Since our founding in 2003, HR Advisors Group has forged successful relationships as trusted advisors in human resources and organizational development with scores of clients in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. We provide informed, productive HR guidance to:
- Architectural, engineering, and general contracting firms
- Technology firms
- Nonprofit organizations and professional associations
- Local, state, and federal government agencies
Here’s what clients have to say about how HR Advisors Group has helped them to reach their potential.
NetCentrics Corporation, a Haystax Company • Herndon, Virginia
“HR Advisors Group performed a complete HR assessment for NetCentrics. HR Advisors Group provided us with excellent service and direction. Their collaborative approach was pivotal in helping us assess our organization’s current HR practices and policies and to identify a future HR structure that was ideal for our company.
As a result, and with the help of HR Advisors Group, we hired a seasoned HR leader who has worked closely with our leadership team to grow and establish an HR function that is one of the best. We are grateful for HR Advisors help and guidance!”
—Bob Dougherty, President
ASG Architects • Washington, DC
“Barbara, Tiffany, Ellen and the HR Advisors team guided us through a complex and challenging process and were total pros from beginning to end.”
—Jim Wheeler, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, President
Public Sector Client
“HR Advisors Group assisted us in the planning and implementation of a sustainable workforce development program. As a result, this program helped senior staff create a framework that provided honest and clear communications and direction so that both management and staff could work together to fulfill the staffing and developmental needs of the organization.”
“The HR Advisors team has provided outstanding service to both MWH and our client. In our latest project, they completed an assessment of a group with high turnover and low morale. Throughout the project, HR Advisors not only provided strong technical deliverables and improvement recommendations, but also built a rapport with client team members, creating a more trusting environment and enhancing client team cohesion.”
—Patrick Lytle, P.E., PMP, Supervising Consultant
POWER Engineers, Inc. • Hailey, Idaho
Strategic HR consulting for 1800-employee firm, including compensation, benefits, and incentive reward studies, executive coaching, and strategic planning sessions to assure that HR and corporate business goals are aligned.
“I’ve worked with Barbara and HR Advisors Group on multiple projects over the years. I’ve found that they listen to our needs, develop a strategy to implement these needs, and present their strategies very well. They do the required leg work to understand our company, the philosophy and are flexible in working through the strategies to fit our company.”
—Mark D. Mary, Human Resources Director
Haden Stanziale, PA • Raleigh, North Carolina
Facilitation and leadership coaching services to the owners and partners of a 35-employee landscape architecture firm. Helped the leadership team to focus on collaboration, a one-firm approach, and employee morale and retention in a difficult economic environment.
“Barbara has worked closely with our firm for more than eight years, assisting with staff-related issues, regional compensation and benefits analysis, and policies and procedures. Barbara has assisted us as a facilitator in conflict resolution and developed our annual performance review program.
We have found HR Advisors Group to be extremely responsive, sensitive yet direct in dealing with any assignment they are given. They have provided valuable guidance, allowing our management team to make decisions that have proven to be highly successful for our firm.”
—Jim Haden and George Stanziale, Founding Principals
Maser Consulting, P.A. • Red Bank, New Jersey
Organizational development and HR consulting for a 180-employee engineering firm. Developed succession plan, assessing current leadership and management teams and identifying future leaders for growth and development. Also provided HR compliance services for affirmative action plans.
“The professionals at HR Advisors Group are knowledgeable and insightful. It is refreshing—and essential–to have a consultant who knows the architectural/engineering industry so well.”
—Richard Maser, P.E., President
Girard Engineers • McLean, Virginia
Compensation and benefits study to align mechanical/electrical engineering firm’s strategy with the marketplace. Also serves as the firm’s HR resource, developing a performance management system, recruitment and selection process, identification of job families for technical and non-technical positions, training needs assessment, and creation of a corporate university for employee education and development.
“With no in-house HR person on staff, we are constantly challenged by human resource issues in a very competitive environment. HR Advisors has become a very valuable part of our management team, helping us update our policies, assisting us in personnel training and review initiatives, and helping make us more competitive in attracting and retaining new talent. We are a stronger company due to their sound advice and expertise.”
—Larry Beam, P.E., President
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund • Washington, DC
Since 2005, NLEOMF has outsourced its human resources function to HR Advisors group. Facilitated programs in performance management, diversity in the workplace, collaborative leadership, and interviewing skills. Administered an employee survey to understand employees’ perceptions of the organization and their roles within it. As the organization grew, assisted in selecting a full-time HR Manager.
“We have worked with HR Advisors for more than seven years. We were a very small organization (around 10 employees), have grown to about 40 employees, and are on track to grow to about 80 employees over the next two years. Barbara and her team have been absolutely invaluable in helping us with this growth… establishing a professional internal HR operation and providing training to our employees.”
—Herbert V. Giobbi, Chief Operating Officer