Centrificus

Talent Sourcing, People Development, HR


Experience #1 – Source and grow startup management team

Category

Talent Sourcing #1

Problem

Startup founders need to recruit talent to achieve growth objectives

Solution

Source and grow startup management team

Scope of Work

Define required job functions and draft job descriptions and compensation plans, personally source and interview talent, negotiate offers, draft offer letters, manage relocations, provide orientation to job functions and personally support each through a two month transition period. Talent sourced includes: Director of Operations, General Sales Manager, Accounting Manager, Senior Accountant, Marketing Manager, Sales, Operations, Warehouse, and Administrative functions.

Time to Completion

6 Months

Experience #2 – Develop bi-annual review process and performance incentives for a startup

Category

People Development #2

Problem

Growing fast – need focus

Solution

Define goals and objectives by function, develop bi-annual review process and performance incentives for a startup

Scope of Work

Meet with staff to review the current state, who does what, pain points, time spent and lost, and what they think they should focus on. Consolidate, report, and review with the founder; collaboratively create formal job descriptions that focus and align work with corporate objectives. Define financial and activity-based goals and measures, salaries, bonus, and spiff plans. Create and distribute performance review templates, manage and administrate 1st review process, calculate attainment and bonus compensation, document process and transition to leadership.

Time to Completion

6 months

Experience #3 – Manage Health insurance policy renewal and provider transition

Category

HR and Benefits #3

Problem

Heath care costs are rising fast

Solution

Manage Health insurance policy renewal and provider transition

Scope of Work

Review expiring policy, identify potential for 15% + increase, draft minimum plan requirements and change opportunities, competitive bid new health care contract, transition providers to secure introductory 0% increase with similar levels of benefits and add life insurance and AFLAC benefits with the money saved, manage 1st year renewal with the new provider resulting in only a 5.7% increase in year two

Time to Completion

3 months

Experience #4 – Manage employee crisis exits, discipline, transitions, and terminations

Category

HR #4

Problem

Required terminations, discipline, and transitions are fraught with liability

Solution

Manage employee crisis exits, discipline, transitions, and terminations

Scope of Work

As interim HR Director, manage employee crisis, discipline, transitions, and terminations; conduct investigations, meet with claimants, assuage concerns and initiate action, coordinate with labor attorney and consultants, document investigations and findings, present findings and recommendations to the President, administrate discipline and other corrective actions. Issues resolved satisfactorily include: theft, sexual harassment, mental health, and exempt / non-exempt labor dispute.

Time to Completion

1 year

Experience #5 – Implement alternative 4×10 workweek

Category

HR #5

Problem

Delivery and installation crews are incurring overtime and getting home too late

Solution

Implement alternative 4×10 workweek

Scope of Work

Research pros and cons of 10 hour work days, perform cost analysis, identify significant overtime savings, explore options with staff, research labor board processes, design transition plan, coordinate with labor attorney, execute conforming vote, implement alternative workweek; separately evaluate piece rate program and determine it is not a good fit

Time to Completion

2 months