Greg Packer

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As president, Greg helps develop and communicate a vision of success for AccessPoint by making sure the right teams are assembled and the right tools are given to garner their success. Greg has been on the forefront of the professional employer organization (PEO) industry for decades even serving as the chair of the board of directors for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO). He founded his first PEO in 1985 which was later acquired by ADP, a company that now services more than 650,000 clients globally. He served as the Midwest-area president helping grow the market to more than 25,000 worksite employees and more than $700 million in annual payroll. AccessPoint is the second PEO Greg has helped form throughout his career. Forming in 2000, AccessPoint has grown to 4 offices in Michigan and services clients across the United States and with additional offices in Washington D.C. and Florida. Recently, AccessPoint partnered with Vensure Employer Services to become a part of their family of PEOs which now serves over 330,000 worksite employees across all 50 states.
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Employer Guides: Vaccine Policies in the Workplace

Lately the topic of vaccines in the workplace, specifically what employers can do, has been a popular point of discussion, and now with the new executive order in place regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, employers are wondering how they can implement a vaccine policy in their workplace. There are many factors that come into play when implementing...
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Workplace Safety: Conduct a Workplace Risk Assessment

A complete workplace risk assessment is critical to protect your employees and your business. Be proactive in identifying risks before you are forced to because of liability. A thorough inspection of the work environment, equipment and systems must be done to determine potential hazards and to implement safety systems. Often, this inspection is timed to...
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How Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Impacts Your Business

The Biden administration issued new executive orders on Sept. 9 regarding the requirement of COVID-19 vaccines. The most pertinent order requires COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors and private employers with more than 100 employees. The order addresses the many accessibility issues workers face when seeking the vaccine or testing and asks the Occupational Safety and...
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Recruiting: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Best Candidates

Recruiting the right people is crucial to the success of any company. It goes without saying that hiring is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Think strategically from start to finish with this recruitment plan. Job posting First things first, determine the qualities you most want to see in a candidate and the...
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Why Employers Should Consider Recruiting Remote Employees

One lesson the COVID pandemic has taught us is that employees do not need to work in the same location as their employer to be productive. This has since opened up a much larger pool of candidates for companies as they no longer need to focus on recruiting in areas near an office location. This...
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How To Create Successful Job Postings

Job postings are an important part of the recruiting process. They are what attracts potential talent to your company. It’s important for your job posting to stand out when candidates are searching for new opportunities. We’ve broken down the key elements of a job posting and how you can make your postings more impactful. Elements...
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Professional Employer Organizations: 4 Reasons You Need One

With endless tasks popping up on any average day, entrepreneurial company leaders simply don't have time to do everything. That's why a professional employer organization, or PEO, may help you grow and stay complaint as you grow. A PEO is an outsourcing firm that provides comprehensive human resource and compliance  services to small- and medium-sized...
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How to Monitor Your Remote Employees and Successfully Stay Compliant in 2021

One of the challenges employers are facing as employees continue to work remotely or begin to transition back to the office is the shift in managing employee progress and efficiencies. While working remotely is here to stay, the question now is, "How can employers monitor the behavior of their remote employees?" Schedule a Consultation with...
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How to Seamlessly Shift from Working Remotely to a Hybrid Workplace

As we transition back to pre-pandemic life, many companies will be deciding whether to return to a physical office full-time or adopt a more hybrid approach, splitting time between in-office and working remotely. And why not? There are many benefits to adopting a hybrid workplace model for both employer and employee. Schedule a Consultation with...
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4 Ways to Boost Employee Appreciation and Create a Stronger Company Culture

At 87% of recognition programs, years of service is the most common form of employee recognition. However, employee appreciation can be delivered in various ways. While years of service is not a bad way to recognize and demonstrate employee appreciation, 58% of employees believe receiving recognition from leaders would improve their engagement. Additionally, companies experience 31% lower...
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How Understanding Multigenerational Workforces Can Make You a Better Leader

Today’s workforce spans five generations: traditionalists, baby boomers and Generations X, Y and Z. Each generation comprises distinctive communication styles, motivations and approaches to work. By understanding each generation’s unique needs and how to support those needs, employers can better adapt to current and emerging generations. Plus, catering to the needs of multigenerational workforces will...
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How a Professional Employer Organization Can Help Your Startup

Starting a business is no easy task. The range of possibilities for new opportunities in today’s modern world is staggering, particularly with the presence of consistently evolving technology. Small business owners are constantly under pressure to achieve short term goals as well as attract and retain valuable team members to grow efficiently and make their...