Don’t Be Fooled by These Myths About Leadership

For any organization to succeed, there needs to be strong leadership. This is especially true for small businesses. Without clear direction and motivation, it is unlikely for a company to meet its goals and succeed. Unfortunately, in the business world there are many people who seem to think that effective leadership always looks the same. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Linda McMahon: From Wrestlemania to Head of the Small Business Administration

Governmental regulations are one of the most difficult things for any small business to keep track of. This is especially true after an election, when there are large scale changes in leadership and policy. One change that small businesses should pay attention to right now is the recent appointment of Linda McMahon as head of […]

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 […]

Myths About Small Business

Small businesses are truly the backbone of America. Unfortunately, there are many myths about small business that need to be busted, though. Here are a few of these misconceptions, and what the reality actually is.  Myth #1: Most American Businesses are Large Corporations One of the biggest myths about American business is that large corporations […]

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 […]