PEOs Are Not All Created Equal. Choose Wisely.

So you’ve decided to hire a professional employer organization, or PEO, to perform critical human resources functions for your small business, limiting your legal liability and leveraging economies of scale to improve your benefits package.


Read More

Recruiting: How to Get More Job Applicants

The unemployment rate continues to hold at a record low and more and more employers are finding their job ads are producing fewer job applicants than in the past. In fact, according to Forbes, failure to attract qualified talent is the number one...

Read More

A Three-Step Guide to Shopping for Small Business Health Insurance

nov 25 blog image

If your small business has fewer than 50 employees, the law in most states doesn’t require you to provide them with health insurance. Just because it’s not an obligation doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it, though. Study after study demonstrates...

Read More

How Low Unemployment Negatively Affects Employers

nov 20 blog

Low unemployment is typically thought of as a positive sign for the economy. That said, for employers, too much of a good thing (low unemployment) has been causing negative effects. 

Since January 2017, 4.6 million U.S. jobs have been added to...

Read More

4 Ways Smaller Businesses Can Make Benefits More Affordable

nov 8 blog image

When small and mid-sized businesses offer comprehensive benefits, the investment pays back dividends in employee satisfaction, reduced turnover, recruiting effectiveness and a healthier team.

Although smaller businesses generally understand the...

Read More

How HR Tech Can Improve Your Business’ Open Enrollment Experience

Oct 21 Blog Image 2

The uses of technology seem to be endless. And with the focus increasingly being placed on the user experience, helping to create a seamless, positive experience, more and more small and medium-sized businesses have turned to HR technology to...

Read More

Ask the Expert: Is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Right for My Business?

PEO FAQ Blog One Image

Professional employer organizations (PEOs) have the ability to provide immense benefits to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), especially those in active growth mode, through a co-employment relationship. While it may be relief enough...

Read More

Axcet HR Solutions Named 2019 Best Places to Work by Kansas City Business Journal

Blog Image Aug 22

Each year, Kansas City Business Journal (KCBJ) recognizes the most outstanding companies, as identified by their employees, whose benefits, policies and practices are among the best in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The entire team at Axcet...

Read More

Let Freedom Ring: Fourth of July Fireworks in Kansas City

Blog Image Fourth of July Fireworks

Grab your red, white and blue, it’s almost time to celebrate America’s birthday. The Fourth of July represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. While fireworks displays are...

Read More

Fear-Based Reaction to #MeToo Can Be a Dangerous Path to Discrimination Claims

Two young business collegue standing in office

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, some men are taking extreme measures out of fear of being falsely accused of sexual harassment: They’re avoiding women in the workplace altogether. But such behavior can backfire and expose companies to a...

Read More