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HR Consultants – A Time and a Season

 

Human Resource Consultants – to hire, or not to hire – this is a really good question.

Over the course of my career, I have had the privilege of working with some incredible Human Resources (HR) consultants in a variety of capacities. From full blown project managers to administrative support, they have all served a purpose filling a specific need. That said, at what point do you move away from a consultant and bring the talent in house?

Agile HR During Unpredictable Times

On March 9, 2016, I was sitting in a room with fellow HR professionals from other oil and gas service companies attending the Willis Tower Watson’s 2017 Compensation Trends Seminar hosted by Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC).  Early in the presentation, a slide showed headlines of articles that would summarize what most Albertans have been living through – unpredictable times.