Over the last few months, a number of state courts have made rulings that have profound implications for HR professionals. While many of these rulings are state specific, most are bound to eventually be far-reaching and require changes to policies. From scheduling employees to dealing with medical marijuana, these are the issues you need to…

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Delegation is often a sticky subject for many small-business owners. You know you should do it; in fact, you probably have to do it in order to get anything done. But when your business is your baby, and you know the ins and outs of how to do certain things, it’s often more comfortable, if…

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If you’re a business owner, you have probably heard about Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs). You’ve probably heard that they can help you with managing employee payroll and benefits, or managing human resources. However, if you’re like many business owners, especially if you have a small business, you haven’t considered signing on with a PEO because…

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PEO VS ASO OR – HOT OR COLD TEA?

Whenever I order tea in a restaurant the server inquires, “Hot or cold” What was I actually getting, as a value proposition? Which was the better value, and why? The same thoughts may be applied to ASO vs PEO as a value proposition analysis. Seemingly, they are the same. Only the temperatures are different. But…

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR MEDICAL PLAN

Understanding how your health insurance works is an imperative component of being prepared for care. In order to maximize your care and keep your out-of-pocket costs low, it is essential you understand and familiarize yourself with the details of your plan. While benefit plans vary in what is covered and the associated out-of-pocket expenses, this…

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