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HR Services & Consulting: A Strategic Approach

Discover our approach to delivering a full spectrum of HR services designed to empower your business and your people.

Employee Benefit & HR Services

Strategic Human Resources Management

In the competitive landscape of business, your employees are your greatest strength, making it clear that effective HR services are pivotal for any strategy aimed at success.

However, for small businesses, the complexities of managing an employee's journey from recruitment to retirement can be daunting. This challenge is magnified by the dense web of government regulations.

Even small errors in HR management can lead to severe consequences, including significant fines and a decline in employee engagement.

Partnering with Axcet for your HR services ensures meticulous attention to these critical aspects, safeguarding your business against potential pitfalls and fortifying the foundation for your company's growth and success.

Our Full-Suite of HR Services

HR Challenges? Meet Tailored Solutions.

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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.
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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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Entrust your HR services in the hands of our team of certified experts. Our HR consultants aren't just experienced—they're leaders in the field, holding advanced credentials that set them apart.

Through a partnership with Axcet, you'll benefit not only from our HR consultants’ day-to-day guidance but also from our comprehensive learning opportunities. Our periodic workshops cover critical HR topics, such as harassment prevention, management training, and fostering diversity and inclusion.

Moreover, our regularly updated blog and insightful white papers offer you a treasure trove of knowledge, providing clear, actionable solutions you can implement and share with your team.

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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
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We really appreciate the work you are doing for our tradeshow and exhibit display company. The fun part is we get at least an email a day, phone calls every day, and we see the commercials on tv for something that you have taken care of for us last year. (And, of course, it is in the capable IRS hands now.)

Thanks for making this so easy for us.

Don J.

Owner, B2B Tradeshow & Exhibit Company
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Excellence in HR

As Kansas City’s first and longest certified professional employer organization(CPEO), Axcet is the area’s premier HR company. Our team, celebrated for their extensive experience, academic achievements and professional certifications in human resources, specializes in delivering a wide array of HR services tailored to the unique needs of our clients. Businesses in the Kansas City area have turned to us for reliable, expert advice and solutions in HR management since 1988.

Thinking about outsourcing your HR? Reach out.

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HR Management 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 services 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 services.

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Your dedicated HR consultant tailors best practices to your business' unique needs, leveraging their deep understanding of your evolving operations. This personalized approach in HR services is designed to ensure your success. And whenever you have an immediate HR need, your consultant is just a phone call away.

Axcet’s HR management 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 Services 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 services 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 HR 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 services 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 outsourcing HR services 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 outsourcing HR 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.

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