Experienced humans.
Exceptional resources.

We’re an HR firm that makes work better. How? By filling in the HR gaps that small and midsize organizations have today and working together to build sustainable people practices for tomorrow.

Experienced humans.
Exceptional resources.

We’re an HR firm that makes work better. How? By filling in the HR gaps that small and midsize organizations have today and working together to build sustainable people practices for tomorrow.

Flexible HR Talent

Sudden gap in your HR? Need to augment your talent? Our HR Flex Professionals are ready to join your team, for however long you need them.

HR Management

Looking to take your HR to the next level? Our retained services will take the day-to-day off your plate, so you can focus on transformational work.

Projects & Recruiting

You don't have to be an expert in everything. Tap our network of specialists to fast-track your initiative from ideation to integration.

Not sure where to start?

Don't worry, our people strategists have you covered. They'll help you find the right solution for your needs.

Years of experience

And counting. Our network of expertise continues to grow.

Organizations served

We work with clients big and small, across industries and across the country.

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Great Place to Work®

We preach what we practice. We're a certified Great Place to Work.

Nancy Johnson at John Ball Zoo

At HR Collaborative, we know what you're going through. We've put out our fair share of 4 pm Friday fires, launched more initiatives than we can count, and grown companies from 10s of employees to 1000s.

We came together to pool our experience and knowledge to help organizations thrive.

Wherever you're at, we'll meet you there. And together, we'll take your HR to new heights.

Our Clients

We've been honored to work with many amazing organizations. Here are just a few that we've recently partnered with to make work better.

Jodi Ross, Director of HR, American Seating
 
I can’t express what an incredible asset our HR Flex Pro, Laurel, has been to our team and me. She has embraced the role, made improvements, and has been so well received by so many. She is smart, organized, eager, pleasant, and the list goes on. It’s been such a pleasure working with her, and I've appreciated having her here.

Nate Koetje, CEO, Feyen Zylstra

HRC was a good fit for us because they hit the ground running. I found their process to be complete and well-thought-out.  What I appreciated is their willingness to look at what our expectations were and what we needed for our business, versus them telling me what I needed.

Beverly Grant, Interim CEO, D.A. Blodgett - St. John's

It was an absolute pleasure working with HR Collaborative! They were top-notch from the beginning to the end of our relationship. The process our agency experienced was thorough, comprehensive, and allowed for HR visioning and possibilities of our agency to be realized. I would recommend HRC for all your human resource needs. Thank you, HRC!

Michael Kunzler, Managing Partner, The C2 Group

We've had a handful of thorny situations arising out of the COVID-19 mess, and [Stephanie] handled each with grace and urgency. She's teaching our team how to apply HR best practices and she's making a big difference. We're grateful for her focus and hard work.

Associate VP for HR, Grand Valley State University

In the changing landscape of Human Resources in higher education, HR Collaborative has helped GVSU HR respond to the changing talent demands of the institution. I view the HR Collaborative team as an extension of my HR team. With their expertise, high level of responsiveness, and professionalism, they help me extend the impact of what human resources can deliver to the community.

Get to know us even better

No need to wait for formal introductions. Learn more about who we are, what we've done, and where we're headed.

If HR Is the Magic Pill, Why Aren’t More Businesses Swallowing It?

The role of HR in business has never gotten as much attention as it does today. Oh sure, business researchers and consultants have been touting the importance of management since the beginning of the modern industrial age. Peter Drucker first told us that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. George Odiorne…

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Who is Your Frances Frei?

Uber’s been in the news a lot lately. And not in a good way. Seems some employees have expressed concern about improper behavior – most notably sexual harassment. Business people everywhere are watching Uber’s woes in the same manner that we gawk at the terrible accident on the freeway –…

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Simple Start to Compensation Planning

Far too many companies make compensation planning harder than it needs to be. By approaching the plan with the goals of keeping it simple and transparent, organizations can get started quickly. In simple terms, compensation planning helps companies accomplish the following: Recruit and retain top talent Improve employees’ job performance…

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