Blog posts by
Bailey Edrington

In a crisis, life can seem a little scary. It’s easy to lose sight of the good in the midst of trying times. That’s why mental health and taking care of yourself is never more important than when you face a crisis. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. You may be experiencing increased […]
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Elevating the employment experience and enriching people’s lives is what we strive to do at Nextep every day — and now we’re empowering the kids of Nextep employees to do the same! The Nextep Charitable Foundation created the “Nextep’s Future Philanthropist” program, where students get $50 to donate to their school or a nonprofit of […]
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After an unpredictable year like 2020, making sure your business has a stable foundation is critical to adjusting to unforeseen circumstances and keeping a solid footing through hard times.  PEO AND FINANCIAL STABILITY Take a look at these stats from the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO). Businesses that work with a PEO:  Are 50% less […]
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In early June of 2020, our founder and CEO, Brian Fayak, announced Nextep would donate $50,000 and match employee donations to organizations that support the Black community. Since then, we’ve created a committee to find five outstanding local organizations committed to building up the Black community in the Oklahoma City Metro.  These organizations will each […]
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Listening, learning, and hoping you are too. Blackout Tuesday highlighted, especially for those with privilege, the importance of listening. At Nextep, we stand against injustice and do not tolerate racism in any form. At the same time, we’re learning and have work to do.  We recognize that in the U.S. today, no one is naturally […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. It helps to have experts on your side when it matters most. No one was really prepared for the coronavirus pandemic. For many businesses around the U.S., navigating the legislation changes while managing a newly remote workforce presented a unique challenge. […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The president recently released guidelines for reopening the United States. For those who are ready to get back in the office, there’s a light at the end of the COVID tunnel! The Opening Up America Again guidelines include a three-phase plan […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. With the COVID-19 social distancing recommendations and shelter-in-place mandates, many of us have found ourselves in unfamiliar territory: working from home.  Working from home presents its own unique set of benefits and challenges. We can enjoy the “long” commute from our […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Pandemics, like COVID-19, show us just how interconnected humans truly are.  Spreading germs is as easy as touching an infected surface, touching your face with unwashed hands, or being in a 6-foot radius of an infected person’s uncovered cough (CDC). Social […]
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We have great news: Nextep is now SOC 1®, Type 2 certified! The SOC 1®, Type 2 report analyzes the controls that affect users’ financial reporting. We worked with UHY LLP (UHY) to complete the certification, proving that we continue to meet premiere industry standards. This certification speaks to the quality of the Nextep processes […]
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