HR Case Study 9
STHRM, Inc. Develops Human Resources Department for Northeast Ohio Bio-Fuel Start-Up Company
Providing value to clients since 1993, STHRM, Inc. is a value-oriented source for Human Resources solutions. Our private consulting and custom-designed systems present a high-value, low-cost solution to fixed-cost human capital issues. Our staff has more than twenty-five years of corporate human resources experience with “Fortune” listed, “Inc. 500,” and privately owned businesses. The following STHRM, Inc. case study exemplifies the type of opportunities and challenges we undertake and the sound, value-added solutions we provide.
Challenge: The client is an early-stage, privately held sales, engineering and manufacturing biodiesel and ethanol fuel company. STHRM, Inc.’s challenge was to develop and implement a custom human resources process for the client.
Solution: STHRM, Inc. was hired in the capacity of an interim vice president of human resources.
Sourced, recruited and interviewed salaried and production employees.
Implemented co-op program through the Third Frontier Grant with a $9,000 reimbursement to the company.
Wrote and developed salaried, non-exempt and production employee position descriptions to determine skills, competencies and education requirements.
Developed pre-employment physical with alcohol and drug screen for new employees for cause, post-accident and random testing.
Wrote and prepared employment offer letters for salaried, non-exempt and production workers and a non-disclosure and non-competition agreement for employees.
Partnered with the company's chief financial officer to institute an HSA health insurance plan with annual cost savings of $6,000 per year.
Implemented a 401(k) plan with annual fiduciary and plan review.
Developed and conducted new employee benefits and company policy orientations.
Developed and wrote company’s employee handbook.
Assisted in the development of a sales incentive program.
Coached and counseled company’s president and chief executive officer, executive vice president and chief financial officer on how to handle on various organizational and human resource issues.
Successfully resolved a crisis intervention with a suicidal employee.
Notice: In order to maintain strict client confidentiality, business-specific information has been removed from this case study. The presented situations, activities, programs, projects, actions, and subsequent results are accurate.
If you are interested in learning more about this case study, results and services offered by STHRM, Inc. please contact, Glenn Levar (telephone: 440-979-1046, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). To learn more about STHRM, Inc. visit www.sthrm.com.
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