Congratulations Quikly: a Crain’s Top 100 Cool Places to Work

Please join us in congratulating our incredible client Quikly on making the Crain’s Detroit Business Top 100 list of cool places to work! This fast-growing Detroit-based company offers a wide range of digital marketing solutions and has rapidly grown as a cutting-edge technology company while creating a dynamic workplace culture. Their low turnover combined with […]

Vehicles for Change Detroit Announces new Executive Director

Phaedra Wainaina of Vehicles for Change

Our partner, Vehicles for Change, has introduced a new Executive Director of Vehicles for Change Detroit, Ms. Phaedra Wainaina. As a proud Detroit native, Phaedra has exhibited a longstanding commitment to the city and its residents. Phaedra’s strong desire to serve is rooted in her belief that social welfare of any community begins with service. […]

Mackinac Policy Conference 2018 Recap: Three Pillars and HR

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The 2018 Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference is several months in the rearview mirror, but the discussions that took place on the island shouldn’t be swept aside. While important topics are raised at these annual conferences, the desired change never takes place there. It takes place in the weeks and months between these annual […]

Department of Treasury Issues Guidance for PEO Industry

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By: Greg Packer, Chairman & CEO Earlier this year, I wrote you to help clarify the new tax reform laws as it relates to our PEO industry specifically. Today, we have finally received guidance from the Department of Treasury which confirms our original analysis. Below is a release from our trade association, NAPEO, in Washington, […]

3 Reasons You Need Performance Reviews

In a perfect world, employees completely understand what their manager expects of them, making a performance review irrelevant. Imagine having a workforce full of “model employees” – the kind that work hard at their job, produce timely results and don’t slouch in their duties? Reality check time. Despite the dream of many new managers, most […]

Off-Site, Not Out Of Mind

How to manage the phenomenon of telecommuting You’ve probably noticed an increasing number of people in coffee shops with laptops open and earbuds in place. It’s a common sight everywhere with access to wi-fi and an electrical outlet. But what are they all doing? Most likely, they’re hard at work. “Telecommuting” used to be a […]