What is a PEO?

According to Wikipedia, a PEO “is a firm that provides a service under which an employer can outsource employee management tasks, such as employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, and training and development.” I am the HR Director at a PEO here in Utah – Solution Services, Inc. When people ask me where I work or what I …

Outsourcing the HR Function

Many small business owners would agree that a great deal of time is wasted and ever-growing frustration gained from meddling through various HR issues. Laborious tasks such as payroll, benefits, ACA compliance, federal and state taxes, HR management functions (discipline, attendance), recruiting, safety, and keeping up to date on the ever-changing legal regulations can suck up at least 50% of …

Why use a PEO like Solution Services?

More than ever before, companies are outsourcing HR functions by making use of professional employer organizations (PEO’s). PEO’s perform a wide variety of tasks such as; payroll management, benefits administration, tax filings, risk management, workers compensation, personnel issues, new hire orientation, HR consulting, employee handbook, state and federal laws and regulations, and most importantly now: navigating the confusing world of …