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About Dawson Consulting Group

Talent Management Optimization

Dawson Consulting Group partners with best in practice providers of talent solutions and technology, bringing together expert consultants and coaches in every area of the talent cycle to assist organizations in achieving integrated talent management. Delivering the highest quality services and products to meet client’s needs, Dawson Consulting Group helps achieve desired outcomes and superior results. Whether acquiring, assessing, engaging, developing, or transitioning the workforce, Dawson Consulting group has a reputation for delivering with excellence to optimize clients’ talent management and bottom line results for over 25 years. Following is an overview of consulting services and products provided to address high priority talent needs in organizations:

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Consulting Services and Products

Talent Management Strategy
Talent optimization requires integrated talent management that aligns with business and organizational goals and objectives. Dawson Consulting Group facilitates the strategic planning process to ensure each area of the talent cycle is designed and implemented to support the vision, mission, values, and goals of the entire organization. Assessment throughout the talent cycle; workforce planning for engagement, retention, diversity and inclusion; cultural and change initiatives; performance management, knowledge transfer, high potential and leadership development; talent acquisition, succession, career planning and transition; and integrated human resource information systems are key strategic needs within organizations for which consulting support and talent management solutions are provided.

Talent Assessment
Dawson Consulting Group specializes in assessment systems for selection, development, succession and career planning for the facilitation of talent management integration, as well as the achievement of strategic business objectives. Utilizing best-in-class tools and technology, Dawson assists operational and human resource executives in effectively designing and implementing talent assessment solutions and systems.

Talent Acquisition & Transition
Ensuring that organizations hire candidates with the best fit is at the core of effective talent acquisition. Assessment for selection is accomplished with the best-in-class assessment capabilities developed by Harrison Assessments. In addition, Dawson Consulting Group teams with top notch recruiters who source permanent and contract talent globally.

When organizations face executive and employee transition needs, Dawson Consulting Group offers a comprehensive range of programs to meet every need and budget globally ensuring that every executive and employee outplaced is provided the personal and customized support required to ensure a successful transition. When outplacement and retirement planning is conducted with care and professionalism, the organization’s reputation and brand is protected. Effective transition support is as important to future recruitment and retention, as is the initial hiring and onboarding of the right candidates!


Leadership & Talent Development
Dawson Consulting Group supports organizations in creating a coaching and mentoring culture through blended training and coaching initiatives for leaders and their teams. To achieve maximum personal and organizational performance, Dawson facilitates the development of leaders at all levels to enable and sustain high performing organizations. High priority services and products in this practice address assessment for internal selection, development, succession and career planning. Having the right people in the right positions with the right skills and competencies ensures that individual contributors and leaders are engaged and motivated to perform and remain with the organization. Effective assessment utilizing best-in-class tools ensures that return on investment in development is optimized.

In addition, the maturing, global and diverse workforce has created a skills and talent gap that is challenging organizations in both technical and leadership roles. Dawson Consulting Group provides custom services in leadership development, executive coaching, high potential development, knowledge transfer, inter-cultural competency development, and diversity/inclusion to accelerate development and provide solutions that address these crucial leadership and talent development needs in organizations.


Culture & Engagement Analysis for Retention
To accelerate successful achievement of organizational goals, both operational and human resource leaders must carefully and objectively assess their current culture and identify the culture change they desire. Dawson Consulting Group facilitates this process through a unique Engagement & Retention Analysis and recommends appropriate interventions to gain management and employee commitment to change and create a shared responsibility for engagement to achieve desired performance and retention results. This comprehensive behaviorally based analysis complements traditional engagement surveys resulting in more effective change initiatives and leading to sustained outcomes. The analysis supports major change management initiatives including merger and acquisition integration, as well as succession and career planning.

Brandon Hall 2015 HCM Excellence Awards Recipient

Harrison Assessments is the 2015 recipient of two prestigious Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards in the categories of Candidate Assessment Technology and Succession Planning. With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. Their awards program attracts entrants from around the world - including solution providers with innovative, cutting-edge technologies. The awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed HCM systems and tools with measurable results.