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“Future competitiveness will not be about following the rules. It will be about breaking old rules and making new ones” (Funky Business, Jonas Ridderstrale, Kjelle Nordstrom)

I offer 3 key services to small to medium businesses (under 500 employees) as well as not for profit agencies interested in social enterprise.

Organizational Effectiveness

How effective, efficient, economical and equitable is the people side of your business?  Are your Strategies, Structure, Systems, Roles and Responsibilities and People aligned?  I can help you with initiatives including but not limited to:

  • Leadership vs. Management assessment, development and team building
  • Organizational Design and Review including Culture and Learning Audits
  • Process Mapping
  • Employee Engagement surveys and Client Satisfaction surveys incorporated in Balanced Scorecards or Dashboards
  • Key Performance Indicators ensuring Quality

Strategic Human Resources Leadership for:

  • Larger organizations (250-500 employees) which need an interim HR professional while your executive is on a leave or the role is vacant
  • Medium organizations (100-250 employees) which need a seasoned practitioner to coach and mentor your in-house HR Generalist
  • Smaller organizations (under 100 employees) which don’t have an HR practitioner but need advice and support just in time

I offer transformational strategies including but not limited to:

  • Employer of Choice global Best Practices
  • HR Audits and Policy reviews
  • Strategic HR Planning aligned with your business plan
  • Organizational Development including a framework for transition and change management
  • Talent Management including building the business cases for diversity and employment branding
  • Performance Management including coaching,  mentoring and 360 degree feedback
  • Succession Planning with multi-generational workforces including knowledge capture, transfer and management

I also offer transactional tactics in each of the major HR functions:

  • Recruitment, particularly senior management searches
  • On-boarding, shorter term skills Training, longer term career Development
  • Total Compensation
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Labour Relations
  • Health & Safety;  Wellness
  • HRIS
  • Legislation, e.g. AODA, Bill 168

Career Assessment and Management:  The programs showcased under Individual Services can be tailored for:

  • High Potential (Hi-Po) Employees  who are part of your Succession Plan
  • Individuals or groups who have been terminated without cause and who would benefit from Career Transition (outplacement) support

I have also:

  • Taught Culture and Change at Queen’s Industrial Relations Centre’s “Advanced HR” program
  • Hosted webinars and facilitated workshops  about:  Attracting and Retaining Best Fit Staff;  Diversity and Equity;  Employee Engagement;  Human Resources as a Strategic Business Partner;  Knowledge Management;  Mentoring;  Multi-generational Workplaces:  Networking

I enjoy quirky projects that are out of the ordinary so if you don’t see what you need or want noted above, please ask!