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Tag: people focus

09/28/2016
Congratulations to Achilles Group Employee of the Month, Kathryn McClanahan!Kathryn has been a member of the Achilles team for over three and a half years, and brought eight years of general HR experience with her. …
08/01/2016
Writing a job ad that recruits the right candidates.In order to recruit the right candidates, you need a carefully crafted job advertisement. A job description is a document that describes the responsibilities, requirements and working…
07/18/2016
We all know that the profitability of our business is tied to the capabilities and performance of our people.  So, what must we do to become highly effective at growing people and managing performance?To improve…
07/05/2016
We all need leaders in our business, not just managers, expeditors, supervisors or command and control drill sergeants; though all of these have their own place of importance.  We need leaders that understand the fundamental…
05/19/2016
The Department of Labor has published its final rule on new overtime regulations. This update to the Fair Labor Standards Act increases the annual salary threshold for exempt status from $23,660 to $47,476, effective Dec….
05/16/2016
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…
05/02/2016
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…
04/04/2016
With more employees working remotely than ever before, it’s important to make sure everyone feels like a part of the team. Research has consistently found that an engaged workforce is a more productive and profitable…
02/08/2016
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…
02/01/2016
As we enter the second month of the New Year, it’s the perfect time to focus on a healthy workforce. You don’t have to be in the C-suite to promote a culture of wellness at…