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Introduction to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs)


Available Date(s)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022: 2:00PM EDT
Wednesday, November 16, 2022: 2:00PM EST
Wednesday, December 14, 2022: 2:00PM EST

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.0 hour
Subject Area 1.0 - Personnel/Human Resources
CE Credits 0.0 hours
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

Join this live webinar specifically geared for CPAs and accounting professionals to learn about PEOs and how they can benefit your clients. 

The PEO industry provides HR services to 175,000 U.S. businesses, and it continues to grow. This webinar will provide the knowledge and expertise you need to fully understand PEOs and how and when they can help clients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recall what a PEO is and what defines a PEO versus other HR outsourcing vendors (co-employment)

  • Recall the different bodies of accreditation for PEOs

  • Identify the differences between PEO vendors

  • Determine how to calculate the costs of a PEO

  • Recall how to procure and analyze quotes from PEOs


Patrick is a PEO consultant with a genuine desire to people and businesses around him grow and breed success. When not busy advocating for his clients, he runs a competitive basketball gym, enjoys playing all sports, loves actively serving at his church, and wants to travel as much as he can.


Melissa Thompson, PEO Consultant, helps connect clients with the best PEO solution for their professional needs. Prior to working at PEO Spectrum, she worked for such firms as Compass and Douglas Elliman’s New Development Marketing team.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • To receive CPE credit, you must register for the webinar before it starts.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • To receive CPE for multiple attendees, at least one person must sign up for the webinar. The post-webinar email contains a link to instructions for the proctor letter. Alternatively, you may log in to your account following the webinar and click on the MY ACCOUNT button to find a link to instructions. For paid courses, payment needs to be made for each attendee before credit will be issued.

NASBA Approved (Sponsor Id#: 111889) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: 1685 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite #205, Denver, CO 80222

About Our Presenter

PEO Spectrum provides a free service for companies to shop and compare vendors in the PEO industry.

Representing the nation's top 100 PEOs we provide our clients with unbiased expertise as to which PEO is best for their business through our streamlined PEO Comparison process.

Companies that use PEO Spectrum save up to 30% of PEO costs, spend 90% less time dealing with salespeople, and largely mitigate the risk of ending up with the wrong PEO.