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Three things every small business owner needs to know about PEOs.

As a business owner, you’ve likely already found out that as your business has grown, you’ve been in the “business of employment” rather than focusing your time and energy on  what you opened your business to do. You’re constantly put in a position where you have to choose between doing what’s needed for compliance or dedicating Read More

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Terminations: Building a Solid Foundation

There is always a danger when terminating an employee, especially if he/she is on medical leave, filed a workers’ compensation claim or is pregnant. Another area of concern is that an employee might file a complaint that the employer violated their rights under FMLA, ADA and last, but not least, discrimination and harassment. So how Read More

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Is “Skill Gap” to Blame for Higher Than Necessary Unemployment Rate?

The unemployment rate has been steadily decreasing, it’s currently at 6.2 percent*. It hasn’t dipped this low since August of 2008. So that should mean that businesses are filling positions faster than ever, right? Not quite. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) says employers are experiencing increased difficulty filling positions with candidates that they Read More

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Tech Tools to Help You be More Productive

Do you ever feel like there are never enough hours in the workday? Often times it’s easy to take on a little too much, leaving you overwhelmed and overworked. You know what they say, work smarter not harder. That’s why we wanted to share this list of software programs that can help you be more Read More

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Don’t Take the Bait, 4 Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams

As online fraud remains a consistent problem for nearly 300,000,000 Americans who use the internet daily, it’s important to stay updated and informed on the newest forms of fraud that are a constant threat to our online security. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns internet users about “phishing” emails, a scam that is becoming an Read More

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How Will Obamacare Impact Your Bottom Line?

Obamacare has undoubtedly made significant changes in the way that American companies run and operate, but how profound are these changes? The truth is, most employers have no real idea. According to a survey, conducted by Willis, of more than 1,000 employers only 37% of respondents have gotten around to identifying the cost changes to Read More

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A Look Into the Increased Demand for PEOs

Today’s job market is quickly and constantly changing. In order to stay competitive in recruiting and retaining quality employees, businesses must provide them with more than a decent salary and a few extra vacation days. In recent years, employers have started turning to professional employer organizations (PEOs) to help provide their employees with the benefits Read More

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Manage Your Employees Like Athletes

It’s baseball season – hopes are high, anything is possible. Is your team going to the World Series this year? Baseball managers are working hard to keep their teams motivated and playing their best. The season can be grueling. Six months of living out of a suitcase with only three or four days off per Read More

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HR Continues to Get More complex

The Cincinnati Business Courier recently posted an article about five HR issues that demand your immediate attention:  Cyberharassment and social media; the use of personal devices for work; misclassification of employees; the Affordable Care Act; and wage and hour lawsuits. Four Sheakley experts contributed to the story, representing four perspectives on HR today – operations Read More

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Final Regulations Addressing Health Care Reform’s Employer Mandate Released

The IRS recently issued final regulations for the employer shared responsibility provision, commonly referred to as the “Pay or Play” mandate, of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Two pieces of the mandate were affected, transitional relief and eligibility waiting period requirements. While the new rules for 2015 are similar to those currently Read More