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What Is A PEO in HR?

What is the difference between a PEO, ASO and HRO? There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion. We’ll explain the differences between each of these models of human resources outsourcing. WHAT IS A PEO? A PEO is a Professional Employer Organization. Employers are able to bundle payroll, employee benefits, basic HR administration, and Worker’s Compensation together with one provide...

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How does Achilles Group differ from a PEO or ASO? Part 4

In prior posts, we have explained a PEO and an ASO.  So, you may be wondering how Achilles Group differs from a Professional Employer Organization And an Administrative Services Only approach.  There are really three major differences: - Our Level of Expertise, - Our Proactive Engagement Model, - You Get a Designated HR Professional Who Will Guide the Relationship.Because we are not providing payroll and insurance products, we are able to focus solely on your people and conduct a deep and thorou...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 3

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion.  What is an HRO? So, we have explained a PEO and an ASO. And finally, we’d like to help you understand the definition of an HRO. It stands for Human Resources Outsourcing, and Achilles Group falls into this category.However, with our Professionally Human approach, we are unlike any other HRO. Most HROs available on the market today bas...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 1

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion.  What is a PEO?A PEO is a Professional Employer Organization.  Employers are able to bundle payroll, employee benefits, basic HR administration, and Worker’s Compensation together with one provider.  Your employees become employees of the PEO, and thus the PEO assumes limited liability for employment and compliance risks.  Your company...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 2

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion. What is an ASO?ASO stands for Administrative Services Only. This arrangement describes an employer who has “carved out” certain aspects of an ASO bundle - opting to get either benefits or payroll services through an alternate provider, while still getting the ASO provider to handle basic employee administration.The limitations of an AS...

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