Achilles Group
  • Compliance Update – I-9 Breaking News!

    Posted on 07.26.2017

    USCIS released the latest I-9 form (Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification) today, July 17, 2017. The changes are summarized below: Name update: “Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices” changed to “Immigrant and Employee Rights Section”. Deleted “the end of” from the phrase “the first day of employment.” List C addition of “Consular … Continue reading

    Posted in Uncategorized

  • Develop and Encourage Profitability

    Posted on 07.19.2017

    Have you ever heard someone refer to their job as “just a support role”, or “an administrative position”?  Our focus as Leaders is often fixated on the sales, technical and production roles and we unintentionally overlook the needs and potential of those we assign to “support roles”.  The reality is that administrative and supportive jobs … Continue reading

    Posted in A Little HR Wisdom, People Performance

  • Avoid the business growing pains by focusing on People Performance!

    Posted on 07.07.2017

    People Performance: Growing from a family-style business to a larger company with a more remote management style was challenging, so we were referred to Achilles Group for their expertise. They put us at ease right from the start by being so personable, and their flexible approach worked perfectly for us. They also have great ideas … Continue reading

    Posted in Success Stories

  • People Performance the Achilles Way

    Posted on 07.03.2017

    At its core Leadership is all about communication and the ability to encourage growth and accountability through clear expectations, feedback, goals and incentives. At Achilles Group, we believe that People Performance is the engine that drives any enterprise and that effective Leadership practices provide the tool kit to keep that engine running at peak efficiency. … Continue reading

    Posted in Fractional HR, People Performance

  • Employee Handbooks: A Solid Foundation for Business Growth

    Posted on 06.26.2017

    An Employee Reflection on the Crest Management Success Story Earlier this month we shared a Success Story from Crest Management, one of our recent clients. Specifically, we focused on the work that we did to help improve their HR Infrastructure by updating their employee handbook. Now that you’ve heard the client’s perspective, we’d like to … Continue reading

    Posted in Employee Reflections, HR Infrastructure

  • Don’t Do HR for HR’s Sake

    Posted on 06.19.2017

    This month’s focus has been on HR Infrastructure, which is the very foundation of an HR program. One of the first things that comes to mind when people think of HR Infrastructure is policy: the mutually agreed-upon playbook and the guidelines that shape the employer/employee relationship. However, at Achilles Group this goes beyond mere policies … Continue reading

    Posted in A Little HR Wisdom

  • Business Development Manager

    Posted on 06.19.2017

    Achilles is looking for an outgoing Business Development Manager who will identify and profile prospective new clients and build targeted referral relationships. This key individual will work to introduce Achilles Group and establish business opportunities by scheduling qualified discovery meetings with potential client companies. This team member will champion development and execution of business plans … Continue reading

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  • A Client’s Perspective: Crest Management

    Posted on 06.12.2017

    At Crest Management, we were so busy growing our business that we didn’t take time to stop and figure out what we needed in regards to investing in our people. We came to a point where we’d quickly grown to fifty people, and at that point we knew we needed to put some structure in … Continue reading

    Posted in Success Stories

  • HR Infrastructure: What is it? Why do I need it? And why should I care?

    Posted on 06.07.2017

    At Achilles Group, we focus on delivering Human Resource expertise in a cost-effective way for our clients. Using our highly-personalized Fractional HR model, we focus on protecting and growing our clients in four major areas: HR Infrastructure, Recruiting Effectiveness, People Performance, and Strategy Alignment. This model is tailored specifically to each of our clients’ needs … Continue reading

    Posted in Uncategorized

  • How Effective is Your Recruiting?

    Posted on 06.02.2017

    As you may have noticed, we’ve been talking a whole lot about Recruiting Effectiveness this month. When working with business leaders, their company’s ability to discover, employ and retain good people is always at the top of their list. However, in reality, we often find that many organizations are not equipped to proactively find the … Continue reading

    Posted in Uncategorized

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