With over 30 years of operations, human resource leadership and consulting experience, Nick is a recognized human resource leader and generalist serving companies in the industries of hospitality, retail, information technology, financial services, managed healthcare, municipalities, and direct healthcare services. He has helped organizations and companies build high performance teams, effectively manage cross-functional resources, and align organization goals and direction to ensure quality outcomes.
Nick has held senior HR leadership positions, and consulting roles with both divisional and regional responsibility with emphasis in recruitment; workforce planning; organizational development; employee relations; regulatory compliance; compensation; mergers & acquisitions; union prevention and training; and development consulting. Nick has been an adjunct professor at the University of Saint Joseph and Central Connecticut State University teaching an HR certification class.
He holds national membership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and is a member of the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC), as well as the Staffing Management Association of Southern New England (SMA). Nick is a past member of the Board of Directors of HRACC as well as the Connecticut SHRM State Council, and is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Prudence Crandall Center in New Britain, CT.
Nick holds a BS in Public Relations & Communications from Boston University, and graduated with honors with an MBA from the University of New Haven. Nick earned his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), his Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and completed his Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Nick Daukas contributes to a Business News Daily article on the pros and cons of increasing your reliance on independent contractors.
Nick Daukas to Participate in the March Business Collaborative Panel: “How to Use Benefits and Perks to Attract and Retain Key Employees”
Nick Daukas will take part in the Business Collaborative's March panel discussion on March 13th at Adam’s Mill Restaurant in Manchester at 5PM.
The Labor and Public Employees Committee passed a bill to enact a state Paid Family and Medical Leave Act.