People consulting is the practice of delivering all aspects of human resource management as an external provider, and with the professional and business issues associated with operating such a practice—including client development, contracts and client management.
With strong demand, it is expected that People consulting will emerge as as an area of focus from a strategic HR standpoint. Notably the demand for these services is now not limited to large organizations. People consulting is gaining importance and becoming vital part for small organizations as well.
The cost optimization policy which is being adopted by companies has opened the way for people consulting. As more organizations have chosen to lighten their staffing burdens by contracting for HR services, outsourcing opportunities have grown for independent HR consultants.