Aligning your people with the ever-changing needs of your business requires constant focus and solid business-people processes. Whether you are in a start-up, rapid growth or mature business cycle, our experts create that focus and alignment with proven human resource processes and practices that drive business results.

Improving Organization Effectiveness

Proven techniques and tools to assess and strengthen your organization’s ability to effectively execute your business strategy. Services include:

  • Enterprise-wide talent and capability assessments;
  • Sales, marketing, customer service, HR, and IT effectiveness reviews
  • Employee engagement and retention strategies
  • Performance and compensation management practices and tools including pay-for-performance and incentive plans
  • Business restructurings and reorganization support
  • Improving your cross-boundary teaming and results; and culture and change management initiatives.

Human Resources Services

Broad range of HR process and program support including:


  • Setting up basic HR processes and systems

  • Payroll administration

  • Setting up and staffing back-office functions

  • Screening, hiring and on-boarding processes

  • Background and reference checks

  • Fully-outsourced HR support

Proactive Employee Relations

Technical guidance and support in maintaining a committed workforce and a productive operation:

  • Non-competes, employment and severance agreements

  • Compliance assistance (wage and hour, FMLA, EEO/AA, etc)

  • Labor Relations compliance, guidance and training

  • OSHA compliance and training

  • Navigating Pennsylvania and other relevant employment laws

Growth & Scaling Consulting

Evaluating, planning and implementing the organization and leadership structure, business processes and internal capabilities needed to effectively grow and scale your business. Related services include:

  • Human resource planning; headcount and staff mix models
  • Organization design; infrastructure planning and development
  • Executive and management succession planning and development
  • M&A due diligence and integration planning and implementation

Recruitment Strategy & Branding Support

Guidance and support on designing and executing a targeted and effective recruitment campaign:

  • Designing and implementing industry and company-specific recruitment strategies
  • Developing effective value propositions for natural gas industry careers and employers
  • Designing company-specific employment branding and image building techniques

Relocation Resources

Includes relocation services ranging from personalized orientation “sales” tours of Pittsburgh and the region to recommendations for:

  • Schools and neighborhoods
  • Career assistance for spouses
  • Referrals for personal services for daily living and for special family needs
  • Networking for newcomers
  • Periodic follow to ensure a smooth transition and a confident start in our region