HR Expertise Tailored to Your Business

Squamish HR consultancy located in and serving the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Have the right people, in the right place, at the right time, doing the right things.

What we do

At Longshaw Consulting Group we know that people are your best asset. We deliver practical, cost conscious, and effective human resource solutions which enable you to achieve your business objectives while providing a workplace that attracts and retains a productive and engaged team.

We provide business owners and managers with general human resource advice on best practices; supply guidance and support on employee relations; or undertake specific HR or recruitment projects.

Whether you need a check up on your HR toolkit of policies, procedures and programs or have specific issues regarding recruiting, onboarding, compensating, managing, evaluating or delivering a job-loss message; we will work with you to address your HR issues.

Our consultative approach means that our solutions are tailored to the unique demands of your business. Fees are structured accordingly and can consist of an hourly rate, a project based flat fee, or an ongoing retainer.

Meet Dawn

Your Squamish HR consultant

Dawn has been a highly respected and award-winning professional recruiter for over 20 years and a recognized leader in helping to shape the careers of many of Western Canada’s top human resources practitioners. Since 2010 she has leveraged her business acumen and HR knowledge to also provide tactical and strategic HR consulting services to organizations in a wide variety of industry sectors; from not-for-profits and small businesses to multi-national corporations. Based in Squamish, she delivers tailored HR solutions to clients in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

She takes pride in building synergistic long-term relationships; getting to know the nature of her clients’ businesses and the issues they will face; behaving as a trusted partner in providing solutions necessary to their success. Her clients consider her to be an essential strategic resource in sourcing, securing, managing and retaining talent.

Committed to giving back to community; Dawn is a workshop leader for the YWCA’s Focus@Work Employment Program, was a Mentor and guest speaker for The Minerva Foundation for BC Women’s Women Helping Women Work Program and has served as Director on a number of not-for-profit Boards. She is also a regular contributor of employment industry related articles to a variety of publications.

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Squamish HR Audit

HR Audit

Are your human resource bases covered? A check up on your current human resources procedures and processes; the HR Audit confirms that essential fundamentals are in place; that your practices are legally compliant; and sets the framework to help you to prioritize your ongoing human resources requirements. We’ll provide you with a comprehensive Gap Analysis report which includes recommendations and timelines for implementation.

Squamish HR Project Solutions

HR Project Solutions

Our human resource consulting projects cover a variety of specific human resources needs designed to help our clients address their HR priorities. We turn the project around promptly and give you the tools you need to ensure you can keep it alive. In some cases, this may mean training your team so that you build some in-house expertise.

Sample projects include:

  • Creating employee handbooks and developing policy
  • Reviewing and writing job descriptions, job postings, offer letters
  • Conducting compensation reviews and benchmarking
  • Developing a performance management program
  • Designing a recruitment strategy and hiring process
  • Creating and implementing best practices for remote or ‘gig’ workers
  • Conducting workplace and employee assessments
  • Respectful workplace training (Anti-Bullying & Harassment)
  • Designing and delivering Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • Assisting in terminations

Squamish HR Consultation

HR Consulting

Have the peace of mind of knowing that your human resource needs are being managed. For many businesses, it isn’t always possible to add a Human Resources professional to the roster. However, it’s still essential to have input from someone who knows not only how to deal with employees, but to also help you understand your obligations as an employer – and have those services available whenever you need them. Whether working with you on-call for day to day issues, or retained on an ongoing basis as your outsourced HR solution; we provide expert advice, coaching and support for what your managers need to know about human resources – so they can get back to the business of managing the business.

Squamish Talent Sourcing, Hiring and Retention

Talent Sourcing & Recruitment

Hiring mistakes are expensive and disruptive for any organization. Put our 20+ years of professional recruitment experience and expertise to work for you. Our mission is to identify, recruit and secure the best possible employees for our clients; utilizing a  combination of local strength and out-of-market networks.


We don’t pretend to be all things to all people.  That’s why we’ve cultivated a network of talented professionals who can partner with us if required.  You can feel confident in calling us first; whatever your HR needs!

Let’s Talk

What’s on your mind?  Request a consultation and we’ll set up a time to connect.  We look forward to working with you!

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