18229 478th Ave Clear Lake, South Dakota, 57226
Home: 605-874-8498 Cell: 605-237-5352
Dedicated and passionate human resources professional seeking full time career opportunity; eager to contribute expertise towards optimizing positive performance outcomes. Progressive experience in the human resources field with a proven track record of increasing responsibility within a global organization. History of successfully creating and managing a variety of human resources policies, practices and programs. Excellent reputation for creating positive employee relationships, which instills the desire for employees to exceed organizational expectations.
DJO GLOBAL, CLEAR LAKE, SD
Human Resources Business Partner, Oct 1991 – Aug 2015
Directed HR functions for a staff of 200 employees; member of the HR global operations team.
Analyzed and modified compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Designed and delivered an employee orientation program that fostered a positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
Administered compensation, benefits and performance management systems.
Analyzed utilization data and reports to ensure optimization of benefit packages.
Site leader in leave case administration.
Worked directly with Benefits Manager and insurance carriers.
Partnered with hiring manager to establish a cost effective recruiting strategy for each job opening, utilizing affirmative action efforts.
Prepared and managed the annual EEO/AAP plan compliance and progress to meet company goals.
Partnered with management to minimize legal liabilities in employee relations, by assessing risk exposure and potential liability and advising management of suggestions and possible ramifications.
Served as a liaison between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies and helping resolve work-related problems.
Advised managers on organizational policy matters.
Performed difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, disputes, employee terminations, and administering progressive disciplinary procedures.
Identified staff vacancies; recruited, interviewed and selected candidates.
Planned, organized, directed, and coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities.
Provided current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
Analyzed statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization’s personnel policies and practices.
Maintained meticulous records concerning personnel related data.
Conducted exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
Overseen the evaluation, classification and rating of occupations and job positions.
In depth understanding of state and federal laws concerning employment and labor practices and industry trends.
Organized and proposed special projects in areas such as pay equity and employee awards.
Analyzed Gallup Q12 results. Reinforced the importance of employee engagement to managers. Coached and assisted employees and managers in creating action plans which enable them to use their talents to their fullest.
Researched and created a flexible work schedule that met the needs of the employees and the organization.
Organized and supported headcount reduction and severance package agreements.
Overseen talent reviews and succession planning.
Planned and coordinated an annual employee health fair. Applied for and received the 2014 Workplace Wellness Grant.
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Business – Concentration in Human Resources Management, June 2015
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio and Access) ADP Virtual Edge, ADP Enterprise, ADP Performance Management, Ceridian Payroll, Oracle, SuccessFactors