Strategic HR Planning
Many owners appreciate the value of a business plan. We help bring that plan to life with our strategic HR plans which identify the necessary people, systems, and culture to achieve your business goals. 5 decades of experience across industries means we have the depth and breadth of business and HR experience to deliver high impact solutions which complement your organization and align with your overall business objectives.
Change is difficult for people whether due to growth, acquisition, downsizing, divestiture, or simply a need to do things differently. Hiring LoveHR to help plan and implement the change means you get back up to speed faster.
LoveHR also consults with owners regarding building bench strength to meet the organization’s future needs and how to delegate themselves out of the day to day.
Recruiting is the start of the employment relationship, and good hires make for easy management, so getting the right people are critical. At LoveHR, we help clients recruit in a variety of ways:
- We’ll do the sourcing and screening for you,
- We’ll build a recruitment process and tools customized for your business and teach you how to use them,
- We’ll evaluate your company’s candidate experience from employment brand to culture and help you implement changes to attract the talent you need.
Orienting & Onboarding
When starting a new job, most people experience the contradictory emotions of excitement and fear. LoveHR knows what new hires need and want to successfully assimilate into their new job with your organization. We create templates and can train your employees how to successfully integrate new hires.
Total Rewards is a combination of compensation, benefits and perks which you offer to employees in exchange for their work and contributions. Get these wrong and you won’t attract or keep good employees. Get these right and you can enhance employee motivation and retain your top people. We help clients evaluate their current rewards programs as well as build, implement and communicate fair and competitive rewards programs to achieve desired results.
Everyone likes to be appreciated but few of us do it well. LoveHR has more than 30 years of experience coaching managers and business leaders on how to recognize effectively. We also build recognition and reward programs which elicit desired employee behaviours.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. ~Warren Buffet
Employees need to know what is expected of them for them to do it. LoveHR has a track record of coaching managers in effective goal setting and holding people accountable for their objectives.
if you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there ~Lewis Carroll
To perform well, employees need to have the capability, resources and motivation to achieve your expectations, and they need to know what your expectations are.
With a full toolkit of tactics and strategies to help managers get the most from their employees. LoveHR has a track record of coaching managers in effective goal setting and holding people accountable for their objectives. Use LoveHR as a sounding board, for advice on what to do next, to recommend the best approach for your business going forward, and your “google” for HR rules, best practices, and minimum standards across Canada.
LoveHR draws on diverse experience to coach, educate, and provide practical responses to employment issues and is an expert in building employee handbooks which get used by employees and management and people policies which work.
LoveHR can help your company create an environment that attracts and retains great employees. We work with clients to build teams, harmonize cultures, investigate complaints, and/or mediate conflicts. We also conduct surveys which help clients understand and improve their retention and employee engagement.
Training & Development
LoveHR has a variety of training programs which can be customized or delivered as is:
- The 5 HR Tools Every Growing Business Needs
- Successful Recruitment
- Driving Performance for Managers
- Retention Practices for Today’s Workplaces
- Conflict Resolution and the Respectful Workplace
- Culture Building/ Teambuilding
- Delegation & Group Decision Making
- Psychologically Healthy & Safe Workplaces
- Be Your Best: Professionalism in Today’s Workplace
We are also pleased to offer a variety of tools designed to assist with personal and professional development including personality profilers and interpersonal skill evaluators and have had great success working within our client organizations to assess current skills, knowledge and abilities and develop training plans for individual employees.
There are times when an employee would benefit from coaching or support from someone who isn’t their boss. Helping people understand their career choices, identify and take action on blind spots and skill gaps, resolve disputes, or approach a sensitive situation are just some of the topics which a skilled HR professional can guide employees through confidentially while balancing the interests of the organization and the employee. In this space, LoveHR can also assist managers with coaching employees back to performance standards and improving workplace conduct.
Objective Third Party
As an objective third party, LoveHR services include:
- Acting as the first point of contact for complaints (i.e., your company ombudsperson), and
- Conducting investigations quickly and confidentially,
When a complaint arises or an incident occurs, calling LoveHR ensures your employment issue will be addressed allowing your team to continue focusing on their work. Our goal of helping make businesses successful means we approach our efforts in a non-confrontational and solutions-oriented fashion. This approach has been successful in helping organizations improve, employees navigate conflict, understand and abide by policies, and learn how to interact positively and productively.
A soon to be exiting employee is often a wealth of knowledge about to walk out the door. Doing exit interviews gains feedback which can be translated into recommendations for improvements which will enhance an organization’s ability to retain great people. Because exiting employees might not want to give the whole story to their boss. Leveraging LoveHR to conduct exit interviews and report on the recommendations is a strategic, long term approach towards enhancing your Employee Experience.
A proactive and strategic approach to Labour Relations can help mitigate risk and provide significant cost savings for an organization. LoveHR brings frontline, hands on Labour Relations experience applied practically and sensibly to promote both business success and a healthy, productive culture . With experience in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail sectors, we are able to support our clients in a variety of ways:
- Interpretation of Collective Agreements tied to relational policies, procedures, Federal and Provincial legislation,
- Advisory services in conflict resolution, discipline and grievance progression,
- Support and preparation within the arbitration process,
- Collective Agreement negotiation preparation and support.