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Make sure your supervisors know how to get the most out of your employee handbook

By on Aug 5, 2020 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

Make sure your supervisors know how to get the most out of your employee handbook

As we have mentioned in other updates, one of the most valuable tools a supervisor can have is a good employee handbook.  The employee handbook not only helps you communicate expectations to employees, it can be a great resource to help your supervisors work through employee issues quickly and effectively. We find, though, that many […]

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Getting the most out of your leadership development programs

By on Jul 22, 2019 in Best Practices, Blog, Coaching, Leadership, Supervision, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting | 0 comments

Getting the most out of your leadership development programs

Our clients contact us asking for guidance when they wish to implement leadership development programs.  There are usually two needs they have identified: Helping senior management become more effective at leading the organization and becoming more strategic, and Helping front line supervisors become more adept at managing their teams and learning basic management skills to […]

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OA presents at the Northern Ohio Chapter of IPMA-HR Spring Conference

By on May 21, 2019 in Blog, Compensation Consulting, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, In the News, Presentations and Conferences, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting | 0 comments

OA presents at the Northern Ohio Chapter of IPMA-HR Spring Conference

OA was privileged to present its workshop Employee Compensation Basics at the Northern Ohio Chapter of IPMA-HR Spring Conference. The International Public Management Association for Human Resources [IPMA-HR] is the leading public sector human resource organization in the world. Their mission is to enhance public sector performance by providing human resource leadership, advocacy, professional development, […]

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Client success story – Aim Transportation Solutions

By on Aug 29, 2018 in Blog, HR Consulting, Leadership, Success Stories, Succession Planning, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting | 0 comments

Client success story – Aim Transportation Solutions

Most organizations reach a point where they need to get really specific about what traits make leaders successful in their organization.  Sometimes organizations get lucky and promote the right people from staff positions into supervisory roles and these people are successful leaders. But many times, the wrong person gets promoted, and this is because they […]

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Client success story – Case Paper Company

By on Apr 17, 2018 in Best Practices, Blog, Compliance, Harassment, Harassment Prevention Assessment, Success Stories, Training and Development Consulting | 0 comments

Client success story – Case Paper Company

This month’s success story features our work with Case Paper.  Although they are 75 years old, they just recently hired their first HR director [and also an old colleague].  One of his first tasks was to review the employee handbook provisions and processes related to harassment.  More on that below… Since 1943, Case Paper Company […]

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We partner with Public Library systems to solve their HR challenges

By on Apr 10, 2018 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, HR Project Management, Performance Management Consulting, Public Libraries, Talent Acquisition, Training and Development Consulting, Veteran Owned Small Business | 0 comments

We partner with Public Library systems to solve their HR challenges

Public libraries have unique challenges. Public sector employment rules and collective bargaining makes the job as library Executive Director or HR leader all the more challenging. Our public library and public sector expertise incorporates data from the American Library Association, regional public library and public employer organizations, and more than TEN YEARS of HR consulting experience with […]

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