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Client Success Story: Crest Management

People PerformanceWe were so busy growing our business that we didn’t take time to stop and figure out what we needed in regards to investing in and inspiring our people. We came to a point where we knew we needed to put some structure in place and t...

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Employee Spotlight: Veronica Flores

Meet Veronica, our resident diversity and inclusion expert and this month's Employee Spotlight!Veronica believes in an authentic approach to human resources that helps organizations create a thriving and holistic company culture. She enjoys performan...

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Client Success Story: GMI Group

GMI Group is an expert in precision machining, product distribution, and metallurgical testing for domestic and international oilfield and industrial supply companies. Achilles Group was recommended to us when our HR functions started to become bigge...

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Client Success Story: First Presbyterian Houston

“When our HR Director left our company, they recommended that we outsource our HR needs since it was so hard to find one person to keep up with everything, and that’s when we contacted Achilles Group. While other HR firms wanted to come in and take o...

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The Importance of Respect in the Workplace

The year 2020 has been unlike any other. COVID-19 concerns, coupled with current social, economic, and political climates have led to tense conversations and sometimes disrespectful workplace interactions. Political views and opinions on social justi...

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Employee Spotlight: Taylor Spaulding

Meet Taylor Spaulding, Achilles Group tech guru and October's Employee Spotlight!Taylor works as a Business Analyst to fuel the performance and margin objectives of Achilles Group. He adds focus and technical savvy to help the team utilize various te...

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Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral Implementation

Employers and employees alike have questions regarding the payroll tax deferral recently enacted by President Trump. Below are the answers to the most common questions we've received. How is eligibility for deferral determined? Payroll tax deferral i...

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FFCRA Paid Leave And The 2020-2021 School Year

The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into effect by President Donald Trump in March of 2020. Generally speaking, the Act requires employers with fewer than 500 employees provide two different options of emergency paid leave, e...

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Client Success Story: Gajeske

At Gajeske, Inc., a Polyethylene and Pipe company, we had issues with making decisions regarding our employees. We engaged Achilles Group to help us with this, and other difficulties. They have helped us create a structure for our termination basis a...

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Client Success Story: SeAH Steel

SeAH Steel has worked with Achilles Group since October 2016, and we are very fortunate to have them as partners. When we purchased two other companies, Achilles guided us through the unfamiliarity of that process by providing recommendations for our...

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PPP Loans Are No Longer Available. Here Are Some Alternatives to Consider.

The deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan was August 8, 2020. If you missed this deadline but still need financial assistance, there are other programs available including the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program admi...

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Employee Spotlight: Katy McClanahan

Meet Katy McClanahan, our resident human resources new guru and September's Employee Spotlight!Katy has a servant’s heart, a robust understanding of HR fundamentals and leverages her exceptional research skills to keep our team and clients on the lea...

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Time Tracking & Non-Exempt Employees

Q: How do I verify hours worked from home for an hourly non-exempt employee? A: The amount of technology available concerning the tracking of time can be a little overwhelming. How you track work from home for hourly non-exempt employees will depend ...

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How to Handle "Doomsday" Employees

Q: I have a "Doomsday" employee causing stress and frustration; what should I say to them? A: As we have discussed before, fear is easy to come by right now. Everywhere we turn we’re hearing nothing but doom and gloom, so it’s not surprising some emp...

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Employee Spotlight: Monica Scott

Meet Monica, accomplished human resources professional and member of the Achilles Group management team! Monica enjoys working at Achilles and feels blessed by the opportunity to collaborate with so many talented leaders and professionals. As a membe...

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How To Accommodate Employees Who Wish to Self-Quarantine While Keeping Normal Operations Afloat

Q: Should I accommodate employees who wish to voluntarily self-quarantine, and how do I keep my operations running if multiple employees wish to stay home?A: First, it’s important to stay current on CDC guidelines concerning best practices for employ...

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How Do I Adjust My Organizational Structure and the Essential Positions I Need?

Q: How do I adjust my organizational structure and the essential positions I need?A: How do you adjust it? Thoughtfully. And strategy is important. At Achilles Group, we encourage our clients to manage their focus, not their time.  If you can identif...

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Employee Spotlight: Christina Klafka

Meet Christina, a pivotal member of the Achilles Group team!Christina brings extensive direct work experience in the hospitality industry within family-owned and Fortune 500 companies. She loves that at Achilles we value the whole person and how we b...

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We’re Discontinuing Our Hourly Recruiting Service

Never heard of our Hourly Recruiting Service? No need to worry! Now is your chance to get to know our new recruiting service, TalentConnection.You might be asking, what is TalentConnection? We're happy to tell you all about it! We've come to realize ...

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How to Motivate and Appreciate Your Team During COVID-19

Q: How do I motivate and appreciate my employees during this difficult time? A: The number one employee motivator or incentive businesses think of is money. And honestly, money does have an immediate impact to reward and recognize employees. However,...

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