Strategic, Innovative HR Executive with over 13 years of comprehensive experience including talent acquisition and management, succession planning, learning and development, employee engagement and retention, change management, operations management, employee relations, internal and external communications, and software implementation. Proven experience collaborating with senior management to conduct Human Resources strategic planning in order to support and further corporate goals. Possess broad knowledge of human resources in a variety of sectors including union and non-union environments and Fortune 500 companies and a large number of exempt / non-exempt employees. Demonstrated experience initiating cost containment strategies resulting in significant savings. Excellent ability to address and implement strategic plans for increased process / operation efficiencies through software technology, talent acquisition and management, retention and succession planning, performance management and internal communication strategies.
50-year old national full service heavy equipment dealership. Employs 1800+ employees in 23 states with 68 US locations. Report to VP of Corporate Administration of company and manage a team of 5.
Transforming HR from administrative / task oriented role to strategic business partner, including working with senior management to drive key business and implement performance initiatives. Conducting extensive analysis of existing HR organization and developing business plans to update all policies, procedures, services, programs and operations. Direct human resource functions, including recruiting, talent and performance management, hiring practices for EEO compliance, employer branding for recruiting / marketing initiatives, employee engagement, and managing the entire life cycle.
Global energy infrastructure provider. Employs over 500 employees in 23 countries / 4 continents. As a result of reorganization, I was laid off. Reported to VP of HR.
Accountable for employee relations, recruiting for 4 continents, talent management, new hire onboarding program, new manager training, payroll for 4 continents, Employee Portal Administrator, benefits and compensation administration.
National gas retailer, primarily located in Walmart parking lots. Employs 7,000+ in 21 states with 1180 US locations. My husband's career relocated us to Baton Rouge, LA. Reported to Director of Communication.
Partnered with a variety of internal clients to provide communication support for strategic business priorities including the development and execution of communication plans. Developed messages aligned to the company strategy and develop communication collateral including presentations, talking points, emails, memorandums, and e-news to achieve specific objectives. Built relationships with internal leaders and serve as their communication adviser. Gathered and summarized employee feedback on communication effectiveness. Planned and executed communication strategies for organizational changes, organizational events and critical events. Supported and helped maintain key communication channels including communication councils, intranet, and emerging social media platforms. Managed internal company websites including e-commerce site. Program Manager for Mystery Shop, Customer Satisfaction Program, Employee Engagement Program and Health and Wellness.
World's largest aluminum profile company. Employs 23,000 employees in more than 40 countries and headquarters located in Oslo, Norway. As a part of reorganization, I was laid off. Reported to General Manager of Magnolia Facility and VP of Global HR.
Directed HR department. Supervised staff of 4.
An American multinational telecommunications and Internet service provider company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. It operates a Tier 1 network. Employs over 10,000 in 4 continents. Left the company due to extensive travel requirements.
Reported to VP of HR and VP of Sales Engineering Training.
In October 2007, received promotion to Project Manager within the Sales Engineering organization. Administered 14 week training program to new sales professionals. Administrator of Profiles International Assessment to all sales and sales engineering candidates; Delivered assessment results to recruiters and hiring managers which leads to hiring the right candidates.
Human Resources Specialist
HR Specialist for internal call center, providing counsel and assistance to managers, and employees regarding HR issues. Researched and resolved complex benefits problems. Conducted weekly new-hire orientations; Developed training materials. Provided assistance to managers to support recruitment and hiring functions. Coordinated open-enrollment processes and communicated materials to employees. Assisted HR Director in the creation of various employee surveys, analyzed and reported trends to executive team. Liaised with benefits vendors to resolve issues.
Activities:Received full paid scholarship and worked concurrently during college as a customer service/sales associate at Magnolia Pharmacy.
Online, Accelerated, Accredited University
In progress - Graduation Date - May 2014
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