Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) with a career distinguished by commended performance and proven results in Human Resources..
Extensive background in Human Resources related activities, including employee recruitment and retention, employee development, employee relations, conflict management and resolution, benefits and compensation, HR records management, HR policy development and legal compliance.
Demonstrated success in negotiation, developing programs, writing company policies, job descriptions, and management reports
Staff Recruitment & Retention
HR Program/Project Management
Orientation & On-Boarding
Training & Development
HR Policies & Procedures
HR InternFrito-Lay － Orlando, FL
Analyzed crewing model of Orlando site of 504 employees to determine issues with forced overtime and researched how it affects employers and employees Created sustainable tool to track forced overtime, an excel workbook for crewing coordinators to utilize Developed pertinent training deck & standard operating procedure for crewing coordinators and warehouse schedulers, received approval from upper management to conduct training and distribute standard operating procedure so that crewing coordinators and warehouse schedulers can effectively utilize forced overtime tool Made recommendations on how to reduce/eliminate forced overtime and improve work-life balance for crew members so that upper management can reduce threat of unionization, site accidents, rising costs for healthcare, and increase employee morale Organized wellness committee and worked closely with benefits VP to roll out the PepsiCo wellness program at the Orlando site Investigated Family Medical Leave Act abuse and composed letters to alleged abusers to reduce FMLA abuse Created easy to use benefits quick reference book for non-exempt employees Increased employee satisfaction and reduced grievances by researching employee complaints.
01/2014 to Current
HR ManagerEdisonLearning － Chicago Lake Bluff, IL
Proactively work with regional, site and divisional leadership to develop human resource strategies to meet the region, site and division's talent needs.
Regularly review and revise strategic HR plans.
Facilitate New Hire Orientation and other on-boarding tasks, including I-9 processing Recommend process improvements, identify issues, and make suggestions as appropriate Manage administration of and adherence to human resources policies and procedures and coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries Facilitate training for system and process changes Buehler, a Division of Illinois Tool Works.
01/2012 to 01/2013
Human Resources Generalist
Respond to inquiries regarding all Buehler and ITW benefits and educate and support employees in the use of the self-service applications available to them Process employee requests for FMLA leaves, ensure compliance with documentation guidelines and track eligible time accordingly Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure that policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance Review existing human resources policies and procedures within the business unit and initiate changes as necessary to ensure compliance with law, corporate policies, and business objectives Hire a variety of candidates in Sales, Engineering, IT, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Manufacturing, and various roles across the country Ensure Applicant Tracking System has accurate and up to date information Be a resource for planning and executing events relating to business objectives, such as United Way, Junior Achievement, and employee morale Input and maintain employee data in PeopleSoft HRIS system such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for reporting.
Prepares regular or special reports using HRIS Maintain employee payroll processing, information, and personnel files Coordinates with Human Resources Manager and business unit management to assist in the recruiting process, job description creation, interview scheduling, hiring process, applicant tracking and record keeping requirements.
Screens candidates, conducts interviews and extends offers of employment Perform initial orientation for all newly hired employees and assists in the creation of on-boarding plans Select and work with temporary agencies, negotiate favorable rates and arrange for temporaries as needed Active participant of the Buehler Safety Team Liaison for WC consultants, health clinics and employees Ensure all WC files are kept current, the OSHA 300 report is maintained.
01/2010 to 01/2011
Corporate RecruiterFluke Corporation Danaher Corporation － Everett, WA
Full cycle recruiter, averaged 6-7 hires per month Interviewed and qualified candidates based on hiring profiles created with managers Utilized various job boards to source and cold call passive candidates Hired a variety of candidates in Sales, Engineering, IT, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Manufacturing, and various roles across the country Ensured Applicant Tracking System had accurate and up to date information Built strong relationships with hiring managers and candidates to ensure a positive recruiting experience Partnered with hiring managers to build and execute strategic hiring plans Extended offers, negotiated salaries, and sign-on and relocation bonuses Compiled data for weekly reports Provided assistance as needed for recruiting events such as career fairs, interview days, etc Managed recruitment process and on boarding for supply-chain college students Implemented new applicant system Taleo.
Master: Human Resources and Industrial RelationsUniversity of Illinois － Champaign, IllinoisGPA: GPA: 3.64Human Resources and Industrial Relations GPA: 3.64 Certified Conflict Resolution Coach, Office of Student Conflict Resolution
Bachelor of Arts: PsychologyEastern Illinois University － Charleston, IllinoisGPA: GPA: 3.52Psychology GPA: 3.52
Psi Chi National Honorary SocietyGPA: Provost's list and Deans listProvost's list and Deans list