Human Resources Manager with 10 plus years of experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in employee relations, payroll processing, recruitment and training and development.
Payroll proficient (Paychex Flex)
Personnel records maintenance
New hire orientation
Recruitment and hiring
Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures.
Implemented an incentive program to decrease workplace injuries
Guided leadership with conflict resolution
Trained staff on new branding initiatives
Collaborated with the General Manager to develop performance reviews
Executive Committee Member
Supported two additional sister hotels and corporate office with all employee relations needs
Human Resources Manager / dana hotel and spa - Chicago, il02/2014 - Current
Devised training programs for new and existing employees.
Recruited, hired and trained new employees to optimize profitability.
Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed and selected best applicants for numerous positions.
Streamlined benefit program administration efficiencies.
Partnered with management to establish workplace safety curriculum for training and education purposes.
Automated employee performance evaluation reminders for senior leadership.
Audited I9 documents to remain compliant .
Trained employees on Preventing Harassment in the Workplace on an annual basis.
Utilize E-Verify for all new hires.
Human Resources Manager / Sage Hospitality-Renaissance Blackstone Hotel - Chicago, IL11/2013 - 02/2014
Manage the candidate applicant tracking system (Virtual Edge) on a regular basis.
Position the hotel as the "preferred employer" in the area by maintaining strong community relations with referral agencies to maintain strong applicant flow.
Coordinate and conduct associate orientation to introduce the associate to the hotel/company and ensure the appropriate information is disseminated and the appropriate forms are completed and processed: may include but not limited to, new hire forms, tax forms, benefit enroll forms, I-9 forms and an overview to the company handbook and employee policies.
Communicate, educate and administer the associate benefit program in a timely, accurate manner.
Assist in the development, coordination, and implementation of various associate relations programs and events to ensure consistent administration and reduction of turnover.
Provide open communications and promote a positive and pro-employee work environment.
Bring all sensitive associate related information to the attention of the DHR in all instances to limit liability.
Prepare/monitor Payroll Action Forms & input/update ADP new hires, terms and daily changes to ensure accurate, up-to-date information is available for payroll and management.
Process forms and respond to written and oral inquiries regarding verification of employment, wages, unemployment compensation and worker's compensation claims, in a manner which is consistent and ensure that liability is minimized.
Maintain employee records, files and the human resource office systems.
Compile various corporate reports and property reports to provide management with accurate information and comply with corporate policies and procedures as well as government laws and regulations.
Conducted New Hire Orientation for all departments, assisted the Security Director with Workplace Safety training.
Human Resources Manager / Sage Hospitality-Chicago's Essex Inn - Chicago, IL07/2007 - 11/2013
Responsible for processing payroll using ADP Payforce and TimeSaver, recruiting all hourly and salary positions utilizing the Ceridian applicant tracking system and other outside recruiting sources.
Inputting information for background checks through Quest on line system and administer oral drug tests for all potential candidates.
Utilize Everify to confirm Employment Verification for all newly hired associates. Process new hire paperwork and maintains compliance with all new hire forms. Conducts New Hire Orientation and Safety training.
Works closely with the Director of Housekeeping to ensure all practices and policies are being followed in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Handles all Grievances that are filed through Local 1 UNITE HERE. Handles Employee Relations issues, files Workers Compensation claims through Zurich and the Sage Corporate Risk Department. Assists in Benefit enrollment for Full time and Part time Associates.
Completes all invoices for HR (i.e. name tag orders, VSP, Allstate, Local 1 Pension, Local 399 Pension, Health & Welfare Local 1, Union Dues reporting, Local 399 Dues, Local 1 Pre-paid Legal etc). Reporting New Hires to Local 1 monthly using the UNITE HERE website to report H&W. Head up the Safety Committee, responsible for holding monthly meetings, conducting safety walk thrus, follow up on Workers Compensations claims, keep OSHA records up to date, and implement new ideas to prevent injuries on the job.
George Rogers Clark High School - - Hammond, IN, USA1992High School Diploma: General