Human Resources Management
Made Simple

Experienced

Our team of professionals has over 47 years of Human Resources management experience in various industries throughout the country.

Focused

Having a diverse number of consultants allows us to put YOU, our client, first!

Full Service

The laws and regulations covering human resources change on a daily basis, and we allow you to focus on your specific business operations, while we manage you human resources needs and objectives.

Welcome

Every business needs someone to manage hiring, training, salaries, and employee relations. Whether you sell products or services, Strategic HR Solutions, LLC can help your company identify and meet your human resources goals and objectives..

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Proven Results

Ask our clients what made them choose us and you’re likely to get many different answers. There’s one thing they’ll all agree on though; we deliver outstanding results in record time.

Did You Know?

A periodic HR audit can qualify its effectiveness within an organization. HR audits may accomplish a variety of objectives, such as ensuring legal compliance; helping maintain or improve a competitive advantage; establishing efficient documentation and technology practices; and identifying strengths and weaknesses in training, communications and other employment practices.   

How Employers Can Avoid A Haunted Holiday Season

By Crystal Graham | October 27, 2019

October is the start of the holiday season. While this is an exciting part of the year, it is also a time ripe for workplace issues. If these situations are not properly planned for and managed, they could haunt the workplace far beyond the holiday season. Three of the issues most frequently faced by employers…

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Six Considerations for Employers Reopening the Workplace

By Joe Boone | July 8, 2020

From government guidance to social distancing mandates, sources recommended such plans rely on strong principles but make room for flexibility. As workplaces reopen, employers will need to devise plans that follow strong principles. Such plans must also preserve flexibility, allowing employers to pivot when necessary. But what are those principles? And how can employers enact…

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Pay Parity: What Is It and How Does an Employer Get There?

By Joe Boone | July 5, 2020

Fair compensation requires both awareness and action………… Most HR leaders have heard disheartening statistics about the gender pay gap. PayScale, for example, reported in its Gender Pay Gap Report for 2020 that women make only $0.81 for every dollar men make. And the World Economic Forum has estimated that it will take more than 100…

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Academic Studies Diverge on Salary History Bans’​ Effects on Worker Pay

By Joe Boone | July 2, 2020

States and cities are increasingly barring employers from asking about job applicants’ salary histories with the aim of closing pay gaps, but it remains to be seen whether those laws are having the intended effect, according to recent research. An analysis of salary history bans published earlier this month by researchers at the Boston University…

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Auto-Deducted Meal Breaks — Can They Be Done?

By Joe Boone | June 28, 2020

The practice has landed many in a costly trap. Companies with practices conducive to auto-deductions, however, may be able to use them without fear. At first glance, auto-deducting employees’ unpaid meal breaks from their pay may appear to be a good idea. Administratively, it’s simpler than requiring employees to clock out and clock back in, and…

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The Nitty-Gritty of the FLSA’s Overtime Requirements

By Joe Boone | June 27, 2020

Imagine a pet store fired one of its workers. The worker, whom we’ll call Rich, is upset — no more paycheck and no more playtime with the animals. He decides to sit down with an attorney, who probes him about how the pet store paid him. Rich made $11 an hour and generally worked 40…

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From Overtime to Meal Breaks, HR’s FLSA Handbook

By Joe Boone | June 25, 2020

We have compiled eight stories that encapsulate the most important pieces of recent FLSA news and highlight the insights pay professionals need to understand them. When employers run afoul of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), costly remediation can follow. In 2019, a judge ordered Steak ‘n Shake to pay $7.7 million in liquidated damages to the…

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Back to Basics: A Retaliation Refresher

By Joe Boone | June 21, 2020

In this, our fifth and final installment of Back to Basics, we outline an anti-retaliation checklist. Case in Point – when supervisors sat down with Frank Brown to tell him he couldn’t take leave to attend a doctor’s appointment with his wife during the workday, he yelled and banged his fists on the table, court documents…

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Back to Basics: The Lowdown on GINA

By Joe Boone | June 17, 2020

As we continue our series on federal employment laws, here is the fourth of five installments for you to review. Case in point……..when Dennis Reynolds and Jack Lowe sued their employer for swabbing the insides of their cheeks to collect their DNA, they not only set themselves up to receive a $2.25 million jury verdict, but…

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Back to Basics: The Ins and Outs of The ADEA

By Joe Boone | June 14, 2020

As we continue our journey into the basics of federal employment laws, here is the third of five in our series, this time we’ll discuss the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Imagine a woman named Dorothy has worked at an interior design firm for the last 30 years. She started out a few days…

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Testimonials

Larry Reitz, President, Larry Reitz and Associates - Joe and his team at Strategic HR Solutions, LLC provided some much needed leadership training to our management team, and also provided training to them on how to conduct an effective performance review.  I would recommend them to any organization looking for support in the area of Human Resources. (5/17/2017)

Jathan Wright, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Linton, Indiana - Strategic HR Solutions, LLC was recently hired by the city to help develop a new handbook for our city employees. They also helped us establish and modernize policies and procedures for our employees. They are very knowledgeable Human Resources professionals and I would recommend them for any HR project for any company. (7/1/2016)

Amanda Millington, CEO, Pyramid Technology Services - We had the privilege of working with Strategic HR Solutions and their very competent team of professionals in the development and implementation of our employee handbook.  Joe Boone and his team were very instrumental in making sure this was a comprehensive and detailed handbook, and that it was received well by our employees.  We would not hesitate to recommend this company for any human resources needs by any sized company.  (04/26/2016)

Joshua Riggins, Compliance Officer, Farmers and Mechanics Federal Bank - Farmers and Mechanics contracted with Strategic HR Solutions and Joe Boone to help us draft and prepare our Employee Handbook. He assisted us in taking many disorganized policies and placing them into a comprehensive document to help our employees more thoroughly understand their responsibilities and the benefits of working for our institution. Joe was a tremendous asset to have for this project. Without reservation we would recommend HR Solutions for any HR need. (11/19/2015)

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