Diana O’Grady, DVW Surveys

Phone: (778) 840-1305



Email: dvwsurveys@shaw.ca

Website: www.dvwsurveys.com



About DVW Surveys

Diana O’Grady has over 30 years experience in the human resources consulting field, specializing in compensation and organization research surveying (design, analysis and report preparation of employee/customer opinion and compensation surveys).  Diana’s experience was initially developed from within a major human resources consulting firm, working with clients in both the public and private sectors as well as on joint management/union initiatives.


Diana O’Grady started her own firm, DVW Surveys, in late 2000 and provides assistance/conducts assignments either working directly with clients or in partnership with other consultants in the following areas:



·   Design, analysis, report preparation and management of all elements of compensation surveys

·   Spreadsheet and database statistical analyses (job evaluation factor weighting/modelling, policy line/salary structure development, regression analysis)

·   Market pricing of all position levels within an organization

·   Development of job evaluation/incentive administration programs in Excel

·   Support in the design, development and implementation of compensation plans (job evaluation, job description, salary management, variable/incentive compensation, performance management)


Organization Research

·   Employee opinion/customer satisfaction surveys – issue related or overall relationship surveys

·   Best practice/market research surveys

·   Board of director and committee assessment surveys

·   Open-ended comments theme analysis

·   Spreadsheet and statistical analyses



·   Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

·   Business Administration Program Diploma

·   High level of MS Word/Excel usage

·   Organization Research statistical/reporting tools (web-based or paper/pencil)

·   Elevated attention to detail and client service

·   Strong analytical skills and work ethic

·   Ability to converse with all levels of client, from CEO to junior clerk

·   Connections to senior Compensation and Organization Research consultants if/when required

·   Professional service with affordable fees