With over 25+ years of corporate leadership experience and personal development success Sims Consulting offers a unique approach to evolving companies from a dysfunctional to highly functional state. Companies, like people, are designed to move, think, speak, operate and execute in a particular manner to be successful. The difficulty with most organizations is identifying what that operating rhythm is, effectively communicating it, and sustaining it. Large or small, it doesn’t matter! Our consultants have formulaic approaches to solve for any instances of corporate dissonance and build sustainable custom models for your business.
Consulting Services Include:
Talent Acquisition, Corporate Communication, Operational Excellence, Full Sales Process Excellence, Team Building & Development, Executive Thought Leadership, Employee Engagement, Customer Engagement, Employee Value Proposition Development and Implementation and much more!
We’re experts in what we like to call “Big C” and “little c” communication. “Big C” communication is the content that requires thoughtful strategy, storytelling, and visual communication to align, inform, and engage audiences of all sizes. “Little c” communication is the everyday connection points that bring people together — training leaders and managers to be better communicators, build more effective relationships, and strengthen collaboration between people and teams. When “Big C” and “little c” communications work together, both the people and the organization thrive.
- Executive Communication Coaching & Training
- Manager Communication Coaching & Training
- Team Communication
- Team Offsites
- Audience Engagement
Data from recruiting studies often finds problems in how a potential employee views the brand and the overall hiring experience they encounter. With our recruiting consulting planning and execution organizations can understand what the first impression really is for candidates, how job descriptions, interview techniques and knowing best hiring practices can mean the difference in hiring the best person for the job or just any person for the job. Our team works closely with your hiring managers and recruiters to manage external communications both in print and in person and can put a process in place that will ensure that recruiting is precise and profitable.
The data in onboarding research can expose specific weaknesses in your onboarding programs. A recent Aberdeen survey showed that 83% of high-performing companies begin their onboarding process before an employee’s first day. Our workforce consultants will create an action plan designed to help your company make changes before the first day experience and early stage training. Indoctrination of the employee into your company culture is crucial in onboarding. We have specific guidelines and training that are focused on employee inclusion, supervisor onboarding training and company community. The first 60 to 90 days are crucial to making giving the employee the feeling that they made the right decision and that your company is the place that they will build their long term career.
Using engagement data allows our consultants to make valuable discoveries in your overall engagement strategy. Issues with manager effectiveness, alignment with vision, why am I here and how do I connect, team building planning, career planning and development are fundamental an organization’s overall employee success. Our workforce consultants will develop a plan that will create a workplace where your employees are highly engaged that will offer valuable insight into company culture, department culture and overall connection to the company mission and brand.
Our retention research helps us gain important insight into the issues that drive retention like employee support, connection to the mission of the organization, how employees feel about supervisors, coworkers and their personal career development. Poor scores on these items produce high turnover and skyrocketing internal costs. The Work Institute workforce consultants work with you and your teams to develop the action plan to maximize your employee retention and minimize your internal costs. Simply asking your employees what you need to improve is not enough. Companies must make changes to demonstrate that the employees have been heard. We work with you to help make the positive changes you need to increase your employee retention rates.
One of the challenges most large companies face have to do with internal communication. The data we have shows that employees don’t feel they are heard. This issue can cause an employee to feel undervalued and subsequently unproductive. Our consultants work with you to build an internal employee feedback brand that will increase response rates – giving you the information you need to make changes that will increase retention and reduce expensive turnover.
Often times our engagement and retention studies turn up valuable insight on company leaders, supervisors and managers. Employees do need to feel heard by the company to feel engaged but if they are overall unhappy with their direct reporting supervisor they are already looking for a job. The relationships between company leaders and employees are imperative to the success of your company. We offer a plan that provides one-on-one consulting, leadership training, new manager programs, executive consulting and more to reinforce management strengths, address sensitive issues and maximize the relationship between leadership and employees.