What is an HR Consultant?

Staying up to date on HR trends, strategies, and issues is necessary for every single company, and sometimes it may be necessary to hire a human resources consultant to make sure your HR program is the best it can be!

The importance of HR consulting

Growing companies like yours also have growing workforces to tend to. HR consultants provide the knowledge and expertise to do HR’s heavy lifting, enabling you to invest in core business functions instead of HR. That’s why companies hire HR consultants: Expanded HR capabilities that save time and money over staffing an HR department up.

Services HR consultants provide

Some HR consultants manage your employee recruitment and retention, others on HR tech systems, and still others do it all. The broad scope covers strategies and tactics in the areas of:

  • HR plans and programs.
  • HR processes, protocols, and documentation.
  • HR policies and their documentation.
  • HR practices, including employee handbook development and performance appraisals.

What makes a good HR consultant?

A good HR consultant offers guidance based on deep expertise, augmented by a team of professionals with their own HR capabilities. Also important is a track record of successful engagements, with clients willing to speak about them.

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HUB International is a leading North American insurance brokerage that provides employee benefits, business, and personal insurance products and services.