SERVICES

 

For Organizations & Businesses

As a Human Resources Consultant, my role is to support organizations who may not have time or internal expertise to lead their own HR initiatives or whom may need additional resources for a short-period of time or on an ad-hoc basis.

Hiring & Onboarding

Whether you need someone to develop processes and policies, lead a nation-wide search or assist with onboarding a team member, I offer a wide variety of customizable solutions:

  • Job descriptions creation and job advertising
  • Interview preparation for managers
  • Reference checks
  • Offer letters
  • Employment contracts
  • Employee orientation
  • Probationary reviews
Organization Strategy

Assessing the needs of an organization in light of its pool of talent is a difficult task that leaders often like to get outside opinions on. My process involves:

  • Establishing the organization’s staffing needs with regards to its vision
  • Developing organizational charts
  • Analysing existing positions and associated descriptions
  • Identifying core competencies that are needed in the organization
  • Meeting with staff and managers to assess skill sets and expectations
  • Identifying gaps and opportunities
Team Dynamics

When properly utilized, employee’s can be a company’s most valuable resource. In order to get the most of your employees, they have to function well independently and as a team. Creating an environment with high functioning teams is vital to the company’s success. I address conflict resolution and team dynamics in different ways:

  • Focus groups and employee surveys
  • One-on-ones with affected parties
  • Facilitated group sessions
  • Team building activities
  • Management retreats
  • Individualized or team improvement plans
  • Harassment investigations and dealing with workplace bullying
Employee Engagement

Organizations are finding it more and more challenging to hire and retain top talent. By implementing employee engagement initiatives, you will protect this key asset. As your consultant, I can help you determine your current levels of engagement and provide strategies on how they can be improved.

  • Employee engagement surveys (benchmarking)
  • Evaluating compensation and total rewards
  • How to create more meaningful work
  • Events and incentive programs
  • Leadership coaching
  • Training solutions and professional development program
  • Employee recognition
Training

Training is essential to ensure your organization’s human resources keep up with trends, certification requirements and labour regulations. Examples of my role as an HR consultant:

  • Analyse opportunities and gaps with regards to job descriptions, regulations and industries
  • Develop training programs based on employment category
  • Deliver training programs internally or through partnerships
  • Prepare training guides for new hires
  • Assess management training needs
  • Deliver personalized training and performance improvement plans for individuals
  • Offer leadership and career coaching for upper management
  • Provide resources for mandatory Health and Safety or compliance-based training.
Outplacement & Termination

Whether an employee leaves on his own terms or as the result of being declared redundant, organizations have certain obligations and can benefit from:

  • Support in understanding the legal landscape prior to termination
  • Development of documentation for termination
  • Delivery of termination, meetings and announcements
  • Exit interviews for employees who are resigning
  • Creation of an employee support program (job search, resume writing and interviews)
Leadership Coaching

Leadership coaching is about supporting an individual in the development of their leadership competencies. I like to help individuals achieve better confidence, knowledge and skills and ultimately become a more efficient managers and leaders. I help a variety of leaders, from CEOs, to controllers, directors and line supervisors.

  • Conduct 360 evaluations
  • Identify areas of weakness provide and development plan
  • Identify tools to be more engaging with their teams
  • Troubleshoot performance issues they may be having with their employees
  • Develop strategies to address negative team dynamics (conflict amongst team members)
  • Achieve better work-life balance or reduce stress (leadership burnout)
  • Anticipate future needs of the organization and prepare for succession
Training

Training is essential to ensure your organization’s human resources keep up with trends, certification requirements and labour regulations. Examples of my role as an HR consultant:

  • Analyse opportunities and gaps with regards to job descriptions, regulations and industries
  • Develop training programs based on employment category
  • Deliver training programs internally or through partnerships
  • Prepare training guides for new hires
  • Assess management training needs
  • Deliver personalized training and performance improvement plans for individuals
  • Offer leadership and career coaching for upper management
  • Provide resources for mandatory Health and Safety or compliance-based training.
Benefit / Compensation Review

Deciding which benefit program to select can be difficult. Determining what salary to offer any given staff member is also a complex process. What I offer:

  • Benefit programs development or revision
  • Needs assessments
  • Salary reviews with regards to industry
  • Pay scale recommendations
  • Pay equity assessments
  • Bonus strategy development
Performance Reviews

A key tool in the management of employee performance, and a driver of employee engagement is timely feedback. The performance review process is important activity that every manager should grow accustomed to. As a consultant, I can help your team develop or improve your approach to performance reviews.

  • Develop or review existing processes and procedures
  • Creating tools and templates to facilitate the review process
  • Coaching on effective performance management delivery
Succession planning

All organizations are faced at one point or another with the difficult task of finding a replacement for their leaders. My experience with the family business has taught me that it’s never too early to start planning. Many tools can be used to facilitate the process and plan ahead:

  • Vision and strategic planning exercises
  • Mentorship programs
  • Information-sharing activities
  • Determining individual needs and organizational needs
  • Goal setting for future leaders
Processes & Policies

Organizations have many policies to implement to ensure their operation runs as smoothly as possible. Developing and implementing such policies is my expertise:

  • Managing employee time off
  • Code of conduct and workplace ethics
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Disciplinary processes
  • Creating of a new employee handbook
  • Health and Safety

My solutions are highly customizable, and this list only represents a sample of how I can help your organization. Each client is different therefore I always recommend that we start by discussing your idea.

For Individuals

As a Human Resources Consultant, my role is to support professionals looking to make a career transition, seeking help to properly assess their strengths and weaknesses or requiring coaching to make the most of their interviews.

Resume writing
  • Writing and re-writing service for workers, professionals and managers
  • Cover letter writing
  • Assessment of most relevant experiences based on desired position
  • Application strategy
Job interview preparation
  • One-on-one or online coaching
  • Q & A simulation
  • ‘Beyond the interview’ advising (presentation, written exams and etiquette)
Career path assessment
  • Resume and experience review
  • Needs assessment
  • Counselling and advising

As someone who has been responsible for all of the hiring needs of a few organizations now, I understand the needs of both candidates and human resources departments. As such, I offer one-time and longer-term solutions that will prepare you for your next job search.

Contact me to find out more about my approach and pricing.