Assisted in the strategic shift of a more culture focused company by developing culture training for all managers to be implemented to their staff and the creation of a culture handbook.
Implemented a successful companywide wellness program that aided in the reduction of workers compensation injuries.
Recognized for having exceptional talent acquisition skills and selected to travel to Alaska to contribute in a mass hire for a new store.
Achieved SHARP certification, a prestigious award through OSHA, by operating an exemplary injury and prevention program and developed a Workplace Violence Prevention Program from scratch to prepare staff for the continued changes occurring in the current work environment.
Identified a need for leadership training and initiated the development of this training for managers as well as offer additional training to managers in regards to supportive communication and coaching.
Kronos, PeopleSoft, Smartlinx, Paycom, VIKUS, SAP, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher
The Rehabilitation Center at SandalwoodApril 2014 to CurrentHuman Resources Generalist Wheat Ridge, CO
Restructured the recruiting process to reduce turnover by improving the selection of qualified candidates and revamping the training and onboarding process.
Partners with the HR team to gather, analyze and evaluate the company through SWOT analysis to effectively determine the strategic needs of the company.
Facilitates the development of the company policies and procedures as well as offer training as needed.
Conducts investigations of employee relation problems and provides counseling to management on coaching of staff, particularly during the disciplinary process while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
Administers several aspects of the employee benefits program including enrollments, terminations, changes, and COBRA.
PetsmartJune 2010 to April 2014Assistant Store Manager Everett Aurora, WA CO
Directly supervised 32 associates and 5 managers in a big box retail store.
Managed all hiring, training, and development of the stores associates.
Recognized on a district level for improvement of 90 day retention.
Set and controlled the supply budget in the store and ensured that all departments stayed within their given budgets.
Created a culture of safety awareness throughout all departments, which assisted in the reduction of work related injuries.
Coached staff as needed to help with continued growth and to correct performance opportunities as needed.
Nurtured and Developed several employees into promotions within the company.
Developed three associates into supervisory positions with proven success.
Waddell & ReedJanuary 2010 to May 2010Intern Bellevue, WA
Assisted Management and advisors in building and maintaining client relations.
Helped with administrative responsibilities including inventory, improving office organization, and aiding with client inquiries.
Facilitated marketing and sales tactics to increase the advisors client base and maintained contact with current clients.
Education and Training
University of Washington2010Bachelors of Art: Business AdministrationBothell, WABusiness Administration
Managing Employees, Human Resources Management, Leadership, Marketing Research and Business Policy and Strategic Management
Marketing Research, MS Publisher, PeopleSoft, sales, SAP