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Recruiting Effectiveness: Scoreboard & Metrics

In addition to providing ongoing support and training for your hiring managers, it’s essential to maintain a candidate pipeline, track turnover and create a metrics-driven scoreboard to continually evaluate your organization’s recruiting efforts.Main...

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Recruiting Effectiveness: Create Sustainability

So, you’ve successfully hired and on-boarded your newest employee. You might think the recruiting process is complete and it’s time to resume your normal job responsibilities. And while part of that is true, the recruiting process is an ongoing initi...

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Recruiting Effectiveness: Close the Deal, Connect & Engage

You’ve finally narrowed down your job candidates and selected one you’d like to hire. Now, it’s time to extend a job offer and on-board your newest employee. Follow these three tips to successfully close the deal, then read through our onboarding che...

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Recruiting Effectiveness: Determine Your Top Candidates

Now that you’ve completed the interview process for your job opening, it’s time to determine the top candidates for the role. You might already know who you’d like to hire, or you might feel torn between a few star candidates who are equally qualifie...

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Recruiting Effectiveness: Evaluate Your Interview Process

 So, you’ve successfully navigated through the process of sorting through resumes and selected key candidates you’d like to learn more about. Now it’s time for the next step of Recruiting Effectiveness – interviewing applicants. It’s no secret t...

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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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Recruiting Effectiveness: Narrow the Field

The fourth step in Achilles Group’s Recruiting Effectiveness process is to the Narrow the Field or eliminate resumes from your response pool that don’t fit the bill of what you’re looking for in a job candidate. This involves sifting through resumes ...

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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 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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Recruiting Effectiveness: Select Recruiting Methods

Once your hiring team has been established, it’s time to take the next step in the recruiting process, and get the word out about your open position. But what is the best way to do that? Well, there isn’t just one method that works better than others...

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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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Recruiting Effectiveness: Establish a Commitment to Hire

Last week, we discussed the importance of setting yourself up for recruiting success by putting a recruiting process together within your organization, as well as gathering the necessary tools for recruiting success. Once this step has been taken, it...

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Setting Yourself Up For Recruiting Success

So, you’ve decided it’s time to hire someone. From the search for the right candidate to onboarding your new employee, the recruitment process can be overwhelming. There are many factors to consider when hiring a new employee, and it’s best to make t...

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Recognizing A Hostile Work Environment

When it comes to the workplace, it's not always easy to recognize the difference between occasional inappropriate behavior versus a hostile work environment. As we discussed last week, not every incident of disrespect is considered unlawful.A recent ...

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Risk Mitigation: Respect In The Workplace Training

Last week, we discussed the trending topic of harassment in the workplace, and included some noteworthy EEOC statistics highlighting an uptick in harassment claims in 2017.When it comes to harassment in the workplace, we all have a responsibility to ...

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A Primer On Harassment In The Workplace

Harvey Weinstein. Brett Kavanaugh. The #MeToo movement. Harassment has been, and continues to be, a hot topic in the news, perhaps more so now than ever before. But what is harassment, as far as it pertains to the workplace, and how can it be appropr...

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Annoucement: HR Infrastructure Is Now Risk Mitigation

Anyone familiar with Achilles Group knows that we spend a lot of time and focus in the four core areas of our Fractional HR approach: People Performance, Recruiting Effectiveness, Risk Mitigation and Strategy Alignment.Today, we want to announce an e...

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Updated FMLA Forms 

An updated set of Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA) forms for employers has been released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division. The only revision to these forms is an updated expiration date. The previous forms expired on ...

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Three Steps to Boost Employee Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are often seen as a required activity for both managers and employees, yet not one that either look forward to. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are three steps your organization can take to make the performance review pro...

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A Client's Perspective: CloudNine

Based in Houston, Texas, CloudNine is a data and legal discovery technology company with proven expertise in simplifying and automating the discovery of data for audits, investigations and litigation. CloudNine empowers legal and business professiona...

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