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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Top Ten Most Violated OSHA Standards

Near the end of each year safety organizations around the world publish their list of “most frequent OSHA violations of 20XX”.  I know this because every one of those organizations sends me countless e-mails about it.  The truth is each list contains virtually the same items – maybe in a little different order, but the […]

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So You Have a Small Business? OSHA is Still Watching!

Time was that OSHA wouldn’t mess with any company that had fewer than 10 employees. Times have changed! If your small company is engaged in certain types of business – especially if your business has the potential to cause a catastrophic occurrence – you’re on OSHA’s radar! The fertilizer company in West, Texas that experienced […]

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3 Benefits the PEO Solution Can Offer Your Small Business

As a startup or small business owner, you might find it difficult to offer employees the kind of benefits they need. Health insurance, retirement plans, and more are chipping away at your valuable resources, but you need those employees. There are also other types of coverage that you’re required to provide as an employer, like […]

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Experiencing the Shock of an Employee Fatality [VIDEO]

Going through a traumatic event as a business is the last thing you might think about when starting a business. But, it does happen. The death of an employee is one example of the type of challenging event you could experience. We hope you never have to experience something like this. Watch this video, learn […]

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Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Recordkeeping and Reporting Rule?

On November 1, 2016, OSHA will begin enforcing the Recordkeeping and Reporting Rule that was first introduced last May. While most small-to-medium sized companies don’t have much to worry about (yet) as far as recordkeeping and reporting changes, there is a portion of the new rule that affects ALL employers.

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“Back to School” is Not Just for Students

“Back to school” triggers a multitude of changes to our routine. Bedtimes for kiddos become more rigid. There are schedules to make, teachers to meet, and classes to choose. Some of the biggest alterations to “normal” routine affect everybody – even those who have no school-age children to corral…

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Employee Safety Handbook vs. Safety Culture [VIDEO]

If anybody knows safety, it’s gonna be this guy. Eric Mann is our national safety manager at Employers Resource. His #1 goal is to make sure your workplace is as safe as possible and stays that way. Here’s what he has to say about employee safety handbooks and what you can do to make sure […]