Best Practices

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…

Brokers and PEOs: Debunking Some Common Myths
April 16, 2021

Brokers and PEOs: Debunking Some Common Myths

There are nearly a thousand PEOs in the United States, but they’re not all the same. There are plenty of important distinctions between the vast number of options out there, and these differences matter – especially to brokers. PEOs tend to have a bad reputation among brokers, but a lot of it actually comes down to some key misunderstandings about…

From Commissions to World-Class Support: The PrestigePEO Difference for Brokers
April 9, 2021

From Commissions to World-Class Support: The PrestigePEO Difference for Brokers

If you’re a broker who’s skeptical about PEOs, you’re not alone. There are a lot of common misconceptions about the PEO industry out there. That’s because not all PEOs are the same, and some certainly have better relationships with the broker community than others. They say money talks, which is why one of the biggest pain points regarding PEOs for…

How To Prevent Harassment In The Workplace?
March 30, 2021

How To Prevent Harassment In The Workplace?

Nearly all employers are subject to some level of sexual harassment compliance. Whether or not an individual state requires compliance with its own anti-harassment laws, all employers must comply with the provisions outlined by the federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. Furthermore, sexual harassment compliance is much more complex for employers that have employees working in multiple states. 3 Steps Towards…

Federal and State Compliance Posters – Everything Employers Need to Know
March 12, 2021

Federal and State Compliance Posters – Everything Employers Need to Know

What are labor posters? Employers with one employee or more are required to post all mandated state and federal labor law posters visible to all. Failure to display the correct state and federal employment law notices may result in penalties, substantial fines, and even lawsuits. Fines and liabilities vary by agency and can range from about $100 to up to…

More Protections for Workers in New York State Take Effect
February 16, 2021

More Protections for Workers in New York State Take Effect

Already one of the most protective states of employees’ rights in the country, New York became even more so around the turn of the new decade, with several new laws governing the employer-employee relationship going into effect. These laws will have far-reaching impacts on hiring practices, training requirements, employee contracts, classifications and wages. Here is a look at some of…

How an HR App Makes it Easier to Manage Your Remote Workforce
February 10, 2021

How an HR App Makes it Easier to Manage Your Remote Workforce

One of the biggest impacts of the pandemic has been on the way we work. City centers are no longer bustling with commuters each weekday morning, and much of the business world has moved its operations to the home office. This sudden switch to remote work is new for businesses, especially for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) where individual team members…