The 5 Things We Must Do To Attract, Retain and Engage Great Talent

The past two years have been challenging for several reasons. The pandemic created—and, for many, exaggerated—the hardships they were already facing.Read more

A View From the Hill: National PEO Week, ERTC Refunds Headline 2023 PEO Capitol Summit

The Capitol Summit is an annual NAPEO event focused on advocacy, education and lobbying initiatives for the PEO industry. The event provides a unique opportunity to hear from members of Congress and Washington insiders on issues important to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and small businesses. With over 200 attendees and educational and committee sessions geared...Read more

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

To be successful in today’s business world, Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), Administrative Services Organizations (ASOs) and their small and medium-size business (SMB) clients as well as staffing companies need to create a positive employee experience centered around growth and workplace happiness.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

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