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

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

Employee Reviews

Posted by Employer Flexible on July 24, 2018

Critics of the performance review have long pushed for its extinction. And it's easy to jump on the bandwagon. When implemented incorrectly, performance reviews can feel outdated, cumbersome, and outright disingenuous. But when handled strategically, the performance review can bring benefits that far outweigh the cost of the process.

Here are five key reasons to keep and perhaps upgrade the performance review for your organization.

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Topics: Human Resources, HR, performance, Productivity

Tax Withholding: What You Need to Know to Do it Right

Posted by Employer Flexible on May 30, 2018

A new job means a fresh start, but it also means filling out tax forms again. And even if you're not starting work someplace new, the IRS still recommends that you revisit your withholding form intermittently, as well as anytime you have a significant life change, such as a marriage or birth. This is especially important during years when important tax changes have taken place. The IRS even offers a free withholding calculator that makes it easier to estimate just how much needs to come out of your paycheck every pay period. 

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Human Resources, PEO

401k in 2018: Stats, Facts and Insight for Your HR Department

Posted by Employer Flexible on May 23, 2018

Traditional pensions have gradually died away like long-lost dinosaurs of the retirement savings world with 401k plans emerging as the primary way Americans are saving for their golden years. What was once a secondary option for retirement savings with a lot of employers is now much more prevalent. According to ForUsAll:

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Topics: 401K, PEO, Human Resources, HR, Employee Benefits

What is a Benefit Audit and Why Does Your Business Need One?

Posted by Employer Flexible on May 8, 2018

Providing quality benefits to employees is a primary factor in retention and recruitment among companies both small and large. Being engaged with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) can increase the quality of benefits passed along to employees. It is the PEO’s role to educate the client on the plan design of their benefits and on how much the employer should contribute to recruit the best talent to their organization. Companies without a PEO relationship require much more internal effort to secure quality benefits and ensure that benefits run smoothly from a financial perspective. Additionally, a special service offered by Employer Flexible called the Benefit Audit is a way to objectively process all employee costs related to benefits and advise a business as to where it could best save money in the long run.

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Topics: PEO, Human Resources

Key Phrases You Need to Know About Your Employee Benefits

Posted by Employer Flexible on April 30, 2018

When you’re negotiating the terms of a new job, the first thing you’ll likely look at is the annual salary. Nevertheless, it’s important to understand that employee benefits are equally important, as they can impact both your finances and your overall wellness. However, if this is your first job, then you might not be familiar with the phrases used to describe employee benefits. The following glossary can help:

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, Employee Benefits

At What Point Can Your Business Benefit From a PEO?

Posted by Employer Flexible on April 2, 2018

A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) like Employer Flexible is a third-party firm that manages a company’s administrative management tasks. Tasks such as employee benefits, payroll, and human resources are crucial to the success of any business. With a PEO, business-owners have more time to take care of what really matters: the bottom line.

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Topics: Productivity, PEO, Human Resources, HR