Human Resources Generalist Extensive background in HR generalist affairs, including experience in employee recruitment and retention, staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, HR records management, HR policies development and legal compliance. Demonstrated success in negotiating win-win compromises, developing team building programs, and writing personnel manuals, corporate policies, job descriptions and management reports. HR Skills HR Department Start up Employment Law FMLA/ADA/EEO/WC Mediation & Advocacy Staff Recruitment & Retention Employee Relations/Services Benefits Administration HR Program/Project Management Orientation & On-Boarding Training & Development Performance Management HR Policies & Procedures
Performance management strategies
Staffing and recruiting professional
Employment law knowledge
Manager coaching and training
HRIS applications proficient
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Employee handbook development
Human Resource Business Partner February 2014 to CurrentNutra Blend, LLC a Land O'Lakes Company Presently － Neosho, MO
Execute responsibilities including; disciplinary actions, recruiting, training, payroll, personnel records, employee benefits, arbitration's, investigations as well as all other day to day operations.
I work with Executive team members to determine staffing and am involved in strategic meetings regarding growth and staffing needs for all departments.
Well organized and efficient under pressure.
Primary duties: Involved in all human resource related activities including orientation, interviewing, recruitment, selection, and evaluation Mastered Talent Link, Oracle and ADP HRIS software applications Fully engaged in disciplinary actions including PIP's and terminations Work effectively with all levels of management to ensure legal compliance Manage benefits for 400 people and interface with Benefits providers on behalf of employees as needed Provide outstanding customer service to the employees and management team.
SR HR Recruiter September 2010 to February 2014Butterball, LLC － Carthage, MO
In this position, I Fulfilled a broad range of HR functions, including recruiting and training employees, disciplinary action, EEOC, AAP, HR Generalist activities, SR Talent recruiter and 2nd for HR Complex Manager.
Primary duties: 2 direct reports Supervised all human resource related activities including orientation, interviewing, recruitment, selection, and evaluation Mastered the use of SAP system for HR, also familiar with 2 other HRMS Trained with Complex Manager on Union negotiations Fully engaged in disciplinary actions including PIP's and terminations Worked effectively with all levels of management to ensure legal compliance BMS (Border Management Systems)trained I have performed all required functions as acting Complex Manager Worked with Union representative on grievances and employee issues.
Responded to grievances/wrote responses to Union.
Researched material for preparation of Union negotiations.
Controlled I9 processes and compliance Administered benefits for 700 people and interfaced with Benefits providers on behalf of employees as needed Provided outstanding customer service to the employees and management team Maintained AAP records Solely responsible for unemployment disputes and appeals with a 71% win rate.
Executive Assistant/Data Analyst January 2016 to September 2010Leggett & Platt 1 － Carthage, MO
Recruited to work with Executive Vice President of Marketing to better understand social media and how it affects the bedding industry.
I was responsible for monitoring and reporting the nature of conversations on social media as they pertain to the bedding industry.
I assisted with the development of a cultural change strategy to help the company move from the old values to a new and exciting way of doing things.
Prepared and presented the first presentation regarding our social media presence and its effect on our bedding markets.
Developed a strategy for monitoring RSS feeds as they pertain to our industry and also setup the template for reporting on the media watched.
Office Manager/HR Representative July 2004 to May 2008TAMKO － Webb City, MO
I performed all HR functions, including recruiting and training employees, overseeing disciplinary action, travel for traveling team, budgetary functions and managing HR records.
It was my job to ensure the human resource objectives as well as the business objectives of TAMKO were adhered to while at the same time I worked to change the persona of the company in our division to attract more Engineers and talent.
Highly imaginative with many innovative ideas.
Primary duties: 2 direct reports Created and utilized training materials.
Established criteria and appraised performance Supervised all human resource related activities including orientation, interviewing, recruitment, selection, and evaluation Successfully facilitated implementation and training of SAP in the Engineering Dept Acted as Compliance Officer for this location Acted as safety office for 2 years until a safety office position was created Managed the budgets for multi-million dollar engineering projects Established strategic partnerships with senior executives to develop and implement viable operations plans assuring availability of appropriate resources to meet organizational goals Authorized all spending over $1,000 in the division Carlton Plumbing, 12 years.
Network Specialist/Project Manager October 1998 to October 2002Freeman Health Systems － Joplin, MO
I was recruited by Freeman to manage their Network administration needs.
I was responsible for over 96 projects and multiple servers.
I provided exceptional customer service to my users and provided support for the servers and systems.
My position required keen trouble shooting and analytical talents as well as strong computer skills and expertise.
Quick to learn and competent to teach.
Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Primary duties: Project manager for the network Administered 9 Netware servers and over 22 Microsoft/NT servers Created department guidelines for projects and implemented all pre-hiring skills assessment software for the Human Resources department Key manager in largest update ever attempted system wide by Freeman Health Systems.
Received certification in Netware and Microsoft Administration Serviced all trouble tickets for the East campus hospital, Neosho Hospital and assisted with all outlaying doctors' offices.
Owner/Operator May 1993 to October 1998Hayes Computer & CD ROM － Fort Collins, CO
This was entrepreneurial enterprise of mine.
I began this effort when I saw a niche market in the Fort Collins, CO area.
The internet café had not become popular yet and it was a college town which begged to be tapped.
Maintained all records, hired employees, managed budgets, maintained all financials and took care of any and all day to day business regarding operations.
Primary duties: Analyzed all solicitations and technical requirements for the purpose of planning and strategy development Recruited, tested, evaluated, interviewed, hired and managed all employees Coached employees and built a culture in my store Developed a bid process to be utilized on all proposals and bonus programs Marketed and promoted my computer store Managed financials United States navy, 5 years.
Service Person/Petty Officer May 1988 to May 1993US Navy － Washington, DC
My position in the Navy was one of service to the personnel and directly to the Admiral of our command.
My duties included managing communications in and out of the Admirals office.
Highest security clearance was required.
I wrote and distributed all manuals for Gateguard (a communications system).
I was in charge of all communication systems installed and deployed.
My commitment was to the people who served this country and enabling greater communications thereby ensuring their safety.
My other commitment was to the Admiral who relied on the information I was providing to ensure communication with the troops as well as the White House.
I interact effectively with individuals of all levels.
Primary duties: Administered all communications for Admiral in charge Developed curriculum for use of new communications systems Small arms trainer for Security team Navy Sharp shooter/weapons trainer and combat trainer.
Bachelor of Science (BS) : Psychology, 1993University of MarylandPsychology Primary studies were Organizational and Industrial Psychology/non clinical.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Forest Park Baptist Church of Carthage, MO
March of Dimes
Worked concurrently during college as a member of our armed services.