Senior Human Resources Generalist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Personable and enthusiastic Senior Human Resources Generalist with 10+ years experience in the full spectrum of HR functions. Seeking a position in Human Resources where I can partner with employees and management, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of the business while boosting employee job satisfaction.

  • HR Policy, Process and Design
  • Employee Performance Management
  • Compensation and Benefits Administration
  • HRIS Administration
  • Onboarding and Orientation
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs (DEI)
  • Employee Engagement
  • Coaching
  • Team Building
  • Change Management Design and Implementation
Work History
Senior Human Resources Generalist, 01/2021 - Current
American Realty Advisors Los Angeles, CA,
  • Performs all HR operations and provides oversight of payroll and recruiting
  • Focus on laying the groundwork for department expansion as Ceto moves forward in acquisition of partner company
  • Post Loomis acquisition of Logicpath in 2020, more focus on developing HR department and evolving Firm’s culture
  • Loyal, enthusiastic business partner, continuously researching ways to assist team with end goal of improving employee experience, whether through modernizing processes, coaching and training, HRMS enhancements, or by using data to tell a story
  • Protect company culture during a period of high growth by remaining intentional, through careful hiring practices, setting clear expectations during onboarding, and continuing to cultivate environment that places high value on performance, diversity, belonging and community
  • M&A Due Diligence: Collaborate with Ceto M&A team on acquisition of partner company
  • Assessing cultural compatibility, staffing, HR policies, legal and compliance issues, and developing a vision of the new combined culture
  • Prioritize and reinforce Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging through promoting a growth mindset among employees, continuous training efforts, and data collection/analysis/continued audit
  • COVID Response: Worked with management team to transition Ceto back to a hybrid office/telework environment post-COVID shutdown
  • Introduced new office location and company rebrand with a renewed push towards employee engagement to attract and retain our workforce.
Human Resources Manager, 01/2011 - 01/2021
City Of Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA,
  • Transformed HR into a true strategic business partner, born out of an end-to-end HR redesign
  • Championed HR vision while forging sustainable HR infrastructure, systems, processes, and practices
  • Led HRMS migration and enhancements to further employee experience, system integrations and data reporting
  • Introduced proactive employee review and communications programs, beginning with regular small group and one-on-one communications from the President, a robust performance review program and skip level interviews
  • During tenure in this position, successfully guided team towards exceeding Firm’s vision of changing organizational culture to a team-oriented environment that places high value on performance, diversity, belonging and community
  • Achieving this led to Ceto’s highest levels of retention in the Firm’s history
  • Attained this by recruiting applicants that would thrive in this culture of DEI&B, guiding management to training and performance management that reinforce Firm’s core values and a dedication to keeping the pulse on employee engagement and job satisfaction
  • Sale of Logicpath: Throughout 2019-2020, worked closely with CEO to manage due diligence process and acquisition of Logicpath by Loomis
  • Implemented Datasite platform to facilitate data exchange for the acquisition and supported initial analysis
  • Worked with Loomis HR team to transition employees and data post-acquisition
  • COVID Response: Reacting to employee surveying, quickly re-engineered the hybrid telework environment to accommodate full telework
  • Risk Management: Identified compliance issues related to timekeeping and exemptions with the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Developed training program for management to prevent future violations.
Human Resources/Executive Assistant, 04/2008 - 01/2011
Analogic Corp Morrisville, NC,
  • Transformed existing Human Resources department that had previously been operating at "bare bones" level
  • Created framework for complete redesign that would be, in my future tenure, a robust HR ecosystem
  • Responsible for Human Resources functions at both the routine and strategic level as well as all recruiting efforts
  • Assistant to the President, serving as gatekeeper of his time and resources
  • Managed President’s business activities, including calendaring, meeting planning, liaison to Firm’s managers, conducting research, and creating reports and presentations at President’s request
  • Took on role of internal recruiter, nearly eliminating use of recruiting firms, saving Firm 70% in annual recruiting costs
  • Cut HRIS and payroll costs by 20% through renegotiation of contracts
  • Organized quarterly team building events and company-wide meetings, fostering a team-oriented environment and introducing a coordinated employee engagement effort
  • Go-to project manager for various Firm initiatives, including implementation and office space redesign
  • Partnered with President on initiative to obtain private equity funding for expansion of Logicpath
Account Manager, 01/2005 - 03/2008
EnvisionWare City, STATE,
  • Sales and account management for leading supplier of software and RFID solutions to the library industry
  • Identified opportunities and worked with clients to develop strategic technology solutions for their library
  • Built high degree of credibility with client base and strategic partners, resulting in great client references and profitable business relationships
  • Managed and sold to clients and prospects in Northwest U.S
  • And Canada
  • Partnered with outside representative to produce revenue of over $2 million per year
  • Continuously maintained attrition levels
  • Conducted sales presentations and demonstrated products via webinar and at trade shows
  • Participated in onboarding process as a CRM system trainer for all new employees
  • Responsible for preparing all RFP responses for territory, providing cost estimates and ROI analysis for prospective clients.
Bachelor of Business Administration: Business Marketing, Expected in 2005
University of North Georgia - Dahlonega, GA
cum laude

PHR Certification, HRCI


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), National Member

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Atlanta Chapter

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