Professional employment organizations – Should a third party handle your most important asset?
Abstract: In today’s business environment, where ways to cut costs while improving performance are revered, the outsourcing of many operating functions is widespread. But when it comes to the service-oriented world of the auto dealership, should you let a third party handle your most important asset — your people? An increasing number of dealerships are doing just that, turning to professional employment organizations (PEOs) to hire and fire employees, handle the related HR paperwork, and provide employee benefits. Here are some issues to consider before making a decision. (Updated 4/30/12)