Family Business Succession Planning Seminar

Employer Services Corporation and Hurwitz Fine P.C. proudly present Passing the Torch: Strategies for Successful Succession for Family-Owned Businesses The seamless transition of leadership is crucial to the ongoing success and sustainability of all organizations. With family-owned businesses, there are some additional considerations, regardless of whether the business is being passed to a relative or … Continued

5 Tips for Managing Political Discussion in the Workplace

At the beginning of 2024, one of the HR trends to keep an eye on was the social and political climate. Between the presidential debate scheduled for later this month, increased action on the campaign trail, and the wide media coverage of former President Trump’s conviction, some political conversation is likely to trickle into the … Continued

Top 5 Common Compensation Challenges Faced by Business Leaders

With  Q2  upon us, your business needs and goals may require some new employees to grow your business. A challenge many owners and leaders encounter is cost- how will these new employees be compensated? What is an appropriate salary range? Is it sustainable for the long term? In this blog, we will explore the top … Continued

Learn About Mentoring!

  This is a guest blog post from our friends at Compeer Buffalo and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara, & the Southern Tier “Mentoring Unveiled” – Raising Awareness about the Power of Mentorship Big Brothers Big Sisters and Compeer Buffalo Work Together to Help More Local Youth Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, … Continued

Interview with Susan Steffan: How CEL Supports Buffalo Business

The UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) is a true jewel in the WNY business community. CEL alumni come from all areas of business and tend to be rabid fans of this extremely effective business growth and development organization. CEL is the premier Western New York resource for entrepreneurs who are looking … Continued

Reflecting On Google’s Empire: What Has Made Them So Successful?

Google is easily one of the most recognized companies of our time. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, and since has skyrocketed to success. What was once just a simple search engine, is now a global technology giant, offering numerous services and products that have become a part of … Continued

6 Steps to Developing an Effective Succession Plan

    Owning and operating a business is no easy feat. Many business owners want to see their business thrive long after they retire. To ensure this happens, business owners and leaders need to engage in succession planning. Whether you’re a family-owned enterprise or a large corporation, having a well thought-out succession plan in place … Continued

Navigating Compensation Conversations as Pay Transparency Laws Rock the Boat

As of September 17, 2023, employers with 4+ employees were required to include a compensation range in all job advertisements as New York State’s Pay Transparency Law became effective. This law applies to all external and internal advertisements for jobs, promotions, or transfer opportunities that “can or will be performed, at least in part, in … Continued

Mergers and Acquisitions – A Panel Discussion

Mergers and Acquisitions: Change Management Techniques within Finance/Tax, People and Process Please join Tronconi Segarra & Associates, ESC, and Meliora Consulting for an engaging panel discussion and breakfast seminar! Buying, selling, and merging businesses is a complicated endeavor, with a number of considerations required. Effectively managing the organizational change is crucial to ensuring success. Please … Continued

Delegating for Success

As the Great Resignation/Great Reshuffle/“Quiet Quitting” trend continues, it is important to look at delegating. It is very common for employees to leave their company due to burnout, or because they feel a lack of ability to contribute. So, where should you start to improve this aspect of the employee experience? The first thing for … Continued