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How does Achilles Group differ from a PEO or ASO? Part 4

In prior posts, we have explained a PEO and an ASO.  So, you may be wondering how Achilles Group differs from a Professional Employer Organization And an Administrative Services Only approach.  There are really three major differences: - Our Level of...

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Happy New Year!

As each new year begins, so does a new resolution – a new commitment of change to reach a goal. These aspirations involve a desire to part from the status quo and commonly involve personal health, financial, or lifestyle goals. But why do we make the...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 3

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion.  What is an HRO? So, we have explained a PEO and an ASO. And finally, we’d like to help...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 1

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion.  What is a PEO?A PEO is a Professional Employer Organization.  Employers are able to bu...

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PEO, ASO, HRO - Oh No! What Do All of These Mean? Part 2

There are many HR options available to the marketplace these days, and while that creates great competition and choice, it also creates a great deal of confusion. What is an ASO?ASO stands for Administrative Services Only. This arrangement describes ...

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Spotlight on: Monica Scott and Vacations

Summertime is vacation time, and our Employee of the Month, Monica Scott, recently took a trip to visit Walt Disney World in Florida, where her daughter is currently interning. Monica is a dedicated HR Generalist who loves partnering with her clients...

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Guidance and Support to 2H Offshore, Inc.

"When we first began working with Achilles Group in 2009, we had 38 employees.  We reached over 120 before spinning off a small group to create a new company. Achilles has helped us navigate this exciting time by reducing some growing pains via thoug...

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A Partner, Not Just a Vendor

“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...

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Overcoming HR Obstacles with Gajeske, Inc.

Bob Gajeske, Sr. founded Gajeske, Inc. with a single Houston location in 1986. Over the past 30 years, the family business has expanded to Austin, San Antonio and Dallas/Fort Worth. That kind of successful growth is bound to come with a few personnel...

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What Our Clients Say

Achilles Group proactively delivers human resources expertise in a cost effective way. We take a professionally human approach by placing people, yours and ours, at the center of everything that we do.But you don’t have to take our word for it! We re...

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Welcome to our new website

Our website received a fresh, new look this week. It’s mobile-friendly, easier to navigate and you might even see yourself on the home page!Other key features include: Fractional HR page. The results of our most recent client survey indicated that ne...

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Human Resources “Heavy Lifting” for Vista Host, Inc.

Vista Host, Inc. is a hotel development and management company with more than 25 hotels in 10 different states - that’s a lot of employees in many different locations!“We feel that Achilles Group accomplishes our ‘Human Resources Heavy Lifting,’” say...

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The Benefits of Fractional HR

Some models give you fractional A or B or C. At Achilles Group, we give you Fractional A and B and C! Here are a few benefits of using our Fractional HR approach:1. Reduce stress. Let’s face it: human resources sometimes means dealing with uncomforta...

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7 Tips for Difficult Conversations

No one likes to have difficult conversations. But if you’re a manager, chances are it’s part of your job. When it comes to talking to an employee about poor performance or behavioral issues, there are a few things you can do to help the conversation ...

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Providing Strategic HR Support to Global Healthcare Alliance, Inc.

Global Healthcare Alliance, Inc. has delivered direct billing support for physician groups since it was founded more than 30 years ago by world-renown heart surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley.Global turned to Achilles Group for strategic human resources su...

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Examples of Fractional HR

In chemistry, “fractional” is defined as “relating to or denoting the separation of components of a mixture by making use of their differing physical properties.” The discipline of human resources involves many different components, including HR Infr...

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HR Support for a Growing Company

When Mustang Gas Compression first reached out to Achilles Group, they knew they need some HR support, but not enough to require a full-time, in-house HR department.“We needed a stable, consistent HR department and having our own HR department didn’t...

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HR Support for a Growing Company

When Proximity Systems reached out to us, they were looking for support in different HR functions. We were excited to be able to provide them with all of the support they were looking for.“We are happy that we chose Achilles to help fill key position...

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Helping Precision Task Group with their ‘Achilles Heel’

Precision Task Group is a mid-size IT solutions firm based in Houston that came to Achilles Group in 2007, at a time when human resources was their “achilles heel,” according to PTG Human Resources Director Vanessa Villarreal. “Human resources tends ...

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What is Achilles Fractional HR?

Over the years, we have realized that many of the business leaders we have met and worked with want the very best HR management structure for their organizations.However, most situations we have encountered warrant the need for multiple levels of HR ...

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