Fremont, NH – Jewett Construction Company recently announced the addition of Human Resources Manager Lynn Palmer.
Palmer has over 25 years of experience in the field. Representatives of the firm say she translates business strategy into HR initiatives that inspire and improve performance, growth, and employee engagement, adding that she is a dedicated team member who is focused on improving employee morale, job satisfaction, career progression and retention, all of which align with Jewett’s core values.
Palmer began her career working for NTP Software in Manchester where she built an HR department from scratch before moving on to Irving Oil and later, Circle K of Akron, Ohio.
Palmer graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources.
At Circle K she successfully merged over 200 retail locations with over 1,800 employees in four different states during a joint venture partnership between Irving and Circle K. She also developed an audit program, saving the company over $400,000 in civil penalties, and implemented new recruiting, staffing, and onboarding development strategies to meet challenging staffing needs.
When asked what her favorite thing about working at Jewett was, Palmer responded: “It’s all about the people for me!!! I love being able to deliver the best experience to each of our hard-working associates! If there’s a way I can help make the team’s experience of coming to work better, that makes me happy. I also love trying to find new ways to make HR more relevant and impactful for the team.”