct Instead of Punish

Establishing discipline procedures is critical to the effective enforcement of work rules. For numerous reasons, many employers adopt a progressive discipline system, which imposes increasingly severe penalties for repeated offenses. One of the biggest advantages of progressive discipline is not actually about punitive discipline, however. It is its ability to help employees improve their behavior […]

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Five Reasons You Should Be Using a Pay Stub Portal

These days, we want our information here, now, on whatever device is closest to our hands, and easy to use. Now, imagine if you could login to a pay stub portal from your home, on your phone, or from anywhere and see what your current pay stub is. Exciting, right? Easy and quick access to […]