MidwestHR Blog

Five Reasons Why a 401(k) is Better Than an IRA

Though any type of retirement savings is better than NO retirement savings, utilizing a 401(k) Plan is better for you and your employees! Here are FIVE reasons why. TAX-FREE CONTRIBUTIONS – We all want to lower taxes and 401(k)s allow us to

How to Build a Legal Internship Program

Experiential learning is a great way for students to gain valuable skills and make professional connections. Companies, on the other hand, get to evaluate talented students and recruit the best. If your company is committed to grooming the future workforce,

The HR Challenge: Square Peg in a Round Hole

As companies grow, they may ask employees to take on greater responsibilities rather than hire additional help. While this can be a wonderful challenge and career opportunity, it can also put staff into difficult situations they’re not equipped to handle.

First 180 Initiative Event of 2018 for MidwestHR!

Submitted by 180 Initiative Team Member Cathy Evans MidwestHR’s 180 Initiative program started 2018 off warm and cozy with a little bit of color! The first event of the year was the 2nd Annual fleece tie-blanket event for Advocate Hospice

Why Do Employers Outsource Payroll and Tax Administration?

Like clockwork, the rush of payroll and tax filing deadlines sweep in. To avoid penalties and fees, due dates cannot be postponed even if it derails other important business initiatives. These kinds of complex, recurring mandatories can really hinder company