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Bale Coaching and Consulting's Fractional Chief People Officer Service

Tailored HR Solutions to Drive Organizational Success

As organizations navigate the complexities of today's business landscape, having effective HR leadership is essential for driving growth and success. Our Fractional CPO service offers tailored HR solutions designed to meet the unique needs of your business, providing access to experienced HR leadership on a flexible and cost-effective basis. From developing strategic HR initiatives to optimizing talent management and enhancing employee engagement, we partner with you to unlock the full potential of your organization's greatest asset – its people.

Nikki Bale

Nikki Bale
Fractional Chief People Officer

What is a Fractional Chief People Officer?

​​A Fractional Chief People Officer (CPO) is a senior-level executive specializing in human resources. They oversee all aspects of HR function on a part-time or fractional basis.

services include:

Strategic HR




Leadership Development


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Meeting Between Colleagues

How it Differs from a Full-Time CPO Role:

Operates as an external consultant or contractor, serving multiple clients simultaneously.

A fractional CPO is onsite 1-2 times a quarter, and is accessible remotely to address HR needs on a weekly (regularly scheduled) basis.

Because the fractional CPO is not an internal employee they can maintain a healthy distance from interoffice politics & agendas and provide candid perspectives and ideas that are a result of being removed from the daily office experience.

Benefits of Hiring a Fractional CPO:

Cost-Effectiveness: Hiring a Fractional CPO is often more cost-effective than employing a full-time CPO, as organizations only pay for the services they need, avoiding the overhead costs associated with a full-time salary, benefits, and office space.

Flexibility: Fractional CPO arrangements offer flexibility in terms of engagement duration and scope of services. Organizations can scale up or down the level of HR support based on changing needs and budget constraints.

Access to Specialized Expertise: Fractional CPOs bring a wealth of experience and specialized expertise to the table, gained from working with various industries and organizations. They offer fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to HR challenges, helping organizations optimize their people strategies for long-term success.

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  • How often will the Fractional CPO be available to work with our organization?
    The availability of a Fractional CPO varies depending on the agreement and needs of the organization. We typically provide services on a part-time basis, with scheduled meetings and availability for ongoing support as needed.
  • What industries do Fractional CPOs work with?
    Fractional CPOs work with organizations across various industries, including technology, healthcare, finance, manufacturing, non-profit, and more.
  • How can we determine if our organization would benefit from hiring a Fractional CPO?
    Organizations can assess their HR needs, budget constraints, and strategic goals to determine if hiring a Fractional CPO aligns with their objectives. Consulting with a Fractional CPO or HR advisor can also help evaluate the potential benefits and impact on the organization.

Fractional CPO FAQs

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