HR Consulting

How many times have we heard the expression,
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”?

At Strategic Essentials, we can pro-activtly help you and your company  deal with what could become costly and frustrating HR issues.  How so?  Through a combination of development, tools, techniques and consulting.

We can help with your HR needs:

  • Team Building
  • Policy Manuals
  • Organizational Development
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment
  • Talent Assessments and Selection
  • Talent Hiring Process
  • Employee Orientation
  • Leadership Development for Employee Retention
  • Employee Handbooks

Will your company pass the test?

Retirement Planning – Changes for 2012 include service provider fees disclosure to clients and fee disclosures to participants (for calendar year plans).

Workforce Planning – Managing a workforce of Generation X, Y and Z expectations countered with Baby Boomer succession planning needs to be on your company’s radar and hot list.

Drug Screenings – Policy revisions are gaining popularity requiring a higher chain of custody protocol to diminish fake or counterfeit samples masked by the aid of over-the-counter supplements.

Social Media Networking Policy – Lost productivity issues and employer privacy concerns are of increasing debate countered by employee morale and work life issues.

HIPAA and ARRA – Changes to HIPAA contained in the HITECH Act which is Title XIII of the ARRA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, include higher fines for willful neglect or the claim “I didn’t know”.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – Effective 2011, over-the-counter medicines and drugs other than insulin (e.g.. aspirin) will no longer be eligible for reimbursement from a health Flexible Spending Account unless the item is prescribed by a medical practitioner.

Employment Verifications – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has increased the focus and potential consequences for employers knowingly hiring undocumented aliens.  Proper completion of I-9 documentation is critical for employers.

Health Care Reform/Tax Credits – The government has proposed incentives for small employers that provide health insurance.  Companies that are grandfathered in cannot make significant changes to the plan to be eligible.

Tax Relief Act 2010 – Businesses will confront the increasing complexity of the tax environment, including the implementation of a partial payroll tax holiday and deadlines.

Management Development – Newly promoted supervisors or professionals can benefit from a proven 8 week training class unleashing the power of “Effective Leadership Development” with lessons on goal setting, employee feedback techniques, time management, motivational theory, situational leadership, top payoff activity focus and more. This class includes weekly audio CDs that participants listen to daily to reinforce the lesson plan and techniques.