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Weigh the Options of In-House vs Outsourced HR Services With Our eBook

What’s the best way to take care of your team when it comes to HR resources? This eBook helps you consider the pros and cons of outsourcing HR.

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Justworks
Oct 20, 20162 minutes
Blog Author - Justworks
Justworks

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence.

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Business owners and entrepreneurs create their businesses for a number of reasons: to grow an idea, build and inspire a team, make a difference. But building a business has grown even more complicated, with changing federal and state regulations, payroll administration, and increasingly expensive benefits packages.

So what are your options, and when is your small business ready to take advantage of an outside HR service?

This eBook will walk you through the many options for handling outsourced HR, including using a provider like a Professional Employer Organization (PEO).

Managing a Team

Choosing the Right HR Outsourcing Provider

If you’re determining whether you need an HR solution, what features would benefit you most, or how to vet HR solutions, we have the tips you need in our HR Solution Buyer’s Guide.

Get the Guide

Curious what the book covers? Here’s an overview:

What Tasks Is HR Responsible For?

Human resources requires handling a lot more than payroll. HR administrators oversee a great deal of aspects of the company, including:

  • Securing and offering HR benefits

  • Hiring and growing teams

  • Maintaining HR operations

  • Ensuring compliance and legalities

This portion of the eBook will walk you through the commonly found duties of an HR administrator, with short checklists for each category.

Your HR Options

Have you considered the various factors when selecting HR solutions in-house versus a national PEO? You’ll have to weigh the value of outsourcing many HR tasks, including:

  • Cost savings - What is your HR budget, and which option will be most cost-effective for you in the long-run?

  • Benefits - Which benefits matter most to your company, and how well can you secure them on your own versus through a PEO?

  • Compliance - Are you remaining compliant with laws such as the ACA, FLSA, COBRA, and employee classification?

  • HR tech - How are you managing payroll, compliance, and benefits? Do you have a modern interface or are you still shuffling lots of papers and files around?

  • Control - How much day-to-day involvement do you want in HR at your company?

HR and the Size of Your Company

What your company needs to manage your teams will vary depending on its size. We’ll walk you through all these different company sizes, and what HR needs look like at each stage:

  • 2-10 employees

  • 11-50 employees

  • 50-150 employees

  • 150+ employees

For example, while a company of 12 employees may focus more on compliance with a variety of team members, a company of 72 employees may be focusing even more on competitive benefits while laying the groundwork for a larger company.

There are other factors to take into consideration too, such as what kind of HR technology you’re looking to use.

This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.
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Blog Author - Justworks
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Oct 20, 20162 minutes

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence.

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