human resources business partner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Human Resources Generalist
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Professional Summary

Results-driven Human Resources Business Partner skillful in strategic planning, policy integration and performance improvements. Always pursuing ways to maximize efficiency, employee satisfaction and cost savings. Highly-effective Human Resources Manager delivering successful strategies for maximizing personnel retention and productivity. Knowledgeable in [Type] industry compliance. Dedicated Human Resources professional bringing [Number] years of expertise in benefits administration, recruitment and staff development. Talented in bridging gaps between labor forces and management to achieve objectives. Driven and decisive with passion for building and retaining highly effective teams. Responsive Human Resources Business Partner with well-rounded experience in all functional areas of HR, including labor law compliance, employee relations and performance management, leave of absence and ADA accommodations. Supports clients and effectively balances role of consultant and mentor with gatekeeper to control employer-related risks and grow client's management skills. Thrives on mentoring business owners and managers from small to mid-size employers with proven success at understanding unique business needs to establish genuine relationships as indispensable partner.


Received highest rating for HR business partner performance repeatedly in last 10 years of employment.

Recognition received by client Sr. Vice President, Vice Presidents, and Directors for value-add to achieving business results.

  • HR Support
  • Human Resources Allocation
  • Dispute Mediation
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Improving Employee Engagement
  • Employee Performance Management
  • Employee Relations Oversight
  • Health and Safety Programs
  • HR Strategy
  • Coaching Leadership
  • Organizational Structure
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)
  • Analyzing and Modifying Compensation
Work History
Human Resources Business Partner, 12/2010 to 10/2021
Millennium Engineering And IntegrationWarner Robins, GA,
  • Identified HR training needs and conducted training for employees and leadership while recommending approaches to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and within company to reach business goals.
  • Investigated and liaised with legal department to respond to complaints of harassment, discrimination, employee grievances and other sensitive issues and prepared position statements for EEOC.
  • Resolved understaffing issues, disputes, employee terminations and disciplinary procedures.
  • Conducted exit interviews with employees leaving company to gauge areas of success and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborated with leadership to assess and improve policies across board.
  • Promoted and enabled necessary changes to align operations with strategic plans.
  • Integrated talent management process to include detailed analysis of potential talent gaps and development of career plans to identify and retain current talent and attract outside talent to business.
  • Engaged employees and conducted exit interviews to gain complete sense of satisfaction and areas in need of improvement.
  • Led comprehensive safety training program for [Number] staff members.
  • Liaised between multiple business divisions to improve communications.
  • Worked with managers to achieve compliance with organizational policies, providing clarifying information and recommending necessary changes.
  • Created and implemented forward-thinking initiatives to improve employee engagement.
  • Provided guidance on policies and procedures to harmonize responses, provide appropriate investigation actions and reach resolution of grievances.
  • Structured compensation and benefits according to market conditions and budget demands.
  • Provided resolution to complex and confidential issues by [Action].
  • Achieved favorable company outcomes with labor union negotiations by using successful collective bargaining strategies.
HR Generalist, 10/2008 to 12/2010
Addus Homecare CorporationBox Elder, MT,
  • Advocated for staff members and counsel supervisors to identify and resolve conflicts.
  • Analyzed issues and employed improvement processes.
  • Partnered with senior leadership to establish and develop corporate and HR policies and procedures.
  • Contributed to annual performance appraisals by working with supervisors to achieve consistency and compliance with established procedures.
  • Launched company-wide HR strategies, practices and benefits and compensation policies to drive departmental and business objectives.
HR Manager, 07/1992 to 10/2008
Ametek, Inc.Irvine (Fmh), CA,
  • Oversaw legal compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations in addition to compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Recommended, initiated and finalized HR actions regarding faculty and staff position management, compensation, and employment postings, hiring proposals and new hire onboarding.
  • Managed employee disputes by employing conflict resolution techniques.
  • Guided leaders and employees on company policies, programs, benefits, and salary administration.
  • Advised decision-makers on complex and confidential matters ranging from performance management to employee relations issues.
  • Implemented standardized programs and policies, driving smooth operations, employee retention and engagement.
  • Led decision-making and implementation of HR policies, procedures, programs and functions.
  • Created vision and goals for HR team and motivated staff to achieve excellence in customer support and core HR processes.
  • Supervised and mentored direct reports and developed talented HR teams.
  • Developed focused training programs, leadership pipeline and succession plans.
  • Implemented performance review and motivational strategies to elevate HR team results.
  • Coordinated with senior leadership and handled managerial needs by implementing fresh solutions into business strategies.
  • Led and strategically directed team of human resources professionals.
  • Conducted company-wide town hall meetings to convey updates.
MBA: Business - Completed One Year of Studies, Expected in to St. Mary's College - Moraga, CA,
No Degree: Master's Certificate - Strategic Leadership, Expected in to Villanova University - Extended Education,
Masters Certificate: Human Resources Management, Expected in to Michigan State - East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts: Business Management, Expected in 06/1998 to St. Mary's College - Moraga, CA,
  • Awarded Special Project Honors & Distinction
  • SHRM-CP - SHRM Certified Professional
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School Attended

  • St. Mary's College
  • Villanova University
  • Michigan State
  • St. Mary's College

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