Human Resources: Balancing the Needs of Employees and the Organization - View the video

Jake Nolin

Jake Nolin
Director of Human Resources
Rice Lake Weighing Systems

230 West Coleman Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Business Management and Administration

Jake Nolin is the Director of Human Resources at Rice Lake Weighing Systems. His prior work experience includes HR leadership positions at Fortune Brands, Newell-Rubbermaid and GKN. Jake was also a partner at Competitive Dynamics International and a Project Director at The Pacific Institute. Jake graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northern Illinois University with Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Jake earned an M.B.A. in Human Resource Management and a Master’s degree in Business Law with honors from the University of Miami, Florida. Jake is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, a Master Trainer for Mission Directed Work Teams and a Master Facilitator for Investment In Excellence and Thought Patterns for High Performance.

From recruiting new hires, to managing those leaving a company, the role of the Human Resources department is all encompassing. There is a lot involved working in HR to help an organization function to the best of its ability. Jake Nolin takes students through the work day of an HR director and reviews the kinds of skills and training needed for a career helping balance the needs of employees and the company. (Running Time 24:22)