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10/31/2022
Starting on November 1, 2022, employers verifying their employees’ identity and employment authorization eligibility must use the new I-9 Form version….
10/25/2022
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced plans on October 13, 2022, to make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.Why it’s important for your business:…
10/04/2022
This Can Puncture Profits4 Steps to Fortify Your Business After taking a respite during the peak of the pandemic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has exploded with new lawsuits on allegations of discrimination in…
08/18/2022
If You Are Calm, They Will Be Calm Just listen…  The howling winds of news and business chatter are filled with storm warnings of inflation and recession relentlessly hurled in our direction as if by a menacing…
08/01/2022
The Realities of a Remote Work Force forSmall to Mid-sized Businesses There is no litmus test that will definitively say a remote workforce is the best solution for your business. But there are new realities that…
07/22/2022
OSHA Reminds Texas Employers that Record High Temperatures Can Put Employees at Risk for Heat-Related Illnesses Don’t Let the Heat Beat Your BusinessAs temperatures rise in the summer months, it’s essential to keep employees whose roles are…
07/01/2022
Achilles Group is proud to announce our new website developed by FDI Creative Services, Inc. Please browse our services, learn more about our team, or Request A Discovery Session to learn more about our Outsourced HR…
06/07/2022
 You don’t hire people to lose them.It’s essential for your organization to retain your employees which means building a sense of role clarity, purpose, and an understanding of why things matter. Many employers are seeing…
03/24/2022
 Hiring in a Competitive Job Market We get it – good people are hard to find, especially in today’s tight labor market. And it’s vital to your organization’s future to find talented people that will contribute…
02/14/2022
  On Valentine’s Day, 2022, the Achilles Group celebrates 20 years in service to business leaders across Houston. We understand that our mission to “Equip and Encourage Leaders to Make Smart People Decisions” is entirely…
12/13/2021
The Why, The Where, and The How We Get There We have finally reached the end of our road trip, and what a journey it has been! We presented our Mission, Vision, and Values, and how…
12/06/2021
Employers will have more time to weigh in on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s mandate-or-testing rule for Covid-19 — and even small employers not affected by the rule would be wise to submit their…
12/01/2021
You might have noticed in the last few weeks, we have brought you along on our journey to define our Mission Statement and Vision Statement. We began our journey with our Mission Statement: “to equip…
11/10/2021
A vision statement is a company’s road map, indicating what the company wants to become by setting a defined direction for the company’s growth. At Achilles Group, we think of it as the pathways that…
11/09/2021
 What does the OSHA ETS mean for your business?On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all private employers with 100 or more employees to…
10/18/2021
Texas Governor’s Executive OrderOn October 11, 2021,Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order (EO) GA-40 which states that “no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee…
10/12/2021
A mission statement defines what an organization is, why it exists, it’s reason for being. What is our Why? We’re glad you asked! Our mission statement is “to equip and encourage leaders to make smart…
09/02/2021
If you’ve tuned into the news lately, chances are you have probably heard of The Great Resignation of 2021, a coined term referring to the recent overwhelming spike in people leaving their jobs. Across the…
09/02/2021
New Sexual Harassment Laws Went Into Effect September 1Governor Greg Abbott signed two new bills in August, SB 45 and HB 21, which broaden protections for Texas employees who file sexual harassment claims. Both laws…
08/12/2021
Achilles Group began working with us during a difficult time, but the transition went a lot smoother than expected. They adapted quickly to get us up to speed and headed in the right direction. They…
06/22/2021
The COVID-19 vaccine is a hot topic in the news right now, both inside and outside of the office. As an employer, there are many factors to consider when deciding if and how to incorporate…
05/27/2021
Has hiring been a struggle for your business?If so, you are not alone.Many companies in Texas are experiencing recruiting woes, with a lack of candidates topping the list. It’s safe to say that it’s a…
05/03/2021
We were lucky to find Achilles Group through a Google search. As a firm, they are personable and attentive to details. We were using another much smaller HR firm, but it wasn’t a good fit….
04/22/2021
Unemployment fraud is a growing issue for many employers in Texas. A form of identity theft, unemployment fraud occurs when an individual knowingly collects unemployment benefits using a social security number or other private information…