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Supreme Court strikes down ACA (Affordable Care Act) — what effect does this have on small business?

Posted by Employer Flexible on January 18, 2019

After years of talk and speculation, District Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas may have just struck down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a single decision. As a small-business owner, you are undoubtedly wondering how this will impact your company and its bottom line as a result. With the potential for appeals and delays in applying the ruling if it sticks, there is nothing to worry about quite yet. To prepare for any upcoming changes, however, it makes sense to explore this ruling and its potential impacts on small businesses.

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Topics: Affordable Care Act

8 Occupations That Are Growing The Fastest The Next 10 Years

Posted by Employer Flexible on January 10, 2019

For many, it’s ideal if you can plan your career before you invest thousands of dollars in education. Although, that's not possible for all. If possible, you should focus on leveraging up-and-coming industries in conjunction with an increased demand of certain jobs as you plan for your future. If you’re looking for job security, here are the top 10 occupations that are projected to grow the fastest in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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The ACA Remains in Place After Being Struck Down by Federal Court

Posted by Employer Flexible on January 2, 2019

On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019. The decision was not stayed, but the White House announced that the ACA will remain in place pending appeal. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also confirmed that it will continue administering and enforcing all aspects of the ACA.

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Topics: ACA Compliance

Generation Z

Posted by Employer Flexible on December 13, 2018

It might seem far-fetched to think about children currently only eight years old entering the workforce, but those born in 2010 are at the tail end of Generation Z. This generation, which starts with those born in 1996, is made up of young Americans who have never known a time without cellphones or the Internet. Those at the younger end have never known a smartphone-free world. It is safe to say that this generation takes Wi-Fi for granted.

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Topics: Human Resources, HR, Employee Benefits

HR Trends to Watch for in 2019

Posted by Employer Flexible on November 13, 2018

There are many exciting new HR trends coming in 2019 in the areas of recruitment, benefits, training and acquisition. Take a look at what’s coming so your company can get leverage all the new tools and techniques that are on the rise.

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, HR Trends, Chatbots, AI

Is Your Business Prepared For 2019?

Posted by Employer Flexible on October 17, 2018

Each year there are new advances that seem to change the game for businesses, small and large. Whether the latest trends surface in social media, the marketing department, or in new regulations for the finance department to wrestle, success in the new year means being prepared for the upcoming trends.

In 2019 we'll see some evolution that is completely new. You'll also notice that some of the things you've already started to master will continue to be important in the upcoming year. Here are some of the trends to keep your eyes on.

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, Productivity

How to Manage the Growth of a PEO’s Business

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 25, 2018

With the complexities of the PEO sales business, VP Sales John Orth recently wrote a bylined entry for NAPEO’s PEO Insider Issue on how to manage the growth of a PEO’s business. In the write-up, Orth explains the complexities of appropriate growth for PEOs of various sizes and how to identify issues that business owners and sales team leaders may come across over time. 

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Topics: PEO

Creating More Effective Managers Through Custom Training Programs [case study]

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 21, 2018

SUMMARY
Many business owners think of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) as strictly an outsourced HR and payroll partner, but they can add much more value even on top of these core services. At Employer Flexible, our offering reaches far beyond the day-to-day HR and payroll functions and can even directly impact Management’s operations and communication.

Employer Flexible’s broad range of clientele doesn’t translate into a “one-size-fits-all” approach. In fact, it’s the opposite! With a wide array of industries and job functions represented, clients’ needs are met with custom solutions from consultants with all types of different experience.

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Topics: Human Resources

Too Close for Comfort [case study]

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 17, 2018

SUMMARY
As a Professional Employer Organization, Employer Flexible provides a variety of services to businesses of all sizes. From payroll to human resources, the experts at Employer Flexible are experienced in many facets of owning and running a business in order to properly serve their clients.

When a sexual harassment allegation surfaced in 2017 with a Technology Firm, Employer Flexible took the lead in investigating and resolving the situation. As soon as allegations of this nature are reported from any client, strict measures are taken to ensure a fair investigation and a proper resolution.

In this particular event, an employee reported an invasion of her personal space by her manager.

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Topics: Sexual Harassment

6 Big Advantages of Dependent Care FSA Accounts

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 13, 2018

There are many advantages of a dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) for working caregivers. If you have someone who resides in your home whom you are able to claim as a dependent on your tax return, you may be able to utilize the benefits of an FSA to save money. Here are six big advantages of operating an FSA through your employer.

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Topics: Employee Benefits