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When You Need

  • A ‘People Problem’ Solved Now
  • Basic Practices to meet your Goals Effectively
  • Aid translating Your Strategy to Real World actions
  • Support to move from Survival to Growth
  • Insight into turning ‘Culture’ into Reality
  • To Create Organizational Resilience
  • Systems to ensure you Grow and Thrive
  • Talent for Current and Future Needs
  • Mentoring or Executive & Management Development

We Offer

Most SHR clients want to attract, develop, manage, and retain high quality employees while reducing risk to the organization. Additionally, we have

  • helped clients achieve desired culture and strategic goals through effective human resource management practices
  • offered insight into critical people and strategy/risk decisions
  • supported clients moving into new technologies or services
  • assisted associations facing significant change management issues,
  • advised boards interested in becoming more effective and strategic, and
  • mentored executives for personal and professional development.


A Fair Chance: Hiring People with Criminal Records

  • October 11th, 2016

Does this mere title scare you? Have you ever thought about why you might hire someone with a criminal record or do you just expect other firms to do that? One of the big problems in our society is that we in the US jail far more people per capita than other countries. And if they cannot find jobs when they have paid the price for their crimes, how do you expect them to live? So yes, there is a moral case to be made.

There is also a business […]

GROW! Personal and Professional Development Tips

  • September 27th, 2016

A new regular feature covering articles and resources which can help you grow your skills, develop others, and grow your business. Recommendations welcome!

The toll of incivility on employees and morale:

Employee productivity, morale and email outside work hours is covered in this article.  Note: if you have non-exempt (under the Fair Labor Standards Act) employees and they are checking email, you will need to compensate them for the time too.

Meetings, we all hate meetings -but most organizations need to have some. Good article with useful checklist at end!

Increase your success […]

New Overtime Tips

  • August 8th, 2016

The salary level test for the Fair Labor Standards Act is rising on December 1 to $913 per week ($47,476 annually.) The duties test and salary basis test are unchanged. This means you must take action by December 1 to review the impact on your organization and make any needed adjustments. Many small organizations do not understand or comply with the duties tests –  this can present significant legal and financial risks if an employee or ex-employee reports you to the state wages and hours agency or seeks out […]

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