Karen Jones Consulting


Should I Hire A Business Consultant?

Business consultants can bring a fresh perspective and objective insight to your company and its operations. The right consultant has the knowledge, experience and skills that can assist you with leading your business to growth and success.

There are several advantages to hiring third-party business consultants

Specialized Knowledge

Business consultants can bring in specific skillsets or specialized knowledge to help you acheive specific goals.

Problem Solving: A consultant can provide unbiased, objective and professional insight into identifying and overcoming business challenges and issues.

Analysis and Future Planning

Consultants can help evaluate your industry, marketplace, and consumers to identify opportunities and plan strategies to help your business grow. The right consultant can help you create and implement strategic and actionable plans to achieve goals within a reasonable time frame.


A consultant can help track businesses performance by establishing and implement benchmarking and evaluation processes.

Manage Change: Consultants can help businesses manage change and assist business through transitional phases efficiently and effectively.

Best Practices

With specialized insight and experience, a consultant can help businesses evaluate current strategies and efforts and recommend best practices to ensure optimized business efficiency and productivity.


Consultants can facilitate workshops and courses that can help your workforce learn a new skill, keep up on technology or achieve professional growth and development.

Cost Effective

Working with consultants can be a cost-effective solution to bringing in new skill, applying a fresh perspective, fulfilling a need, creating a plan and more without the cost of hiring full-time staff and adding to your on-going labour costs.

Consultants can help with common business applications

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Situational, Industry and Marketplace Analysis
  • Marketing and Communication Strategies
  • Funding and Resource Development
  • Training and Professional Development

When hiring consultants, be sure to research their background, experience, relationships with other companies and costs. Hiring a consultant is an upfront expense, and as a business owner you’ll want to see a return on your investment within a certain timeframe.

For more information on what KJCo can offer your business, contact us at 705.493.4525 or info@kjco.ca.