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HR Consulting & Outsourcing Solutions

Combine a strong knowledge of HR regulations with close partnership and you get first-class HR service – outsourced.

Sherri Senior Human Resources Consultant Axcet HR

Human Resource Management

In business, there are undeniable maxims. One of them is that employees are a company’s most valuable asset. It’s also true that if you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your customers and your business. So, human resources administration is a mission-critical task.

But, managing the entire employee lifecycle – from recruitment to retirement – is a big job. There are lots of complex, moving parts, including government-mandated requirements.

A mistake could cost your small company – in more ways than one. From expensive fines to an employee base with one foot out the door, mishandling human resources can undermine your business.

Our HR Outsourcing Services

You have HR questions.  We have HR services.

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  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Access to our state-of-the-art applicant tracking system
  • Recruiting, hiring, and retention strategy development
  • Compliant job descriptions
  • Customized offer letters
  • Interviewing questions and training
  • Onboarding process development
  • Background check and drug screening resources
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee discipline and termination guidance
  • Performance management processes
  • Employee relations issues and concerns
  • Employee grievances and complaints
  • Harassment allegation investigations
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  • Organizational Development
  • Workforce planning
  • Compensation analysis
  • Employee surveys
  • Succession planning
  • Change management strategies
  • Mission, Vision and Values creation
  • Organizational structure review and design
  • Training & Development
  • Customized leadership training solutions
  • Leadership development and coaching
  • Compliance training, such as Creating a respectful workplace and preventing harassment
  • Interpersonal skills training
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  • HR Compliance
  • Policy development
  • Handbook development and updates
  • EEOC response assistance
  • EEO-1 reporting
  • FMLA administration (>50)
  • ADAA, FMLA, EEOC, and Title VII compliance
  • Legally required state and federal postings
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Review benefit charges from state unemployment agencies
  • Assist in the processing of all unemployment claims
  • File timely appeals
  • Assist in prehearing preparation for appeals hearings

HR Services Help Small Companies Thrive

Companies like Axcet HR Solutions exist for one reason: to manage essential HR tasks on behalf of small and mid-sized businesses. Outsourcing HR services save small business owners money and worry by delivering expert human resources, compliance with employment regulations, and time to refocus on business growth.

Our Approach to Human Resources Management


You will be assigned a highly credentialed, customer service-oriented human resource consultant who will get to know you, your business, and your business’s needs. This pro will stay on top of changes in both the regulatory environment and your business and guide you with full-service HR best practices to succeed. And, your HRC will always be just a phone call away should there be an immediate need.

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As an Axcet client, your business will have access to our state-of-the-art HR platforms. From automated job ad posting to applicant tracking to open enrollment your employees will experience your business as a technology-forward company.

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You can let go and focus on your business when you trust the experts to handle your human resources. Beyond the day-to-day interactions with our human resources consultants, we host periodic client workshops on timely HR topics. Recent workshops focused on harassment, management training, and diversity and inclusion.  Additionally, our blog and white papers provide ready access to answers you can easily share with your team.


We are small, and as such, rarely in the eye of a payroll services company. Axcet works with our multiple entities. I want to focus on our business, and they focus on HR for me. Because we are small, I really don't want to have a 'personal' disagreement about PTO or vacation pay, so I set the guidelines, and Axcet manages them, which I love.

Felisha M.

Owner, Insurance Firm

Turning our admin, payroll, benefits, 401K, workers' compensation, etc., over to Axcet HR has been one of the best decisions that we've ever made: that was back in 2001! We've had 21 great years with Axcet and hope to have 21 more! Axcet has saved us time and LOTS of money but most of all, Axcet HR has allowed us to focus on running our business...because we know, day in, and day out that Axcet has our back!

Bob G.

Owner, B2B Services Company

As a start-up, Axcet's HR solutions have been an integral partner in guiding us through several key business necessities and requirements. They have been very helpful in core functions including recruiting, 401k setup, employee onboarding, benefits enrollment, payroll and various compliance training for our employees. We've gained business momentum as a result of Axcet's team of dedicated professionals.

Andrew C.

Chief Growth Officer, Technology Company

Axcet has helped us find affordable benefits for our 15 employees. Being a small firm, it was hard to find various health insurance options. It is nice knowing that we have someone with HR knowledge. It is good to get another persons opinion when we are having employee issues.

Michelle W.

Controller, Engineering Firm

Axcet's professionalism and knowledge is a definite asset for our company. They have saved me so many hours in Payroll, HR, Benefits and Workers Comp. There is no way for me to keep up on Human Resources! I praise their staff highly! ...Axcet KNOWS Customer Service!

