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How to Keep Engagement Up for Your Team in the Post-COVID Era

We’ve all heard of The Great Resignation, quiet quitting, slacking off, and ghosting coasting. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have left or lost their jobs in droves, receiving government benefits to supplement their lost earnings. While government-mandated COVID-19 unemployment benefits have primarily stopped, the employment problem doesn’t seem to be going away […]

14 Points to Consider in the Hire vs. Outsource Decision

Small companies have much to consider when deciding whether to hire their own HR staff or outsource to an HR outsourcing firm. While each company has its own unique circumstances, here are 14 things to consider when deciding whether to hire or outsource HR is best for your business needs: 1. Control Business owners naturally […]

More than Just a Broker: A True Employee Benefits Administration Solution

Health insurance brokers seem to be a dime a dozen these days. Most are very helpful upfront – helping to find competitive offers for you and assisting you in making an informed decision when selecting a benefits plan for your business. Since brokers don’t earn commission until you sign the contract with the insurer, they […]

Costly Conditions: How to Address Healthcare Costs Through Workplace Programs

Health coverage represents a significant cost for today’s employers. According to a 2020 estimate, the average cost of an employer-sponsored health plan was $7,470 for single coverage and $21,342 for family coverage.  Cost aside, many employers are seeking to create a company culture that places high value on employee health and wellness, an effort aimed […]

The Untold Costs of Turnover: 6 Tips to Increase Employee Retention

Employee turnover can be expensive for any business. Not only is the cost of hiring and training new employees a drain on your resources, but losing good team members can wreak havoc on your team’s productivity, quality of work, and morale. Hiring new employees is an expensive and often drawn-out process. According to recent data, […]

Tips for Surviving Inflation: Keeping Productivity Up When the Economy Goes Down

Staggering rates of inflation are impacting consumers and companies alike. Currently, America battles inflation standing at 9.1%, the highest it’s been since the early 1980s. Rising consumer costs are fueling the drive for workers to seek higher pay. How can your company adapt to the challenges brought on by historic inflation? Here are six tips […]

Oasis Pool Service – Case Study

Background Rob and Carol Ridlinghafer are the owners of Oasis Pool Service in Tucson, AZ. Acquired in 2019, shortly after Carol’s retirement from her career in Retail, Rob and Carol saw a great opportunity to grow the business by providing exceptional service and responsiveness to their customers. Rob isn’t new to the pool service business. […]

Benefits of a Local Arizona PEO vs. a National PEO or Payroll Provider

As a small business owner, you may be thinking about hiring an outsourced payroll service. This approach can be a great way to save time and money, but whether it’s the best option for your company really depends on a variety of factors.  When it comes to the benefits of a local Professional Employer Organization […]

Onboarding Made Easy: Make Onboarding Seamless for You and Your New Employees

For a new employee, the onboarding process is often as overwhelming as it is exciting. They’re stepping into a brand new environment and may have many questions about your company, their role, and their benefits during the process. It’s your company’s responsibility (and in its best interest) to make onboarding as seamless and engaging as […]

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