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Demand More From Your Payroll Service

Payroll is challenging, difficult, tedious, and – above all else – time consuming. That’s especially true at small and mid-size companies where executives must wear many hats; owners and managers only have so much time in the day. The Bank Of America Business Advantage Spring 2019 Small Business Owner Report found that over two-thirds of[…]

How HR Can Help Employers Prepare for an Economic Downturn, Part 2: The Human Element

In the first part of this series, we talked about how employers can start dealing with the economic downturn now facing the U.S., especially if it continues to get worse. We presented three key tips: re-skill the current workforce, base business decisions on good data, and focus on gaining efficiencies. But there’s another dimension to[…]

How HR Can Help Employers Prepare for an Economic Downturn, Part 1: The Basics

The U.S. just had a historic quarterly fall in GDP at a 32.9% annualized rate. That’s worse than even during the Great Depression. According to Bloomberg, U.S. workers filed an additional 1.4 million applications for unemployment insurance in the week ending July 18. That’s double the worst week of the Great Recession. As employers prepare[…]

HR Outsourcing Trends for 2020

In our series on the outlook for 2020, we’ve identified the biggest HR trends, like workplace flexibility and an evolving role for HR organizations; and we’ve discussed some of the biggest issues facing small businesses, like recruitment challenges. But what about HR outsourcing trends specifically? What’s new or important for companies that outsource some or[…]

3 Issues Facing Small Businesses in 2020, and How HR Outsourcing Can Help

We recently outlined the biggest HR trends for 2020, noting how HR’s role is shifting (from transactional to advisory), how businesses are adapting (emphasizing employee experience and workplace flexibility), and what challenges are looming (hiring and skills development). But what are the trends and challenges facing small employers specifically? Recruiting Remains A Major Challenge The[…]

Change Management: How to Solicit Buy-In from Company Leaders

Change management is one of the most difficult endeavors to undertake at any organization because human nature resists change. For that reason, when Human Resources needs to institute or oversee some kind of change, HR leaders will want to do everything they can to facilitate the organization’s ability to accept and integrate the changes. That[…]

How to Write an Effective Request for Proposal (RFP) to a PEO

As outsourcing HR becomes more popular and more cost effective – according to the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), HR administration costs PEO clients an average of 25.7% less when compared to all employers – more and more companies are seeking good partners to handle many of their HR tasks. A critical element[…]

3 Ways HR is Different for Small Businesses than Enterprise Organizations

At heart, human resources (HR) means the same things for any organization that work with employees: managing the employee lifecycle from hiring through termination or resignation, handling “transactional” activities like payroll and benefits processing, and developing strategies for optimizing the workforce. From there, however, HR’s role and activities can vary widely between large and small[…]

Why Small Businesses Should Take Records Management Seriously

Former U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge John Facciola says, “If your clients don’t have a records management system, they may as well take their money out into the parking lot and set it on fire.” He’s not wrong. Improper or inadequate recordkeeping can be devastating when businesses are hit by audits, investigations, or litigation that[…]

FAQ: What is The “On-Demand” Workforce?

Long gone are the days of lifelong employee relationships ended only by retirement into generous pension plans. Today, the marketplace of workers is more fluid, flexible, and fast-moving than ever before. Yet, many companies feel unprepared to take advantage of new trends in talent acquisition, like the emergence of the so-called “on-demand” workforce. Only 9%[…]

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