Human Resource Consulting Services

Starting 2008, Business Resource Consultants has integrated the Human Resource (HR) function into its range of consultation services.   Aimed at providing front-line services to customers on all aspects of the human resources area, our HR services are aimed specifically to serve your company as needs fit.

Advice, guidance, and services is provided in areas such as human resource policies and procedures, employment law, recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefit administration, payroll, HRIS and information database systems, employee and union relations, occupational health and safety, WSIB matters, and to assist clients in outsourcing specific requirements as needed (EAP services, benefit providers, etc).

Specific HR Services:

 

Strategic

v      Strategically aligning HR to business operations, developing and implementing "best practice" HR protocols, policies and procedures aimed specifically for the client firm.

 

v      Verifying compliance with legislative requirements in all functional HR areas.

 

v      Assisting in the implementation and administration of workplace programs and policies (Code of Conduct, Diversity, Pay Equity, Anti-harassment policies etc.)

Compensation Administration

v      Administrating performance appraisals for clients’ employees, building promotion systems and frameworks, succession management, establishing base pay, merit, pay, and indirect pay compensation mixes for different job grades and classes.  We also recommend the types of benefit systems to be put into place, and align compensation policies in accordance to strategic objectives.

 

v      Verifying and preparing documentation for benefits administered.  Serving as the source for all employee inquiries regarding pay administration, benefits and other HR areas.

Payroll Administration

v      Providing payroll services as needed: preparing weekly, bi-weekly and monthly pay slips and transmitting payroll to employees’ personal bank accounts or/and generating payroll cheques for hand delivery or to mail out.

 

v      Creating records of employment (ROE), processing union dues, terminations, severance pay calculations, etc.

 

v      Preparing information reports for a variety of HR purposes including compensation surveys and static reports.

Recruitment

v      Assisting in the development of job descriptions based on job specifications and requirements.

 

v      Posting jobs internally and externally, manage resumes, pre-screen resumes for specific requirements, scheduling and administrating interviews and processing correspondence, and meeting monthly hiring requirements as needed by clients. 

 

v      Sourcing candidates through job boards, applicant tracking systems and direct sourcing.

 

v      Pro-active candidate database building for future needs.

 

v      Strategic partnering or outsourcing for recruitment.

 

v      Implementing a range of retention mechanisms that will hold key people within client businesses and addressing issues such as skills shortages, retention, and the aging workforce.

 

Training and Development

 

v      Assisting in coordinating training sessions for clients as requested using live web-based or classroom based settings.

 

v      Arranging logistics for training sessions including scheduling participants, books venue, equipment, refreshments, materials and supplies.

Employee Relations

v      Providing initial response and guidance on employee relations matters to clients as guided through HR practices.

 

v      Assisting in managing terminations, ensuring legislative requirements are met.

 

v      Consultations with management in the resolution of conflict situations in a manner that promotes a positive, equitable, and results oriented culture

 

v      Assist in dealing with unions and respective labour laws and standards as needs arise.

 

v      Helping to develop workforce programs, EAP services, recreational activities, and other employee related programs.

 

Health and Safety

 

v      Assist in the management of Health & Safety initiatives for clients ensuring all legislative requirements are met in their companies

 

v      Assist in the creation and implementation of health and safety policies

 

v      Develop health and safety programs to meet or exceed organizations goals

 

v      Prepare and conduct WHMIS training

 

v      Assists with claims management with WSIB

 

v      Ensure companies follow correct security procedures

 

v      Investigate security incidents including losses and potential losses

 

HR Information Systems

 

v      Assisting in the creation and implementation of HRIS systems as applicable to all HR functions required by clients.

 

v      Introducing and training client companies in the use of HRIS software including Oracle HRM/Peoplesoft, Success Factors, SAP HR, where needs fit.

 

v      Coordinating the maintenance of electronic and hard copy records and databases for employee information including employee files.  

 

v      Assist to maintain policy and procedure documentation and to interpret them for employees/clients to help them use and understand HRIS systems where needed.

 

v      Help in analyzing data, including the application and use of sound statistical methods, for various programs.

 

v      Identify and correct discrepancies and provide meaningful information to aid in interpretation and decision making.

 

v      Oversee system administration and security to ensure all systems/tools are properly set up and protected, etc.

 

v      Undertake research and project work for clients as required