“You are about to become obsolete. You think you are special, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong. As we speak, millions of algorithms created by computer scientists are frantically running on servers all over the world, with one sole purpose: do whatever humans can do, but better.”
‘Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That’s OK’ by Federico Pistono
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is here.
We’ve all heard the stories of driverless trains, customer service chatbots, and more.
Estonia is soon to start trialling ‘Robo Judges‘ in law courts.
I often tell HR consultants and HR Tech companies to make it easier for people to refer them new clients by becoming clear on who their business helps.
I’ve had quite a lot of people tell me that this is really hard to do – especially in an HR sales pitch.
The standard response looks a bit like this:
“Isn’t it enough to say that we help mid-large employers in the [XYZ] industry?“
Well, that’s a start but it’s still quite bland and generic.
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It reminds me of a time I went to Amsterdam (such a beautiful city) for an RFQ (request for quotation) process.
Back to the issue of generic HR sales pitches . . .
I sat in a meeting room all day with the European CFO and CHRO as we listened to 4 or 5 companies pitch for a major HR service contract.
January 17, 2019 / GetClients / Comments Off on How To Start An HR Consulting Business – 5 Steps To Successfully Launch Your New Independent HR Consultancy
Wondering how to start an HR consulting business?
Yes, there’s a lot to consider but there’s a lot to be optimistic about too.
Even with the rise of HR Tech, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, there is still a huge market for new start-up HR consultancies to help employers get the best out of their workforce.
There is plenty of potential business out there in all aspects of HR consulting, including generalist HR consulting, recruitment & selection, employee engagement, training, learning & development, employment law, and so on.
Below are 5 steps to guide you as you think about how to start your own Human Resources consulting business.