do companies employ the services of Wayne Miller
work requirements are beyond the capacity or the
capabilities of its staff, most companies look
towards hiring additional employees, however. if
the additional requirement is temporary or
intermittent, our clients have found that the
services of Wayne Miller Associates are a more
effective choice. We are almost always called for
one or more of the following reasons:
temporarily augment the capacity of an
existing technical staff.
an area of expertise that is missing in
the existing technical staff.
new possibilities without impacting
are the drawbacks in hiring consultants?
considering hiring a consultant, we have found a
certain reticence among our prospective clients.
This is based on a number of concerns that they
Given the effort
required to bring a consultant on board,
it is questionable as to whether the
company will derive a net benefit from
the work done on a short term contract.
Someone brought in
on a limited basis may not have the pride
of ownership expected from a full time
When the consultant
is finished with his job and leaves,
there will be no one to support his work.
consultant may take proprietary
information and share it with his other
does Wayne Miller Associates do to overcome these
Associates has to gone to great lengths to
overcome the drawbacks inherent in this type of
work relationship. This has involved developing
specific strengths, policies, and procedures that
are absolutely essential to be an effective
positive asset for our clients.
We have a wide
knowledge base, enabling us to adapt to
new projects and environments quickly.
We adapt our
working procedures and technologies to
the specific company culture of the
We put an emphasis
on our communication skills, so that we
can integrate the results of our efforts
into the knowledge base of the client,
through our written documentation and
We make it an
absolute requirement not to work on
related products for competing clients.
We try to have enough diversity in our
client base so that this is not an issue,
however on several occasions, we have had
to refuse involvement in a particular
project when this requirement was
We foster long term
relationships with clients, so that the
learning curve for each project is
drastically reduced. We have been able to
function as effectively as full time
employees with many of our regular, long
proven ability to work well with existing staffs
in a wide range of companies and work
environments, and it is always our goal to
integrate our efforts into the existing company
structure. The survival of our company for over
25 years is a testament to the continued support
that we provide.