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HR Solutions

Get advice from HR experts on the best HR solutions, software, and best practices to help you effectively manage your human resources department.

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How to Utilize Big Data for Human Resources
By Skye Schooley | April 23, 2024

Big data can be an effective tool for HR professionals to hire and retain top talent. Learn some smart ways to use big data in human resources.

Why HR’s Organizational Structure Matters
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Ensuring your HR team is appropriately organized and structured is critical to your success. Here's more about the structure types and why they matter.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Should you hire an internal human resources department? Learn the pros and cons of having an HR department and how to go about hiring one.

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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, keep these challenges in mind so you'll know what to look for in the right service.

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HR Management Systems Market Report for Small Businesses
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2024
Paychex Flex Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Learn how Paychex Flex, a full-service payroll and HR software platform, is useful for remote teams. Get pricing information and see FAQ.

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Gusto HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Gusto is the ideal HR software for employers that want advanced payroll capabilities. Get a rundown of features and pricing.

PEO Software: How to Choose the Best One for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | April 10, 2024

Choosing the best PEO software means understanding the HR functions PEOs provide your small business. Learn about the best PEOs and what they offer.

Cisco Phone System Review and Pricing
By Chad Brooks | April 10, 2024

Cisco's phone systems are best for enterprises because they are available as on-premises or cloud-hosted solutions and can support thousands of employees. All of Cisco's systems can be configured...

Health Insurance Employer and Employee Costs in 2024
By Max Freedman | April 10, 2024

Health insurance costs are a major factor in an employee benefits package. Here's what to expect from employer-sponsored plans this year.

It’s Not All Paperwork: How Does HR Really Spend Their Time?
By Skye Schooley | April 09, 2024

Find out how an HR department can handle important personnel aspects of your business, including recruiting, payroll, and benefits.

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Expand Internationally by Leveraging Local PEO Services
By Craig Dempsey | April 04, 2024

PEOs can handle your overseas human resources requirements through a co-employment model. Learn about the benefits of working with an international PEO.

What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
By Julie Thompson | April 04, 2024

If ICE serves your business with Form I-9, being prepared is essential. Here’s what you need to do to save money and time.

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Is a Four-Day Workweek Right for Your Business?
By Ali Saleh | April 04, 2024

It sounds extreme, but research is backing the four-day workweek.

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What Services Can a PEO Provide for Your Small Business?
By Joshua Stowers | April 04, 2024

What services do PEOs typically offer, and how do they compare to handling them in-house? Learn about PEO HR and PEO health insurance.

Small Business 401(k) Plans: What to Know About Employee Retirement Plans
By Jennifer Dublino | April 02, 2024

Learn the ins and outs of 401(k) plans to make sure you comply and help your employees save as much as possible.

What Is Employee Self-Service?
By Sean Peek | April 01, 2024

Many human resources information systems have some type of employee self-service options. Here's what you need to know about employee self-service.

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TriNet HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2024

TriNet is a digital human resources (HR) solution for small and midsize businesses, and its features make it especially useful for startups.

Paycor Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2024

Paycor is the ideal HR software to view workforce analytics in addition to managing traditional HR processes. See a full breakdown of pricing.

Bambee HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2024

As an HRO solution with payroll software, Bambee is a great resource for tackling risk mitigation and other HR matters. See a detailed pricing breakdown.

Corporate Wellness Programs: Health Benefits With Some Legal Risks
By Jennifer Post | March 18, 2024

Corporate wellness programs are company-led initiatives to improve or maintain employee health and well-being. Learn the benefits and risks involved.

6 Direct Deposit Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | March 15, 2024

While most employers offer direct deposit for paychecks, it's not helpful for employees without banking options. Learn some direct deposit alternatives.

Switching to an Automated HR System? Here’s How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | March 15, 2024

Handling HR tasks manually is onerous, so many organizations are migrating to the cloud. Save time and money by proactively preparing for the transition.

The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Julie Thompson | March 12, 2024

Should you offer employees the option of being paid via payroll card? Learn the pros and cons so you can make the best decision for your company.

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HR, What’s It Good For?
By Steven Rogelberg | February 16, 2024

Absolutely Everything!

What Is a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)?
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

A human resources information system (HRIS) helps your business's HR department stay compliant and safeguard data. Learn about HRIS features and functions.

9 Benefits of Paperless Payroll
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

Paper checks are going out of favor as more businesses adopt electronic payroll systems. Learn how paperless payroll works and its benefits for business.

Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | February 02, 2024

Learn what a PEO does and the advantages and disadvantages of partnering with one vs. managing HR in-house.

Guideline 401k Review and Pricing
By Lori Fairbanks | February 01, 2024

Guideline provides small businesses with affordable, fully bundled 401(k) plans, and you can choose from traditional, Roth and safe harbor varieties. The company is a fiduciary and does the heavy...