The Evolving Role of PEOs: Future Trends and Innovations

In the fast-paced world of business, adaptation isn’t just a choice; it’s a necessity. Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), known for their ability to streamline HR functions and enhance business efficiency, are not exempt from the winds of change. As we step into the future, let’s explore the evolving role of PEOs and the cutting-edge trends […]

Navigating Rising Interest Rates: A Guide for SMBs Seeking Loans from Regional Banks

Introduction In today’s ever-changing economic landscape, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face the challenge of securing SMB loans from regional banks, particularly during inflation and rising interest rates. To help SMBs navigate this complex terrain and make informed financial decisions, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide that outlines best practices for crafting business plans and approaching […]

How to Overcome Bad Communication Habits

  Effective communication is the linchpin of success in today’s interconnected world, impacting personal and professional lives. Whether navigating the intricacies of teamwork or striving for personal growth, communicating clearly and empathetically is paramount. A common denominator in a toxic work environment compared to an efficient organization is the art of communication. Our Human Resources […]

Unlocking Business Growth: PEOs as Strategic Partners

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, achieving sustainable growth demands a strategic approach that encompasses various facets, including human resources management. Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) have emerged as pivotal partners, playing a transformative role in propelling businesses to new heights. As we navigate the dynamic currents of commerce, let’s delve into how PEOs can serve […]

Understanding Prescription Drug Programs

By now, you’ve likely heard about various low-cost, independent prescription drug programs i.e. Amazon Pharmacy and Cost Plus Drugs. Introduction These programs focus on providing lower cost medications outside of the traditional insurance systems.  But what happens when you buy medications here instead of through your major medical plan? We are here to help fill you in understanding the prescription drug programs. The Breakdown The […]

Business Contingency Exercise: What Would You Do?

Exploring Strategies for Effective Contingency Planning Companies must prepare for unexpected disruptions in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. From system failures to personnel issues and financial challenges, having a comprehensive contingency plan is crucial for maintaining operational stability. In an upcoming panel discussion at the NAPEO CFO Conference, titled “Business Contingency Exercise: What would you do?” […]

Navigating Cash Flow Concerns in Credit Tightening and Inflationary Environments

Introduction In today’s challenging economic climate, with credit tightening and inflationary pressures, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may face cash flow concerns that hinder their growth and financial stability. To address these issues, ESI offers innovative solutions to assist business owners and employees during these trying times. In this blog post, we’ll explore the impact […]

Colorado Employment Law Updates

Recently Colorado has passed a number of new employment laws.  Below you will find a summary of these new laws and an additional resource by Fisher Phillips is linked below to provider greater details and best practices regarding these changes. POWR Act – Protecting Opportunities and Workers Rights Act Colorado Expands Paid Sick Leave Requirements […]

The State of Small Business Workplaces Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, and small businesses have been particularly impacted. Many businesses had to adjust quickly to remote work and other pandemic-related challenges, leading to changes in workplace policies and structures. As we begin to emerge from the pandemic, it’s worth examining the current state of small business workplaces […]