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Taking Your Personnel to the Next Level

We are a full-service human resources consulting firm specializing in three primary areas:

  • Search

  • Outplacement

  • Human Resources Management Consultation

About Us

Welcome to James Farris Associates, your premier partner in comprehensive human resources solutions. Since our establishment in 1980, we've been dedicated to serving businesses in three key areas: Search, Outplacement, and Human Resources Management Consultation.

Our mission is to address the full spectrum of your human resources needs, extending from recruitment to outplacement, and providing expert guidance on all facets of personnel administration. We take pride in our ability to cater to all levels of management, from supervisors to senior executives, line managers, and HR professionals.

At James Farris Associates, we go beyond the conventional client-consultant relationship. Our approach is to build an enduring HR consulting partnership, where we invest time and effort to understand your organization thoroughly. By becoming an extension of your team, we offer a personalized touch to meet your unique needs. Our track record speaks for itself, with over 70% of our clients returning for ongoing services, and a substantial portion of our new business originating from referrals by satisfied clients.

Our commitment is unwavering: to provide you, the client, with highly knowledgeable, personalized, cost-effective, and superior HR services. Nothing short of your complete satisfaction is acceptable. This guiding philosophy has fostered successful consulting relationships with major corporations across the United States and Canada. Choose James Farris Associates for excellence in human resources consulting.



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Executive Search

James Farris Associates specializes in executive search, aiming to identify and evaluate executive managers for placement in client companies.


With over 25 years of experience, we distinguish ourselves through our personalized approach, superior quality service, and comprehensive search capabilities. We invest time in understanding our client company's culture and business strategies, as well as researching candidates' backgrounds, experiences, and personalities. We offer a one-year placement guarantee. James Farris Associates maintains an extensive network of executive contacts and has a proven track record with over 70% of their business coming from satisfied clients.

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At James Farris Associates, our commitment is to deliver personalized and confidential outplacement services. We conduct a thorough situational assessment, providing assistance in navigating the changes brought on by job termination and offering counseling to develop re-entry skills. This includes personal evaluations, resume preparation, and the development of a strategic job campaign with a focus on career objectives and self-marketing. Our services also extend to refining interviewing skills, providing guidance on negotiation aspects, and, in collaboration with our Executive Search function, offering valuable contacts and introductions for added benefits.

Human Resources Consulting

James Farris Associates offers comprehensive Human Resources Consulting, aiding client organizations in formulating and executing human resources programs aligned with strategic and operational objectives. Our commitment lies in providing practical solutions to personnel and communication challenges in an objective, independent, and experienced manner. 


Our consulting practice covers a spectrum of services, such as:

  • Employee relations practices and policies

  • Career planning and management succession programs

  • Compensation and benefits systems

  • Employee recruitment and retention strategies

  • Selection and performance evaluation processes

  • Training and development programs

  • Affirmative action plans

  • Spousal relocation

  • Americans with disability act implementation

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