Updated: Apr 25
Effectively managing a business requires management focus on all aspects of the company to ensure its ongoing growth and competitiveness. This can be challenging and may lead to the company ignoring some of the important aspects for success. Taking care of your employees and helping to ensure their success at your organization is every bit as important as taking care of your customers. This is why Human Resources (or HR) is such a critical piece of any organization as it is the department that handles employee matters and ensures their connection to the company.
Human resources, once viewed simply as an administrative aspect of the business, has emerged as one of the most dynamic areas of an organization. Companies with high-functioning HR teams tend to deliver better overall financial performance than companies that struggle with the demands of this function. Given the growing importance of the HR department, an increasing number of companies are looking to HR consultants to help ensure the best outcomes.
The Benefits of Working with an HR Consulting Firm
HR consulting firms can help bring the necessary services, structure, and professionalism a business needs to thrive. Some of the benefits of working with an HR consultant include:
Sharing the Workload
For many companies, the biggest benefit of hiring an HR consulting firm is that they can take on some of the workload of the HR department. This can be especially beneficial for a growing organization with increased demands for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and training new employees.
Managing employee benefit is one of the important functions of the human resources department. Many HR consulting firms can take care of the employee’s benefit for you by reviewing insurance company offerings and presenting the most appropriate packages for your organization, allowing your team to focus on other needs of the business.
As cloud technologies continue to evolve, the selection decision has become more complex. An HR consultant can assist in identifying company needs and then choosing the best systems for your firm. They may even implement the technology, introduce it to your employees, and even offer ongoing maintenance services.
As the need for corporate training and employee eLearning has grown in recent years, the function is increasingly seen as a critical and specialized task. Given this, many HR consulting firms have developed expertise for planning, building, delivering, and managing corporate training programs.
eLearning and HR Consulting
eLearning refers to the use of electronic technologies (the Internet, primarily) for building and managing all types of online learning programs, including corporate training. Unlike traditional, classroom-based training, eLearning has no travel requirements and provides employees with the flexibility they need to conduct their training activities at any time and from any place that is convenient for them. All that is required is an Internet connection.
The core technology that supports eLearning-based corporate training programs is a Learning Management System, or “LMS”. An LMS is the application that is used to build, deliver, manage, and track your online corporate training program. Today, most organizations tend to work with third-party cloud-based providers in order to access the features and capacity they need for their eLearning-based corporate training programs.
LMS Portals: An LMS for HR Consulting Firms
LMS Portals provides our HR consulting partners with a cloud-based, multi-tenant learning management system that allows you to launch and manage a dedicated eLearning environment (portal) for each of your corporate clients and unique training audiences. Each portal you launch can have its own unique branding and includes a rapid course development engine, allowing anyone to build engaging corporate training courses in minutes. In addition, the LMS Portals platform includes robust tools for user onboarding, learner collaboration, analytics, and more.
The LMS Portals Corporate Training Library
LMS Portals provides our corporate training clients and partners with ready-made content and courses, covering all aspects of employee training and development. Click here to learn more and review our current course selection.