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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Mark S Avnet with Talent Strategy Consulting.  Mark spent 5 years as an operations and leadership development consultant with McKinsey & Company, and he has held senior People leadership roles at HelloFresh and Wayfair. He has also worked as Head of People for a Series E ad tech startup, an […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jill Markle Hidaji with Jill Hidaji. Jill  is an HR Advisor and Organizational Coach with 15+ years experience. She enjoys working with Clients to evolve their HR functionality & systems. In addition to her years of leading HR practices as SVP at Regions Financial, HR Director at Juice Plus+ and […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ariane Kristof. Ariane is an independent HR consultant working internationally out of Germany. After several years of strategy consulting with BCG she has focussed her work on implementation of strategy and organization blueprints for her clients. Her objective is “translating from slides and making transformations come alive in peoples´ behaviors […]

In this article Stephen Redwood explains how to increase the strategic value of the HR department. If there is one thing that has been a constant over my years in HR and decades as a consultant, it has been the sense that the HR function is too often a supplicant to other functions and lacks […]