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Human Resources Manager

Durham, North Carolina, 27713, United States
April 01, 2011

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Eric M. Whetstone

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Human Resources Generalist - Human Resources Supervisor

Multi-level Experience

Accomplished and experienced results driven professional and former United

States Army Staff Sergeant, offering 15 years of increasing responsibility

and business success in management and four years of Human Resources


Competencies and Skills

Organizing and Planning Judgment Skills

Problem analysis and Problem Solving Critical Thinking


HR Principles and Practices Communication Skills

Presentation Skills Integrity

Coaching Skills Persuasive ability

Recruitment Payroll Entry



Work History and Experience

2008-2010 Regional Materials Management Logistic Supervisor (Company


Time Warner Cable, Morrisville, North Carolina

. Supervised 25 Employees in Daily Logistics Operations

. Reviewed internal and external candidate resumes identifying the most


. Input payroll for department and made necessary verified changes.

2007-2008 Distribution Manager (Corporate Downsize)

LC Industries, Durham, North Carolina

. Managed 4 Supervisors and 50 to 70 associates over 2 Shifts.

. Recruited, interviewed, and hired candidates for employment.

. Created KPI (Key Performance Indicator) reports for the President and

COO daily.

2003-2007 Human Resources Generalist (Company moved to Seattle) Responsible

for 120 hourly and 5 exempt employees: Celebrate Express, Greensboro, North


. Interviewed job applicants and reviewed applications and resumes to

evaluate applicant skills.

. Conducted new employee orientations to explain personnel policies,

compensation, and benefit programs.

. Administered and explained benefits to employees and served as a

liaison to insurance carriers.

. Recommended, developed, and scheduled training and development


. Provided advice, assistance, and follow-up on company policies,

procedures, and documentation.

. Coordinated the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural

problems and inquiries.

. Suggested needed improvements to operating policies and procedures.

. Interpreted the company handbook for members of management and their


. Performed specific research and investigations into operational issues

as requested.

. Immediately addressed employee complaints, grievances, and disputes.

. Administered employee disciplinary processes.

. Supported management in annual employee review efforts.

. Partnered with department management to address issues in a timely


. Maintained knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting

regulations affecting Human Resources.

. Reviewed department weekly payroll reports for discrepancies.

2001-2003 Operations Supervisor/ /Receiving Supervisor/Casepack Manager

Dollar General Corp., South Boston, Virginia

. Supervised 28 employees in daily operations.

. Helped re-write the Distribution Center's Standard Operating


. Reduced turnover by 65% in the department by addressing department

performance issues.

. Enforced all rules and regulations in accordance with company policy

with no exceptions.

. Maintained the shift's payroll system and make corrections when


1990-2001 U.S. Army Non-Commissioned Officer/Staff Sergeant

Various locations Nationally and Internationally, U.S. Army


Masters of Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Graduate

August 2011

Colorado Technical University

Bachelors of Science, Business Administration Human Resources Management

Colorado Technical University

Associates of Science with Honors, General Studies

Colorado Technical University

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