An organization’s human resources department is responsible for a variety of functions. An HR department may oversee employee payroll and tax filing, as well as employee benefit and health administration. A very critical HR function is also manage legal compliance, maintain files and records, and oftentimes organizational development (OD).

For many companies, depending on size and core competencies, the various functions of the HR department are too comprehensive and complex to maintain in-house. In many cases, businesses that outsource HR functions receive several advantages that support the company’s bottom line. Read more