Recruitment & Retention in the Age of Pay Transparency

It's been nearly four months since Hawaii's Pay Transparency law took effect on January 1, 2024. Join ProService, Central Pacific Bank, and Holu Hou Energy as we discuss the new law’s impact on Hawaii businesses, and share strategies for tackling one of our community's biggest challenges – attracting and retaining employees.

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In this webinar, we discussed:

  • Remaining Compliant: Reviewing Act 203 and the Equal Pay Act
  • Preparing & Implementing: Navigating initial stages effectively
  • Post-Implementation Trends: Increased employee openness to early pay discussions
  • Recommendations: Pilot pay range postings, gather feedback, emphasize total rewards.
  • Handling Sensitive Questions: Listen, understand, guide on skill development.
  • Having Empathetic Communication: Personalized approaches to tackle compensation conversations.

Our Panelists:

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Tina Loverich, Director of Talent Acquisition, ProService Hawaii

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Kim Nishigaya, VP and Director of Talent Acquisition and HR Business Partners, Central Pacific Bank

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Ted Peck, President, Holu Hou Energy

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Moderated by Veronica “Nica” Nordyke, Client Training & Development Manager, ProService Hawaii

Learn More About Our Experts:

Tina Loverich, Director of Talent Acquisition, ProService Hawaii

Tina Loverich joined ProService in 2023 as the Director of Talent Acquisition, where she now leads the Talent Acquisition team. Her experience includes developing global hiring strategies and enhancing recruitment processes across a variety of sectors—retail, technology, and aerospace—with companies such as Target, Boeing, Microsoft, and Meta. Tina's approach focuses on streamlining operations and improving the hiring experience for both team members and candidates. At ProService, she applies her expertise to support the company's growth and help meet client needs by attracting and hiring top tier talent.

Kim Nishigaya, VP & Director of Talent Acquisition and HR Business Partners,  Central Pacific Bank

Kim Nishigaya is the Vice President and Director of Talent Acquisition and HR Business Partners for Central Pacific Bank. In her current role, she oversees the team that has strategic conversations with leaders, handles employee relations matters, and handles the recruiting and hiring for the organization. Kim and her team partner with the organization’s leadership to develop and implement strategies to attract and retain top talent. Kim has 15 years of experience in Human Resources, mainly in the areas of talent acquisition, employee relations, and compensation. She also has 5 years of experience in Customer Experience, developing and implementing company-wide programs to create consistently positive experiences. Throughout her career, she’s had the opportunity to work in the grocery retail, banking, and healthcare industries, in both small businesses and large corporations. Kim received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Speech/Communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Ted Peck, President, Holu Hou Energy

Ted Peck is the President of Holu Hou Energy and has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience in business, government, and energy management, including the development of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative as the state’s energy administrator. Ted is a seasoned expert in energy management and understands the unique challenges of Hawaii’s energy landscape and the value that efficiency and renewable energy bring to the islands he calls home. Peck is a retired Navy nuclear submarine officer and earned a Bachelor of Science in physics from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Before his experience with Holu Hou, Ted held leadership roles for the Pacific-based businesses at Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Veronica “Nica” Nordyke, Client Training & Development Manager, ProService Hawaii

Veronica “Nica” Nordyke recently joined ProService after seven years practicing law. During her career as an attorney, Nica practiced for five years with Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert’s Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team. From there, she served as a Staff Attorney, providing legal advice and counsel to the Chief Judge and Associate Judges of Hawaii’s Intermediate Court of Appeals. Through these positions, Nica gained a wealth of beneficial experience in legal compliance and advice that she brings as she leads ProService’s Client Training & Development Team.

About ProService Hawaii

Since 1994, ProService Hawaii has helped employers hire, manage, and grow their teams with bundled solutions for payroll, benefits, HR administration, compliance, and advice. Serving over 3,000 clients, ProService Hawaii has five offices on four islands and is committed to making it easier to be a Hawaii employer. ProService Hawaii is repeatedly recognized as one of Hawaii’s Top 250 Employers and Best Places to Work. To learn more, visit www.proservice.com or call us at (808) 394-8878 for a free 15-minute HR consultation.