No matter how experienced an HR professional, there is always a time when you need to do a reality check on your HR Staffing environment. Riviera Advisors enabled Availability Services to gather that information. Further that information was key to establishing a plan to enable “Staffing & Selection” to become an even better partner to our Hiring Managers. Most importantly, they shared our sense of urgency to keep the project on task. Their sense of urgency has been there throughout the process. I told them “You’ve been my HR Life Raft”.
In addition to a high level of need fueled by 20%+ annual growth, we have a diverse set of recruiting needs at James Hardie International; including scientists, engineers, sales, manufacturing line, and functional support staff. Jeremy Eskenazi helped us design and successfully and quickly build out our recruiting processes and team. As a result we’ve been able to respond to the intense staffing needs quickly and over a sustained period of time. Eskenazi’s technical skills and knowledge, creativity and ease to work with make him our first choice for staffing consulting needs.
James Hardie Building Products
Jeremy Eskenazi is one of the few corporate staffing consultants who worked on the inside AND actually “gets it!” He is adept at making the complex seem simple and always delivers a valuable end product. He is truly an expert in employment practices. His vision and cutting edge ideas have helped my organization establish a highly competitive technical hiring process. Through process efficiencies and technology integration, we significantly improved our abilities to find top talent.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
Jeremy leads the pack in the Staffing Arena when it comes to Talent strategy, design and implementation. He knows how to build robust staffing departments from scratch, and how to optimize an organization to its utmost potential. His strong business acumen coupled with razor sharp staffing skills result in the highest calibre products and services you can get on the market. Our company has benefited greatly from his expertise.
AT&T Wireless Services
Riviera Advisors has an intense drive to help organizations and people become the best at what they do. With a keen eye for talent, they ensure that strategic business initiatives are created and supported by the right people. They do not employ a one-size-fits-all approach, as she builds relationships with their clients to understand their unique needs and has the creativity to find new ways to solve old problems. They also have the intensity and passion to see their ideas through to fruition, as they are relentless once a key goal has been identified.
With Jeremy’s amazing insight and robust experience from which he both draws from and is anxious to share, he provided my team with new insights which allowed them to think beyond our traditional recruiting strategy and achieve breakthrough results in hiring. These breakthroughs include better candidate quality and reduced cycle time through proactive recruiting research and a significant refinement of our consultative services.
Federal Realty Investment Trust
I find Riviera to be very talented individuals, with a strong sense of clearly wanting to understand the client’s needs and wants. Riviera principals are excellent listeners, which allows them to key in on the needs of the client. They have a talent for outlining initiatives that produce results. I also find them to be great communicators, providing clear and concise communication to the client. Their work ethic, creativity in producing results, and their understanding of being fully ‘accountable’ makes them an asset to any client. They clearly has the ability to assist a client in achieving their initiative.
Never in our experience of working with consultants, have we worked with anyone as quick and competent as Riviera Advisors. Their ability to pick up the fine details of our business was nothing short of miraculous. We would hire them again and again.
We utilized Jeremy Eskenazi to evaluate and restructure our corporate staffing function and processes. Jeremy is not only a successful business partner, but a successful business “player” as well. By this I mean he delves into the issues with the organization and makes our challenges, his challenges. In addition, he creatively and strategically analyzes the gaps, using theory and practical processes which results in useful staffing tools and very real applications.
Avery Dennison Corporation
I have had the opportunity to utilize Jeremy’s expertise in the area of managing and leading a corporate staffing function in my past role at Ernst & Young Consulting, as well as my current role at Washington Mutual – Consumer Group. He has provided me with unique and creative solutions, while giving me the tools to support and execute key staffing initiatives. Jeremy is extremely knowledgeable and the consummate professional.
Washington Mutual - Consumer Group