Human Resources Consulting

Assess your Strengths, Challenges and Management Practices

To assess your strengths and challenges in Human Resources and management practices, it is critical to look at processes and policies. At Human Capital Advisors we employ a comprehensive approach to audit and assess your in-place systems. Our thorough, structured evaluation includes issue identification, planning and prioritizing corrective measures, and benchmarking best practices.


Audit and Assessment



Organizational Effectiveness

Policies, Procedures and Record Keeping

Performance Management


I9-Employment Eligibility Verification

Pennsylvania Employment Law Handbook

US Dept of Labor

Internal Revenue Service

Executive Search and Recruitment

Management Recruiting that Attracts the very Best Professionals for your Team

The Business Advantage

Human Capital Advisors offers a positive, lasting impression for executive recruitment. Our mission is to assist you with maintaining your competitive business advantage by management recruiting that attracts the very best professionals for your team.

Scientifically Based Methodology

As a result of our reputation and the scientifically based methodology we use, we boast some of the highest retention and top performer rates in the industry. We partner with you to understand your business, history, culture, and strategic goals; then apply that information to our search for the right candidates for you.

Executive Recruitment includes:

C-Suite and Vice President Level

Managers and Directors in all functional areas

Engineers and Scientists in hard to find fields

Chief Human Resources Officers and Human Resources personnel of all levels

 Executive Search and Recruitment Placements

This has been an exceptional year in Executive Search and Recruitment for HCA.  Our services continue to expand into Venture Capital backed companies, emerging businesses, technology and non-profit companies.  We’ve listed a few of our more notable placements here including the c-suite executive roles that our team has been able to place proving that our scientific methodology for sourcing, screening and selection is gaining significant acclaim.  Additionally, our Recruitment Process Outsourcing Model (RPO) has demonstrated significant success with four different clients accounting for more than 20 placements in each assignment in less than 60 days.

These successful advancements demonstrate that our team has surpassed significant milestones in effectiveness and efficiency while realizing that our proprietary model works exceptionally well in almost any vertical.

Our Process

  • Create a “Success Portrait” to define the position, the goals, including leadership attributes.

  • Establish timelines, mutual expectations, and measurable results. Review fee arrangements so you have a clear understanding of projected search and placement costs.

  • Candidates are thoroughly interviewed and evaluated.

  • Confidential candidate summaries, including reference checks, are submitted, including our candid appraisal of their fit with your company.

  • Arrange scheduling logistics, debrief after each interview, and counsel on making a compelling offer that will be accepted by the candidate.

Management Training

Management Training

A cost-effective way to fill your organization with highly talented people is to groom them from within. We help you put together a structure to identify future leaders and provide management training courses and development paths. Our elite team of leadership trainers and organizational development professionals design and implement strategies and facilitate programs to keep your staff on the competitive edge.

We offer corporate training workshops, management training courses and presentations. Here are just a few, please contact us for more information.


  • HR in Energy Summit – Human Resources for the small emerging company.
  • People Compliance in a World Full of Litigation. Dave Baker addressed major issues regarding today’s most troublesome employment laws.
  • Analytic Tools for Every HR Professional (Metrics and Analytics that drive human capital decisions)
  • Attracting and Keeping Talent in the Energy Vertical – Canton, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
  • Business Ethics – why bad things happen in otherwise good companies
  • Employee Lawsuits – Penalties and settlements –  How to Avoid Both – (includes a summary of more than 500 judgments and settlements)
  • Employee Rights in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • HCA Leadership and Influence – West Virginia University
  • Insights from the Inside for Job Seekers HR Experts Shared Guidance in a Panel Discussion.
  • Job Search Mastery Workshop
  • Mergers and Acquisitions – The Human Capital Asset – or Liability dilemma?
  • People Do Matter – Or Do They?
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Sexual Harassment – you did what?
  • Start Up or Small Company – What HR Do I Really Need?
  • Strategic HR Simplified – Small Business Development Center
  • Talent Acquisition – Sourcing,  Screening and Selection in a socially driven world
  • The Affordable Care Act – What it means and how should I use in with my business
  • The Americans With Disabilities Act
  • The Everything HR Kit – from the book The Everything HR Kit (AMACOM 2010)
  • The Family Medical Leave Act – Abuses and Effective Strategies
  • The Human Capital Strategic Plan
  • The Human Resource Audit – Challenges and maps for compliance and innovation


Anti-Harassment/Preventing Sexual Harassment

Business Ethics

Communication Styles

Conflict Resolution and Management

Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

Essentials of Management

Executive Coaching (one-on-one)

Leadership Assessment

Leadership Team Development

Management Strategies

Organizational Culture Assessment

Performance Management


Success Portraits – using them to grow your employees’ skills

Training Needs Analysis and Implementation

Recruitment and Selection Training

Human Resources for Entrepreneurs

Human Resource Information Systems for small to medium companies

Legalities of Employment Practices (30+ laws to be aware of)