6 Ways a PEO Benefits Business Owners and Their Employees

Posted by Anna Leo Holder. MBA on Jun 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When businesses partner with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), they gain the benefits of comprehensive HR resources to manage and mitigate risk, lower rates on workers’ compensation insurance, and relief from many of the administrative burdens of payroll and benefits administration. Employees enjoy convenient payroll options, mobile-friendly technology tools, and affordable benefits and discounts.

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Topics: PEO Services

PEO vs. HRO Services: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on Jun 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When business owners choose what services to outsource, they often opt for human resources because it saves money and time in areas that typically aren’t core to the business.

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Topics: PEO Services

Storm Preparedness Tips for Business Owners and Employees

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on May 31, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Hurricane season is upon us, and Floridians have already encountered the first named storm of the season. NOAA’s National Hurricane Center predicts 10 to 16 named storms, of which five to nine may become hurricanes—including one to four major hurricanes. An average hurricane season sees about six hurricanes, with three becoming major. Business owners have much to consider when it comes to storm preparedness: protecting the company and it’s employees.

Click here to view FEMA’s Hurricane Ready Business Toolkit.

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Topics: Human Resources

3 Ways to Keep Employees Safe At Work During National Safety Month

Posted by Greg Andress on May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

We’re about a week away from the beginning of National Safety Month. The National Safety Council dedicates four weeks every year to reminding American workers to be safe on the job. This year’s campaign focuses on falls and driving among other topics. Here are some tips for keeping employees safe at work.

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3 Things Employers Should Know About Hiring Youth Workers

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on May 17, 2018 2:00:00 PM

The summer is upon us, and in Florida, that means tourists and sunshine (and of course a thunderstorm a day). It’s the time of year when many employers seek to hire seasonal help – and they look to youth workers, especially in retail. Just keep in mind, workers under 18 are subject to stricter federal and state work and safety rules.

Under federal law, you need to keep track of the ages of all workers under 18, and some states require special paperwork such as work permits.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Definition for Employers

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on Apr 24, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Navigating employment law can be a challenge for many employers, but compliance with laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is critical to avoiding legal woes. Many employers aren’t sure what these federal laws entail or whether they apply to their business, so we’re going to break down what you need to know, starting with the Americans with Disabilities Act definition.

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Topics: HR policies

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