About Us

About Benchmark Outsourcing Group – Who We Are And How We Can Help Your Company!  Meet Our Founder and Owner – Elaine Smith, SPHRElaine Smith

SPHR Certified HR Consultant with 20+ years experience as an HR Practitioner and Consultant

Named South Carolina Human Resource Professional of the Year by the SC Chamber of Commerce and the SC Human Resource Association

Winner of local HR Professional of the Year Award and other significant Professional Recognition

Developed a project that won the prestigious National Pinnacle Award – National SHRM’s highest award given to only eight out of hundreds of entries submitted each year from across the Nation

About Benchmark

Benchmark Outsourcing Group is an experienced Human Resource Consulting firm serving companies throughout the US.  Based in Upstate SC, we are certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business by SBA and as a Government Contractor through CCR.

Benchmark has developed hundreds of Affirmative Action Plans and supported clients with OFCCP Audits and compliance reviews for over 19 years.  We are considered experts in the field and we have a 100% pass rate on all plans that have been audited by the OFCCP.

We have long-term multi-billion dollar Corporate clients who manufacture Nationally recognized products and who have a global presence and we also serve small to mid-sized clients who are in service, IT, Engineering, manufacturing or other fields. Benchmark continues to grow and expand to meet the demands of our clients.  In addition to Government Compliance work (AAP’s and OFCCP Audits), Benchmark also serves notable retainer clients who utilize our HR expertise on a daily/ongoing basis.

In addition, we develop Company Policy Manuals, assist with Sexual Harassment or Discrimination Investigations and training, provide technical and systems support for mergers, start-ups and acquisitions, support companies with disciplinary issues, and develop solid Human Resource systems for companies.