Category: HR Insights

04/26/2024
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released the final rule for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). This rule will come into effect on June 18, 2024. Here are the key takeaways for employers to…
04/24/2024
The journey towards HR excellence begins with recognizing that equipping leaders with the skills and knowledge to interact, manage, and coach your teams effectively is the foundation of HR. …
02/19/2024
As a business leader in Houston, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This federal law, enacted in 1938, serves as the cornerstone of employee rights and protections…
02/13/2024
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 “buyer’s market” on the hiring scene right now. Below are tips to help…
02/12/2024
The ability to craft precise and comprehensive job descriptions isn’t just a routine HR exercise; it is a strategic imperative that lays the foundation for your organizational excellence. …
01/16/2024
As we embark on the journey into 2024, it is a good time to discuss a strategic approach to team communications structure. Intentional and effective dissemination of information is required to bring your team…
01/10/2024
Employers, get ready for upcoming challenges in classifying workers as independent contractors due to significant changes by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The Biden administration has officially revoked a rule that eased the classification…
11/30/2023
The Achilles Group recognizes the intricacies involved in compliance with FMLA regulations and aims to shed light on recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) opinion letters addressing two critical issues: the use of intermittent leave…
11/29/2023
Being a “soft” or graceful leader is not an admission of weakness; instead, it’s an invitation to create an environment characterized by candor, openness, and vulnerability. …
11/12/2023
Change is an essential part of life and our ability to see it coming and then to navigate it with a positive mindset is a powerful competency that creates profitable outcomes for our business. …