Best Practices

Top 4 Tips to Spot & Stop Phishing Emails
October 8, 2021

Top 4 Tips to Spot & Stop Phishing Emails

Think twice, click once. Like anything valuable, your personal information is of interest to thieves. With so much of this data stored online today, understanding how to protect it is more important than ever. In many cases, one of the biggest threats to our data are phishing emails. For those who may be unaware, phishing is a digital attack designed…

Compliance Updates – October 12, 2021
October 6, 2021

Compliance Updates – October 12, 2021

Voluntary Benefits – Blurb: The key to keeping top employees? Consider offering voluntary benefits. Learn how to give your workers power over their health care and financial decisions. U.S. Department of Labor Raises Labor Law Posting Penalties As of last month, September 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a final rule that increases the maximum penalty for an…

Unemployment Tips: Poor Performance Or Misconduct?
September 27, 2021

Unemployment Tips: Poor Performance Or Misconduct?

Discharges for poor (or unsatisfactory) performance will usually not disqualify a claimant from unemployment benefits.  Most states define poor performance as the inability to meet company standards. The employer must prove misconduct (deliberate or willful violations of the employer’s rules or standards) to disqualify a claimant from benefits.  Confusion occurs when poor performance is erroneously used to explain all or…

PrestigePEO Ranks on 2021 Inc. 5000 List with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 67 Percent
September 21, 2021

PrestigePEO Ranks on 2021 Inc. 5000 List with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 67 Percent

PrestigePEO, one of the nation’s largest professional employer organizations (PEO), announced today it ranked #4285 on Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The placement demonstrates PrestigePEO’s 67 percent growth in revenue over the past three years and marks the 10th time since 2008 in which the company has appeared on…

Employers can take steps to ease workers’ post-pandemic anxiety, stress
June 16, 2021

Employers can take steps to ease workers’ post-pandemic anxiety, stress

The pandemic changed people’s working lives profoundly, with the sudden shifts to performing work from home amid intensified child care needs and the challenges of caring for sick loved ones. The prolonged experience created new anxiety and stress that employers need to consider as they return workers back to the office. MetLife’s 2021 U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study, conducted mid-pandemic…

Shopping for Employee Benefits During Open Enrollment? Consider Plan Variety.
June 14, 2021

Shopping for Employee Benefits During Open Enrollment? Consider Plan Variety.

This year’s open enrollment period is more significant than ever. Right off the heels of the worst global health crisis of most people’s lifetimes, employee benefits like health insurance are sure to be top priority for both employers and their employees. Employers want to take care of their employees (and also retain talent over time), while their employees are thinking…

PrestigePEO Earns Gold Stevie Award in the 2021 American Business Awards
June 3, 2021

PrestigePEO Earns Gold Stevie Award in the 2021 American Business Awards

PrestigePEO, one of the nation’s largest professional employer organizations (PEO), announced today that the Company was named winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year – Business & Professional Services – Medium category in The 19th Annual American Business Awards®. Judges recognized PrestigePEO for its unparalleled client support and the broad range of services it delivers…

How to Choose A PEO Partner? Remember to Think Beyond Pricing.
May 24, 2021

How to Choose A PEO Partner? Remember to Think Beyond Pricing.

How to Choose A PEO Partner? It’s no secret that cost is a huge decision driver for employers when it comes to offering employee benefits to their workforce. Small and mid-size businesses in particular are often under the impression that they can’t afford to offer their employees benefits like medical, dental, vision, or life insurance, let alone additional benefits like…

Shopping Around During Open Enrollment? Save Money with a PEO.
April 27, 2021

Shopping Around During Open Enrollment? Save Money with a PEO.

COVID-19 has cast an intense spotlight on employee health and wellbeing, leading many employers to want to take better care of their teams. According to a recent study by Harvard Business Review, nearly all – 98% – of senior executives surveyed indicated that they plan to offer their employees at least one new or extended employee benefit this year. That…

Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees in 2021
April 22, 2021

Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees in 2021

Did you know? – Glassdoor reports that offering an exemplary employee hiring and onboarding experience can improve retention by over 80%. After an exceptionally unusual 2020, businesses everywhere are rethinking how things are done heading into 2021, with recruitment and hiring practices at top of mind for many. Keep reading to learn how employers can improve recruitment, hiring, and onboarding…