Empirical Consulting Solutions Expands Capabilities in HR and Talent Acquisition

Empirical Consulting Solutions | March 16, 2022

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On March 15th, Empirical Consulting Solutions (ECS), a leading business strategy firm, announced the expansion of its capabilities in the areas of human resources and talent acquisition. In addition, Karen Butz has been made the Vice President of Human Resources, while Laura Schelssinger is now Partner, Talent Acquisition.

In her new role, Karen will be responsible for managing Empirical’s HR process. She will continue working with clients to guide their strategy and efforts in HR.

"Karen has been an integral team member of Empirical for years and has actively contributed to our growth. We are thrilled to have her join the Empirical leadership team and direct our internal HR function."

- Bill Morrow, Empirical Managing Partner

"Empirical continues to grow because of our great team members, coupled with their passion for and dedication to helping clients. The market has evolved tremendously over the past two years, and our capabilities have matched that shift, such as with our flexible and financially viable talent acquisition model for the middle market. We are thrilled to have Laura expand her responsibilities within the firm and look forward to her continued success."

- Jason Fisher, Empirical Co-Founder and Managing Partner


Information Services Group (ISG) conducted an Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey in February 2014 that explored the changing landscape of HR technology and service delivery. The key theme from this year’s survey is that an improved “User Experience” tops the list of expected benefits from implementing both new HR technologies, such as Workday or SuccessFactors, as well as new HR delivery models, such as HR outsourcing or shared services.


Information Services Group (ISG) conducted an Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey in February 2014 that explored the changing landscape of HR technology and service delivery. The key theme from this year’s survey is that an improved “User Experience” tops the list of expected benefits from implementing both new HR technologies, such as Workday or SuccessFactors, as well as new HR delivery models, such as HR outsourcing or shared services.

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