Defining Your HR Policy: The Benefits of Working with an Expert

The human resource aspect of your company is something you need to get right as it can have a lasting impact on your company – for better or worse. Whether it is defining your HR policy, fixing specific problems, or updating your present procedures, investing in this area of your business is a must.

The best way to do it? Hire an expert. While you may achieve success by developing policies and fixing problems internally, outsourcing human resource work brings with it a wide range of benefits.

5 Reasons You Need an Expert

1. Knowledge and Experience

The greatest benefits an expert will bring to the table are their knowledge and experience. While you may already have an HR team in-house, they likely haven't devoted years to developing a wide range of human resource policies and solving problems. Your regular HR team does great with the day-to-day business matters, but when it’s time to take on bigger projects they’re going to need a little help.

As experts in the HR field, it’s our job to bring our own knowledge and experience to the table. Just like other experts, my extensive work in human resources as a teacher and consultant has allowed me to develop the variety of services I offer. From help in understanding and dealing with personnel to guidance for becoming a more confident manager, hiring an expert is the best way to go for anything you need.

2. Specialized Advice

While we're on the subject of knowledge, we should point out there’s a lot of it available. However, not all knowledge is created equal. A simple Google search will bring back thousands of solutions and tips you can use to fix your problem. Do you want to know how to conduct an effective interview for your next hiring session? You could do an internet search and spend a few hours looking through the flood of information -- or you can turn to an expert.

With the help of an expert, you don’t have to worry about wasting time or using solutions that won't work. We give you solutions tailored to your needs so you don’t have to rely on cookie-cutter fixes or bad advice.

3. Better Communication

Much like a river, the flow of communication slows as it makes its way downstream. This means that any procedures you change or policies you put in place will take longer to catch on the further down the line they go. You can fix this simply by working with an expert who can facilitate communication on every level of a business

I know how important communication is and that's why I help businesses become empowered through effective listening. Can this happen naturally? Sometimes -- seldom throughout the whole company. It's much faster and less painful to outsource help, learn how to implement this skill, and then spread it throughout the company.

4. Find the Hidden Problems

What’s another benefit of all our expert experience? We identify problems that you might not even know exist. Perhaps high employee turnover has you wondering if your HR policies need to be changed. What do you do? You could completely restructure your HR policies. You could try and be more particular about new hires. Or you can work with an expert who notices that all you need is a little help motivating your employees.

Experts will save you time, stress, and profit by spotting and fixing problems before they get out of hand. Even if you don't see an issue that doesn't mean everything is perfect. Remember, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Expert advice pays for itself in the long term.

5. Money Savings

Speaking of paying for itself, here’s a benefit of consultants that might seem counterintuitive: hiring an expert is better for your budget.

Working with an expert makes things go faster and gets better results. Why? Because HR is our job, and we’re good at it! It’s better for your budget to put money toward an expert who can get things taken care of quickly and efficiently, rather than hiring and training someone who might never reach the same skill level. Why waste resources training others to do a job that consultants can already do?

Ray LaManna Consultation Services

From strategic HR planning to auditing, I offer a variety of services that will benefit you. My knowledge and experience come from years of working in and teaching about HR. Take advantage of my insight and contact me to find out how I can help you and your business.