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Top 5 Reasons to Have a PEO Handle Your Benefits

Harbor America - Dec 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As the owner of a rapidly growing business, you may find that it's hard to keep up with everything yourself. From the daily operations to your Human Resources management, it can be a lot to handle. And, since your expertise is in the business operations, you may not have the specific expertise necessary for your HR and benefits management efforts to truly thrive. That's where a Professional Employer Organization, or PEO, can help. Here's a look at the top five reasons why you should work with a PEO for managing your benefits and related HR tasks.

Topics: PEO- Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR- HR Tips- Benefits

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4 Huge Signs Your Business Could Really Benefit from Partnering with a PEO

Harbor America - Nov 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Do you run a small or mid-sized business? Do you get frustrated with all you must accomplish each day? Maybe you're wondering if you should hire a PEO but aren't quite sure. Simply put, a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) is a company that provides outsourced services to employers. These PEO services include Human Resources, payroll, employee benefits, workers' compensation, employee recruitment, and more.

Topics: PEO- Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners- Streamlined Operations- Workplace Culture

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Hiring Seasonal Workers During Peak Construction Seasons

Harbor America - Aug 21, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Depending on your market, your seasonal peaks for construction may vary. Your workforce availability may be different in your area as well. However, there are a few constants in the construction industry every company can agree upon. One such common ground aspect of the business is the need for additional workers during seasonal upticks. Today, we're highlighting four tips for hiring those seasonal and temporary construction workers.

Topics: PEO- Construction- Save Time and Money- tips for construction business owners- HR- Hiring- Employee Onboarding

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5 Top Payroll Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Harbor America - May 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Your business may be equipped with the latest and best technology, but it can still suffer financial loss when there are payroll mistakes. About 40% of small businesses pay an average of $845 annually in IRS penalties because or payroll errors-yikes!  To make sure your business isn't contributing to that statistic, here are five top payroll mistakes and the best ways to avoid them:

Topics: Save Time and Money- Tips for Small Business Owners- Streamlined Operations- Payroll

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Small Business Human Resource Mistakes that You Need to Avoid

Harbor America - Mar 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As a small business owner, you have to wear so many hats. Not only do you have to focus on revenue and customer service, you also have to keep track of your paperwork while finding time to market your business. If you have employees, there is even more work. You have to run your own Human Resources department.

Topics: Save Time and Money- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners

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5 Ways to Streamline Business Operations in 2018

Harbor America - Mar 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

If you're like many small business owners, you may be inclined to take on too much responsibility and make things more complicated than they should be. As a result, valuable time is wasted and you're less productive. Confident small business people realize the key to being successful is found in using their time wisely. Here are five ways you can streamline business operations in 2018 in order to save serious time, make more money and meet more of your goals.  

Topics: PEO- Save Time and Money- HR Tips- Tips for Small Business Owners

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3 Workers' Comp Mistakes Small Business Owners Should Avoid

Heather Lowery - Jan 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As an employer, you never want to go through the nightmare of employees being injured at your workplace. Unfortunately, accidents sometimes happen at work and especially at construction sites. When they do occur, it's important to handle workers' compensation claims correctly.

Topics: Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR- Worker's Comp

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Outsource HR and Get Back in the Driver's Seat

Heather Lowery - Jan 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM

A Human Resources worker requires constant education and workforce development if you want them to stay up-to-date on employment law. For most small businesses, keeping up with the latest changes is both time-consuming and expensive. However, failure to follow federal and local laws can really cost you.

Topics: PEO- Compliance- Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR

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8 Benefits of Outsourcing HR to a PEO

Heather Lowery - Dec 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Outsourcing HR to a trusted PEO is one of the wisest business decisions you can make when looking for ways to get some of your time back. Read on to learn more . . .

Topics: PEO- Compliance- Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR

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7 Reasons to Outsource Payroll to a PEO

Heather Lowery - Nov 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly turning to professional employee organizations (PEOs) to handle their payroll administration. It's not difficult to see why. Payroll administration is a time-consuming, complex and often tedious task that can pull your talented team away from your core business. Six of the most burdensome payroll-related tasks include IRS-compliance, direct deposit, check printing, payroll software upgrades, time-and-attendance bookkeeping, payroll adjustments, and special reporting requirements. Below we take a closer look at how a PEO can handle each of these six payroll administration tasks for you.

Topics: Employee Retention- PEO- Compliance- Save Time and Money- Human Resources

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