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Byron Walston built and sold a financial practice because as a solo practitioner regulations were taking too much of his time. Byron talks about what keeps him and other business owners up at night and the solution he discovered. [1] You’ve been in business development for much of your career. What reasons attracted you to work with Employer Flexible? A: 2 reasons – the company and the industry. Industry is growing and young. The open-minded culture at the company and having flexible right in the Employer Flexible company name. [2] This term PEO gets thrown around in some circles these days. What is a PEO? A: Why you shouldn’t use initials and no jargon when you’re in a sales or any kind of communication. Byron explains this and what to do instead. He also of course shares what the initials PEO (professional employer organization) stands for and why it’s such an important factor for small business owners in today’s economic environment. [3] How are Employer Flexible and you innovating in this relatively new industry? A: Byron talks about the standard model that was pioneered a couple of decades ago by the first companies in the PEO industry. He talks about what Employer Flexible is doing differently and why the human resources piece is such a huge part of their solution. [4] Problem/solution. Tell me about the problem you solve for CEOs and business owners. A problem they may not even know is as bad as it is, or not know how much it costs them. A: Byron talks about the problem small business owners have not being experts at attracting talent. They’re also usually not skilled at keeping talent. Employer Flexible offers clients a talent market analysis to show the client company what they should be paying in their region or state for top talent depending on the role. And part of the custom solution Employer Flexible offers is simply as an adviser in the human resources recruiting and interviewing process. Or they can take the reigns and conduct interviews an