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Coming to your Nextep account and an app store near you in late 2023 Gone are the days of sifting through emails, struggling to find the right document, or waiting on someone to respond to your queries. We’re putting the power back in your hands with upgrades to the Nextep account and our new app, […]
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Fair and Transparent AI in the Workplace The growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) brings challenges to HR and compliance, but we can tackle them head-on. Let’s break it down: Bias and Discrimination: AI sometimes picks up biases from the data it learns from. To fix this, choose diverse and fair datasets to train AI […]
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How our security methods protect your data When it comes to cybersecurity, physical locks and security cameras won’t cut it anymore. Today’s cybercriminals are sophisticated and relentless, and they can find their way into your network through a variety of digital backdoors. That’s why a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy should address not only physical and environmental […]
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Don’t Get Speared by this Phishing Scam Last week, we discussed the tactics scammers use to gain personal information from people, including phone, text, and email phishing.  Let’s hone in on phishing more to talk about spear phishing. Typical phishing scams will use email made to appear like it’s coming from a specific entity, such […]
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Texting and phishing and phoning, oh my! Identity thieves will do whatever they can to steal your information. These three identity-stealing scams are popular ones to be aware of. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases an annual “Dirty Dozen” list. These identity-stealing scams and schemes are highlighted to warn taxpayers every year. The IRS urges […]
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8 Ways to Keep Your Data Secure This month, we’re turning the spotlight on data security.  Nextep’s technology team is serious about data security! Use these 8 tips to help keep sensitive info safe. 1. Use long passwords Unsurprisingly, long passwords are more secure than short ones. Please don’t use the same password for multiple […]
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Finding a PEO can be a daunting task. You should feel confident in your partnership with Nextep or any PEO for that matter. To ensure you do, we’ve put together a short checklist of questions to ask in your meetings with PEOs.  1. What accreditations and certifications do you hold?  A few credentials you’ll want […]
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“[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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Meet Mary. She’s an office manager at a 55+ employee company that produces medical supplies for hospitals and doctor’s offices across the United States.  Mary does it all, from the company’s sales orders and payroll to new hire details and answering employee questions about benefits — her workday can be a little hectic.  She has […]
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At Nextep, we make life easier by using technology to empower employees with instant access to all of their employment-related needs in one place. The Nextep mobile app is the core element to our integrated platform and allows our partners to take full advantage of technology on the go.  Manage your info anytime, anywhere, on […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. While we continue to navigate and learn about COVID-19, we are taking the necessary steps to take care of our employees and yours.  Although there is uncertainty during this time, we are here to assure you Nextep will be here every […]
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While the holiday season brings plenty of sweet treats and cheer, it also brings an increase in cybercrime. There are several ways cybercriminals try to trick holiday shoppers, such as sending phishing emails with fake deals, selling bogus gift cards at discounted rates, or creating scam donation campaigns. Stay safe online this holiday season and […]
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