We offer two types of retained services packages: hiring partner and strategic HR partner.

The Hiring Partner retained service suite provides comprehensive hiring life-cycle support including an applicant tracking system, job posting support, assessment administration and interviewing guidance. The purpose of the Hiring Package is to improve the hiring workflow process, quality of candidates and quality of hires – the foundation to improving profitability and business growth.

The HR Partner retained service suite provides all of the Hiring Partner offerings plus management/leadership guidance and advice, talent management strategy, employee relations support, compensation advisory, employee development tools, policy deployment support and customized management and employee development. The purpose of the HR Partner suite is to provide you with comprehensive and professional organizational development services as your chief human resource officer and leadership coach.

Which Package is Right for Your Company?

Hiring Partner HR Partner
Talent Management Strategy Support Yes, to support organizational management Yes, for full organization-wide strategy for growth, includes business acquisition support
CATS Applicant Tracking System
including training & 24/7 support
Yes Yes
Yes, from professional job posting development to distribution to posting on sites. Paid listings at cost (Indeed, Craig’s List, Monster, etc.). Yes, from professional job posting development to distribution to posting on sites. Paid listings at cost (Indeed, Craig’s List, Monster, etc.).
$1,500 each $850 per job benchmark
Advisory Advisory and conducting upon request
Soft Skill Online Learning Library Per employee fee. Yes, for all employees. Self-directed and supplemental internal training content.
Coaching, Training and  Seminars Request a quote. 15% discount, request quote for onsite delivery.
Assessment Administration Site Covered by setup fee. Covered by setup fee.
Assessments* 5% discount
(exclusions apply)
10% discount, (exclusions apply)
ID Badges w/QR Code No Request Quote
Background Checks* SSN check, MVR and national criminal SSN check, MVR and national criminal
Applicant Work E-References* Yes Yes
Coaching No 10% discount

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*Request price schedule. Assessment services, seminars, workshops and coaching services are add-on fee-based offerings. Call us at 972.346.2829 for a customized quote.

HR Partner is a service of The Nielson Group. Call us at 972.346.2892 to discuss you particular needs.

Retained Service Price Schedule—Which Fits Your Organization?
All prices subject to change – 12-month contract minimum. To discuss your specific needs, please schedule an information session with Carl Nielson.

HR Partner
Pricing Schedule

Monthly Fee

Hiring Partner

HR Partner

One-Time Setup Fee



Less than 25



Less than 50



Less than 150



Over 150

Request a quote? 

We offer the combination of proven strategic HR advisory services with tangible best practice tools for talent management – with two goals – to grow your business and improve your bottom line.

Hiring a full time chief human resources officer is not economical for most small businesses and is likely a waste of financial resources. Consider the cost-savings and quality of what we offer as an HR outsourcing solution. We call it “shared HR services” for small business. If you want a strategic and tactical HR partner and best-in-class HR tools to get better results, improve profit margins without increasing your prices and, frankly, to make your life easier, this is the solution. We partner with you and your full time staff to ensure the best decisions, strategies and tools are leveraged effectively so you can focus on strategically growing your business.

You may not need a full-time chief human resources officer but you do need one.

To learn more about Carl Nielson, your chief HR officer, visit his LinkedIn Profile. Also check out Carl’s consulting firm, The Nielson Group, serving companies of all sizes.

For more information, schedule a call with Carl Nielson or complete the information request form below and we’ll follow up: