MidwestHR Blog

Unexpected Competitive Advantage: Mentoring

There’s growing interest in companies that offer mentoring programs as a perk. Every generation has unique needs and the new workforce’s interest in regular feedback is shaping employer offerings. Unlike training programs or paid courses, mentoring leverages the expertise of

Importance of a Successful New Hire Experience

Imagine an eager new hire ready to contribute on their first day. It’s critical to harness that positive energy from the word: GO! Onboarding doesn’t end once all the paperwork is completed, it’s just beginning. Human resources should develop a

Advantages of a Certified Professional Employer Organization

Not all PEOs are created equal! On June 1, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that MidwestHR has qualified for and has been listed as one of the first Certified Professional Employer Organizations (CPEOs) in the country. What does

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO

In order to attract and retain top talent, human resources departments monitor the changing needs and demands of the workforce. Recently, the importance of work/life balance has been growing and has given rise to innovative benefits like unlimited PTO. The

The Importance of Voluntary Benefits

The trend of high deductible health plans (HDHPs) continues. Employers looking for ways to save on health care costs or to keep premiums low have opted for HDHPs. This leaves a stressful gap for employees facing a medical emergency and