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iVision Human Resources offers customized HR services that help growing businesses with their HR function. Simply put, we “plug in” when and where clients need us.

Our flexible business model allows clients to select how the HR function can impact their environment – ranging from simple on-demand HR services to providing a fully outsourced Human Resource department.

“We take care of the people side, so you can focus on growing your business.”
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iVision Human Resources will assess various categories within your business to identify if your current practices meet government mandated regulations, determine which processes you have in place and understand the impacts to your company’s culture.

These findings enable us to share recommended standards and practices that reduce your business risk and promote a culture of innovation and success.

the categories we assess:
  • organizational culture
  • employee workforce
  • policy and compliance
  • benefits benchmark
  • compensation

iVision Human Resources provides customized and strategic outsourcing solutions that relieves you of HR responsibilities while enabling you to focus on what you do best. Our dedicated HR experts are available on-site and remote to help you achieve your business objectives by leveraging a strong HR function. We quickly become a trusted extension of your team.

  • the projects we perform:

  • policy development
  • performance management
  • employee relations
  • benefits management
  • new hire orientation

iVision Human Resources will help limit your risk, improve productivity and strengthen loyalty by aligning your business objectives to your HR strategy. We demonstrate value by bringing “relevance” to the human resources function. When you and your employees feel a part of the strategy, your business will see the difference. This is where HR becomes one of your business’ best assets.

  • the areas we analyze:

  • workforce planning
  • process mapping
  • organizational development
  • strategic growth planning
  • retention and recognition
iVision Human Resources offers integrated recruiting services that leverage a proven recruiting process that ensures that you are hiring the right person with the right skills at the right time.

We clearly define what you are looking for, then we locate the candidate that truly fits you need. We don’t want to be confused with headhunters, we work for you.

  • the projects we perform:

  • requirements gathering
  • networking candidates
  • screen and interview
  • manage integration
  • pipeline recruiting

iVision Human Resources offers customized training to keep your business moving forward through developing and guiding leaders, strengthening your team, and helping you avoid getting caught in the usual HR pitfalls. This is the best way to get the essentials that will ultimately make your company more efficient, productive, and less open to risk, while also developing you and your people into effective and successful leaders.

  • the training we provide:

  • leadership development
  • interview training
  • performance management
  • team building
  • diversity training

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“The team at iVision Human Resources has done an excellent job for us. The team has proactively recommended and helped us in the implementation of HR practices that are best practices for an emerging small business such as ours. In addition, the iVision recruiting efforts have been outstanding. The iVisionrecruiters have worked with us to clearly understand the needs and culture of BTM to find the right candidates for our environment.” Tom Schoen – President
BTM Global Solutions, LLC

“iVision is a great asset for N’compass, Julie and her team brings real world experience, industry knowledge, and a work ethic that cant be matched. iVision is very integrated into the day to day operations of the company and helps shape our strategic direction for our employees. iVision is a valued team member!” Gerry Hansen – CEO
Ncompass Solutions, Inc.

Digital Agency

Fully Outsourced Recruiting Function

Manage employee relations issues, customize HR functions to match with environment, guide managers and executives on career growth and progression, implement retention programs, and create social media recruiting strategy.

The iVision HR difference:
  • Customized HR programs
  • Unfiltered sounding board
  • Streamlined recruiting process
  • Consistent onsite management

Medical Device Company

Fully Outsourced Recruiting Function

Created company-wide recruiting strategy and process, developed metrics and reporting for recruiting, networked and cold called candidates to fill pipeline, phone screened all candidates, managed other recruiting vendors, managed the process on-site

The iVision HR difference:
  • Unified recruiting process
  • Fully integrated recruiting department
  • Larger candidate pipeline
  • Consistent company story to all candidates

Public Relations Company

Termination Services

Created process for layoffs, developed legal contracts and agreements, managed tactical plan for layoffs, communicated benefits and payments to executives and employees, directly managed the termination process

The iVision HR difference:
  • Affordable legal binding contracts
  • COBRA information simplified
  • Streamlined termination process
  • On-site termination assistance

Software Development Firm

Strategic HR Partner

Developed high level HR and Operations strategic plan, conducted process mapping session with executives, outlined key initiatives for successful plan execution, created organizational process flow and reporting structure.

