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Our team of Human Resource subject matter experts will engage with your business leaders to uncover employment practices risk and potential liabilities to create a customize solution to protect your business and give you peace of mind.


HR Support Program

RISK MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

When you have HR questions that need an answer now, where do you look? Perhaps the internet, colleagues, an employment attorney? This path may lead to inaccurate guidance or cost your business a significant amount of money. Getting the wrong guidance can turn a small problem into a major risk for your company. TAHR Services has the solution for your business.

Our HR Support Program provides your organization the human resource subject matter expertise to establish and maintain compliant employment practices to protect and grow your business successfully while proactively managing your exposure and risk as an employer.

The HR Support Program is a critical component in establishing a proactive strategy to anticipate and mitigate risk and exposure to employment practice liabilities that result from human resource related issues.

With this service you are no longer alone in determining the appropriate strategy or implementation of employment practices related decisions and personnel activities.  Obtain the guidance and expert advice you need quickly and easily by calling or emailing your Human Resource Consulting team.

HR Support Program provides your business leadership:

  • Unlimited telephone and email consultation on human resource related issues*
  • Talent Acquisition Strategy Guidance
  • Benefits Program Strategy Guidance
  • HR Policy Guidance
  • Corrective Action Strategy Guidance
  • Rewards & Recognition Strategy Guidance
  • Employee Relations Strategy Guidance
  • HR Recordkeeping Guidance
  • 401(k) or Retirement Plan Review1
  • Compensation & Incentive Program Strategy Guidance

This support program does not include the development or creation of any human resources materials.  It is an advisory service to aid you in the risk management of your employment practices.

To sign up for this comprehensive HR Support Program please contact us by calling 800.875.8609 or click below to schedule your initial discovery session.

The human resource management and consulting services performed by TAHR Services, Inc. are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice nor to provide legal guidance of any kind whatsoever.

*Limited to client designated liaison and business owner(s).
1 These services are provided by our Strategic Alliance Partners Licensed and/or Credentialed professionals in these subject matters.

Our Chief of HR Advisory Services shares our approach to assess your employment practices risk.

Risk Assessment of Employment Practices

Perhaps you are uncertain of your current state of employment practices.  Maybe you know there are gaps and unclear where they are.  Potentially you have risk that could pose liability for your business however you’re not sure where the risk is and how to mitigate it.  TAHR Services Inc can help by performing a comprehensive risk assessment of your employment practices.  How do we do it?  TAHR Services Inc will gather information and documentation from the client to review current human resource practices and policies related to various employment practices such as, but not limited to:

  • Organizational Structure / Hierarchy
  • Work Schedules
  • Talent Acquisition, Hiring and Onboarding Activities
  • Training Practices
  • Performance Management
  • Leave Management and Time Tracking
  • Employee Relations Procedures
  • Human Resources Documentation  
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Communication Practices
  • Corrective Action & Separation
  • Unemployment Management
  • Workers’ Compensation / Injury or Illness Reporting
  • Personnel Record Keeping
  • Regulatory Compliance & Posting Obligations
  • Human Resources Policies / Procedures / Handbooks

Upon completion of the current state Risk Assessment of Employment Practices TAHR Services Inc will present the client with a comprehensive report and guidance which will include:

  • Current state compliance risks and / or violations if any
  • Identification and analysis of current practices
  • Identification of gaps in executing employment practices
  • Policy and procedure recommendations in accordance with industry Best Practices
  • Human Resource Strategic Roadmap for your business

TAHR Services Inc does not provide legal advice and any guidance provided should not be construed to be legal advice.

Customized Consulting

Our solutions are tailored to your business goals. We apply a needs analysis methodology to uncovering the challenges and obstacles for your success while establishing a foundation in compliance and risk management. Your organization is unique, don’t settle for templates and cookie cutter answers when your business and your workforce demands specific interventions and guidance to achieve your goals. SymbianceHR builds our client relationships on this uniqueness to deliver customized consulting solutions that achieve compliance and support business goals in a strategic, cost effective, and efficient manner.

Our customized solutions may include, but is not limited to, one or more of the following strategic initiatives or programs as a comprehensive solution:

  • Risk Assessment of Employment Practices
  • Executive / Leadership Coaching
  • Supervisor Mentoring
  • Handbook / Policy Development
  • Employee Relations & Investigations
  • Change Management & Communication Strategy
  • Organizational Design / Professional Development
  • Talent Management & Succession Planning
  • Performance Management Program
  • Leave Management Program
  • Talent Acquisition Program Development and Training
  • Orientation and New Hire Training
  • Process Improvement / Process Engineering
  • Training Programs for Management & Employees
  • Job Analysis & Job Description Development
  • Corrective & Disciplinary Action Program Management
  • Change Management & Communication Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Talent Acquisition Program & Services

Customized Training

The most effective method to ensure your workforce protects your business is to provide them the tools, resources, and support they need to be successful. Embedded in the concept of tools is training, both initial training when the employee is hired, and refresher training as practices and regulatory obligations change over time. Your business will experience a variety of risks and liabilities the moment you begin hiring a workforce. To counter these risks you must proactively educate and train your managers and supervisors on compliant employment practices so they can be effective people leaders. The result of the training is more effective managers and supervisors, and more effective and compliant employment practices.

