Build a hiring strategy to optimize talent inside your organization

Do you have a solid process and hiring strategy to place the best people in every role of your organization to meet and exceed your business outcomes?

Elevate Talent. Optimize Results. Build Your Dream Team.

HIRE is a 6-month program that builds your human resources infrastructure step by step over the 24 weeks. This program elevates your hiring and onboarding processes, and provides tools and resources to implement systems in your organization to build your HR department from the ground up. Together, we build your dream team and achieve your business results. 

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What we do in the HIRE Program:

We support your HIRE implementation with weekly group calls to answer your key questions.

We teach you how to create a solid HR Foundation.

Structured Weekly Outcomes that are Attainable

Community of HR Professionals Focused on Optimizing Talent

Tools to Promote Alignment Throughout the Organization

Creating a Human Resources Foundation that Transforms your Organization

Aligned business strategy and people plan

  • Repeatable processes that result in the right person in the right role
  • Employee’s and managers know what winning looks like at the date of hire
  • Create clarity in role expectations and enhance accountability

Clearly defined HR processes

  • You will learn best practice processes, be given templates and have discussion around why those processes are important and the business impact.
  • Provides questions to ask senior leadership about processes to ensure alignment with business strategy.
  • Processes to create an “easy button” for HR, Leadership team and staff. 

Compliant and relevant HR foundation

  • Provide recent and relevant HR insights
  • Provide clarity on the most common hiring compliance misses
  • Resources that equip you with knowledge to train other leaders during the hiring process
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Are you Ready to HIRE with ease and intention to reach business results?

Uplevel your HR and leadership team now. Join us today.

The next HIRE cohort begins on September 5th

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?

The program is 24 weeks with weekly lessons and implementation calls

When does the next program start?

Doors open for the next program in July, and the program officially starts with a Q&A call on July 11th, 2023. Once you enroll in the program you will be given access to the first 4 weeks of content including the videos, templates, implementation guides and ability to ask content related questions to our team.  

What is the layout of the program?

Below is the schedule for live implementation calls:

Week 0Kick Off CallOrientation and logistics
Week 1People Strategy: Bridge Between the Business Strategy and Business ResultsPeople Strategy Guide
Week 2Creating Your Organizational Culture By DesignCreating Your Organizational Culture
Week 3Marketing for Recruitment: Creating the Employee Value PropositionEmployee Value Proposition
Week 4Audit & HR InfrastructureHR Department Overview
Week 5Defining the Role: Job AssessmentConducting a Job Assessment
Week 6Defining the Role: Job DescriptionStructuring a Job Description
Week 7Job Level ChartsFormal & Informal Documentation
Week 8Connecting the DotsRecap & Implementation
Week 9Creating your Compensation PlansCreating a Base Pay Structure
Week 10Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring: Policies and PracticesAligning Goals to Business Outcomes
Week 11Annual Recruitment PlanRecruitment Plan that Aligns Business Outcomes
Week 12Search: Casting the NetSourcing Ideal Candidates
Week 13Candidate IdentificationCandidate Identification Roadmap
Week 14Interview Process Set-UpInterview Questions & Scorecard
Week 15Conduct the InterviewHiring Decisions
Week 16Connecting the Dots: Building the Recruitment SystemRecruitment System & Predictive Index
Week 17Creating Impactful OffersCreating an Offer
Week 18Pre-boarding: That Time Between the Offer and the First DayPre-boarding Process
Week 19New Hire PaperworkNew Hire Packet
Week 20Employment Law 101: Key Laws to be Aware OfRed Flag Scenarios
Week 21New Hire OrientationIntroducing New Hires to your Organization
Week 22Orientation Buddy Program: Increasing Retention by DesignNew Hire Buddy Program
Week 23Employee OnboardingAligning Expectations with Outcomes
Week 24HIRE Strategy, Execution and AlignmentCreating a Foundation to Exceed your Expectations
Who leads the program?

Traci Austin, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPC is the Chief Talent Officer and owner of Elevated Talent Consulting. Traci is a certified HR professional with nearly two decades of experience in employee development and engagement, performance consulting and training facilitation building HR departments from the ground up

Are there payment options?

Yes, you can make 6 payments of $2,500 or one payment of $13,000.

What exactly do I get by joining this program?

You will receive the following with this program:  

  • 3-5 video lessons each week ranging from 10 minutes to 30 minutes 
  • Implementation guide for you to take notes, work through concepts and gain clarity on the material 
  • Templates for you to implement into your business.  Examples include:  People strategy, Employee Value Proposition, job description, job assessment, salary structure, job advertisement, diversity Equity and Inclusion tracker, email & text swipe files for applicant tracking system, orientation outline, onboarding program template, email swipes to the leadership team and team members, and so much more.
  • 24 Live zoom implementation calls.
  • Access to recordings of the live calls. 
  • Access to recorded webinars and grouped podcasts that provide you with SHRM PDC’s 
    • 10 Human Resources consulting hours with a certified member of our team to assist you in implementing the program outcomes.  
    • 10% discount on any HR Consulting “Bank of Hours” Purchase.  These are made in 25-hour increments. 
How will this program impact my organization?

This program has saved thousands of hours of time in implementing a compliant and transformational HR department that delivers on business outcomes.

Is this program eligible for SHRM PDCs?

Yes, all our our training programs are eligible for SHRM PDCs, provided upon completion of the program.

I have to get approval from my manager, can we chat?

Of course!  You can schedule a time with Traci to determine if this is the right program for you here. 

What our clients are saying:

We implemented the HIRE program into our business and have not looked back. HIRE provided the footprint to implement processes and develop strategy that aligned with our business goals. We are committed to having our team helps us achieve our business outcomes. The HIRE program allowed us to implement a positive cultural transformation within all levels of the business. This is key to our future success.
April Moldenhauer, Director of Human ResourcesAmwood Homes, Inc.
Traci and the team are very knowledgeable and for someone like me who is new to Human Resources, the program shows me the correct way to do my job and how to do a lot of new HR tasks going forward.
Jena Peschang, HR AssistantMid-States Concrete Industries
Overall, the HIRE program is highly beneficial and super informative, yet it goes quick.
Andrea Grant, HR & Purchasing SpecialistJackson's Chips