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Nov 01

Question 7: Why Does the Town Invest in Consultants?

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 9:56 AM by Waxhaw Communications

QUESTION 7: The Town seems to invest heavily in consultants. Can you explain more about that?

ANSWER:  The reasons Waxhaw brings in consultants vary. Sometimes it is their unique expertise. A consultant may be hired to identify problems. Oftentimes a consultant can supplement the staff. Waxhaw is literally saving thousands of dollars by hiring consultants only when they are needed rather than hiring a full array of full-time employees.

Consultants also provide much-needed objectivity. A good consultant provides an objective, fresh viewpoint without worrying about what people in the organization might think about the results.