Bob Cerone

Bob Cerone

Bob Cerone is the founder and CEO of Cognos HR, a Chicago-based PEO and HR consulting firm that specializes in serving small and midsize businesses. He is an active mentor for leaders of early-stage companies and the Midwest Leadership Chair for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO).

Don’t Let Them Make Bad Hires

As an organization that’s handled hundreds of HR situations for small businesses over the years, we’ve seen our fair share of hirings, firings, and everything between. Often, businesses reach out to us for help when they’ve just been through or…

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO

Unlimited PTO has become a trendy perk for startups to offer their employees. Often, it’s implemented because founders think it will be less administrative work or will help them compete with bigger firms for talent. Those things can be true,…