HR Insights

How to Build the Best Small Business Benefits Packages


  Today’s workforce is looking for more than just a paycheck—they want roles that provide both personal and professional fulfillment. This encompasses a broad range of desires, from work-life balance and flexible working hours to continued learning opportunities and a supportive work culture. The giants of industry have the resources to offer extensive benefits packages […]


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Working with a PEO: Unlocking Buying Power for Small Business


  There are times when the business landscape feels more uneven and treacherous than ever, with the onus on small businesses to search for new ways to stay competitive. For many companies looking for an edge, the concept of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) often comes to the forefront. But what exactly is a PEO? […]


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The Hidden Costs of Big Payroll Companies


  You’ve probably heard the old adage: “Nobody ever gets fired for buying IBM.” It’s a reference to the inherent safety of choosing a well-established, big-name company over a smaller one that may be more suitable or competitively priced. The same concept applies to payroll. There are well-known giants in the industry (we won’t mention […]


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Retaliation in the Workplace: What It Is, How to Recognize It, and How to Prevent It


  Retaliation is the most common type of claim filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). For perspective, in fiscal year 2022, the agency received 73,485 new discrimination charges, which represents an increase of almost 20% when compared to the previous fiscal year. The agency also handled more than 475,000 calls —an 18% increase […]


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Creating a Company Culture That Stands the Test of Time


Do your employees love what they do? It’s a worthwhile question, especially with turnover and labor shortages being felt across industries. And with limited HR resources for your small to mid-sized business, you feel this strain in an acute way. If you want a company that’s inviting to employees and encourages retention for the long […]


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