Rob Wilson (@employco) is president of Employco USA.Employco is a national HR outsourcing firm whose customized business solution have made them one of the top privately held HR outsourcing companies in the country.


EPISODE 60  •  05/04/2021  • 1 hr 21 min

They work with companies to tailor outsourced solutions for payroll, HR, employee benefits and workers’ compensation insurance while reducing clients’ expenses by leveraging their substantial buying power. During the pandemic, Employco led more than 35 webinars on PPP loans and assisted more than 300 clients in applying for funds and loan forgiveness.  In 2015, Employco USA was recognized in Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in America.  This year, Employco proudly celebrated 25 years of outstanding service.

Rob is a high-energy leader and an ambitious entrepreneur. He’s frequently interviewed by news publications, and is a sought-after public speaker. He’s been quoted by Fox News, Wall Street Journal, NBC, Forbes, USA Today, Reuter’s, Newsday, CNBC, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, and WGN Television. Rob was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business on their 2021 list of Notable Leaders in HR. He’s also been honored as a finalist for both Ernst & Young (Entrepreneur of the Year competition), and Business Ledger Magazine (Today’s Young Executive competition).  


Twitter: @employco 


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Show Notes

02:30 Start

03:35 Getting to know Rob Wilson  

09:00 Rob Wilson’s family  

13:35 Starting his first company 

15:30 Working with his dad  

18:35 Business niches  

21:00 Expanding the insurance and consulting business  

24:50 The risk in taking risks  

28:45 Going through recessions and setbacks 

37:30 A look at how COVID affected businesses and their States’ response 

48:40 A look back at the growth of Rob’s company  

51:30 Becoming friends with customers 

54:30 Holding people accountable to your core values 

58:20 Rob’s vision  

1:04:35 Rob’s executive coach 

1:11:00 Rob’s family life  

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