Achilles Group + Mark

Category: Human Resources Management

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. …
11/10/2023
The topic of compensation for a worker that travels is complex. It’s important for employers and employees to be aware of the specific laws and regulations governing overtime pay in the relevant jurisdiction, as these…
11/10/2023
Of particular interest to employers are the increased regulations concerning employer monitoring outlined in Section 6 of the Executive Order. This section instructs the Secretary of Labor to develop and publish principles and best practices…
10/31/2023
Succession planning is the process of identifying and developing potential leaders within your organization. It is about positioning people for a purpose to ensure a smooth transition when key roles become vacant. While it’s…