Enterprise Services

The Enterprise Services Division is led by Dr. John J. (Jay) Conner, Ph.D., SPHR, who has 30 years of experience in managing HR departments for corporations such as Ryder System and Cracker Barrel Old Country store, as well as providing consultation services to major corporations and higher education institutions.

Enterprise Services at Strategic Advantages includes:

Human Resource Audits

Most employers have gone to considerable effort and expense to create human resources policies, practices and procedures that comply with the law and are consistent with their organization's corporate culture.

It is vitally important that companies also establish an HR audit process to ensure that everything stays up-to-date with legal and compliance requirements, and is performing as intended. Many of our clients hire us to manage their HR audits so they can benefit from our decades of HR experience and get unbiased views from someone who has no personal stake in the findings.

Human Resources Consulting

Dr. Jay Conner has established and overseen HR departments from the inside for multi-national corporations, and he has provided consultation to some of the top companies and institutions in their respective fields. He and his team are an ideal resource for companies and organizations that want to adopt HR "best practices."

Organizational Design Consulting

Strategic Advantages helps companies identify, refine, and adopt organizational models that can optimize their performance and profitability. We help clients establish the right organizational structures to fit their own situations, delineate roles and responsibilities to achieve cost-effective execution, and establish accountability to ensure successful implementation.

Strategic Planning

A comprehensive HR strategy can play a vital role in achieving the organization's overall strategic objectives while illustrating that the HR function fully understands and supports the organization's direction. The HR strategy should focus on such issues as: