Few people are enthusiastic about paperwork. Especially
builders, who typically entered the trades in the first place
because they prefer working with their hands to sitting behind
a desk. For them, the increase in clerical work that comes with
more and bigger jobs can seem more like a form of punishment
than a sign of success.
But a growing number of small and medium-sized builders have
found that they can scale back the time and effort they spend
on routine business-management tasks by entering into what's
known as a co-employment relationship with a professional
employer organization, or PEO....