Professionalise your Human Resource Function
A caterpillar that fails to transform
becomes a “buttercrawl”
Managing Director , iQuartz
Our HR Consulting services helps you to transform your HR functions and modernise it from the traditional concept of handling mainly administrative matters to one that impacts business growth through people. In short, our HR consultants will help you transform your HR department to becoming a butterfly and not remain as a “buttercrawl”.
Through the years, you may realise that many HR structures that were previously working are now ineffective and the people drama is now causing you a headache. This could be a result of your company having scaled to the next level, changes in the business direction, or simply a shift in socio-economic and political factors. If so, then HR consulting can help!
Recruiting Bad Hires
The interviews are unstructured with no assessment of culture fit with the company. As a result, there is a high turnover rate because employees feel that they are not able to be their authentic self at work and do not feel a sense of belonging.
Feedback is infrequent and overly emphasised on past failures to meaningfully drive performance. As a result, the appraisal process becomes an administrative chore and there is a lot of productive time wasted given the lack of positive impact on employee’s performance.
The standard annual timing for reward is too infrequent to make a real impact on employee behaviour. Managers also reverse engineer ratings to give employees rewards that do not reflect performance. As a result, the rewards given out lose their intended purpose.
Many businesses continue to use practices that trigger threat responses like fear and defensiveness in their employees that restrict their ability to be creative and productive (Hills, “Future of HR: Is It Time We Went Fear-Free?”).
Traditional performance appraisal was known to be ineffective since 1965 during a landmark study by Smith et al at General Electrics. Yet, many companies are still keeping the old practice.
Below are some ways we add value to our clients through HR consulting:
Build a professional people management structure, which serves as a foundation for the business to scale.
Establish the right employer brand for more effective and efficient talent attraction.
Review and restructure the rewards elements to align with business goals and employee purpose and productivity.
Improve workplace management and employee communication.
Review and restructure performance management with a focus on employee’s growth.
Review and recommend policies consistent with compliance and risk management objectives.
We work with the best certified consultants who understand SMEs, with solid and extensive work across industries. Most importantly, they can relate to the on-ground challenges and offer practical solutions.
We help you to navigate the ever-complex grant support ecosystem available in Singapore. By optimising cost-savings with Jobs & Skills grants, you can focus on growing your business with confidence.
We are at the heart of an ever-growing business network and ecosystem that helps our clients to propel to the next level- be it peer-to-peer learning or raising funds or collaborating with the right partners.
Being a small to mid-size employer, you may not have the ability to hire an industry expert on a full-time basis to assist you in this area. That’s where HR Consulting can come in handy.
Benefits of an HR Consultant to your business:
The consulting project fees could range from $50,000 to $100,000. The fee is pegged to the competitive government benchmark, and is dependent on factors such as the company size and project complexity. If you are an SME, you will only pay 20-30% of the cost due to government grand funding such as Enterprise Development Grant. Plus we will take care of the paperwork given our experience in advising companies in their grant application. You will be able to navigate your grant applications efficiently without any hassles.
Although the project takes months, on-site time that require inputs from your team are kept to a minimum and well-optimized to ensure little disruption to your daily operations.
It could range from 6 months to 9 months depending on the size and complexity of the project.
It will on a reimbursement basis, meaning Company will have to spend and incurred the qualifying cost before submitting the claims to Enterprise Singapore for the 70% financial assistance.
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