Consulting

Partnering with entrepreneurs and small to mid-sized organizations who want to achieve the most through their people, I align business strategy with practical workforce solutions that achieve a competitive advantage.

To help clients drive value through people, establish a positive work culture, and produce measurable business results, I provide:

  • High-impact strategic advice
  • Deep technical insights and expert knowledge
  • Credible information
  • Valuable support tools
  • Design, implementation and evaluation services

The comprehensive range of consulting services, tools and solutions I offer clients include:

  • Organization design, effectiveness, restructuring and workforce planning – As part of the ongoing strategic planning process, I develop organizational structures that support business objectives that enable you to maximize employee skills and talents.
  • Policy and employee management process development - Ensuring employee contracts, policies, and all other HR initiatives are in line with best practices and in full compliance with current federal, provincial, and municipal legislation. My focus is on creating the building blocks of a positive, productive work culture.
  • Employee relations and negotiations - Acting as a neutral voice on both sides of an issue, my goal is to prevent small issues from becoming big problems by negotiating win-win solutions whenever possible.
  • Recruitment & talent acquisition - Attracting and selecting top talent through effective sourcing, screening, interviewing and new employee orientations. Through a systematic and objective process to recruitment, the best candidates are selected that not only have the right technical qualification but also fit your organization’s culture.
  • Leadership coaching, mentoring & development - Working with individual leaders and leadership teams to identify areas that need improvement and then tackle skill development through personalized coaching sessions or group workshops that can help them build a better organization.
  • Employee training development & facilitation - Performing training needs analysis and developing and facilitating training programs to strengthen your workforce to ensure they are equipped to perform their role and make your business successful.
  • Performance Management - Ensuring employees have clearly defined work priorities, providing them with the coaching and feedback they need to improve where needed, and recognizing the right performance as soon as it occurs. My practices result in employees doing more, giving you their discretionary effort and that translates in improved organizational performance and a more profitable business.
  • Talent management & succession planning – Effective workforce planning processes that identifies your talent requirements in the coming years. Whether it is to support your growth plans or to deal with baby boomers retiring, I’ll help you develop practical, clear plans to ensure you have the people in key leadership roles or uniquely skilled employees that are critical to your business.
  • Total rewards, compensation & benefits plan design - Ranging from new recommendations to audit and review of existing plans/programs, I help identify solutions that meet the needs of your business, satisfy your employees, and protect the bottom line.
  • Employee engagement measurement - Conducting and interpreting employee satisfaction surveys to maintain a pulse on your culture, measure results and make improvements.
  • On-call HR advice - Ideal for entrepreneurs or small businesses who desire support from an HR professional on an as needed basis. A timely and cost effective option for receiving expert advice on challenging people issues. I will spend time with you over the phone, to ensure I understand your issues, and then provide you with the advice or an action plan so you can move forward quickly and efficiently. As a result, you can focus on your businesses strategic goals and you and your leadership team are free to concentrate on the business at hand. A convenient and timely service – my professional experience is just a phone call or email away.

My satisfaction comes from the successful implementation of people management processes and problems rapidly solved for my clients. So let’s get started! Email me today at hr@jenniferireland.ca for an assessment of your human resource requirements and I will put a plan in place to address your issues that fits your timeline and budget.