Anna H.

Owner, Car Dealership

Axcet has been so helpful and professional in answering questions that I have for payroll processing. My payroll administrator is so prompt in replying to emails. He is really easy to work with and is so knowledgeable. Our Human Resources Consultant is professional and personable. I have great confidence in Axcet and have never hesitated in contacting them for questions or clarification.

Mandy C.

Non-Profit Ministry

Axcet HR has help lesson our burden in all aspects of payroll, HR, safety and our 401K. When an employee comes to one of us with a situation. All we do is point them to our Axcet administrator and or payroll administrator and the issue gets resolved. It has been a great relationship.

Rick B.

Electrical Services Company

I burned through a couple of "payroll companies" before I found Axcet. I have yet to encounter anyone at this company that hasn't been friendly, approachable and knowledgeable. Calls are returned amazingly fast and problems are solved without having to make any other calls. This is truly a great company and stellar business partner!

Nita C.

Owner, Medical Industry Company

With all the changing rules and regulations we face as employers, I was always afraid of a "Gotcha!" moment. We've been with Axcet over 10 years now and I sleep well at night knowing all our HR is done right. They make it all so easy. Our payroll is accurate, we are legal and OSHA compliant in every area, and my employees love their benefits. Our team at Axcet is more than just a good vendor, they are a great partner!

Bruce H.

Founder & CEO, Services Company

My faith in Axcet's expertise has always been off the charts. It has been so nice to just be able to pick up the phone and ask questions. Simple to complex ... they can do all of it! Axcet has allowed us to offer an extensive benefits package to our Teammates which has been an added bonus. Axcet is not only part of our Team but we consider them part of our Family! We are one of Axcet's many fans. No regrets since day one and we wouldn't change a thing!

Moira V.

Small Business Owner

Axcet handles all of payroll, HR and benefits needs. As a non-profit, it's great to have Axcet as a partner to provide all of the employee benefits and HR support that I need so our staff can focus on the core mission of our organization! They have helped me with hiring, navigating benefits enrollment to get our employees the best rates possible, as well as navigating possible employee related tax credits. I love our Axcet team!

Emily D.

CEO, a Kansas City Non-profit

We had tried two other PEOs. Both of which we left after the first year. The level of service that we were accustomed to with Axcet was not there, so we came back to Axcet truly because of the excellent service we always received. Everyone at Axcet would make us feel like we were their only client, like they were sitting there waiting for our call, always friendly and ready to help. 

Lisa C.

VP of Finance, Kansas City Financial Institution

We started working with Axcet in 2018 and they have dramatically increased our internal productivity. We used to spend hours on payroll, HR, benefits, taxes, etc. each week and that is no longer the case. Prior to Axcet, we worked with two other payroll companies and is was a complete mess. Working with Axcet is like having a robust and efficient internal HR department. They have solutions to every problem and we no longer feel lost trying to navigate the payroll landscape. If you want to streamline your business and get out of the HR and payroll weeds, then go with Axcet.

Peyton W.

Owner, Recruitment Firm

Thank you Axcet HR for your assistance with the employee issue. You justified every penny we pay to Axcet through this exercise. I am really glad we have you and Axcet as a resource. It gave me peace of mind, knowing that you would know how to handle these situations the correct way. I really appreciate all the effort put into this to help me stay on course and protect our company.

Mark S.

President, B2B Company

HR Outsourcing Companies

As Kansas City’s first and longest certified professional employer organization (CPEO), Axcet HR Solutions’ team of HR outsourcing experts have years of specialized experience, related degrees, and professional certifications in all things human resources. Our Kansas City-area clients trust us for advice and HR services that help them steer and grow their companies.

Thinking about outsourcing your HR? Reach out.

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Human Resources Services in Kansas City

You have a long HR to-do list. We have the HR professionals who can get it all done.

For small and mid-sized companies, outsourcing HR to Axcet pays dividends in expertise, efficiency, and reclaimed time to devote to other business activities.

Axcet helps smaller companies align their workforce with their business goals, trains and develops leaders, provides employee relations guidance, and takes the weight and risk of HR compliance off owners’ plates.

Each of our clients works with one of the human resources consultants from our team. This highly credentialed expert gets to know you, your business, and your HR needs and stays on top of regulatory changes that affect you. So, no matter what situations you face, you get complete PEO HR solutions.

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Your personal HR consultant recommends best practices based on his or her specific knowledge of your evolving business – human resources management services tailored to help you succeed. And whenever you have an immediate HR need, your consultant is just a phone call away.

Axcet’s human resources outsourcing services leverage technology so you and your employees can access key information electronically. Our platforms also can automate and simplify tasks like job postings and applicant tracking.

