Strategic HR

We chew the fat with you as a business owner. We help you apply strategic thinking across all of your commercial activities to planning your human resource requirements. Strategic HR thinking helps identify the people-related needs in your business model, including staff volumes, structure, roles and risks. We help you pro-actively set things in motion to get the most out of the people in your business.

Our HR audits are specifically designed to identify the top priorities for action regarding the people in your business.

  • Do you know how to use your people strategically to meet your companys goals?
  • Do you know what your people needs will be in the next 6, 12 or 24 months?
  • Are you being proactive in your human resource practices?


If you have answered Noto any of these questions, you should consider this service.

Case Study

A fast-expanding construction company in Christchurch approached us recently. They had analysed where they wanted their business to head, and quickly realised that they didn’t have the right people in the right jobs to achieve their goals. With our strategic HR help, they restructured some of their positions so that their priority tasks were being achieved. The strategic planning they applied resulted in a workforce that was better placed to achieve their business goals and success in facing the Christchurch rebuild.

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