FacebookInstagramLinkedin

Best Practices

Performance appraisal best practices to integrate into this year’s review process

By on Feb 1, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Performance Management, Performance Management Consulting |

Performance appraisal best practices to integrate into this year’s review process

By now many of you are launching or even in the midst of the annual performance appraisal process. We thought it would be a good time to share some best practices to help make the performance discussions more meaningful to both supervisors and staff. Communicate the appraisal process: Clearly communicate the appraisal process and expectations […]

Read More

Compensation forecast – January 2023

By on Jan 23, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Compensation forecast – January 2023

Economic Research Institute examines compensation rates and provides guidance on expected increases for the upcoming year. The fourth quarter of 2022 saw a higher level of growth at 1.39%, which is above the structure and budget growth rates predicted by their 2023 salary increase survey. Growth over the past year has been 4.14%, which is […]

Read More

Small Organization, Big Goals: How nonprofits can do more with less

By on Jan 14, 2023 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Non Profit, Organizational Design, Talent Acquisition, Training and Development Consulting |

Small Organization, Big Goals: How nonprofits can do more with less

Smaller nonprofit organizations typically have similar HR needs as larger organizations. However, these smaller organizations may have limited resources and need help finding effective and cost-efficient services while navigating with less. We have worked with both small organizations and large-scale companies to help navigate important areas such as HR Strategy, Employee Relations, Compliance, Compensation, Training […]

Read More

Is it time to hire an HR manager?

By on Oct 25, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Organizational Design, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Training and Development |

Is it time to hire an HR manager?

There comes a time when every engagement ends. The compensation study has been completed and recommendations implemented, the candidate we recruited has accepted the offer and has a start date, the performance management system has been developed and managers are starting to use it. After all of the work has been completed, our clients sometimes […]

Read More

Making plans to upskill your managers in 2023

By on Oct 18, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

Making plans to upskill your managers in 2023

Many of our clients are preparing their budgets for 2023 including the investments they plan to make in developing their supervisors and managers to be more effective leaders. OA has been working with clients for over fifteen years to give their managers the tools they need to be more effective as leaders, and help them […]

Read More

Save the day! Data visualization to the rescue

By on Oct 10, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries |

Save the day! Data visualization to the rescue

By Asha Vyas Is your library’s financial information inviting? We don’t often think of financial information in terms of inviting the reader into the story of our community impact. Yet, understanding financial data is a crucial part of managing, planning, and promoting our public image. One great way to help our audiences understand financial data, […]

Read More