Demonstrating the ROI of HR for your Business

HR Practitioners work diligently each day to perform a wide range of tactical and strategic activities to support their employer.  Leadership can often struggle with recognizing the impact or value of the HR practitioner’s contributions.  Is leadership to blame for this perspective?  It is time to reinvent your value proposition for your organization and leadership by learning how all the tactical and strategic activities you perform directly impact the success of the business.

This training will help you understand how to develop and effectively articulate the ROI of HR for your business, strengthening your engagement with leadership and opportunity to become a more influential member of the organization.

Cultivating an Engaging Business Culture

Perhaps you are a sole proprietor and need to build a competitive edge, or after hiring great people and training your workforce, you can’t help but wonder what else you need to focus on to ensure your business is competitive, profitable, reputable, and an employer of choice by the community.  There is a two-part answer to that question.  First, you need to develop and maintain a business culture that meets the needs of your organization and the workforce.  Second, you need to create an environment that is engaging and embraces your greatest asset, your employees.  This workshop will define corporate culture for you and enlighten you on the various aspects of corporate culture that you can directly influence to achieve your goals.  To build a corporate culture successfully you also need to understand the process of employee engagement, and this workshop will inform you of various programs you can implement to establish and improve employee engagement for your company.

The Employee Life Cycle – Cradle to Grave Explained

This training is for the business professional and entrepreneur seeking to develop a solid foundation of human resource practices, understand critical compliance requirements, and gain practical skills and knowledge to build or improve the management of your workforce. This workshop will review, explain, and discuss the lifecycle of an employee into and out of your workforce. You will learn about the impact, potential risks and exposure, and strategies to protect your business and support your continued success. During this comprehensive session, you will be informed on how to be a compliant manager, plan the workforce, recruitment and onboarding, deployment and training, motivation and engagement, development and training, measuring and managing performance, and finally separation. For each stage of the lifecycle, we will cover what to expect, strategies and best practices, and the corresponding risk management considerations. This training is for you whether you are about to make your first hire, or you have an established workforce and recognize the benefits of building your human resource management skillset.

How to Hire Good People and Make them Great

If you are planning for that first hire, or growing your business by increasing the workforce, you will want to develop an appropriate strategy to attract, hire, deploy and develop new employees into your next superstars.  Assessing the business needs appropriately is critical to hiring good people.  Providing adequate orientation and onboarding will enhance cultural and organizational learning to support the vision and mission of the business. Assigning the right individuals to the right roles and training them for success can make or break your future.  Do you provide these new employees the right tools, resources, and support to be successful?  This workshop will help sole proprietors exploring the hiring of additional staff, and existing businesses looking to expand their workforce, in establishing a consistent strategic program to plan for the growth, perform the recruitment, orientation, and onboarding, and increase effectiveness of the deployment and training of their staff.  You will master techniques and strategies to take good employees and make them great!

Harassment Prevention

This training is designed to inform and transfer the knowledge of harassment prevention to both supervisors and employees to ensure comprehensive training is provided to the workforce and enhance compliance initiatives.  Supervisors and employees will learn the facts about the different types of actions and behaviors in the workplace that are illegal and unprofessional, and what the difference is.  They will be informed as to what rises to the level of illegal behavior, and what behaviors and actions are merely unacceptable and a violation of company policy.

This training is appropriate for all employees and supervisors of an organization, and should be established as a mandatory training for all new hires.  Designed to be delivered to employees at all levels, this training is easily transferred into an annual refresher training to ensure continued compliance and to promulgate a workplace free of harassment and unacceptable behaviors.  The learning outcome is to provide a solid foundation for individuals and supervisors in the legal and organizational expectations related to harassment prevention and reporting in the workplace.  Further, this training allows the employer to clearly define the responsibilities and obligations of employees and supervisors when they become aware of or observe these behaviors in the workplace.  Attendees will gain insight, knowledge, and strategies to implement and execute a compliant harassment prevention program that enhances morale and professional communication in the workplace while minimizing exposure and risk to litigation.  This training also provides a post quiz to measure effectiveness of learning outcomes and for documentation and record keeping of employee training.

Demystifying HR

This training is designed for the non-HR business professional seeking to develop a solid foundation of human resource practices, understand critical compliance requirements, and gain practical skills and knowledge to improve the management of your workforce.

The training session launches with an in-depth review of compliance demands on your business and the knowledge your business owner, managers, and supervisors must understand if they are to operate in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.  We then educate you on the wide range of tasks you will encounter with each of your employees often aided by experienced human resource professionals.  We start with planning your workforce, dive into full life cycle recruiting, and walk you through resource deployment and training.  Now that your workforce is established, you will learn how to improve workforce motivation, techniques to engage and empower your employees, and strategies for ongoing development and training.  With every organization, you must also learn and master how to measure performance and manage expectations, including the use of corrective actions and progressive discipline.  We wrap up this training with a discussion on separations, knowledge transfer planning, and compliance requirements.