Benefits of Outsourcing HR to a PEO

Small and mid-sized companies that outsource some or all HR tasks to Axcet improve employer-employee relationships, mitigate regulatory compliance risks and gain access to knowledgeable, experienced professionals who help them implement HR best practices.

A partnership with Axcet simplifies your life and your business, relieving stress and the need to build a robust, in-house HR department. You’ll benefit from a deep bench of highly qualified HR experts who have spent decades managing HR for small and medium-sized companies.

Outsourcing HR to Axcet is a symbiotic relationship in which we do what we do best – HR management – so you can do what you do best – follow your passion and grow your company.

What HR Services Should You Outsource?

Small business owners often don’t want or are not equipped to handle HR functions internally. To gain expertise and time, they may choose to transfer some or all of those responsibilities to a third-party human resources management services provider like Axcet HR Solutions, which then becomes responsible for the contracted HR functions.

Commonly outsourced HR tasks include:

  • Recruiting, hiring, and retention strategy development
  • Employee handbook and policy manual development
  • Background checks and drug screenings
  • Employee relations and employee engagement
  • Performance management, employee discipline, and termination guidance
  • Unemployment claims processing
  • Researching, preparing, and updating affirmative action plans
  • Regulatory compliance management

As a top PEO HR solutions provider in Kansas City, Axcet offers clients the flexibility to choose which services they outsource. Some smaller businesses prefer to let Axcet handle all the above duties and more, while others take a more à la carte approach, outsourcing select services and keeping others in-house. The ability to choose the human resources services they outsource allows small and mid-sized businesses to gain the exact expertise and administrative HR relief they need.

When to Outsource HR

If you run an SMB and are trying to decide whether or not HR outsourcing is right for you, step back and evaluate the state of your company. The more time your leadership team is spending on routine but necessary work like performance management or compliance issues, the less time and energy are available for strategic planning and revenue-producing functions.

If some of these factors are true of your company, it’s time to consider human resources outsourcing services:

Your business is sluggish

The amount of time your team has to spend on HR administration each week can become a distraction that contributes to business stagnation. Turning to an HR consulting firm like Axcet for human resources management services frees up time your internal team can redirect to strategic activities. As another benefit, businesses that partner with a PEO tend to grow 7% to 9% faster than those that don’t engage a PEO’s services.

Your business is booming

The more workers your company adds, the more important – and demanding – HR issues become. Outsourcing not only gives you access to knowledgeable consultants who can develop competitive compensation plans and well-thought-out employee policies, but who also can train managers and employees to help you maintain or improve your culture as the company grows.

Your employees are disengaged

When employees are committed to the organizations they work for and actively seek to advance their employers’ missions, productivity and profitability improve. Leaning on Axcet to provide guidance, offer training, and develop meaningful employee initiatives, your small company can boost engagement, create a desirable culture and reduce turnover.

You aren’t happy with recruiting and retention outcomes

Finding and keeping the right people for the right jobs is imperative to business success. Axcet’s human resources consultants, who are experienced in the most advanced recruiting, hiring, and retention strategies and technologies, can help you find high-performing candidates who embrace your company’s culture and mission.

You’re struggling to keep up with compliance issues

It’s hard enough to be aware of the vast number of city, county, state, and federal employment regulations with which your small business is expected to comply. It’s harder still to keep up with these laws when they change regularly. Axcet HR Solutions, an expert in all aspects of employment, will be your best partner to ensure your company adheres to every necessary regulation.


Thinking about outsourcing your HR? Reach out.

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Kevin Anderson
Kevin Anderson
May 22, 2023.
Having the HR expertise to help in difficult situations. And being able to make a call and get the correct info quickly. Health insurance is a pain! but Axcet is a big help!
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May 16, 2023.
Our Axcet team is the best! Herman and Laura are great at what they do and very knowledgeable.
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Lance Edward
May 16, 2023.
The team at Axcet is amazing!! They are always ready and willing to help out anytime we need them. I would highly recommend them to any business. It's a huge relief for us, knowing the answers we need to keep our business moving forward are just a phone call away.
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May 11, 2023.
The staff is wonderful!!
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Frank Blanc
May 3, 2023.
Axcet staff is knowledgeable and helpful. They allow me to focus more on operating my business.
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Kyle Bruce Arms
April 26, 2023.
I am very impressed with these guys, especially Kelly. I was in need of urgent assistance regarding my W2s from a job and got service and help that day. You know someone cares when even though they got nothing for helping me, they gave A1 service like I was any current client. True HR! Thanks Kelly!
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