PEO Speedwagon

Hop on the Speedwagon and check out this dynamic and engaging podcast that delves into the intricate world of HR outsourcing and PEOs.

Each episode unpacks the complexities of PEOs in a conversational and accessible manner, aiming to demystify the process and highlight its benefits.

With a blend of expert insights, real-world examples, and a touch of humor.

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Episode 11 (Season 2, Ep 1): Season 2 is here!

Welcome to the Season 2 premiere of PEO Speedwagon! In this episode, hosts Rick Johnson and Ryan Shapiro kick off with new strategies and updates. As business environments change, staying on top of things is crucial. Rick and Ryan discuss the latest industry news and trends that can affect your approach in the coming months. New segments, interviews, and success stories. This episode offers practical advice to help you manage HR, compliance, and employee issues. Tune in to find out how partnering with a PEO can improve your business operations and prepare you for a successful season.


Episode 10: Season 1 Finale, Rapid Fire Evaluations!

In this Season 1 Finale of the PEO Speedwagon Podcast Rick and Ryan look back on the first few episodes, the leaps and bounds made improving the show and then go into a rapid fire evaluation of 3 company profiles from all over the spectrum: On site bioscience laboratories, small non-profits, to nationwide tech companies. Hop in the speedwagon, join us, and learn how we evaluate which PEO or outsourced HR solution is the best fit!

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Episode 9: Kansas City, FTC, and Along Came a Spider

In this episode of PEO Speedwagon, hosts Rick and Ryan discuss the challenges of multi-state compliance and recent FTC rulings on non-compete agreements. Insights from Ryan's trip to KC highlight the importance of personal connections in understanding diverse market needs. The episode also touches on the role of PEOs in enhancing company culture and preparing businesses for regulatory changes affecting employee mobility.


Episode 8: Things are lining up!

Embark on a journey of reflection and change in Episode 8, where we candidly share out experiences, from technical glitches of podcasts hosting and sponsored ballpark nights with clients. Delving into recent client onboarding, we explore the transformative impact of PEO platforms on organizational efficiency and employee employment. Uncover the seasonality of marketing efforts in the PEO industry as we navigate the dynamic landscape of decision making processes and the catalysts for change. 

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Episode 7: Empower your Existing HR

In this Spring Break themed episode, Rick and Ryan discusses the nuanced process of matching Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) with existing HR frameworks. 

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Episode 6: Navigating PEO Complexities

Our first Part 2 - from listener demand, we go deeper with "Fun with Data: A Deeper Dive," Rick and Ryan expand on PEO intricacies, focusing on pricing and healthcare renewals. They explore strategies to maintain client interest during renewal periods, highlighting the importance of proactive engagement.

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Episode 5: Fun with Data

In this episode, Rick and Ryan discuss the intricacies and challenges associated with starting or switching to a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), with a particular focus on the daunting task of data gathering. 

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Episode 4: Navigating PEO Complexities

In this episode we dive into the vast array of PEOs available for organizations and how to navigate the 500+ options out there.  

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Episode 3: 2024! New Goals, New Mindset, Same Values

What's next in HR outsourcing and how important it is for companies to stick to their core values.  It's a deep dive into making 2024 a great year for the industry, with practical advice for sales reps and a peek into the future.

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Episode 2: It's Onboarding Season

Insights shared on PEO implementation, the importance of this period for companies with new PEOs or HR systems, and best practices for onboarding. Amidst the technical talk, they keep it light-hearted discussing their newfound podcast fame and offer sage advice for navigating the crucial first week of January in the PEO world.

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Episode 1: The PEO Speedwagon

Hey PEO industry, why so serious? Welcome to the PEO Speedwagon Podcast. This inaugural episode featuring hosts Rick and Ryan from PEOMG, offers an engaging and fun-filled exploration of the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry. 

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