Employee knowledge, skills, and general know-how is the foundation of any successful business, and specifically, executive coaching can be one of the more difficult endeavors of any enterprise. Executive coaching is designed to help leaders achieve greater business success by learning how to develop employees more efficiently and effectively at all levels. That being said, executive coaching services is a largely broad term comprising many offerings that are specific to the company providing them. This. . .
It’s no secret that a company’s employees have the most potential to help it thrive and grow. Of all the assets a company may possess, it’s human capital that is often considered to be the most important. It is imperative for a company to implement proper development and human resource direction, without which, even the most accomplished enterprises can fail. J.L. Nick is an experienced HR consulting and outsourced HR firm that helps businesses focus. . .
Labor and Employment Alert We hope you are navigating in this very uncertain environment, your workforce is staying healthy, and your business is thriving. As you may have seen, the CDC recently announced that their recommendations now include fewer mitigation efforts. This is fantastic news, as it represents yet another important milestone in our journey toward a post-pandemic community. In just over six months, Pennsylvania’s minimum salary requirements for exempt (salaried) employees are set. . .
ERIE, April 9, 2021 – J.L. Nick & Associates, Inc., the leader in human resources business solutions in northwest Pennsylvania and the surrounding tri-state region since 1988, announced today the addition of Elizabeth Pellegrino as Partner/Senior Consultant. Pellegrino’s focus will be planning, business development and client support. Beth provides an excellent background, and she will join the other Partners, John Nick, Scott Nick and Mark Novad in developing the growth plans for J. L. Nick. . .
Friends, This week, as part of our continuing series of informational briefs, J.L. Nick & Associates looks at the function of Human Resources, Pittsburgh, PA, and how management services work with the business as it slowly returns, and COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are eased. Traditionally, and in greatly generalized terms, the business community views the “Human Resources” function at best as an afterthought and, at worst, in a less-than-positive light. Senior leadership often focuses on the. . .
This week, as part of a series of informational briefs, J.L. Nick & Associates looks at business restructuring and transformational management. As activity slowly resumes in our regions, business leaders grapple with how best to balance current health and economic concerns, while attempting to make the best decisions for their business in a future of unknowns. Last week, J.L. Nick & Associates offered thoughts on navigating uncertainty and the paradigm shift brought about by COVID-19.. . .
Friends, Last week, J.L. Nick & Associates introduced a series of informational briefs addressing the challenges of re-starting the economy in our regions. In the first of the series, we look at how to navigate through a new and uncertain business environment. State and local officials are preparing for a gradual resumption of economic activities. We are in unprecedented times, and there is no playbook or best practice on how to accomplish this. For those. . .
For more than 30 years, people have been at the heart of the J.L. Nick & Associates community. Now, in truly unprecedented times, our thoughts turn to the people with whom we work, live and interact on a daily basis. During this global pandemic and healthcare crisis, our focus remains the same as it’s always been: Ensuring you have a reliable Human Resources partner whenever and wherever you need us. Throughout this crisis, you can. . .
We are pleased to announce that another portion of J. L. Nick & Associates’ growth plan is now complete. Effective December 1, we have acquired Premier HR Services LLC. Lisa Marcucci established this firm in 2005 and has been providing HR support to her client base in the Hermitage, Sharon, New Castle, and Youngstown area since that time. We are a full-service HR consulting firm established in 1988. Our firm has multiple consultants and offices. . .
Holiday Party Tips from an HR Perspective The annual office holiday party is a time to let loose and celebrate with colleagues outside of a typical workday. It gives everyone a chance to unwind and share a laugh, often while getting to know each other outside of a stressful work environment. These parties typically include indulgences of good food, music, and gift exchanges, all of which are washed down with some delicious holiday cheer in. . .