Social Studies Teacher History Instructor Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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HR professional offering 16 years in human resources and recruiting. Expertise in employee relations, culture change, training and development. Highly driven to achieve company goals.
  • Staffing and recruiting professional
  • Performance management strategies
  • Employment law knowledge
  • Employee relations
  • Manager coaching and training
  • Worker's Compensation
  •  Represented company at unemployment hearings
Social Studies Teacher History Instructor, 11/2007 to Current
Advent SoftwareHarrison, NY,
Facilitated student learning and conducted annual sexual harassment training for faculty and staff.
HR Manager, 07/2005 to 06/2006
Breakthru Beverage GroupDecatur, IL,
  • Conducted benefits administration for 258 benefit-eligible employees.
  • Created and implemented the exit and interview program process
  • Advised CFO on appropriate progressive discipline and at risk team members.
  • Worked with HR advisors and HR representatives on establishing consistent hiring practices.
  • Created and managed more than 600 confidential personnel records
  • Facilitated monthly birthday meetings to develop strategies that would positively influence workplace relationships and effectiveness.
  • Processed all salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions, bonuses and pay adjustments, including stock options.
  • Also responsible for maintenance, administration and security.
Human Resources Manager, 07/2004 to 06/2005
Advent SoftwareRemote - New Jersey, NJ,
  • Full Human Resources responsibility for recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee relations and executive development for 1.2 million SF retail distribution center with over 600 hourly team members and 42 leadership positions, leading a staff of four.
  • Consistently demonstrated highly developed interpersonal skills, planning, organizing and communication abilities.
HR Manager, 05/2002 to 08/2004
Lowe's Companies, Inc.Clermont, FL,
  • Lowe's Pennsylvania Regional Distribution Center, 1.2 million SF retail distribution center with over 600 hourly team members and 48 leadership positions
  • Successfully recruited and trained over 300 team members
  • Fully implemented compensation and  benefits programs
  • Successfully maintained non-union status
  • Executed Gallup employee Opinion survey and improved results by double digits.
  • Designed and effectively implemented training for internal promotions into leadership roles, resulting in two promotions.
  • Successfully implemented corporate management development system 48 Supervisors and Operations Managers
  • Successfully led an HR staff of six.
  • Reduced turnover 75%,
  • Selected to participate with company leadership in a revision of the distribution network's cross-training process.
  • Consistently demonstrate highly developed interpersonal skills, planning, organizing and communication abilities.
Installed Sales Coordinator, 10/2001 to 03/2002
Shelby County School DistrictCordova, TN,
  • Recruited, scheduled and followed-up on independent contractors installing Lowe's home improvement products in customer's homes.
  • Exceeded sales goal by $20,000
  • Promoted to Pottsvile, PA DC HR Manager.
Classroom teacher, 02/1999 to 10/2001
AutozoneManassas, VA,
  • English and drama and club advisor, Tift County High School, taught a full-Jessicae class schedule in both traditional and block schedules.
  • Drama Club advisor and director of the three shows produced by the drama club in an 800 seat auditorium, while providing local and touring groups with technical support.
  • Lighting designer and technician for chorus shows.
  • Sponsor of the literary magazine and mock trial advisor.
  • Tutored students on the writing section of the Georgia High School Graduation Test.
  • Voted most inspiring male teacher by students of the graduating class of 2002.
Distribution Center HR Manager, 01/1990 to 09/1997
Target StoresCity, STATE,
  • Opened and successfully led the HR function in a 1.2 million SF distribution center with over 900 employees.
  • Effectively recruited and and trained leadership staff
  • Successfully implemented company compensation and benefit programs, performed local wage surveys
  • Initiated and maintained excellent employee relations
  • Implemented self-directed work teams in a brown-field setting and transitioned from a 5-day, 8-hour schedule to 4-day, 10-hour schedule.
  • Selected to intervene in employee relations challenges in other DC's
  • Led the implementation of 7 Habits for the DC and Aubrie Daniels, Bringing out the Best in People for the distribution pyramid.
  • Designed and executed an employee development process, resulting in the promotion of five employees into leadership/supervisory positions.
Regional Personnel Representative, 01/1989 to 12/1990
Target StoresCity, STATE,
  • Supported the conversion of former Richway Gold Circle Stores to Target locations, heavy emphasis on executive and employee recruiting and development.
  • Successfully managed difficult employee relations situations.
  • Promoted to DC HR Manager
District and Regional HR Manager, 02/1981 to 02/1988
Best ProductsCity, STATE,
  • 1982-1988, increasingly responsible human resources positions, working up to Regional HR Manager.
  • Reviewed federal and state laws to confirm and enforce company compliance.
  • Created and executed training for district and regional management development.
  • Supported acquisition of Labelle's Catalog Showrooms
  • Effective HR partner with regional support positions.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: School Administration, Expected in 1977
Central Michigan University - Mt. Pleasant, MI
School Administration
Bachelor of Science: Education; History/Journalism, Expected in 1975
Central Michigan University - Mt. Pleasant, MI
Education; History/Journalism CERTIFCATIONS Social Studies and Communication in the state of Pennsylvania. I also have training and experience in SAT tutoring using The Princeton Review: Cracking the SAT.
Activities and Honors
  • Society of Human Resources Management, Vice President, Schulykill County Chapter, 2004, Treasurer 2003.
  • President of the Tift county Arts Council, 1997-1998
  •  Advanced training and development skills.
  • Excellent command of MS Office Suite.
  • Highly rated employee relations and interpersonal skills for 16  years.
  • Skilled oral and written communication.
  • Transferrable skills from the public to the private sector.
  • Acknowledged change agent.

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  • Social Studies Teacher History Instructor
  • HR Manager
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  • Installed Sales Coordinator
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  • Regional Personnel Representative
  • District and Regional HR Manager
  • Master of Arts
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