offers the following guidelines for selecting a PEO on your own:
Assess your workplace to determine your human resource and risk
Make sure the PEO is capable of meeting your goals. Meet or speak with
the people who will be serving you.
Ask for client and professional references.
Check the firm's financial background, and ask for banking and credit
references. Ask the PEO to demonstrate that payroll taxes and
insurance premiums have been paid.
Check to see if the company is a member of NAPEO, the national trade
association of the PEO industry.
Click here to visit
NAPEO's Directory of PEO Members.
Investigate the company's administrative and risk management service
competence. What experience and depth does their internal staff have?
Do any of the senior staff have professional training or designations?
Understand how the employee benefits are funded. Is the PEO fully
insured or partially self-funded? Who is the third-party administrator
(TPA) or carrier? Is their TPA or carrier authorized to do business in
Understand how the employee benefits are tailored. Determine if they
fit the needs of your employees.
Review the service agreement carefully. Are the respective parties'
responsibilities and liabilities clearly laid out? What guarantees are
provided? What provisions permit you or the PEO to cancel the terms of
Make sure that the company you are considering meets all state
Of course, you could just let us do all
this for you....
Professional Employer Organizations, also known as
employee leasing companies.
Complete our online form or print our
adobe RFP form and fax it to us. Either way, we'll
help you find the right PEO at the best possible price.
When PEO's compete for your business,