HR Strategy Development and Consulting

Human resources strategy provides clarity and focus. It maps the opportunities for tomorrow against the needs of today. It serves as a road map to ensure your HR efforts are intentional and comprehensive. HR strategy prioritizes processes, culture, and investments in a way that activates engagement, belonging and discretionary effort. Whether you are planning growth or experiencing change, our experts will help you design and/or retool your HR strategy in a way that cares for All Things People.

Return to Work

As many organizations have been working remotely for over a year now, creating compliant and comprehensive policies around returning to work may seem overwhelming. Exude is here to support employers and help them best prepare to return to a safe and functional environment post- COVID-19. Learn more about Returning to Work post-COVID-19.

The Employee Experience

There are so many factors that influence the employee experience. From talent practices to performance management, policy and total rewards, diversity to development, Exude approaches HR strategy through the core of every employee experience – people. We connect your employee experience to the customer experience and help your HR operations drive growth, compliance, culture, wellbeing and inclusion.

Strategic Planning Process

Our process begins with a listening exercise to gather input from stakeholders that reflect the diversity of your people. This inclusive approach cares for the voice of the employee and targets opportunities by employee segment. Using a combination of intake meetings, data collection, and document/process review, we will assess with an eye on both short-term wins and sustainable impact.

Implementation Support

Exude doesn’t stop there. We know that sometimes plans are not realized due to lack of internal resources. Our consultants are prepared to help activate plans by providing support. We will be your copilot or your engine for as much or as little as you need us. From project management to interim support, our consultants will dig in and crank the work, all in support of your mission.

HR Strategy Development

The experts at Exude are here to help you develop and implement a comprehensive HR strategy or supplement your existing one with specific initiatives. We’ll help you create a roadmap to solving your company’s biggest challenges with people-centric solutions. Our approach elevates the importance of recruitment, talent retention and compensation.

Whether we’re building your HR plans from the ground up or developing a specific initiative, we’ll sync your HR strategy with your broader business initiatives to maximize your return on investment (ROI). Our strategic development services can also help your company:

  • Improve employee engagement.
  • Increase productivity.
  • Reduce turnover.
  • Minimize business disruptions.
  • Enact better policies.
  • Attract superior talent.

How We Create the Best HR Strategy for Your Business

As an experienced HR strategy consulting firm, we know how to create a plan that highlights your business’s strengths, addresses its weaknesses, capitalizes on opportunities and protects against threats. Our strategies account for:

  • Business objectives: We take the time to fully understand your business’s achievements, services and future goals.
  • Employee skillsets: We review employee performance to assess your workforce skill level.
  • Gap analysis: We determine whether employees have what they need to maximize their productivity or if they require additional resources.
  • Talent strategy: We audit your compensation, benefits and employee engagement to help you attract and retain talent.
  • Turnover: We get to the root of why people leave and help you develop a comprehensive plan to address those issues.
  • Mission statement: We can help you create a mission statement that summarizes your HR strategy and serves as a benchmark for all future policies.

We involve your key stakeholders in our HR strategy development process to ensure everyone is on the same page. We also create plans and initiatives that will realistically fit within your company’s budget.

Once our plan is in place, we’ll work with you to monitor the strategy’s effectiveness and make any necessary adjustments.

Want to Learn More about HR Strategy?

Did you know HR impacts these other areas?

Employee Benefits

Our outsourced human resource consultants recognize where your employee benefits program benchmarks against the competition. They will help you evaluate your current strategy and make sure it aligns with your overall organizational goals.
Learn More About Employee Benefits Consulting

Leadership Development

Leadership Development is a crucial component for all organizations and the growth of its employees. By recognizing where and when this training should be implemented, your human resources consultant can create sustainable impact.
Learn More About Leadership Development

Employee Experience

By listening to where your organization is and what you want to accomplish, we can improve your culture and employee experience. We help you become more intentional about what your employees are feeling throughout their journey at your organization.
Learn More About Culture, Surveys & The Employee Experience


Is your compensation strategy right for your business and employees? Designing and implementing an appropriate compensation strategy will attract and retain the talent you need.
Learn More About Compensation

Alison DiFlorio, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Human Capital Consulting

Working Together For You

We work with all types of organizations, varying in size and industry to uniquely design solutions that meet client where they are and help them get to where they want to be. Our interdependent approach to HR provides individuals and organizations with perspective, knowledge, tools and support to drive results for your organization.

Interested in evaluating your HR Strategy?