Outsourced Human Resources Services
Human Resources


Working with employers of all sizes and types, we specialize in:

  • Federal and state labor compliance

  • Employee handbooks

  • Policy development & review

  • Employee relations & conflict resolution

  • Harassment/discrimination investigations

  • ADA & leave of absence administration

  • HR audits & risk assessment

  • I-9 compliance

  • Performance reviews, management, & documentation

Flexible HR Service Plans
Human Resources Services

Flexible Service Plans

We offer flexible service arrangements to meet your specific needs.


  • Hourly rates – We offer consulting services at a convenient hourly rate. You pay for the help you need, as you need it.
  • Flat fees – Many projects can be completed for a flat fee. This includes our customized policies, forms, and handbooks.
  • Monthly support packages – Our monthly plans are a cost-effective solution for employers that want ongoing support and access to our expert guidance whenever you need it. We partner with you to manage all your HR needs.
Kristen Wilhelm of Orchard HR LLC
Human Resources

Kristen Wilhelm – Owner & Principal Consultant

Kristen has over 15 years of experience in Human Resources in both the private and non-profit sectors. With proven success in avoiding costly compliance issues, she specializes in ensuring employers have the policies and processes in place to meet federal and state labor requirements and provides business owners and managers with a playbook for effectively managing their teams. In addition, Kristen works with businesses to better understand and utilize their HR technology, develop strategic succession plans, and craft competitive total rewards packages. She holds both national HR certifications at the senior level: SPHR and SHRM-SCP.

Kristen has a Bachelor’s degree in English from Wellesley College. When she’s not working, you can find her crafting, spending time with her husband and their four cats, and digging in her garden.

See Kristen quoted in a July 2020 SHRM article about workplace substance abuse.

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