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Friday, May 10, 2013

Mother's Day


 
Mother's Day is a special day to honor and cherish the special bond of love that you and your mother share. A mother does so much for her children, the least one can do is acknowledge her hard work and her selfless love for you.

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day most commonly falls on the second Sunday in May and traditionally involves presenting mothers with flowers, cards and other gifts.

As Agatha Christie once said   "A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path."
Remember, the best gift you can give your mother is your undevoted time.

Happy Mother’s Day
from your friends and extended family at

Professional Employer Resources, Inc.



Friday, March 29, 2013

MONEY MATTERS - 401K

Who's Your Beneficiary?
You should review your beneficiary designations at least annually and after any major life event
Your retirement account is about you and it’s for you – your nest egg to enjoy in your retirement years. After working hard all those years and saving diligently, your retirement account will be there to ensure that you live comfortably in your retirement years. But unexpected things do happen. If you aren’t around to enjoy the fruits of your labor, who will inherit the balance of your retirement account? If you have a valid beneficiary designation in place, then your beneficiary will inherit. If not, your account will be distributed according to the rules of your plan. If you haven’t reviewed your beneficiary designations in a while or if you never specified your beneficiaries, now is a great time to do so!
Don’t Blink!
 You likely designated your beneficiaries when you first signed up for your retirement plan. That may have been last year or a decade ago. Either way, your life may have changed dramatically since that time. Maybe you got married or divorced? New baby? Congratulations! Perhaps your company’s plan merged into a new plan and your old beneficiary designations did not carry over. Given the speed of change, it’s worth taking a look at your current beneficiaries.
It only takes a moment to make sure that your beneficiary designations are up to date. You can do so by logging in to your account at www.myplanconnection.com and then selecting “Personal Profile” and “Beneficiaries”.
Married? Remember, if you are married and would like to designate someone other than your spouse as a primary beneficiary, federal law requires that you obtain your spouse’s notarized consent to this alternate designation. If you married after designating your current beneficiaries, be sure to review your current beneficiary designation. If your spouse has not consented to your designation by providing their notarized signature, then your current beneficiary designation is no longer valid.
Brought to you by BlueStar Retirement Services, Inc.


                                                                                          

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

W2 Information

???? WHERE IS MY W2 ????



This is a very common question most employers are asked at this time of year.  Phones are buzzing non-stop and employees are concerned they didn't change their address on time. 
 
NO WORRIES!
 
W2 documents were mailed on January 22nd.  If you did not sign up to receive your W2 via email it's ok.  W2 documents will be uploaded into our payroll system by January 31, 2013 so you can easily and conveniently obtain your W2 by logging in to our website at www.perhumanresources.com.   
 
Click on the "Client Area" padlock icon, and then click on the tree on the left-hand side to get to the Data Access Center login page. Click on "Create a new login"and follow the prompts.

Important – If you previously created a login on our old site, that page is no longer available and it will be necessary to set up a new account. Our website access is not compatible with MAC systems. 
 
The deadline to file your taxes is April 15, 2013.

HAPPY RETURNS!

                                                                               

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Holiday Closing

HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

 
 As we all know the holidays will soon be upon us, and we hope that all of you are able to enjoy this time with your friends and family.  We want to inform you that P.E.R. will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 and on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of Christmas and the New Year holidays.
 
We appreciate your continued efforts and cooperation and wish all of you a happy and safe holiday.

OFFICE AND BANK CLOSINGS 
MAY AFFECT YOUR NORMAL PAY DAY. 
PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR SUPERVISOR
 FOR EXPECTED DATE OF PAY.
 
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

                                                                                                                                 

Friday, December 7, 2012

W-2 Access

IMPORTANT W-2 INFORMATION

 

Yearend is approaching rather quickly.  This is the time to make sure that your address is updated with P.E.R.  The address that is printed on your pay stub is the address we have on file.  Checking your pay stub is the best way to ensure that we have your correct address.  If your address is not correct please have your manager or supervisor submit a payroll change form indicating your correct address.

The fastest and most secured way to receive your 2012 W2 statement is to go to http://www.w2copy.com and click "eW2 Signup", and then follow the prompts.  Your company code will be IW2023.
 
You must sign up every year for this free service and you must register by January 2, 2013.

                                                                                                                     

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012



In observance of the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday,
PER will be closed
all day Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd.
We will reopen for business on Monday November 26th at 8:00am.
 
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a safe holiday.
 
There is no better time to say "Thank You" to
a neighbor, a loved one, a teacher or maybe even a co-worker!
 
May the good things of life be yours in abundance.
 
Thank You and Best Wishes!


Friday, November 9, 2012

TEAM BUILDING 2012

On October 9th Professional Employer Resources gathered for their annual team building event.  P.E.R values the skills and talents of every employee.  We encourage employers to conduct an analysis of cost incurred from employee turnover verses costs in recognition and team building programs.  You may find some significant savings and increase in productivity when investing in these motivational events.   Team building promotes better communication among employees and gets employees to refocus on their career path.
Employees that are recognized for their hard work tend to be more productive and bring their creative ideas to the front lines.  Most importantly, employees that are happy where they work exude positive energy and are highly motivated which results in outstanding performance. Let’s face it, most employers want team players with a career focus mind.  What are you doing to communicate that to your staff?

Here’s a glimpse into P.E.R’s 2012 team building event.  Enjoy! 


 
                                                                 

Friday, October 26, 2012

HALLOWEEN SAFETY



Halloween is just days away. Costumes and trick-or-treating are on most people’s mind.


PER would like to share some safety tips to help make the holiday for you, your little ones and your furry friends a fun and enjoyable memory. "We know the best way to avoid danger is to prevent incidents from occurring in the first place by educating our family, friends and Facebook audience."



Safe Trick-or-Treating Tips

1. Walk in groups and/or with a trusted adult.

2. Plan your route ahead of time

3. Bring a flashlight

4. Walk on sidewalks only

5. Make sure your costume does not obstruct your vision

6. Look both ways before crossing the street

7. Don’t walk on peoples lawns and gardens

8. Go to homes that are well lit and NEVER go into anyone’s home

9. If you are treating from your home, make sure your yard and porch is well-lit. Remove any possible trip and fall hazards.

10. Individually wrapped treats and treats low in fat and sugars are appreciated.

11. Secure fido!!! Even the most caring and loving pets can be scared by a costume and attack your trick-or-treater

12. When out driving, take extra care in looking for trick-or-treaters crossing streets.

13. Don’t treat your fury friend to candy. Some ingredients in certain candies are fatal to dogs and cats

For more information on Halloween safety go to http://www.halloween-safety.com
Watch the witches, ghosts and goblins, but most importantly watch your loved ones!
Happy Halloween!


                                                                                   

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Promoting Your Career Path

Are you ready for the next step in your career?  Wondering how to get that promotion you've always wanted?
Follow the link below for some great tips.

http://humanresources.about.com/cs/careerdevelopment/a/aapromotion.htm

YOUR SUCCESS DEPENDS ON YOU!

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