We are in the Louisville, KY area. We can help protect your business from
HR Compliance issues and resulting liability.
Our team helps your business improve its human resource compliance strategies. We conduct Human Resources (HR) audits wherein we will review your current HR Handbook, practices, policies, procedures, systems, and documentation. Subsequently we advise based on our findings how to bring your business into full compliance.
After a thorough analysis, our team will identify the areas where your business needs improvement. We will also assess your compliance with the different rules and regulations.
As part of our audit process, we will also provide a breakdown of all the federal laws and identify the ones where your business needs to be compliant as well as different strategies on how to proceed. Our team can also offer on-demand services for short term projects and help you manage ongoing employment concerns.
As a business owner, you must handle a multitude of important items, and one of your most valuable are YOUR PEOPLE. At Out of the Woods, HR, we are committed to partnering with your company to free you to focus on other business matters critical to your company's success.
Over the years, we've noticed a huge deficiency in HR knowledge and know-how in many businesses. It’s easy to get lost in the woods when handling HR-related matters. Being confused with the inner workings of human resources compliance isn't a failing on your part but is caused by a lack of appropriate resources.
Our focus is to work with any sized business to assess their current HR needs and help them navigate and operate within the scope of the law. Some of the things our team can help you in are:
Laura Wood, is a certified HR expert and is also a published author. Laura is our president and chief HR solutions officer. She is a seasoned executive who has passionately worked in the field of Human Resources for more than 30 years.
Our goal is to connect with others and make a difference. Let's see how we can assist your company with all human resource matters, big and small.
The process of hiring and onboarding can be tasking for small businesses, Laura is the best partner in guiding a small company through the hiring process. She made the process easy to understand, she provided resources, and went above and beyond the call of duty.
I love working with Laura! She is a wealth of a knowledge. I have relied on her expertise and insight to help guide me in making hiring decisions and developing internal policies. Highly recommend!
Laura, from Out of the Woods, has made the behind the scenes part of business owning easy. She’s gently implemented policies and structure for my staff that takes any guess work out. Laura is a delight to work with, readily available, and eager to help! She knows HR through and through. From hiring new employees to advising on maternity leave policy, she’ll have you steps ahead as needs arise! Most any business can benefit from her services.
Laura is knowledgeable, professional, flexible and above all, a terrific person! She has been a terrific resource in advance and during the transition of ownership and personnel for my business.
Laura Wood worked with our non-profit for a few months, and completed several projects in a timely and efficient manner, including: full staff job description revision; developing an employee handbook; on-boarding several staff and interns reviewing benefits and collecting necessary paperwork and forms; assisted with the development of COVID-19 materials for the organization; completed full personnel file establishment; reviewed individual job descriptions with all staff. Laura's work was timely, thorough and complete.
It is a pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Laura Wood. I worked side by side with Laura for many years at the Kentuckiana Medical Center, in Clarksville, Indiana. Laura's ability to connect with people, incredibly pleasant demeanor, and management style are unsurpassed.
I have never before worked with an HR executive, who portrayed such a high level of professionalism in even the most stressful of circumstances. There is no question that myself and the other learned more from Laura's vast skill sets, then any one we had ever worked with before. Laura demonstrably improved the organization's culture in a very short period of time.
Laura's abilities spanned far beyond the HR arena. Laura also demonstrated the fiscal responsibility that is normally only seen in CFO's. Laura quickly became a key member of our executive team that could be counted on by the Board of Directors at a moments notice.
Laura is an insightful, intelligent and kind executive who is always considerate of others. Laura is and will be one of the most valuable assets in any organization she chooses to join.