How McLean
& Company Delivers

Effective, Results-Driven, Best-Practice Research

Our data-driven programs enable HR leaders to objectively measure success, develop an impactful HR strategy, and systematically improve performance year over year.

Each year we invest millions of dollars in our library of best-practice tools, templates, training materials, and step-by-step methodologies that are proven to accelerate projects and transform HR departments.

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A Step-By-Step Program to Systematically Improve Your HR Department

  • A self-sufficient HR team that improves & optimizes your Core HR Processes
  • Strategic projects that get done on time & on budget
  • An HR training & coaching program that develops high performers & your HR Leadership Team
  • A data-driven HR Strategy that impresses your CEO & executive

McLean & Company’s systematic diagnostic programs collect feedback from your team and your stakeholders. Using our powerful analytic engines, McLean provides reports and dashboards that help your HR department make critical decisions.


Blueprints, Tools and Templates

We offer you over 100 do-it-yourself project and process blueprints, developed by our industry experts to help our members save time and money when it comes to tackling their most important HR initiatives. Every best-practice blueprint uses the critical insights uncovered in our comprehensive research process to give you the roadmap to solving your HR problems. Each blueprint can be accompanied by a guided implementation that provides you access to our world-class analysts to help you get through the project.

We save you time creating critical HR documents and project deliverables with our massive, ready-to-deploy library of tools and templates.

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Over the Phone

Unlimited phone access to our team of analysts to guide you through your most challenging HR projects. An analyst from the team who wrote the research spends time with you over the phone, at key project milestones, to advise, coach, and offer insight. The service is available across our entire range of projects and core processes.

Expert Analyst Access

For every project you start, we have an expert analyst waiting to help you execute best-practices and stay on schedule. It’s on-demand project support when you need it the most.

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Example Workshop

Create a Talent Strategy

  • Session 1

    Identify Talent Implications of Organizational Direction

    • Review strategic documentation
    • Conduct a SWOT analysis
    • Debrief HR Stakeholder Management Survey
    • Debrief HR Management and Governance Survey
    • Prioritize talent implications
  • Session 2

    Determine Strategic Pillars and HR Outcomes

    • Create strategic pillars
    • Identify metrics to support pillars
    • Create HR outcomes
  • Session 3

    Evaluate HR’s Ability to Achieve the Outcomes

    • Conduct a SWOT for HR
    • Identify gaps to deliver HR outcomes
    • Create initiatives and a timeline for implementation (as time permits)
    • Review existing initiatives for alignment with new Talent Strategy (as time permits)
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Onsite and Online Workshops

Our expert facilitators will help you complete a key initiative, work through critical project deliverables, and prepare your team. We use a learning-based approach to implement McLean & Company methodologies tailored to your unique situation.

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Why Workshops?

  1. Accelerate Your Project Toward a Targeted Solution

    • Spend 3-5 online or onsite sessions with intense focus to collapse project timelines and make major project decisions.
    • Use our proven and road-tested methodologies to get your project done quickly and effectively.
    • Hundreds of project and process workshops available to help with any topic that is important to you.
  2. High Value, Standard Pricing, No-Hassle Negotiating

    • No-hassle negotiating and scoping, always a flat rate across all projects.
    • Gain and share expertise over a variety of short, focused engagements, instead of one, longer term consulting project.
    • High value engagements not long run-away consulting projects that never end.
  3. An Intense, Collaborative Learning Experience

    • Workshop materials have been rigorously road-tested and built on industry best-practices.
    • Develop and train your team through collaboration with our expert facilitators.
    • Extend your team by drawing on our analysts across a wide range of specialties.

Custom Consulting

Our Consulting Services provide you with expert practitioners and advisors throughout the duration of your engagement, enabling you to effectively outsource your HR initiative or project to those with the knowledge, skills, and tools to deliver quality-driven value. McLean & Company Consulting Services blends the insights of our more than 30,000 members with the market-approved talents and methodologies of our consulting staff to bring your organization a unique, powerful, and holistic professional services offering.

McLean & Company
Focus Areas

HR Strategy

Strategy, Metrics & Governance

Talent Management

Planning, Development & Management

Employee Engagement Consulting

Surveying, Reporting & Action Planning

Learning & Development Consulting

Training, Development & Coaching

HR Transformation

Optimization & Technology

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Best-Practice Driven

Our HR consulting services and programs are designed on top of an extensive research library of HR best-practices, tools, and templates developed by analysts and consultants with decades of practical and advisory experience.

Best-in-Class Resources

Our analysts have decades of HR consulting experience. In addition, we support you with passionate project managers and consultants who are recognized members of professional associations.

Accelerated Engagement Delivery

Start your consulting engagement off with a boost. Leverage McLean & Company’s diagnostic tools and workshops to gain critical insights driven by data, not guesswork, and deliver consulting-quality results faster.

Vendor-Agnostic Advisory

McLean & Company operates with 100% vendor neutrality. Our comprehensive vendor landscape understanding enables our consultants and analysts to focus on solutions that are in the best interest of your company, not the vendors.

Long-Term Partners

With the McLean & Company membership at the forefront of our consulting offering, we engage with our clients throughout all of their HR needs. We include regular touchpoints, project follow-ups, ongoing advisory, and account management so we’re always there when you need us.

Cultural Liberators

We’ve introduced cultures of innovation to a wide array of organizations, helping HR professionals move away from the monotony of operational oversight so they can maintain control while focusing their passions on driving strategic value.

Better Research Than Anyone.

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