HR Consulting Services For Small Businesses

Get expert HR advice to overcome your toughest challenges — and find your greatest opportunities

hr consulting for small businesses california

Managing people isn't easy.

Your team is fundamental to your business’s success. 

It starts with finding the right talent and creating the conditions that encourage them to engage and do their best work.

It also involves crafting HR policies and procedures that both meet compliance requirements and align with your overall strategic goals.

Since challenges are inevitable, it also means handling workplace complaints, terminations, and layoffs with care for everyone involved while safeguarding your organization.

Doing all of this well requires time, attention, and expertise that many business owners simply don’t have.

Fortunately, you don’t have to do it on your own. Here's where our tailored HR consulting services saves the day.

Our passion is to partner with small businesses like yours to help you chart a path through these challenges so you can have a healthy, thriving workforce that helps you meet your organization’s goals. Save time and resources by outsourcing your HR needs and investing in our HR consulting services, allowing you to focus on what you do best – growing & scaling your business. With guidance from our expert HR consultants, you can enhance employee satisfaction, reduce turnover, and pave the way for sustained success. 

Here are some areas where our HR consulting services can help:

HR Strategy

We’ll help you see the big picture and develop an HR strategy that supports your business goals and facilitates growth. Some examples of areas we can advise you in include:

Policies and Procedures

Documented policies and procedures allow for scalability, repeatability, and growth as your business matures. We draw on our depth of experience so you make smart decisions about your needs and how to implement them in areas like:

Training and Prevention

Training can reduce your risk exposure and support compliance with policies. It can also be instrumental in helping your managers increase their effectiveness. We can plan and design training in areas including:

Employee Relations

Our tailored HR consulting services stand as your ally in cultivating strong employee relations. We understand that a content and motivated workforce is essential for business prosperity. We can advise you on:

Are you ready to have the clarity and confidence to move forward with our HR consulting services?

Invest in the future of your small business – partner with our Next Level Strategies' HR consultants and witness the transformative impact on your organization's growth and stability.

What our clients say:

Curious to know what it's like to work with us? Here's what you can expect when reaching out to us about our HR consulting services:


Initial Consultation

It starts with listening well. We want to hear about where you want to go and what’s holding you back from getting there.


Plan Development

Based on our initial conversation, we’ll create a proposal outlining our recommendations. Together, we’ll come to an agreement about how we can partner with you to reach your business goals.



This is the exciting stage. We will create detailed, actionable plans and support you as you implement them (or implement them for you!), providing the expertise and guidance you need for success.



We’re committed to your success. Both during and after implementation, we’ll work with you to make sure we’re hitting agreed-upon targets and delivering the results you expect.

Let's do this.

Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch right away to set an initial conversation to discuss your needs.

We can’t wait to help you invest in your team.

HR Consulting Services FAQ's

An HR consultant is able to provide perspective, information, strategy, and advice for anything related to human resources for your business.

With Next Level Strategies, you’ll get access to consultants who have decades of experience with nonprofits and small and medium-sized businesses in many different sectors. They can help you solve current problems, prevent future ones, and develop systems, processes, and strategies to strengthen the HR function in your organization

Hiring an HR consultant can result in significant benefits for your business. Getting the right personnel and managing them well is essential for your business to grow and thrive. Making sure you are compliant with all the laws and regulations that apply to you is also an important part of safeguarding yourself and your employees. An HR consultant can help you with these issues and anything else related to HR.

Though you’re the only one who can ultimately answer the question of whether you should hire an HR consultant, it is probably a good idea if any of the following are true:

● You are unsure whether you are compliant with applicable laws and regulations for the workplace. 

● You are experiencing employee relations problems and are unsure how to address them. 

● You are finding it difficult to recruit and retain the employees you need. 

● You wish you had a clearer strategy for the area of human resources and better ways of tracking your performance. 

● You are unhappy with your current HR policies and processes and believe it is time for a change.

Not sure? We are happy to have a free initial consultation with you to help you decide whether you could benefit from our services. Just get in touch.

HR strategy is primarily concerned with how to maximize business or organizational success by recruiting, hiring, and retaining the right people for the right positions. A well-crafted strategy can make finding the right people easier and reduce turnover in your workforce while boosting productivity.

Other areas of HR that can benefit from careful strategic thought are risk management, training, and performance monitoring. 

Each client engagement is unique. Pricing depends upon a number of factors, including the size of the organization and the number of issues to be addressed.

If you are interested in working with NLS, we’ll start with a free initial conversation to discuss your needs and how we might be able to help. We would then be able to provide you with accurate pricing information before we began any project together. 

Our Upcoming HR Events

Our Quarterly Management Bootcamp is coming up! 
Space is limited to allow participants time for plenty of questions.

Unlawful Harassment Prevention (for Managers!):

July 23rd, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST

HR 101 (Including NEW 2024 UPDATES!):

July 30th, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST

Performance, Discipline, & Termination:

August 7th, 2024 – 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST

*All workshops are live webinars over Zoom