HR Consulting

At Essence we understand that not every company has an internal HR department and requires additional support, we would like to fill that void. We focus on small to medium enterprises and not-for-profit businesses. We are here to support your most valuable resource, your employees. We recognize that if you invest in your employees, they will invest in you. We pride ourselves in understanding your organization’s culture and values, we are determined to find the perfect solutions for your organization. Our team of experts is here to collaborate and understand your needs, we are flexible and focused on filling the gaps of your organization. Think of us as an extension of your organization.

Essence Talent Solutions offers an array of HR Consulting services to ensure that your organization effectively drives performances, engages your employees, achieve successes and plan for future growth. Our HR consultants will work with you to develop a strategy tailored to your HR needs that fits organization’s culture, values and vision. Together we can ensure your team understand and value your organization’s relationships with its employees.

Our services are designed so that you can choose one or more services that suit your organization’s needs. We meet with you and discuss your current situation and your future goals in order to recommend a service or group of services that provides the best solution for you. Our services include the following:

HR Consulting

Organizational Reviews: 
In need of a new employee but not sure whom? Essence can help you break down and recreate your organizational chart to determine what position is required for your organization to progress.

Targeted Recruitment Strategies:
We create a how-to guide that will provide you with the appropriate tools and methods to start your targeted recruitment search. This includes where to find qualified individuals and what to do once you’ve successfully found them.

Creating Job Descriptions:
During this process, Essence and your hiring team will meet to gather information based on candidate expectations, organization-specific details, and candidate fit with your organizational culture and values. Once all information is collected, we will prepare the job description.


Fielding Applicant Inquiries and Managing Applicants:
Sifting through resumes can be time consuming. Essence can assist you with your recruiting process. We will screen through all the applicants, review and qualify resumes based on what’s suitable for the position and recommend those who are qualified to be interviewed.


Providing a Toolkit for an Effective Interview Process:
We will create a package of resources that is appropriate for the position and for your organizational structure and culture. The toolkit will include a recommendation of steps and interview question templates that align with expectations for the role as well as the organization’s culture and the kind of candidate needed to fit into it.


Providing a Toolkit to for a Successful Compensation Structure:
Compensatin is a key motivator for candidates. Essence can help assess your current compensation structure and provide you with the tools to set up a successful compensation package such as salaries, raises and non-monetary bonuses to be communicated with your employees.


Orientation and On-boarding Support:
Orientation and on-boarding are very different stages with distinct purposes. But they are interconnected and are both necessary for employee retention. Essence can assist you with the proper tools, procedures, and guidelines to help you get the most from your new hires.


Policy Reviews:
At Essence we can work with you to revise and update your current policies such as dress code, vacation, sick days and drug and alcohol policies to name a few.





Employee Handbooks:
It is not uncommon for SME or not-for-profit businesses to have out of date employee handbooks. Essence can assist in creating, updating or revising your employee handbook to ensure that all information is current and accurate based on your organization’s requirements, values and policies.


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