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The Benefits of Human Resources Outsourcing

Between employee grievances and today's tangled web of employment laws and regulations, human resources–related tasks can overwhelm even the most driven business owner. That's why it's no surprise that more and more organizations are discovering the benefits of human resources (HR) outsourcing.

According to a recent study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management), HR outsourcing is a practice used by nearly 6 out of 10 organizations. In the last five years alone, the U.S. market for this type of outsourcing has nearly doubled.

Why the shift to HR outsourcing?

When you off-load the responsibility of human resources activities — particularly transactional ones — you free your managers to focus on core business functions such as organizational strategy development and execution. At the same time, critical HR tasks are placed in the hands of specialists who have the expertise needed to protect a company's best interests. Overall benefits of HR outsourcing include:

  • Minimized risk due to better compliance.
  • Reduced administrative costs.
  • Increased workplace efficiency and productivity.
  • Improved employee performance, morale, and retention.

eqHR: Achieve Workplace Excellence While Lowering Costs

While HR outsourcing was once reserved for larger employers, small- to medium-size organizations are quickly learning that it can boost their bottom line as well. That's where eqHR comes in. With a staff that includes seasoned senior HR executives, eqHR provides standalone, customized HR outsourcing services that help you avoid HR pitfalls while enhancing the workplace for employees and managers alike.

Unlike working with a PEO (professional employment organization), with eqHR you maintain full control. Your employees remain your employees, and you retain your own benefits, insurance and payroll providers. Together, we develop an effective HR outsourcing plan tailored to your budget and needs. You can expect:

  • No annual contracts.
  • Affordability—no monthly, per-employee, or payroll-percentage fees.
  • Timely and knowledgeable advice from an experienced senior human resources executive (versus spending $150K+ to add one to your staff).
  • Regular on-site support for your employees and management in addition to ongoing e-mail and phone support, for a more personalized touch.
  • Long-term strategic support to help you shape a healthy future for your company in addition to tactical, day-to-day support for immediate HR issues.

When you choose eqHR, you receive targeted, ongoing HR support designed to ensure regulatory compliance, provide fast resolution of HR questions and complaints, and reduce your company's liability for harassment and discrimination claims. You can also take advantage of our comprehensive employee benefits guidance as well as our payroll outsourcing to help you reduce labor expenses and payroll errors.

As your HR consulting advocate, eqHR relieves the ever-growing burden of HR management so that you can focus on what matters most: moving your business forward.

Does your business have five to 250 employees, with a location in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, or San Diego county? If so, contact us today for a free consultation. You'll quickly discover how outsourcing your HR needs can alleviate time-consuming HR responsibilities while ensuring that your business is compliant with California and federal employment laws and regulations.