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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One Promotion Too Far

By Joe Boone | January 22, 2020

As human resources consultants, we see all sorts of reasons for businesses deciding to terminate employees, ranging from gross misconduct to plant closures. But there is one scenario that comes up from time to time that always strikes me as a particularly unfortunate loss of talent – when a good employee gets promoted into a…

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It’s Time to Review Your Employee Handbook

By Joe Boone | January 18, 2020

NLRB rulings and new anti-harassment, marijuana and leave laws may prompt changes. A new year inevitably brings new workplace laws, whether at the federal, state or local level. So January is usually a good time for HR professionals to review their employee handbook and make changes. Staying abreast of the evolving regulatory environment remains one…

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Caught Between a Rock (Labor Law) and a Hard Place (Employment Law)

By Joe Boone | January 15, 2020

What would you do if one morning you saw on the overtime volunteer list on your company bulletin board that an employee had handwritten across the top of the list the words “Whore Board?” I think I know: You would fire that employee, assuming you could identify who it was. However, what if this all…

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Employer’s Good Faith Belief as to Employee’s Misconduct Sufficient to Support Termination

By Joe Boone | January 9, 2020

In a case that offers good news to employers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Eastern District of Arkansas Western District of Arkansas Northern District of Iowa Southern District of Iowa District of Minnesota Eastern District of Missouri Western District of Missouri…

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Different Standards Apply to Equal Pay Act and Title VII Pay Discrimination Claims

By Joe Boone | January 5, 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, with its territory comprising the states of Connecticut, Vermont and New York, held that a plaintiff does not need to establish a violation of the Equal Pay Act in order to maintain a pay discrimination claim under Title VII. As the Second Circuit noted in Lenzi v.…

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Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … Inclement Weather

By Joe Boone | January 1, 2020

As winter once again approaches, employers, particularly those in cold-weather states, face the recurring specter of inclement weather affecting business operations and employee attendance. While the weather may create stress and disruption for a business and its people, employers must not lose sight of the fact that the rules governing how you pay your employees…

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Four Ways of Avoiding Liability on Common Wage and Hour Compliance Issues

By Joe Boone | December 29, 2019

Wage and hour lawsuits are big news these days. Jury verdicts and settlements capture headlines warning of damages and fees totaling seven or more figures, and class certifications in pending cases exponentially expand the risk posed by a single miscalculation or mistaken designation. How can employers best reduce the risk of becoming the next cautionary…

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NLRB Gives Employers Back the Right to Restrict Employee Use of Work Email

By Joe Boone | December 25, 2019

On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, in Caesars Entertainment d/b/a Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, 368 NLRB No. 143, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board or NLRB) held that an employer may restrict the use of its email system if it does so on a non-discriminatory basis, effectively reinstating the holding of Register Guard, 351…

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The NLRB’s Gift of Policy Guidance

By Joe Boone | December 22, 2019

As many of you may know, I am a handbook nerd. I think handbooks and the policies contained within are wonderful (ask me about how each handbook is both a sword and a shield). Company policies are as varied as the printing on wrapping paper, and can be edited in more ways than you can…

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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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