The iVision HR difference:
  • Organization initiatives documented
  • Structure defined to match initiatives
  • Organization gaps and risks defined
  • Trusted advisor to guide entire process

iVision training and development

Throughout the years, we have worked with our clients to develop and mentor their managers and help them move team members to the next level. We have taken those experiences and developed a motivate their teams and become highly effective leaders within your organization.

“Innovative training right in your own backyard.”

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Leadership Essentials

A journey of development and growthTalent development is at the heart of business success. Leadership Essentials is designed to help leaders understand what they need to know in order to optimize personal, team and organizational impact.

The Essentials Series launches a self-discovery journey with a nine-month focus on skill development. Each session focuses on a topic designed to cultivate leadership potential. The goal is to improve organizational performance by building leadership capability and optimizing individual and team performance.

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Every business is unique in how it can leverage the Human Resource function. At iVision Human Resources, we believe its not the HR law that changes, but how its applied to your specific culture. After all, your culture is what brought people to work for you, and it is our responsibility to foster and enhance it – not bog it down with paperwork or unnecessary structure.

“We are not your typical human resources partner.”

iVision Human Resources
100 North Sixth Street

Suite 300A

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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by phone 763.300.2237
julie mcdonaldowner and lead consultant

As a business owner, Julie understands how business runs and the cumulative effect of many moving components to the bottom line.Clients value her ability to guide them towards solutions which make good business sense. Julie’s effective leadership style empowers her clients to succeed. She possesses a solid record ranging from HR Generalist to HR Director; balancing all the duties required of.
her clients.

Her strengths are in strategic HR direction, performance management, orientation, benefits, employee relations, and compliance.Julie has a keen sense for researching and implementing best practices at all employee levels within a variety of corporate cultures.Clients appreciate her ability to align the HR function to their business strategy while delivering tactical solutions.

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nancy stewart senior consultant

Nancy is an accomplished HR Generalist who focuses on employee relations, benefits management, company culture development, and compliance. She has a keen talent for connecting with diverse professional groups, and is able to build trusting business partnerships/relationships, inspire team accomplishments, and translate company needs into creative personnel solutions.

Nancy’s strength is her unique ability to gain the trust of employees resulting in more efficiently implemented new practices. Her background in working with companies from start up to Fortune 100 enables her to be highly effective in any business size. Her industry experience includes government, IT, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, and creative/ad agencies.

karla borgendale senior recruiter and consultant

Karla is an innovative recruiter who focuses on sourcing and recruiting, interview management and recruiting process reengineering. She has has a broad range of expertise and demonstrated success in recruiting for Engineering, Medical Device, IT, Interactive Marketing, Infrastructure Design, Medical, Healthcare, Wellness, Sales, Administrative and Executive roles. Karla uses a consultative approach to educate and partner with hiring managers which results in more effective and efficient hiring practices.

She has recruited for Fortune 500 consulting companies, midsized and small businesses. This experience helps her focus on the appropriate needs specific to the company. She has developed an effective style proven recruiting methods to find and engage candidates, continually innovating through the use of social networking and other non-traditional resources.

sherrie kronforstsenior consultant

Sherrie’s professional career spans twenty years and encompasses progressive and diverse leadership experience including strategic management, workforce planning, human resource development, total rewards, risk management, employee and labor relations. She presents a unique perspective to her work because of her hands-on background in a variety of business and service environments.

Sherrie’s strengths include diagnosing organizational issues and developing and implementing creative solutions to drive meaningful change. She has served as both an internal and external Human Resource Consultant partnering with leaders to identify and drive strategic priorities to optimize organizational effectiveness, build workforce capability, create high-performance cultures, and foster employee engagement.

Introducing Leadership Essentials Training A Journey in Development and Growth

Throughout the years, we have worked with our clients to develop and mentor their managers and help them move team members to the next level. We have taken those experiences and developed a leadership training series called “Leadership Essentials”. Go to our TRAINING page to see what it can do for your organization. Starts Soon.

HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Effective 1/1/2011 Flexible Spending Plans for Small Employers For employers with 100 or fewer employees, the maximum amount employees can defer will be $2500. Also, OTC drugs will not be allowed to be claimed under the plan.

” Navigating the Deadliest Patch ” 5-20-2010
Julie Mcdonald – Owner ivision HR The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards! Our very own Julie Mcdonald has made the top 3 finalists.

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