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What Is a Co-Employer Relationship?
What Is a Co-Employer Relationship? When a business contracts with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), the employer and the PEO enter a co-employer relationship. Both the PEO and the business share responsibilities and liabilities along specific lines. At the most basic level, the co-employment relationship divides the responsibilities with the following goals in mind: The […]

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How Can a PEO Support Your Small Business?
How Can a PEO Support Your Small Business? Every small business could use a world-class human resources team to effectively take care of all the administrative tasks, stay abreast of the myriad of regulations and compliance issues, reduce risks, and provide strategic consults. Unfortunately, for most small businesses, this level of support and expertise is […]

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What Is It Like for an Employer Switching to a PEO?
What Is It Like for an Employer Switching to a PEO? According to the NAPEO, more than 17,0000 small and midsize businesses have switched to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs). PEOs allow small and mid-size businesses to access the same level of human resources support and employee benefits as large corporations. These businesses are poised for […]

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How Do You Teach Professionalism in the Workplace?
How Do You Teach Professionalism in the Workplace? Chances are, your organization has been impacted by the Great Resignation and the historic levels of new hires. This churning of the workforce has had an impact on culture. New hires bring enthusiasm, new skills, and innovative ideas to your teams, but many have limited professional experience. […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Candidates
Best Interview Questions to Ask Candidates You’ve selected your top candidates and it’s time to find the perfect match to fill the position. The interview process is an essential step in recruitment. It’s the time when the candidate and employee meet and assess each other. Every new hire is strategic. You are looking for a […]

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Tips for Avoiding Burnout
Tips for Avoiding Burnout   In 2019, the Word Health Organization named job burnout as an occupational syndrome resulting from work stressors not being adequately managed. Employees suffering from job-related burnout experience exhaustion, feel negative about their job and lose productivity. While not considered a mental health illness, unmitigated burnout can increase an employee’s risk […]

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20 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities
20 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities A lot has changed in today’s workplace. Many teams of employees are working in a hybrid workspace, part remote and part on-site. Employers are offering more flexible schedules. While supervisors are less able to pop over and offer encouragement in a traditional way, there are many ways to engage […]

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How Does Employee Engagement Increase Motivation?
How Does Employee Engagement Increase Motivation? Both research and common sense tell us that engaged employees will be motivated to achieve better outcomes for their place of employment. We know that fostering employee engagement is a highly effective strategy to increase motivation. The terms “motivation” and “engagement” are often used interchangeably however they do not […]

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Team Building Activities for Virtual Employees
Team Building Activities for Virtual Employees With many working from home at least part time, more new hires are meeting people through Zoom meetings instead of in-person meetings around the conference room. To have a productive workplace, teams need to work together seamlessly to get tasks and projects done on time. Team morale and connection […]

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How to Show Professionalism in the Modern Workplace
How to Show Professionalism in the Modern Workplace Skills and experience are important to employers — but equally as important are employees who are reliable, tactful, and professional. Appearance, behavior, and reputation, especially in client-facing positions, can make or break a job interview or promotion. With the increase of virtual and remote working, professionalism is […]

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Great Ways to Give Remote Employees Recognition
Great Ways to Give Remote Employees Recognition We don’t work for recognition, but it feels amazing to have your contributions openly appreciated. In fact, recognizing employees leads to higher morale, increased productivity, and positive relationships company-wide. With more and more companies moving to remote or hybrid work environments, employees are getting far less interaction with […]

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What is the Purpose of a PEO?
What is the Purpose of a PEO? When human resources and staffing needs are falling through the cracks, a PEO can step in and get business back on track — all while saving money, too. A professional employer organization — or PEO for short — is an organization that offers staffing and HR management services […]

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12 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality
12 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality Asking unique interview questions in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic is crucial to hiring the best candidates for a remote workforce. With the modern hiring process, technology already accumulates so much info about candidates — from school records and past job history to basic background checks and social […]

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What’s a PEO, and How Can It Support Your Business?
What’s a PEO, and How Can It Support Your Business? Staffing can make or break a small business. Owners and managers depend on each and every employee to make local businesses and startups run efficiently. For a business owner, time is money! They focus their energy on revenue-generating activities and need to worry less about […]

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Companies Requiring Employees To Get COVID Vaccine
Companies Requiring Employees To Get COVID Vaccine Employers wanting to require workers to get a COVID-19 vaccination should be prepared to respond to workers’ concerns and make reasonable accommodations under federal and state law. Sixty percent of U.S. workers said they will probably or definitely get the vaccine once it becomes available to them. However, […]

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The Importance of Maintaining Employee Records and Personnel Files
Every company, no matter the industry, must maintain employee files and conduct internal audits to ensure completeness as often as feasible. Don’t be the employer that has to learn the hard way how valuable maintaining appropriate employee documentation can be. Separation of Information As a rule, keep all documentation relative to the employees’ job, in […]

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