• Pursuing Excellence through Continuous Improvement!

    Harris Human Resources Group is your Human Resources Partner

  • Here we grow again! We've moved to 3492 B Stellhorn Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815

    Our vision

    HHRG provides employers an alternative to expensive legal representation or hiring a large HR staff. Our passion is to help your company become more profitable and offer you more time and resources to grow your business.

    What can Harris Human Resources group do for your business?

    Harris Human Resources Group will:

    • Reduce your human resources cost
    • Save you time on administrative tasks and duties
    • Create training and development programs and systems for your staff
    • Meet regulatory and compliance requirements wile reducing litigation risks

    How does Harris Human Resources Group do it?

    Harris Human Resources Group always begins with a FREE assessment session. Then we offer a wide range of service options including Project, Hourly, Quarterly and Annual Retention packages all designed specifically to meet your businesses needs. Our services include:

    • Recruitment, selection and outplacement administration
    • Facilitation of strategic planning and goal-setting sessions
    • Implementation of leadership training programs, supervisor training initiatives, safety training and compliance requirements
    • Development of job descriptions, job analysis 
    • Compensation Analysis and Design
    • Creation of tools for improved employee relations, morale and organizational behavior
    • Initiating labor relations techniques and contract negotiations strategies
    • Implementation and training of safety teams and employee involvement teams
    • Creation and training of performance evaluation policies and systems
    • Design and implement employee policies, procedures, and employee handbooks
  • Training & Development

    Harris Human Resources Group will be hosting training & development sessions.
    (Reservations required for all events.)
    • Canceled due to increase in Covid cases in Kosciusko County. Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & Learn 11/13/2020 at 11:30 -  Leadership and Visioning! Location: K21 Health Services Pavilion 1515 Provident Drive, Warsaw, IN
    • Wells Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn  11/19/2020 at 11:30  - Sales Success Strategies! Location: 211 Water St, Bluffton, IN
    Completed 2020 presentations:
    • Berne Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn 1/14/2020 - Time Management!
    • Wells County Leadership Academy 2/12/2020 - Coaching 101!
    • Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & Learn 2/27/2020 - Four Steps to a Better Business: Time Management - Gain Control of Your Time, Team and Money!
    • NE Indiana Regional Chamber 3/13/2020 - Conflict Resolution in Organizations!
    • Wells County Chamber of Commerce (Virtual) 4/3/2020 - Webinar for Every Business Owner to Prepare for the Coronavirus Economy!
    • Wells County Leadership Academy 4/8/2020 - Conflict Resolution!
    • Huntington County Chamber Lunch 'n Learn 6/19/2020 - Survive and Thrive!
    • DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 7/10/2020 - Survive and Thrive!
    • Private Company Virtual Presentation 8/18/2020 - Survive and Thrive!
    • Kosciusko HR Group (Virtual) 9/8/2020 - Survive and Thrive!
    • New Haven Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & Learn 9/24/2020 - Survive and Thrive!
    • Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & Learn 9/30/2020 at 11:30 - Four Steps to a Better Business: Team and Employee Development!
    • Wells Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn 10/29/2020 at 11:30 - Team & Employee Development! Location: 211 Water St, Bluffton, IN
    • Canceled due to increase in Covid cases in Kosciusko County. Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & Learn 11/13/2020 at 11:30 - Leadership and Visioning! Location: K21 Health Services Pavilion 1515 Provident Drive, Warsaw, IN
     
    Need more information? Call 260-416-3404 opt 2.

  • Meet THE FOUNDER

    Our experienced human resources professional team has been serving area businesses for over 25 years.

    Tom Harris

    Founder & Owner

    Business Experience:

    • For-profit and not-for-profit business
    • Service and manufacturing businesses
    • Public and private-sector employers
    • Associate Faculty Member at IPFW
    • Taught Organizational Behavior and HR Management
    • Founder of Life Planners, Inc.
    • Author of Live Life Abundantly, "25 Tools and Techniques for Goal Achievement"
    • President of Allen County Council representing of 350,000 citizens and responsibilities of over $200 million in Budgets and Special Funds

    Education:

    • MBA
    • MS Psychology
    • BS Personnel
    • A.S. Supervision

    Professional Certifications:

    • SHRM-SCP—Senior Professional in Human Resources
    • CCP—Certified Compensation Professional
    • CBP—Certified Benefis Professional
    • GRP—Global Remuneration Professional
    • CLRP—Certified Labor Relations Professional
    • OSHA—30 Hour Certification 
    • Hogan Personality/Leadership Assesment Certifications
    • Graduate—Center for Creative Leadership
    • ISO14001 Auditor
    • ISO9000 Auditor
  • Current Job Openings

    We always strive for the best.

