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Human Resources consulting

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Non-profit consulting

By on Sep 6, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Community Support, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Non Profit |

Non-profit consulting

Over the years we have had an opportunity to work with a number of non-profit organizations, ranging from large agencies and foundations to smaller organizations.  We have also worked with professional and trade associations, health care organizations, and community organizations. Non-profits have the same Human Resources challenges that any other organizations have. But it is […]

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Fostering Empathetic Leadership

By on Aug 27, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Public Libraries |

Fostering Empathetic Leadership

By Asha Vyas Interactions with co-workers and patrons are an unavoidable part of any library job. Like it or not, we cannot work tucked safely in a tower of floor-to-ceiling books. Practicing and teaching empathetic leadership will strengthen your organization and contribute to positive experiences for library patrons and co-workers alike. What is empathetic leadership? […]

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Salary budget increases continue to accelerate

By on Jun 2, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Salary budget increases continue to accelerate

Back in September 2021 we shared that HR/Compensation professionals were expecting a 3.30% increase to salary budgets for 2022. In January 2022 we provided an update that increases were approaching 5.0%. WorldatWork.org, the Total Rewards Association, has recently completed a new survey and is showing increases are now expected to be over 5.0% for the […]

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