HR Answers, Inc. is a major provider of HR specialty services and products. Our vision is to approach human resource with originality.

The goal of HR Answers, Inc. is to promote greater understanding and knowledge about positive employment practice and compliance so that our clients have less risk of lawsuits and regulatory concerns.

HRA was founded in 1985 and is the largest independently owned human resource consulting firm in the Northwest. The organization is staffed by consultants who have a wide range of practical HR experience because each has previously been employed in a senior level HR position. This experience includes public and private environments, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, high-tech, entrepreneurial, and non-profit organizations.

HRA is a full-service provider of HR products and services. The intent of these services is to supplement an organization’s own resources. HR Answers can either provide services on a project basis or serve as the Human Resource Department for organizations that do not have a formalized HR function established. Services include:

  • Compensation Program Design or Support
  • Benefit Plan Assessment
  • Policy & Procedure Development
  • AA and EEO/OFCCP Compliance
  • Human Resource Function Review
  • Supervisory, Managerial & Employee Training
  • Employee Relations Issues Assistance
  • Employment Law Compliance
  • Performance Management Design and Information
  • Labor Relations and all types of Organizational Development and Transition

Whether in an ongoing human resource advice capacity or in a specific project role, HR Answers, Inc. recognizes its responsibility to offer the most current information and to tailor all work specifically to the client’s needs and wants.

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OUR MISSION: To be the HR consulting firm of choice in the Northwest.

OUR VISION: To be acknowledged as a high performance firm by everyone we do business with.


  • Credible
  • Honest
  • Aware
  • Sense of Community
  • Open
  • Flexible
  • Sharing
  • Caring
  • Planning
  • Creative

OUR PRIME DIRECTIVES: The strategies we develop, the decisions we make, the way in which we perform our jobs, the way we work with our clients, and our communities are based on six operating concepts we call our Prime Directives.  They are:

  • We are HR!
  • We are Entrepreneurial!
  • We Develop People!
  • We Optimize!
  • We Give Back!
  • We Care!