Blog posts by
Bailey Edrington

“[Switching to] Nextep was a no-brainer. The costs are better and the amount of personalized attention and follow-up we received right off the bat was really impressive. With Nextep, we’re not just a number. Nextep is so responsive to our questions and our needs. We didn’t have that in the past with our previous provider.” — Yaicha, […]
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When you need HR support, you want to talk to a real person who is happy to help you, not submit a ticket to a dead-end help inbox or get stuck in a robo-receptionist call loop. Unlike our competitors, when you call Nextep, you’ll talk to a real person every time. Our clients are not just a […]
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On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his action plan to fight the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vaccine mandates outlined in the plan directly affect many employers, including businesses in the healthcare field or those with 100 or more employees. The safety requirements will be enforced by the Department of Labor and […]
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From May 15 – 23, 2021, Nextep hosted its first-ever Virtual Volunteer Week! This year, the Nextep Gives Back committee came up with several ways for Nextep employees to volunteer virtually or in person. Nexteppers had the opportunity to create donation kits for their favorite nonprofits, pick up trash in their communities, volunteer locally, or […]
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In a crisis, life can seem a little scary. It’s easy to lose sight of the good in the midst of trying times. However, taking care of your mental health is never more important than when you face a crisis. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. According to mentalhealth.gov, your mental state can […]
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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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It’s more critical than ever to make sure your business has a stable foundation. Businesses must be able to adjust to unforeseen circumstances and keep a solid financial footing through hard times. Here are 4 ways a PEO can help your business have more financial stability and weather trying times: PEO + OVERALL COST SAVINGS […]
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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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