Advisory Services / Business Coaching
Successfully coached Boards and CEOs through major business reinvention stages
Advisor to Boards and CEOs
Redesigned talent acquisition function to include new technology, achieving 57% reduction in average vacancy days
Leveraging employer value proposition (EVP)
Designing and developing career site
Defining job profiles aligned with organizational design/business strategy
Optimizing recruitment process, applying key metrics
Assessing and recommending technology
Activating/elevating social media and digital strategies
Achieved 2 to 1 ratio of successors to incumbents for business critical roles
Identifying 'bench' employees as successors for critical roles
Assessing talent to understand levels of performance and potential across staff
Shaping development plans for successors
Served as trailblazer in establishing best-practice Workforce Analytics function
Designing business-driven strategies and goals
Implementing workforce analytics, using data to make predictions/decisions
Advising CEOs/C-Suite/HR/Team Leaders on organizational design structures
Designing and facilitating offsite business retreats to strengthen teams and businesses
Led OD initiative which raised revenue for the first time from an HR department
Aligning a change management strategy with the overall business direction
Supporting managers/ leaders through transformation initiatives
Creating a blueprint for effective and 'sticky' change
Leading organizational development initiatives that increase revenue, decrease costs
At WGNinHR Consulting, LLC, we like to think of ourselves as the antidote to common flaws in human resources solutions, executive search and coaching consultation: redundant meetings; repetition without results; thick power point decks. Not here! Instead, we work to understand you, your context, and your pain points. Our diagnostic approach is gleaned from rich and deep experience used to shape customized recommendations and actionable strategies. The best way to learn what WGNinHR Consulting can do for you and/or your business is to schedule time with us. During this complimentary initial consultation, we will work to quickly identify your most pressing needs, key priorities and longer term objectives. These initial consultations are focused, probing and enlightening. Once we agree to work together, we are confident that you'll see measurable results - and that the journey itself will be rewarding.
Joanne is a seasoned and savvy leader who has been a tremendous asset to me and to the business I serve. She has a wonderful ability to assess an issue, diagnose root causes and surface an array of solutions from her deep toolkit. She’s a great listener, teacher and a strong role model of a business leader.
CHRO, Financial Services Firm
At our Legal Team Retreat, Joanne worked skillfully and strategically to lead my team in defining our core work, articulating our mission and developing a better understanding of our styles. Thanks to her expertise, the day proved to be rich with learning and important takeaways, and pivotal to the team’s growth and development.
General Counsel, Workspace/Real Estate Industry Leader
WGNinHR Consulting, LLC just completed a search for our Vice President of People through a robust search process—i.e. support in defining the role, compensation analysis, creative sourcing strategies, etc. They turned over the market and surfaced stellar prospects, identifying our selected candidate after only 8 weeks!
CEO, High Growth SaaS Company