    Knot Just Decks has an immediate opening for an experienced foreman. The following are essential duties and requirements for the job:

    The Foreman will supervise and coordinate the work of employees in relevant construction.

    Essential Functions:

    • Oversees the project/work site, ensuring safety standards are followed and quality work is being performed in a timely manner.
    • Determines project requirements and procedures, and the required materials and workers, based on given project specifications such as blueprints.
    • Performs daily walkthroughs of project/work site to confirm availability and use of proper materials and tools; recognizes and promptly addresses issues so that work can continue on schedule.
    • Resolves problems and coordinates activities for the job through collaboration and customer communication with other management or technical staff and contractors.
    • Conducts audits and quality assurance tests of work and safety matters.
    • Oversees and adheres to budgets and schedules for projects.
    • Identifies and recommends solutions for production problems, as required.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • Maintain a dedicated truck, trailer, and tools as necessary daily.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Guides, assigns, schedules, and supervises the work of construction staff, contractors, and suppliers; ensures work is completed on schedule.
    • Provides job evaluations based on performance and goals set by immediate supervisors in a timely and constructive manner.
    • Implements disciplinary and termination steps as necessary and according to company policy.
    • Recommends promotions and salary increases based on observed job performance.
    • Ensures each assigned worker follows all safety standards.

     

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Thorough understanding of construction trades.
    • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to analyze situations and identify ways to improve efficiency.
    • Excellent interpersonal and management skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Thorough understanding of materials, methods, and tools used in projects.
    • Ability to read blueprints and other reports outlining specifications.

    Education and Experience:

    • At least five years of construction experience preferred.
    • Supervisory responsibility.
    • Valid Driver’s license.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Thorough understanding of construction trades.
    • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to analyze situations and identify ways to improve efficiency.
    • Excellent interpersonal and management skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Thorough understanding of materials, methods, and tools used in projects.
    • Ability to read blueprints and other reports outlining specifications.

    Education and Experience:

    • At least five years of construction experience preferred.
    • Supervisory responsibility.
    • Valid Driver’s license.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
    • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to lift 100 pounds or more.
    • Ability to work 10 - 12 hour days at least 5 days a week with potential for Saturday work.
    • Must be able to work some Saturdays and at night, when needed.
    • Some travel may be required

    Apply online at Zip Recruiter.

    Knot Just Decks has an immediate opening for a Construction Team Member. The following essential duties and requirements are listed below:

    Summary/Objective:

    The Construction Team Member will perform a wide range of construction labor tasks in support of building decks and other projects on a construction site.

    Essential Functions:

    • This may include jobs such as demolition, carrying lumber, or construction.
    • Handles and operates equipment, power tools, materials etc.
    • Interacts and communicates with homeowners/customers and other team members as needed.
    • Unloads materials that are delivered such as lumber or bags of concrete and distributes them to appropriate location as identified by foreman, project plans, or specifications.
    • Checking delivered materials to ensure there are no defects or shortages.
    • Prepare layout area where construction will take place by properly measuring, marking, or recording openings or distances.
    • Cleans and prepares specific areas of jobsite as assigned. This may include digging trenches; erecting scaffolding; cleaning up rubble, debris, and trash; or removing hazardous materials.
    • Operates a wide variety of hand and power tools.
    • Maintains a dedicated truck, trailer and tools as necessary.
    • Maintains a high level of safety and quality.
    • Cleans jobsite, truck and shop as needed at the end of the day, ensuring trash is properly disposed of and materials or equipment are properly stored.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Ability to listen to, understand, and follow directions.
    • Ability to remain flexible as specific assignments change.
    • Ability to work effectively with Team Members and a variety of personalities.
    • Ability to perform basic arithmetic as needed to count and take inventory.
    • Valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
    • Ability to problem solve.

    Education and Experience:

    • Prior construction experience preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
    • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to lift 100 pounds or more.
    • Ability to work 10 - 12 hour days at least 5 days a week with potential for Saturday work.
    • Must be able to work some Saturdays and at night, when needed.
    • Some travel may be required

    Apply online at Zip Recruiter.

  • Business & Life Coaching

    Tom Harris offers other resources to help you grow both in business and personally.

  • We want to hear from you

    To get started on your free assessment, call us at 260-492-6060 or complete the form below.
    We look forward to helping you and your company continue to prosper.

    3492 B Stellhorn Rd,
    Ft Wayne, IN 46815
    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 85113
    Fort Wayne, IN 46885
    260-416-3404 opt. 2