vice president of human resources resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Accomplished Human Resources Business Partner with a passion for leading, inspiring, and developing employees to drive organizational performance. Comprehensive experience developing HR functions, cultivating positive work environments and collaborating across all levels of the organization. Expertise in strategic planning and developing and implementing company-wide people initiatives.

Areas of Expertise
  • Executive Leadership
  • HR Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Hiring Trends and Analysis
  • HCM Technology
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Talent Assessment
  • Performance Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Compensation and Benefits Design
  • Championing Culture
  • Developed HR programs for two successful startups. Served as advisor for all people practices and policies and created competitive compensation and benefits program.
  • Led successful talent assessment and assimilation during large corporate acquisition, which resulted in 75 new employees.
  • Devised staffing and human practices that allowed company to double its revenue with a 10% staff growth.
  • Implemented a performance based compensation system that transformed a passive workforce into a performance-based, goal driven workforce producing greater revenues and increased income.
  • Partnered with Executive Leadership to build and developed a satellite office. Designed and delivered a first-class onboarding program to assimilate employees into the culture and business.
  • Developed a Leadership Excellence Program for high potential employees, resulting in retention of 100% of participants over a two-year period.
  • Breathed new life into employee recognition program, increasing employee satisfaction and earning organization the “Best Places to Work in Western New York” for four consecutive years.
  • Advised on organization change management initiative transitioning to a sales-focused account executive team. Created performance measures for the team tied to incentive compensation, resulting in an overall increase in the annual campaign revenue by 10%.
  • Developed and championed remote work program in response to COVID, which resulted in a high-performing workforce.
Work History
Vice President of Human Resources, 07/2021 to Current
Chickasaw Nation IndustriesLubbock, TX,
  • Re-brand and rebuild human resource function for company.
  • Partner with Leadership Team to implement people strategy for twelve locations with over 350 employees.
  • Established best practices in talent acquisition, training and development, performance management, compensation, mentoring, succession planning, and employee relations to strategically support company’s business objectives.
  • Lead and mentor HR team.
Vice President of Human Resources, 06/2018 to 07/2021
Chickasaw Nation IndustriesPhiladelphia, PA,
  • Led and mentored human resources and safety functions for over 700 employees in US and Canada.
  • Partnered with corporation’s business leaders to enable growth by proactively assessing needs and collaborating to develop and deliver talent management solutions.
  • Provided quality consultation to supervisors to maximize engagement and minimize risk.
  • Led, developed and deploy people strategies, initiatives and processes, including talent acquisition, onboarding, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, succession planning, employee relations, employee engagement, retention strategies, organization design and change management.
  • Leveraged HCM technology to streamline HR and Payroll processes, increasing productivity and profitability and producing critical data analytics.
  • Enhanced employee benefits programs in partnership with insurance advisor.
Vice President of Human Resources, 05/2011 to 06/2018
Chickasaw Nation IndustriesPhoenix, AZ,
  • Led human resources strategy for top 200 commercial construction company with revenues of $500 million with over 500 employees.
  • Led and mentored human resource and payroll teams.
  • Designed and implemented people policies and practices that created a positive, motivational work environment where people were empowered to deliver their best.
  • Protect company interests by implementing and administering compliant, fair employment practices
  • Member of executive team driving strategic direction and ensuring that people resources were in place to deliver on that direction
  • Designed and delivered a first-class onboarding program to assimilate employees into culture and business.
Chief People Officer, 07/1999 to 05/2011
InmusicReno, NV,
  • Led human resource and community engagement functions and served as a strategic business partner on leadership team.
  • Aligned HR and community engagement programs with strategic goals and provided customer service to 100 employees.
  • Designed employee benefits, training, and led strategic planning, performance management, policy implementation, legal compliance, and employee relations including Labor Union relations.
  • Managed recruitment and orientation process for employees, temporary staff and interns.
  • Partnered with President and Board of Directors on confidential issues.
BS: Human Resource Management, Expected in
EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE - Saratoga Springs, NY,
  • Certified Human Resources Professional (PHR)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Workplace Big Five Certification
  • Certified Creative Problem Solving Facilitator
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certification
Community Involvement and Awards
  • DEI Committee Member, Junior Achievement of WNY
  • Classroom Volunteer, Junior Achievement of WNY
  • Former Board Member/Personnel Committee, Homespace Corporation
  • Former Advisory Board, United Way Women’s Leadership Council F
  • Former Board Member, Buffalo Alliance for Education
  • Graduate, Leadership Buffalo Class Experience
  • Graduate, Board Governance for Women program
  • Graduate, Dale Carnegie Leadership for Managers
  • Award Recipient, Forty Under 40
  • Outstanding HR Professional of the Year Award, Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association
  • Volunteer Leader of the Year Award, Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association

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