“Ann set up all the basic HR infrastructure at Arrakis, connected us to outstanding recruiters, and got us on track to intentionally create culture and shared values among our people. She was a fully integrated member of the Arrakis leadership team in those early days and really helped us build the company. Most importantly, she became a trusted advisor and confidante to me and helped me navigate the bumpy path of building and perfecting my own team. I’d work with her again any time.”
"Anushka and I began working together at TESARO seven years ago when she was the HR Business Partner assigned to the commercial organization, which I led. Anushka was instrumental in building a highly capable, diverse, and talented commercial team and supported us until the company was sold to GSK in 2019. I hired Anushka as a consultant when I became CEO of Epizyme to guide the rebuilding of our commercial and medical teams, a role she has successfully played for the past year. Anushka is an outstanding HR leader who can develop and execute HR strategies in a variety of cultures and business climates, while building trust and engagement across the enterprise. She is a true pro…and I highly recommend her firm for any HR business needs. "
"Anushka served as valuable partner to GI Dynamics and a critical member of our management team for several years. Not only did she collaborate with us on setting strategic direction and staffing needs, she also kept us on track with employee training and development initiatives. She was always engaged as a partner and resource, not only to management but the entire staff at GI Dynamics. We have been fortunate to have Anushka help guide us through several years of corporate development and critical transitions."
"Ann consulted for us for several months in the capacity of thought partner to me, and mentor and consultant to a member of the people team. Ann was incredibly helpful! I greatly valued the ability to bounce ideas off her and sometimes just vent a bit. She did exactly what I was hoping for – helped my team member to progress a project, and provided valuable mentoring where Ann brought more experience to the conversation. Ann was easy to work with and showed up like a consultant, mentor and a seasoned HR expert- just what we needed.”
“Throughout my career, a common complaint I have heard from employees is that HR is not responsive to their needs. What is so remarkable about Anushka, and the Elysian team, is when we work with them, I hear nothing but compliments and accolades. Absolutely everyone says, “Mike, do what you can to hire her,”…and I’ve tried…Trust that Anushka and Elysian will over deliver!”
“I cannot overstate how much I enjoyed and valued working with Ann while we searched for a full-time Head of HR. Ann has an uncanny ability to read people quickly, and she doesn’t sugarcoat issues. She is very open and easy to talk to and doesn’t use “HR-speak”. Ann consistently demonstrated leadership and addressed our needs head on. She has a terrific and broad network of professionals that she connected us to, and we continue to work with them. I consider her a life-long resource, as well as a friend.”
“Simply put, Ann is the best HR advisor that I have ever worked with. She is extremely knowledgeable across culture, performance, organizational structure, recruiting and compensation. When we needed deeper expertise in a specific HR domain, she always had a great person at the ready. I found her to be a wonderful thought partner as we built the company from a few people to 40+ people, and I would work with her again without hesitation.”
Interview Skills Training
Wow! The presenter was very good! I learned a lot about the interview process, format, behavioral interviewing, and the questions that we can ask vs. not from her. Great workshop!
Very interactive while remaining highly productive throughout its entirety - time flew! The information provided was extremely useful and can be applied immediately. Allows a newbie to become much more confident going into their next interview session.
Anushka has a great demeanor and presentation style - the session didn't feel long or drawn-out, despite being 2 hours. Her interview delivery is great.
Presenter was excellent, inclusive and engaging.
She was very patient and knowledgeable, and was able to address questions and comments very easily.
Giving and Receiving Feedback Training
This is my first class in how to - anything. I really appreciate that this class was open to everyone. I would love to participate in more classes like this. Anushka was very good coach, she made everyone feel welcome. Great job Anushka! I look forward to learning more from you.
Can giving feedback really be that much fun? Anushka made me a believer! I can't wait to try the new techniques I have learned.
Very interactive and engaging session. I feel more confident in my ability to give more effective feedback, both positive and negative
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