Human Resources executive business partner who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives to drive results. Well balanced with 20 years experience in the business platform with various divisions and leadership levels in the corporate and field sector. Experienced Human Resource Director overseeing 20,000 people, 100 plus multi-units and directing 13 HR Managers in various states. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled leaders in various divisions of the company. Experienced in all aspects of Human Resources such as employee engagement, human capital, succession planning, recruiting and retention, talent building, employee relations, team building, labor relations, performance management, coaching, mentoring, diversity and inclusion, compensation and benefits, and state and federal regulatory compliance.
Ambassador of the company culture, well being of the people and health of the business. Lead and directed 13 HR Managers, oversaw more then 100 store units with approximately 20,000 associates in various states for overall human resources. Spearhead human resource initiatives by translating and aligning the company's HR vision and strategies with the company's business initiatives and goals through talent acquisition, succession planning, staffing plans/organization/re-structure, diversity and inclusion, engagement, talent development, performance management/coaching, and employee relations, compliance, work compensation, compensation and benefits programs. Received HR Award for the creation and implementation of an engagement/team building program that increased engagement scores company wide. Produced clear communication channels from the corporate office executives to the executive leadership teams in the field sector. Integrated business strategies with cross-functional teams building plans to grow market share and improve profit performance. Determined change management strategy by partnering with various divisions, understanding operational initiatives, and aligning company change needs with HR related actions. Foster a collaborative environment where employees respect and adhere to company policy's and standards on integrity and ethics by integrating such values into all programs, practices and policies.
Human Resource Manager - Accountable for six Distribution Centers, three Human Resource Managers and three Districts for 40+ retail stores in various states. Responsible for Generalist HR functions included employee engagement, recruiting/staffing, training, creating and implementing best practices, compliance, employee relations, labor relations, P&L cost savings initiatives, succession planning and aligning talent with the organizational needs. Developed and implemented labor relations training for all Distribution Centers and HR Managers.
Human Resources Employee Relations Manager- Oversaw field employee relations for more then 300 stores ensuring consistency within the company to reduce legal costs and improve engagement. Investigated major subject matters and recommended disciplinary action according to the company practice and policy. Managed and partnered with legal and Mountain States Employers Council, Inc on EEOC claims for the operations retail field divisions. Communicated and collaborated with the Field HR Managers. District Managers and GM's with common trends and training needs in the retail stores. Assisted with the company handbook policy creation and implementation.
Human Resource Recruiting Manager - Managed recruiting strategies and organizational needs within various states and levels of leadership in the store operations retail field. Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, placement and on-boarding.
June 2012 - June 2014
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