I am an experienced professional with expertise in all areas of Human Resources Management, which includes a successful record of accomplishment in Benefits Management, Employee Relations, Recruitment and Training and Development. My ability to remain flexible and handle multiple tasks enables me to excel especially while working under pressure. I am computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft office products and Internet Usage.
MS Office proficient
Hiring and retention
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Performance management strategies
Training and development
Affirmative Action compliance
New hire orientation
Exceptional interpersonal skills
HRIS applications proficient
Training programs development Union grievance resolution Society for Human Resource Management Knowledgeable in all HR Systems Compensation and benefits New employee orientations.
Regional Human Resources Director06/2004 to CurrentAvante Group, IncHollywood, FL
Develop, implement, and administer, recruiting, compensation and incentive programs for various positions within the region.
Recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain handbook on policies, procedures, and benefit communications; perform benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, plan performance, and adhere to industry standards.
Assist with creating and maintaining department and staffing budget.
Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals.
Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Handle and effectively resolve employee relations issues.
Handle union grievances and contract negotiations.
Conduct employee surveys and work with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs.
Supervise the preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies; such as IRS, DOL, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies.
Manage the Compliance, Safety and Workers' Compensation for all multi- site locations.
Develop and supervise the training needs of department managers and all other support staff for all multi-site locations.
Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
Resolve employment-related disputes through proactive communication.
Benefits & Development Specialist01/2002 to 01/2004EXCEL PEOBoca Raton, FL
Administered all employee health, welfare and retirement plans company-wide.
Administered and tracked COBRA, FMLA, and Personal Leaves for all clients.
Planned, organized, and controlled all activities of the department.
Developed and implemented departmental goals, objectives, and systems for various clients.
Established and maintained department records and reports.
Participated in administrative staff meetings and attended other meetings, such as seminars.
Provided on-site benefit meetings and open enrollment meetings.
Conducted employee satisfaction surveys and compensation surveys to ensure proper benchmark within industry trends.
Developed and conducted on-site training programs including anger management and diversity training, sexual harassment training, communicating effectively, time management, and effective leadership.
Human Resources Executive10/2001 to 12/2002Target CorporationBoynton Beach, FL
Evaluating reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals.
Recommending new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Strategic planning, recruitment, new hire orientation, workers compensation, unemployment, employee relations, employee recognition, training and development and community relations.
Admitting Coordinator/Trainer12/1999 to 06/2001University Hospital at Stony BrookStony Brook, NY
Inpatient, outpatient and emergency room registrations as well as scheduled admissions.
Trained all new staff and implemented various employee recognition programs to reduce turn over by 25%.
Human Resources Specialist01/1990 to 02/1993Skadden ArpsNew York, NY
Recruitment of non-exempt staff, new hire orientations, benefit administration, employee relations, file maintenance, wage and compensation planning, training and development.
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts/Human Resources Management1989Stony Brook, NYLiberal Arts/Human Resources Management
ADA, administrative, benefits, benefits administration, budget, coaching, community relations, competitive, contract negotiations, clients, employee relations, HRIS, Human Resources, HR, insurance, Team building, leadership, law, legal, mediation, meetings, MS Office, Performance management, personnel, policies, file maintenance, Recruitment, recruiting, reporting, Safety, seminars, staffing, Strategic planning, surveys, time management, training programs