The Difference Makers: Concrete Steps Toward More Equitable Workplaces

The Difference Makers series highlights PayNW clients who are going above and beyond in creating diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. Consider applying the ideas highlighted here to your own organization! The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization that was founded to provide meaningful opportunities for youth across Washington state, focused on improving the foster care … Continue

8 Ways to Attract Employees with Benefits

As more employee benefits become commonplace, businesses should look to do more than the bare minimum to both attract and retain top talent. Offering extra benefits and working perks shows that you’re invested in your employee’s happiness and satisfaction at work. And no, we aren’t talking about gimmicky perks like free branded merch and coffee.  … Continue

4 Common Payroll Errors and How You Can Fix Them

We all make mistakes. However, when it comes to employee payroll compliance, even small errors run the risk of legal consequences and cause damage to the relationship with your employees. From processing payroll, keeping up with the constant changes in state and federal tax and employment laws, to paying employees, and filing taxes there’s a … Continue

Mental Health Matters: Ensuring your workplace is a healthy and supportive environment

In recent weeks, I’ve been heartbroken by the untimely passing of individuals facing mental health challenges, including country superstar Naomi Judd, student athlete Lauren Bernett, and many others. Those tragedies graced the headlines, but there are many struggling with mental health – and they’re our friends, family, and coworkers. Nearly one in five adults in … Continue

PayNW – The Future is Now

My vivid vision of who we were, are, and will be PayNW operates with the intention of being around for 100+ years (just like our Washington evergreens). We serve clients nationwide in multiple industries, partnering with mid-sized and growing organizations as an extension of their business. I pride myself on the fact that clients can’t … Continue

A Year in Review: Reflecting on 2021 and making the most of 2022

As we finish up the first month of the new year, I find myself reflecting on 2021. It was a huge year, not only for PayNW as a business, but for the human capital management (HCM) industry as well. Also, for other businesses, both large and small, employment rates, and individuals and countries around the … Continue