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Case study – performance management process for Library Director and Fiscal Officer

By on Nov 16, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Case Study, Coaching, Communication, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Performance Management, Public Libraries |

Case study – performance management process for Library Director and Fiscal Officer

Our case study for this month highlights work we did for a public library client of ours. We are passionate about helping our public library clients learn and use best practices when it comes to Human Resources strategies. In this project we worked with a library’s Board of Trustees to develop a performance management process […]

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Library Director and Fiscal Officer performance management

By on Nov 16, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Coaching, Communication, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Performance Management, Public Libraries |

Library Director and Fiscal Officer performance management

By Cari Dubiel Developing and executing the evaluation of an Executive Director or Fiscal Officer is often a challenge for public library trustees and employees alike. As community members, trustees aren’t always able to be on-site at the library. Administrative staff are tasked with operating the library, so the trustees don’t have to, and there […]

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Client success story – Sangfroid Strategy

By on Nov 15, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Performance Management, Success Stories |

Client success story – Sangfroid Strategy

As a professional services firm ourselves, we know the challenges they face as they start to grow. Our latest success story provides insight into the needs of a growing firm and how a Human Resources consulting partner can help. Sangfroid Strategy is a full-service consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations whose work falls at […]

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Leadership and supervisor training

By on Oct 21, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Coaching, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

Leadership and supervisor training

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 become […]

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How should we respond to the ‘Great Resignation’?

By on Oct 21, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Communication, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership |

How should we respond to the ‘Great Resignation’?

How should we respond to the ‘Great Resignation’? By Ryan Sheehan Like many of you, I have recently read a number of articles about the mass-exodus of workers from the US labor market [i.e., the ‘Great Resignation’] since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and have been reflecting upon its consequences, causes, and how we […]

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Case study – organizational design

By on Sep 22, 2021 in Best Practices, Blog, Case Study, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Organizational Design, Success Stories |

Case study – organizational design

We had the opportunity to assist one of Cleveland’s premier organizations with an organizational design study in late 2020. OA was contacted to assist the senior management team and Human Resources department with performing a review of one of its departments and provide recommendations on optimizing its structure. The Head of Operations was our project […]

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