human resources consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Poised Human Resources Manager with 10+ years of experience offering well-rounded industry background and record of accomplishments. Focused on enhancing business efficiency and team productivity by sourcing high-quality candidates and minimizing turnover. Proficient in supporting training, performance-optimization and motivational strategies.

  • Hiring and retention strategies
  • Onboarding
  • Personnel recruitment
  • Policies implementation
  • HRIS applications proficient
  • Benefits administrator
  • Affirmative action
  • Personnel engagement
  • Training & Development
  • Project planning
  • Team building
  • Analytical
12/2017 to Current Human Resources Consultant Children's Memorial Hospital | Northbrook, IL,
  • Guide employer with federal, state and local employment and associate relations laws, regulations and guidelines and various HR web-based tools.
  • How to instruction" on proper eligibility notification on company benefits, yearly open enrollment, guidance in eligibility issues, ADA and FMLA as well as disability documentation and processes.
  • Provide training and instruction on proper On Boarding, reference checks, background verification (E-Verify).
  • Offer consulting advice in company recruiting, interviewing and retention.
  • Teach HR procedures with emphasis on exit interviews, absenteeism/attrition.
  • Offer guidance on Lean Manufacturing processes, workflow analysis and quality controls, problem solving techniques.
  • Facilitated organizational development initiatives to conduct performance management and talent assessment.
  • Developed staffing strategies to fill vacancies and define position allocations.
  • Utilized HRIS data and statistical reports to monitor trends in staffing, including recruitment, promotions and terminations.
  • Liaised with management and employees to answer inquiries, administer contracts and support problem resolution.
  • Utilized global HR frameworks to drive core HR processes, projects and initiatives within region.
  • Assessed personnel performance and provided guidance for continuous improvement.
  • Designed leadership development programs to monitor employee relations and increase retention.
  • Liaised with HR management to devise and update policies based on changing industry and social trends.
  • Created and implemented highly effective and individualized human resource solutions for clients.
  • Analyzed current organizational culture to develop systemic and scalable counter measures for sustainable change.
  • Reviewed compensation program and developed short- and long-term plans to increase efficiency and employee satisfaction.
12/2013 to 12/2016 Human Resources Manager Baxter | Kentucky, AR,
  • Full HR generalist management for a $66 Million manufacturing company of commercial and consumer outdoor products with 400 employees.
  • Transitioned HR from traditional labor relations into a comprehensive HR organization focused on employee retention, staff and management training, and recruiting.
  • Provided HR leadership during a period of rapid growth from 200 employees to 400 in less than 2 years.
  • Captured $55K in benefit cost reductions and avoided an additional $100K in unemployment compensation claims and unjust termination claims.
  • Developed a performance management system that was metrics based with emphasis on operating results.
  • Spearheaded employee recognition and awards programs.
  • Advised leadership on HR-related issues, including vacation and sick time, benefits, job services and employment discrepancies.
  • Managed full-cycle human resource operational activities to maximize HR employee performance.
  • Developed hiring and recruitment policies to drive transparent and fair hiring process for selecting candidates on basis of merit and relevance with job.
  • Supported top talent identification processes by interviewing candidates and executing onboarding, orientation and benefits processes.
  • Initiated employee evaluation process and recommended policy changes to help staff progress toward desired readiness goals.
  • Held exit interviews and documented information discussed with employees.
  • Created and implemented exit and interview program process.
  • Created succession plans and promotion paths for staff to boost passion for reaching goals and objectives of organization.
  • Formulated corrective action plan through analysis of management feedback and consultation with employee.
  • Achieved desired work environment and performance by proactively advising and guiding employees on best practices and overseeing HR training.
  • Worked with HR advisors and HR representatives on establishing consistent hiring practices.
  • Supervised and guided personnel to eliminate downtime and boost productivity.
  • Engaged with management teams to receive and evaluate appraisals on current project status, plan improvements collaboratively, gauge successes of implemented programs and update or align new company objectives.
  • Created compensation and benefits structures to align with market conditions and budget demands.
  • Mitigated audit risk by optimizing compliance tools, identifying deficiencies and implementing corrective actions.
  • Investigated workplace issues with professionalism and sensitivity and detailed incidents in reports to senior executives.
  • Decreased workers' compensation claims by working closely with employees to promote safety.
  • Advised management in development of staffing equity plans.
12/2007 to 12/2013 Professional Driver, Recruiter and Trainer CT Transport | City, STATE,
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Trained newly hired top talent to fill key positions and maximize productivity.
  • Tested trainees on materials to determine levels of understanding and areas requiring further instruction.
  • Developed and coordinated trainings to help individuals learn company policies and procedures and job tasks.
  • Identified areas of concern uncovered during training sessions and suggested methods to reduce risk.
  • Reduced process gaps by training new hires on best practices and protocols.
  • Completed frequent assessments of training materials, structure and success rates to enhance program.
  • Cross-trained employees to do other jobs within business, increasing job skills and productivity.
  • Identified and communicated to management regarding areas needing additional training.
  • Conducted training needs assessments to identify individuals' current level of skill compared to required competency for position.
  • Evaluated and communicated trainee participation and performance in reports to management.
  • Conducted ongoing evaluations to determine effectiveness of programs and make recommendations for necessary modifications.
  • Brought in well-qualified, multifaced job candidates to fill open positions.
12/1994 to 12/2006 Product Support Line Leader Lockheed Martin | City, STATE,
  • Managed, hired and trained a team of 27 employees tasked with designing, developing, and implementing machinery for the US Department of Defense and U.S.
  • Federal government agencies.
  • Implemented a Safety Program and held Top Security Clearance.
Education and Training
Expected in to to BS | Global Business Management TROY UNIVERSITY, , GPA:
Expected in to to BS | Human Resource Management SORRELL COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, , GPA:

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