Management Training – Risk Management of your Employment Practice

This training will educate and inform your management and supervisors on best practices and strategies to minimize risk and liability in your employment practices.  Often referred to as Manager and the Law training, we develop an interactive session that engages your people leaders and promotes a more holisitic perspective in how they carry our their duties and responsibilities in your business.  We cover the entire employee life cycle and the employment risks at each stage that will improve your human resource management of the workforce and equip your managers and supervisor with the knowledge they need to be successful people leaders.

Making your First Hire – Practical Coaching for Today

Are you ramping up your business and preparing to hire that first operational support staff member, or perhaps and administrative support professional to manage various aspects of your practice? Maybe it is time to hire an additional manager for your business? Regardless of the reason, it is critical for you to understand the impact on your business from financial and insurance obligations to risk management and liabilities of managing an employee. Attendees will be learning much more than just how to ask interview questions. Instead, you will learn the practical side to planning for the business impact, managing the risks associated with hiring an employee, employee classification, and what steps you should take to establish an effective workplace environment for you and your new hire.

Interview Training for Managers

One of the most significant risks to a business is the exposure created by hiring managers and staff involved in the recruitment process, specifically interviewing.  This training provides clear and practical guidance on the do’s and don’ts of interviewing, strategies on the recruitment process, techniques for behavioral interviewing, and outlines the compliance risks and how to avoid them.  Any employee of your workforce involved in the recruitment, selection, and hiring process should attend this training to minimize your risk and liability, and enhance the capabilities of your recruitment efforts.

Leadership Training – Creating ROI from Diversity & Inclusion Programs

Whether or not your workforce is diverse, inclusive, or both may depend on who you ask?  A challenge is ever present in achieving a common understanding of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We will dispel various myths and misconceptions.  The audience will learn about the historical and trending perspectives of diversity and inclusion and why awareness of the shift is important to the success of the business.  The workforce is evolving, and a new generation of workers are demanding organizational transformation.  At all levels of the organization Business and Human Resource Professionals must understand what inclusion is and how an inclusive culture positively impacts ROI, engagement, loyalty, and retention.  This session will challenge the audience to alter their views and perspective of diversity and inclusion and motivate everyone to consider being a champion of change to enhance ROI of these types of initiatives.

Talent Acquisition Program Analysis

Is your recruitment effective? Do you experience unexpected turnover? Are you struggling to place the right talent into the right position? Is retention an issue?

These are common business challenges that can be corrected with enhancements and process improvements to your current programs and practices. The challenge often becomes the lack of time, resources or expertise to evaluate and analyze your current Talent Acquisition Program objectively to identify gaps in compliance, effectiveness and efficiency.

TAHR Services Inc has the solution for your business, our Talent Acquisition Program. This comprehensive and collaborative service solution engages your management team and conducts a detailed audit and analysis of your current talent acquisition practices. We then prepare an assessment report for your leadership team that will highlight the opportunities for improvement while pointing out risk and liability inherent in your current employment practices. We conclude the engagement with a collaborative discussion and review of a Strategic Roadmap that will enable your management team to make the necessary changes to achieve your desired success – all customized to the unique needs of your business. This assessment covers the full talent acquisition life cycle including but not limited to the following practices:

• Job Analysis and Job Description Development • Job posting • Use of technology / applicant tracking system / HRIS • Management of applicant flow data and reporting capabilities • Applicant screening • Interview training • Interview • Selection process • Offer process and compensation methodology • Talent Acquisition program documentation • Communication practices with applicants • Orientation and onboarding

Your Partner in Success.

Talent Acquisition Services

Direct Placement
When your talent acquisition program is simply not meeting your expectations, it is time to identify the right partner who can provide the right talent that fits your organization. Our service model is designed to understand your business culture and the specific requirements of the position effectively enough to match the right applicant for your vacancy.

The right applicant means someone who shares common values, ethics, and work behaviors to achieve success in your organization. We strive to be your talent acquisition partner, complementing, not competing with, your internal resources responsible for talent acquisition.

With simple service agreements, high level of client engagement and extensive subject matter expertise TAHR Services is ready to be your talent acquisition partner of choice.

Temporary or Temporary to Hire
Are benefits premiums prohibitive to adding full time headcount? Do you like to try before you buy and ensure you make the right decision in who you hire? Is you company experiencing rapid expansion or growth that demands a high volume of hiring?

No matter the reason for your need to identify qualified talent and engage the individual on a contract to hire basis we are the partner of choice for your business. Our experience over the decades uniquely positions us to identify and provide qualified professionals to meet your hiring needs while delaying the obligation to add headcount to your organization before you are ready to do so.

We take time to learn about your business, your culture and the needs of the position to ensure the talent we present to you is qualified. Our contract placements understand how a contract to hire position works, respecting the process in order to make the engagement a successful one.