Leading Standards Organization Engages Top Notch HR Expert

As one of the largest standards organizations in the world, ASTM provides a forum for the development and publication of consensus standards for an impressive range of materials, products, systems and services. Keeping pace with industry developments is just one of many reasons that ASTM President, Katharine Morgan engaged the services of HCC Partners, led by Jim Geier, President & CEO. Read More

Succession Planning: A Process That’s Not Just for Executives Anymore

Succession Planning can be defined as a process for identifying and developing new leaders in your organization, so you have the “right talent” to grow your business. Succession planning, if done correctly, helps increase the availability of experienced and capable employees at all levels in your organization so they are prepared to assume new roles… Read More

Recruiting Challenges: Keeping This Client’s HR Team Shipshape

Since delivering its first vessel in 2003, Philly Shipyard has become one of the leading U.S. commercial shipyards, constructing and delivering over 50% of all Jones Act ocean-going merchant ships. To meet such formidable demands, Philly Shipyard employs over 1,100 people, many of whom hold specialized positions. Read more to find out how HCC Partners helped the Philly Shipyard find qualified candidates to fill these roles. Read More

Organizational Assessments: Saving a Business by Boosting Morale

When Nick Lanzi, entrepreneur and CEO, met Jim Geier over five years ago through BCA—a group of community and business leaders in the Delaware Valley—he recognized that he was struggling with some business issues. He had no idea that he would come to rely on—and later credit Jim—for contributing to the outstanding success of his business, Direct Choice, Inc., a national direct marketing agency. Read More

Jim Geier to Speak at Northeast PA SHRM

HCC Partners’ Jim Geier will be speaking at the Northeast PA Society for Human Resource Management’s Strategies for HR Organizational and Cultural Change Management on June 14, 2018. Key topics of Jim’s presentation will include: strategies for successful change management, leading change processes, communicating change processes, dealing with obstacles and resistance, and designing cultural change. Read More