© Workplace Advancement Strategies  

People
Our customized collaborative approach provides solutions that lead to results. The focus is to advance your organization by enhancing your talent. ​Areas of expertise include:
  • Talent Development at all Levels
  • Succession Planning
  • Developing High Potential Leaders
  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Building an Employee Brand
  • Employee Engagement
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Human Resource Practices
    • Hiring
    • On-boarding/ New Hire Programs​
    • Performance Management

 

Services

Planning
Utilizing an objective consultant to assist with board retreats, strategic planning, action planning, or development programs, provides organizations with the opportunity to maintain structure during the session, examine ideas from multiple perspectives, use common processes, and build consensus for effective outcomes.  
As an experienced facilitator, Julie Olsen can help you advance your objectives through effective dialogue, processes, and action planning.
Processes

Is there and opportunity to reduce waste in your systems and improve productivity? Are your employees creating "workaround" processes? Do you have common customer complaints?

Using the Lean Six Sigma methodology, we offer process analysis and process improvement strategies that reduce waste, increase productivity, and improve service.

 

Testimonials

 

"I have known Julie for many years and have always been impressed with her professionalism and passion for learning and development. During the development of our HR Team at bioMérieux, Julie was gracious enough to join us and help our Team Members better influence the organization through strategic partnerships. She was able to create a program that guided and engaged our team to further develop their skills to grow and adapt to build a more agile organization. I have been very fortunate to keep in contact with Julie and look forward to future engagements."

 

Julie Weaver, Director Human Resources Operations, Americas. bioMérieux, Inc.

"Early in my career, Julie provided me with insight which helped to develop my leadership philosophy and I continued to call on her expertise as my career advanced. I trust her perspective and expertise so strongly that I refer other leaders to her for coaching." 
 
Jamie Watson, Vice President Revenue Cycle, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Ma.

 

"As we revamped Community in Schools Savannah, Julie was instrumental in helping us craft our human resource policies, develop job descriptions, the employee handbook, and led the search for the Executive Director. Julie is open and easily accessible to provide insight into routine and as well as difficult HR issues. We value her experience and continue to rely on Julie for on-going HR expertise."

 

Gary Sanchez, President, Community in Schools Savannah Board of Directors, Savannah, Ga.

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