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In today’s environment employees are choosing to delay retirement. According to Matthew Rutledge of Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research, employees are retiring three years later than they did in 1980’s.
With the workforce now likely remote and potentially spread across multiple states, compliance can get complex. We recognize that it can be overwhelming, and that is why we compiled a list of upcoming HR topics that can help you navigate the new year.
Tax websites and books use the terms "payroll taxes" and "employment taxes" as though they're interchangeable, and they do overlap to some extent. They're marginally different types of taxes, however.
The issue of sexual harassment has received a lot of public attention recently as news stories have thrust it into the forefront of our social narrative. However, sexual harassment is still not clearly understood by many people, including some business owners and managers. This article is intended as a general guide to help businesses better understand sexual harassment in the workplace, take steps to prevent it and properly respond to allegations of sexual harassment.
Only 53% of employees at small companies have access to a workplace retirement plan. Here's what small businesses need to know about offering retirement plans.
As an athlete and business owner Venus Williams knows what it takes to be a leader. The tennis star shares her path to success on and off the court, launching her two businesses, V Starr Interiors and athletic apparel line EleVen. Watch as Venus talks about her passion beyond the tennis court.
Workplace culture, for many, is elusive. It’s an abstract concept, something that can’t be conjured or manufactured but only grows organically when the weather is just right, the breeze blows just so, and the planets align.
HR technology exists to make workflows more efficient, increase accuracy, simplify mundane tasks and, ideally, improve the employee experience and the company's performance.
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The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Top Ten Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

May 12, 2021 | 7 min read

As a business owner you may be wearing multiple hats, navigating various federal, state and local laws while managing various other aspects of your business including running...
The COVID-19 pandemic and sheltering in place may have created numerous triggers for people facing challenges caused by addictions, making it increasingly harder to overcome...
With the benefits of remote work also come challenges, such as provisions for disability accommodation or medically related leaves of absence. In December 2020, the Department of...
Take a strategic, disciplined approach to hiring virtually and onboarding so that you nurture the talent you really want—and retain them.
Thinking about outsourcing your HR? Find out what you need to know to make the best decision for your business with our latest eGuide.
Employees need and want good healthcare. But costs have been skyrocketing. Our latest eGuide shows you how to have the best of both worlds—lowered costs and happier employees.
Most SMB leaders (70%) have a recovery strategy in place, and two thirds (68%) expect their businesses will be able to bounce back in 6 months or less once they’re able to operate...
In light of the difficulties, 86% of SMB leaders say their business has handled the challenges brought on by the pandemic well. And the support that SMBs feel from colleagues and...
Nearly 7 in 10 (69%) SMBs have a formalized business continuity plan in place, but of these, nearly half (46%) haven’t updated it within the past year or had a plan specifically...
TriNet: Humanity Commercials

November 2, 2020 | 2 min read

TriNet is excited to roll out the latest chapter of its People Matter campaign which continues to highlight the human side of HR while having a bit of fun. The campaign includes...
TriNet: The Switch

September 16, 2020 | 1 min read

Nothing could be more awkward than mixing up employee payroll. With the HR expertise and 24/7* support you’ll get from TriNet, you won’t have to worry about mix-ups!
TriNet: PPP

September 8, 2020 | 1 min read

A funny thing happens when the team needs HR help: They discover that TriNet offers expertly human HR solutions, 24/7. We’ll take care of you so you can take care of business.
May 26, 2021
SMBs must reimagine how they attract and onboard talent, if they hope to attract and retain the best and the brightest in their industry as the economy recovers from the COVID-19...
May 11, 2021
This is the third in a series of three webinars designed to give practical advice to California employers on tricky wage and hour situations related to working from home. The...
April 27, 2021
This is the second in a series of three webinars designed to give practical advice to California employers on tricky wage and hour situations related to working from home. The...