While many associate HR consulting with small and medium sized businesses, it is also highly effective for large companies. A key reason why many companies are now using, or at least considering using, an HR consulting firm is because of the positive impact it can have on your bottom line.

Rather than investing money and time into hiring new HR staff and having to pay benefits, HR consulting provides companies with the flexibility to outsource human resources needs in a way that makes sense for your company. For some, this many mean outsourcing a specific function – such as payroll or employee benefits, or all your HR functions if you don’t have an HR department.


If your company is considering investing in HR consulting, here are 3 benefits to consider:

1. Recruitment:

An effective and efficient recruiting and hiring process is a must for companies to remain competitive. Failure to attract top talent will hurt your ability to grow as a company. Outsourcing recruiting to an HR consultant will give you a third party perspective when hiring, helping you hire the right people for the job without bias. HR consultants can also help reduce employee turnover issues and provide strategies to keep your top talent from leaving.  Read 3 Signs You Should Outsource Recruiting.

2. Honest performance assessment:

Often, it’s difficult to see the truth when you are too close to the situation. HR consultants are highly effective at helping companies assess performance of organizations. They can help you implement systems and offer training and coaching to your employees to help them improve in key areas. Often a quality outside perspective is key to helping companies take performance to the next level.

3. Reduce stress on management:

Do you have too much on your plate? Looking for new ways to deal with common issues in your company? Having an outside perspective and a third party to confide in can help management make the best decisions possible. HR consultants can coach and work with management to handle a variety of HR issues and help improve overall daily operations.


Are you considering hiring an HR consultant? Check out these blog posts for more information:

3 Key Benefits of HR Consulting for Small Businesses

3 Ways Short Term HR Consulting Will Save Your Business Money

5 Reasons You Should Consider Outsourcing HR

Felicia Smith

Felicia is the manager of human capital solutions at AugmentHR. With over six years of recruitment experience coupled with multi-faceted HR roles, Felicia is an expert in matching people with the right role and environment. She has worked in many different industries, including investment banking, HR consulting firms, medical, and commercial. Understanding people is one of her strengths, and she has recruited at every level, from directors, project managers, and engineers to operators and general labourers. Her ability to network and develop relationships has been a key tool to her success. With approximately two years of experience managing people and creating a positive work environment, Felicia’s diverse skill set makes her a well-rounded individual. Her business education and background help her identify different business needs and human capital solutions.

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