We are human. Humans bring their passions and prejudices to work with them. At work we connect, bond, and align over personal career goals, business goals, and management expectations all while navigating interpersonal relationships and private emotional landscapes within the parameters of state and federal law — or we don’t. Workplace Solutions NW will help you manage the polarizing effects of conflict while bringing balance to your workplace interactions through training programs, investigations and employee relations. Workplace Solutions NW can help you get back on track with your organization’s goals while helping your employees bring their best selves to a work environment both enriching and meaningful.


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Conflict Resolution

Effective conflict resolution can help an organization build a collaborative work environment, help employees understand all viewpoints, and promote employee support of the solution. >More

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Neutral Fact Finding

There are many reasons to delegate an internal workplace investigation to a third party, including a need for impartiality and the wish to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. >More

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Dynamic Training

Jill is a dynamic, informed, and engaging trainer, delivering solid content and professional expertise in a fun and interactive learning environment. People who attend her training sessions learn and have fun doing it! >More

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Our Clients Say It Best

  • If you need an experienced and independent investigator for tricky human resources investigations, Jill is a superb resource. Her background and training as a lawyer plus her experience in doing investigations makes her an excellent choice to ensure an investigation that will reach the right result and hold up in court if necessary. –Chrys A. Martin, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

  • Jill’s approach to a complicated and polarizing issue effectively diffused the situation as she worked with stakeholders on all sides of the issue.  Her efforts helped lead us to a mutually agreeable solution. –Debby Ray, Manager of Human Resources, Oregon Trail Electric Consumers Cooperative

  • Jill's calm and methodical approach to a messy problem at my nursery defused the situation and enabled us to reach the truth.  I could not have conducted such a professional investigation without her experience. –Jeanette Hubbard, CEO, Oisinn Ltd.

  • If you find you need to conduct an investigation (or “work place investigation”) in your organization, hire an expert to help you.  Jill Goldsmith brings a wealth of experience to the job and is thorough, efficient, and discreet.  You'll get the results you need to move forward to put an issue to rest or be able to pursue it knowing you have the facts.  I have hired and recommended Jill for several years and consider her the best in town.–Janice Deardorff, Retired Human Resources Director