​HR Consultant Geelong

On many occasions I've read and even heard dialogue around the topic 'why hire an HR Consultant and not employee a permanent HR professional instead?'. There are many reasons why companies choose to go with a consultancy arrangement:

  • Particular expertise, especially in industrial relations.
  • Saves time, as existing permanent HR personnel who don't have the expertise aren't wasting time looking for a solution.
  • A branded product or set of HR tools is required, for which the consultant is accredited to use.
  • Best practice ideas and solutions from a consultant who has a range of experience with varied clients.
  • Neutral advisor.
  • Cost - no need to commit to salary and benefits for a full time employee.
  • Reduction in overheads as consultants often use their own technology and resources.
  • Engaged only for work required.

If you do make the decision to outsource any of your HR services, make sure you consider and review the candidate's previous experience, qualifications, business/industry experience relevant to your business, techniques and resources used, professional indemnity insurance and of course, previous client references.

For any HR, Organisational Development or Training consultancy services and solutions Contact Us today.