Who We Are

Affirmative Action Consulting

If you ask our clients what sets us apart, they are likely to talk about the level of expertise of our highly skilled and qualified team of affirmative action consultants. Our staff has extensive experience and our commitment to best practices is second to none.



Founded in 1991, HR Works is a nationally recognized affirmative action consulting firm headquartered in Rochester, New York, with offices in Syracuse, New York.  Our staff of Affirmative Action Consultants provide affirmative action and EEO solutions to clients of all sizes and industries throughout the United States. 

Over the years we have consistently ranked on the Rochester Top 100 and INC. 5000 lists for Fastest Growing Companies.


HR Works is the 2023 Best Company to Work for in New York State. This is HR Works’ thirteenth consecutive year on the list, with rankings as high as No. 1 in 2015, and No. 2 in 2019. Survey results show that 100% of employees would recommend HR Works to a friend.

This statewide program is managed by Best Companies Group and sponsored by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management and the New York State Business Council.

HR Works is a Certified Great Place To Work and was named by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® as a 2019 Best Small Workplace. HR Works ranked high on the list due to its transparency and communication from leadership, ethical business practices, and phenomenal customer service.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.


Creating a culture that encourages the professional achievement of employees has been a cornerstone of HR Works since its inception in 1991. Our staff is experienced in all facets of human resource and benefits management and our commitment to best practices is second to none.

HR Works was named the recipient of the Rochester Business Ethics Award. The annual program recognizes the Rochester region’s organizations that exemplify high standards of ethical behavior in their everyday business practices, and in response to crises or challenges.