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Mastering Consultation as an HR Practitioner (Making an Impact in Small Business HR)

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Read this excerpt to learn how resistance can make your HR initiatives better


It’s an exciting time to be an HR professional: You are on the front lines for changing the way the world works. By taking a consultative approach to developing strategic guidance for key decision-makers, you’ll not only add value to your organization but contribute meaningfully toward bringing about the change you want to see.

Offering guidelines and best practices for building and applying your consultative skills, Mastering Consultation as an HR Practitioner features cases studies, worksheets, and additional resources that can be used immediately and applied every day to:

  • Defining customer needs
  • Gathering the right data
  • Avoiding common obstacles
  • Building a framework for change
  • Developing and presenting new HR solutions

“In clear language that gets right to the heart of the subject and is immediately applicable, Currence delivers a must-read book for any HR practitioner who wants to make an impact on his or her organization.” —Tony Moore, SHRM-SCP, The Culture Architect

“Jennifer Currence outlines straightforward and effective methods to showcase your consulting skills as an HR practitioner.” — Amy Lein, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President, Greater Orlando SHRM

Mastering Consultation is filled with practical examples that bring SHRM Competencies to life and bolsters HR’s credibility as a business partner that delivers real solutions.” — Felicia Linch, Director, Kitch Consulting and Coaching Ltd.

About the Author

Jennifer Currence is the president of OnCore Management Solutions LLC in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she develops employee talent through customized training and coaching programs, and founder of OnCore Academy, which provides online recertification credits for HR professionals. She is the author of Developing Business Acumen and Applying Critical Evaluation, both published by SHRM.

Additional Info


NameMastering Consultation as an HR Practitioner (Making an Impact in Small Business HR)
AuthorJennifer Currence
Published Year2018
Page Count102