How a company navigates difficult times impacts its ability to further generate success. Successful businesses must find ways to use negative situations as an opportunity to grow. Through employee contribution and collaboration, strengthening the company’s culture, and generating revenue streams through creative alternatives, you can lay the foundation for what your company will look like moving forward. Having the right support and advisors is critical to this growth, especially during a crisis.

When you have HR questions about compliance, payroll, and legislative updates, who can you turn to?

We’ll discuss your options and the pros and cons of each. Your options generally consist of:


Navigating the language of new laws can be exasperating for business owners who may not have the time or know-how to interpret legal documents and determine what steps they have to take. Even if you feel you understand what the new legislation offers or requires, you may not have knowledge of other laws, loopholes, or strategies that could affect how the new laws impact your business.

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Turning to friends and colleagues in a crisis probably comes naturally to most people. You’ll want to share experiences and try to benefit from each other’s areas of expertise. You have established rapport with them and most likely trust their advice, but from a business standpoint, it may not be the best course of action.

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Internal Team

Naturally, your internal team will be involved in whatever actions are taken, as they are a valuable resource to you in the regular aspects of your business. In unexpected or difficult times of crisis, you may find yourself automatically looking internally to seek advice, but take a moment to weigh the pros and cons and determine which aspects they would be most beneficial to involve in.

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Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)

While your internal organization may run smoothly outside of a crisis, seeking the help of a PEO can not only scale a business under normal circumstances, but can save a business in troubling times. These organizations are built to guide, support, and grow businesses every single day, so their experience and expertise can equip your company with the skills and tools needed to build a stronger future.



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Choosing your advisors is one of the most important things you will do for your company, especially during tough times.

So it’s something you should take very seriously by investing time in research and consultations, and finding some room in the budget to ensure you’re getting the best assistance. While attorneys, colleagues, and internal staff can all potentially offer some advantages, you want to focus on who can cover the full scope of your business’s needs, especially during a crisis.

PEOs can offer the widest range of expertise and value for your company in both good times and bad. If you want to know more about how a PEO could scale your business and protect you from pitfalls, click here to connect with us today.

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