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The 3 Pros and Cons of a PEO

The 3 Pros (and Cons) of a PEO

Payroll people, man. They just can't get enough acronyms. FLSA, PPP, ERC, ACA, HCM? Now you're reading an...
Whirks Payroll Packages (and why your industry matters!)

Whirks Payroll Packages (and Why Your Industry Matters)

While the new year makes me want to join a gym and get fit for summer (yes, I...
3 Secrets for a Healthy Hybrid Work Culture

3 Secrets to a Healthy Hybrid Work Culture

Our favorite classic comedies consist of the same character: a corporate ladder-climbing workaholic who never takes a vacation...
How to Set Salary Ranges

5 Steps to Setting the Perfect Salary Range

When it comes to setting salary ranges, business owners, chief financial officers (CFOs), and HR managers are overwhelmed...
Breaking Up with Your Payroll Provider: Ask 10 Questions Before Moving On

Breaking Up with Your Payroll Provider: Ask 10 Questions Before Moving On

Is your current payroll provider not communicating? Are you losing trust in them? Do you find yourself often...
Why You Should ALWAYS be Hiring

We’re Always Hiring: 3 Ways to Find the Perfect Employee It's 2022. You own a restaurant and you've survived the last two years. Congratulations! It really is something...
Switching Payroll Providers

Switching Payroll Providers: When’s the Best Time?

You just can't with your current payroll provider anymore. You can't ever get someone to pick up the...

What is New Hire Reporting and Do I have to do it?

Your business is growing, and you're adding new employees to your team regularly. Congratulations!  Oh, wait. The Federal...

4 IRS notices: How to Handle Them

Three words that strike fear into every American: Internal Revenue Service.  Receiving a notice from the IRS conjures...

Creating a Time and Attendance Policy (4 Steps to Get You Started)

Once upon a time, employees arrived at work, pulled a paper card from the wall file, and fed...
Should I outsource?

Is Outsourcing Right for you?

Regardless of industry, small business owners have one thing in common: constantly running in a million different directions....

4 Main Payroll Provider Types: Which One is Best for You?

You’ve been in business for a few months or years, and you’ve heard about outsourcing your payroll and...