PrismHR LIVE 2023: What’s Happening in Austin?

In an arpeggio, a chord is played note by note rather than in one fell swoop. Think Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, Adele’s Someone Like You or Coldplay’s Clocks. In many ways an arpeggio can also be seen as a metaphor for a well-executed conference where each session/event becomes part of a larger overall theme....Read more

National PEO Week: The Evolution of an Industry From a Pioneer’s Perspective

With the first National PEO Week here, it’s a powerful reminder of how far the Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) industry has come—and where it’s heading.  The Power of Marketing and Innovation The famed Czechoslovakian author Milan Kundera who wrote The Unbearable Lightness of Being once said, “Business has only two functions: marketing and innovation.”  Well...Read more

Celebrating National PEO Week: Helping PEOs Help SMBs Succeed

The first National PEO Week is here, which means it’s a great time to celebrate the contributions of Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) to small businesses and our country’s economy. The federal recognition of National PEO Week in the Congressional Record signifies how far the PEO industry has come and its influence in job creation and...Read more

Employee Experience: Building the Foundation of the Future

By Fiona Moran Last year proved to be a tumultuous year for businesses across the country. The beginning of 2022 saw unprecedented growth as companies recovered from the pandemic. Meanwhile, the latter half of the year saw major tech companies issuing rounds of layoffs. On top of this unpredictable environment, employees also began feeling stressed,...Read more

And the Most Expensive Job in America Is …

It should come as no surprise that income is the No. 1 predictor of our health in America.  It’s well-researched and widely reported that the more money we make and save, the healthier we are physically, mentally and emotionally.Read more

4 Ways PEOs Can Maintain Profitability Even in an Uncertain Economy

Typing “Are we” into Google generated the response we were looking for off the bat: “Are we in a recession?”  Oh, Google, you know us too well. Recession, of course, depends on how you define it,” but many economists say we are not currently in a recession. Still, not to sound alarmist, some believe we...Read more

5 Questions to Ask a Cloud Service Provider About Cybersecurity

One of the questions I’m frequently asked by PEOs is simple: Is the cloud safe? Actually, this is a trickier question than it seems. The answer is yes, of course, but like any internet-based endeavor, there are certainly many caveats. Cloud security requires you to think about security differently than on-premise security or data center...Read more

Improving Engagement Is the True X Factor of Performance Management

In 1960, Douglas McGregor, an MIT Sloan School of Management professor, published his theory on management and motivation for employees. He split companies’ management styles into two camps: Theory X and Theory Y. Theory X was the belief that employees need to be strictly controlled because they are inclined not to do any work if...Read more

Swinging for the Fences: How Kraig Sanders Went From Umpiring to Empowering PrismHR’s Partnership Program

Baseball is underway with the start of the 2023 season, so we caught up with Kraig Sanders to find out more about how he went from umpiring in the minor leagues to sliding into his current role as PrismHR’s director of partnerships.Read more

5 Ways Data and Analytics Help PEOs (From an AI and Human Perspective)

By James Tehrani and ChatGPT I was asked to write a blog about how data and analytics can help PEOs. I pondered the thought for a moment, looked over some notes from conversations I recently had—and then did what any modern digital content marketer would do: I turned to ChatGPT to get its take. A...Read more

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