SERVICES 2017-09-26T14:29:57+00:00


HR: Processes and Functional Effectiveness

  • Evaluating effectiveness of current HR processes
  • Recommending improvements, based on impact and cost
  • Developing effective and legally compliant policies and handbooks
  • Staffing and selection of HR professionals
  • Mentoring HR leaders

Executive Counseling

  • Confidential sounding board for senior executives
  • Guidance on complex employee issues
  • Investigations of legally sensitive situations (harassment, retaliation, etc.)

Organizational Design and Improvement

  • Guiding senior leaders on reorganizations, mergers, scaling up and downsizing
  • Moving people into the right roles
  • Conducting surveys to assess the organization
  • Planning for and guiding organizational change

Staffing and Selection Processes

  • Building effective hiring processes
  • Training on legal and effective hiring
  • Use of assessment tools to improve selection
  • Managing the staffing process for key positions

Performance Management

  • Coaching leaders on addressing performance issues
  • Improving the effectiveness of performance review processes
  • Training on effective feedback and goal-setting
  • Guidance on all steps of the termination process

Training and Facilitation

  • Training organizational staff
  • Coaching senior management teams
  • Facilitating project teams

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acquisition due diligence
  • Assessment of management
  • Assimilation and retention programs
  • Policies and practices integration

Presentations & Workshops

Professional and civic organizations routinely call on Janis to provide presentations on human resources and management issues to their membership.  She can talk as easily about “HR Perspectives on Assessment” as she can about “Helping Your Organization Make Tough Decisions and Survive in Challenging Times.”

Janis’s interactive presentations range from 30 minutes to two hours. Many organizations require more in-depth information. Von Culin Associates delivers a wide range of interactive workshops from half a day to two days long.


  • HR Report Card: How Effective is Your Organization?
  • Hiring the Right People: The Proven Process
  • Human Capital Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • HR Perspectives on Assessment
  • HR for New Business Owners
  • Putting People at the Center
  • Helping Your Organization Make Tough Decisions and Survive in Challenging Times
  • Ask the HR Doctor


  • Human Resources Overview for Managers and Leaders
  • How to Hire the Right People
  • Keys to Finding and Keeping Talent in Small Organizations
  • Mastering Change
  • Successful Supervisory Strategies
  • Problem Solving Skills for Leaders
  • Developing Effective HR Policies