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Characteristics of Stellar Background Check Providers

Characteristics of Stellar Background Check Providers

Many employers don’t do the proper research and evaluation before selecting a background check provider. Not doing the proper research is like picking out produce without properly inspecting it. You never know what you’re going to get! A poor background check provider can mean that you’re never 100% guaranteed to hire someone with an outstanding record. Getting a bad apple of an employee costs the company time and resources to make up for poor quality work, re-recruiting a new candidate, and training/onboarding the new employee.

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5 Tell-Tale Signs That Spell “Wrong Fit”

5 Tell-Tale Signs That Spell “Wrong Fit”

Small business employers often find themselves in a crunch during the hiring process. They either have to replace an employee with little notice and planning, or they’re burned out from interviews and wind up settling. Hiring the wrong fit costs the business time and resources, and ultimately they will just have to repeat the hiring process again.

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Relieving HR’s Pain Points

Relieving HR’s Pain Points

Overcoming the challenges small businesses face with HR

For small business owners, trying to tackle both operational and HR responsibilities can be beyond overwhelming. With HR alone, there are just not enough hours in the day to handle the day-to-day administrative duties and keep up with ever–changing labor laws, tax laws and healthcare reform— just to name a few. To help mitigate the workload, small business employers should consider delegating those HR tasks to a professional employer organization (PEO). This blog discusses the pain points many small businesses experience when handling HR in-house and how a PEO can help benefit the business long-term.

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10 Tips to Choose the Right PEO

10 Tips to Choose the Right PEO

PEOs are a benefit to small business employers, but like choosing any other service provider, you must do your research to select the right PEO. At the end of the day, a PEO should be flexible, fit your business needs, and works in your business’ best interest.

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) offers a set of general guidelines to help get you started. You may not need to check off everything on this list, but do consider all of the guidelines to help make your best judgement.

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IRS to Give Small Businesses More Guidance on QSEHRA’s Notice Requirement

IRS to Give Small Businesses More Guidance on QSEHRA’s Notice Requirement

Employers seeking to implement the new Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA) originally would have been required to meet the law’s notice requirement by March 13, 2017. However, the IRS postponed the due date until the agency issues guidelines for how employers are to implement the notice requirement.

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