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HR functions are often overlooked, but they are vital to the success of your business. Outsourcing HR services is a great option for many companies — especially small businesses. HR outsourcing can be a difficult decision. Many believe that it’s cheaper to hire in-house or that you lose control of your business by outsourcing. But outsourcing is important because human resources are vital to the success of any business, and sometimes, HR functions can fall to the wayside when you have other things on your to-do list. 

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help put your mind at ease when considering outsourcing your HR functions. 

Why should you outsource your HR? 

A great human resources department can mean the difference between an engaged and productive workforce and a company that loses out on top talent every day. Whether you have an internal HR person or your staff handles these tasks, there are many ways in which having experienced HR professionals on your side can make your business function better. 

Our human resources services help you ensure that your HR department is as efficient and effective as possible. Whether it’s taking over all of your human resources operations, or offering guidance and expertise on an as-needed basis, we help you use your staff members more strategically. 

Is outsourcing HR a smart venture for small businesses? 

If you’re like many small business owners, you may have mixed feelings about your company’s position on human resources and spend a lot of time thinking about it. For small and mid-sized companies, HR can be both a major expense and a major problem so outsourcing these duties can allow the business to focus on its core activities. 

Outsourcing is the most effective way for small businesses to leverage the tools, expertise, and experience of a full-service HR department while controlling costs. 

Is there more risk with outsourcing HR? 

We work closely with you to understand your business, the culture you want to create within your company, and identify a course of action that best aligns the development and maintenance of your workforce while minimizing risk.

When you outsource your HR needs, you can rest assured that the work being completed is done so in accordance with labor laws and HR best practices. Outsourcing your HR will give you the ability to focus on other areas of your business that need attention. You don’t have to worry about HR compliance, because you know that it is being handled correctly by experts. 

Do you specialize in compliance areas and federal regulations? 

We provide the widest range of resources for organizations that need to be compliant with EEO, ADA, FMLA, OSHA, and other federal regulations. We can help you answer questions about your responsibilities and obligations, identify ways to manage compliance risk, and maintain an inclusive work environment. 

RAI Resources provides you with the most current risk management and compliance information to help companies stay abreast of developments and plan effectively. 

We provide compliance audits as a part of our HR service line. Our highly-trained team of compliance and audit professionals has decades of experience in the areas of internal control, risk assessment, compliance, security governance, and risk management. As part of our audits, we provide a detailed report with findings and recommendations for your company to consider when establishing or updating policies and procedures. 

What types of HR functions are generally outsourced? 

We understand that HR can sometimes be difficult to manage. This is why we provide many services to assist you, whether you are in need of employee handbooks or require multiple long-term solutions. RAI Resources can help keep your company in compliance with the laws and running smoothly. 

We have experienced consultants with a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Labor Relations 
  • Merger and Acquisition 
  • Employee Handbooks 
  • Job Descriptions 
  • Employee Lifecycle 
  • Training and Development 
  • Discrimination and harassment training 
  • Compensation and Benefits Consulting 

When assisting in merger and acquisition cases, we create strategies with a focus on the retention of key personnel after an acquisition is completed.

Outsourcing HR to the experts at RAI Resources 

To make sure that you are getting the most out of your resources and HR functions, consider outsourcing to RAI Resources. We can help your business grow by providing a human resource function that is tailored to your company’s needs. We have the large corporate knowledge and global resources to help you meet your needs and help us develop the best plans for you. 

RAI Resources outsources HR, payroll, employee benefits, and legal compliance to support your business. Our human resources solutions enable you to concentrate on your core business processes by giving you our expertise. 

Let the experts at RAI Resources guide your business through the challenging and ever-changing landscape of HR. With over 20 years of experience as an HR outsourcing company, we have the tools to help you succeed. Contact us today for a quote.