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Client Success Story: Engineered Air Balance (EAB)

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 learned our business needs and helped us strategize according to those needs. We have been impressed by the number of people they have working on our projects, and we are very pleased with what this group has been able to accomplish in a short amount of time. Achilles Group has ironed out about 50 jo...

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Client Success Story: Systel Rugged Computers

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. Achilles is a mature firm, and they always have the client in their minds and hearts.Our first big project with Achilles was the employee handbook. They did an assessment, identified gaps, and helped us fine-tune our processes and procedures. Even while handling a longer-term task such as the handbook, they to...

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Client Success Story: First Presbyterian Houston

“When our HR Director left our company, they recommended that we outsource our HR needs since it was so hard to find one person to keep up with everything, and that’s when we contacted Achilles Group. While other HR firms wanted to come in and take over everything, Achilles Group had exactly the right approach, and we knew that they were exactly what we needed.”Hourly Recruiting:“Achilles Group helped us with recruiting for a critical position on our finance team. Their team posted the position,...

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Client Success Story: GMI Group

GMI Group is an expert in precision machining, product distribution, and metallurgical testing for domestic and international oilfield and industrial supply companies. Achilles Group was recommended to us when our HR functions started to become bigger than our skill set and a major HR issue arose that nobody could have foreseen. We were looking for a partner, not just a vendor, and that was something we have found with Achilles Group.Since then, Achilles Group helped us in a variety of situation...

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Client Success Story: Crest Management

People PerformanceWe 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 and inspiring our people. We came to a point where we knew we needed to put some structure in place and the one thing that we didn’t have was job descriptions. We met with Achilles Group and they were able to get a good feel for each position, both currently and for the future. In fact, they helped us think about what should be included to provide reali...

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Client Success Story: Vista Host

At Vista Host, we manage over 25 hotels in 10 states. That’s a lot of employees in many different locations! We feel that Achilles Group accomplishes our “Human Resources Heavy Lifting.” We no longer worry about making the tough decisions that surface in HR (such as a termination), because we have the ethical and knowledgeable experts from Achilles Group who will walk us through every step.If we have an issue and our Director isn’t available, we know we will still be well taken care of by the Ac...

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Client Success Story: Erwin Distributing Co., Inc.

Erwin Distributing Co, Inc. owns and operates Wally’s Party Factory stores. At Wally’s, we offer an extensive selection of party supplies, balloons and costumes for all of life’s celebrations. When we first heard about Achilles Group, there were only two of us handling everything from operations to accounting to legal to HR. With everything on our plates, and with over twenty-five stores spread across Texas and Oklahoma, it was challenging to adequately handle HR issues when they arose, especial...

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Client Success Story: South Hampton Resources

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 and clearly know their stuff! Not only do they understand the technical processes, but they also emphasize the people aspect of our business. They’re just really nice people to work with...

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Client Success Story: Gajeske

At Gajeske, Inc., a Polyethylene and Pipe company, we had issues with making decisions regarding our employees. We engaged Achilles Group to help us with this, and other difficulties. They have helped us create a structure for our termination basis and other HR obstacles we needed to overcome. There were many moving pieces involved and we learned how to handle them without being uncomfortable or awkward.Achilles Group has aided us with employee role clarity and helped us to evaluate a number of ...

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Client Success Story: Smartbridge

Smartbridge is a Houston-based organization dedicated to simplifying business transformation, and applying thought leadership and innovation to bring their customers’ digital agendas to reality. We began working with Achilles Group two or three years ago, and since working with them, our business has grown in tremendous ways.We are a very process-oriented company, and Achilles Group has helped us streamline our processes to make them more effective than they were previously. We have introduced s...

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Client Success Story: SeAH Steel

SeAH Steel has worked with Achilles Group since October 2016, and we are very fortunate to have them as partners. When we purchased two other companies, Achilles guided us through the unfamiliarity of that process by providing recommendations for our new organizational structure. Since then, they have developed detailed job descriptions for all employee positions and conducted market research to determine compensation ranges. Additionally, they have assisted us with employee investigations, mana...

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Client Success Story: Avanti Senior Living

About a year ago, our payroll consultant suggested we partner with Achilles Group to get some assistance with human resources. Hiring Achilles was a seamless transition for our company because they quickly became an integrated part of our team. No one would know they are a third-party HR group because they have truly learned our business and operate as though they are on our team.Achilles has helped us in countless ways, from coaching us in counseling and terminating, to helping us navigate thro...

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Success Story: Gajeske

At Gajeske, Inc., a Polyethylene and Pipe company, we had issues with making decisions regarding our employees. We engaged Achilles Group to help us with this, and other difficulties. They have helped us create a structure for our termination basis and other HR obstacles we needed to overcome. There were many moving pieces involved and we learned how to handle them without being uncomfortable or awkward.Achilles Group has aided us with employee role clarity and helped us to evaluate a number of ...

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Client Success Story: Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau

We were looking for a full service company that could address our Human Resource needs and continued growth. Originally, we asked Achilles Group to create and analyze an employee status survey, which has continued for years.Over the years, Achilles Group has helped us hire good people, trained us in subjects from DISC behavior assessment, to creating a respectful workplace, consulted us on various Human Resources issues and helped us with terminations.Because of our relationship with the HR expe...

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Focus on What You Do Best

Hi-Tech Electric, Inc. was established in 1985 to provide quality electrical construction services. We’ve been recognized as one of the top 100 electrical contracting firms in the country by ENR Magazine every year since 1996. We’ve been working with Achilles since 2006 and they have been a partner on everything HR related for us. We know that we can call on Achilles for the everyday HR support that we’re looking for.Not only does Achilles provide the everyday support that we need, but they have...

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Spotlight on: Shaina Schwartz

Congratulations to Achilles Group Employee of the Month, Shaina Schwartz!A native Houstonian, Shaina has been a member of the Achilles team for over five years. Prior to joining Achilles Group, Shaina attended Texas A&M University and received her degree in Human Resources Development. Shaina was selected as Employee of the Month for her mentorship skills, the large client load she has acquired, and her impeccable attention to detail. The Achilles Group team loves Shaina’s positive attitude ...

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Let's Work Together

"Cyanco is the largest supplier of sodium cyanide to the gold mining industry.  We have developed our position through quality product and superior customer care. One of the main reasons we enjoy our partnership with Achilles group is that they work with us to create the structure and the plan on how we can implement large HR ideas. This can be anything from general employee issues to integrating broader HR initiatives to our various locations around the world.My favorite part of our relationshi...

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The Perfect Fit

"Erwin Distributing Co, Inc. owns and operates Wally’s Party Factory stores. At Wally’s, we offer an extensive selection of party supplies, balloons and costumes for all of life’s celebrations. When we first heard about Achilles Group, there were only two of us handling everything from operations to accounting to legal to HR. With everything on our plates, and with over twenty five stores spread across Texas and Oklahoma, it was challenging to adequately handle HR issues when they arose, especia...

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Promises Delivered

"First Presbyterian Church, Houston, first came to Achilles Group after our HR Director we had on staff was leaving. It was our former HR Director that actually recommended that we outsource since it was so hard to find one person to keep up with everything. When researching different firms, we found that the larger firms wanted to come in and take over all of HR and that wasn’t what we were looking for at the time. When Achilles Group came and presented to us, we knew that they were exactly wha...

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