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Human Resources Resource

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
May 31, 2017

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Amy Kennemur

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Raleigh, NC *****


Bringing balance and simplicity to the Human Resources process, I create a competitive advantage for the business that is reflected in the bottom line. I am proactive in anticipating issues and active in problem solving, I attract and retain a highly skilled workforce by implementing innovative and cost effective initiatives.

Summary of Skills

Leadership: Global business partner who builds trust and assists to drive growth while meeting goals.

Employee Relations: With an open door policy, I am a partner with employees and management to interpret policies and foster growth.

Staffing: Identify and define high quality candidates, reduce cost per hire while reducing days to hire. Manage succession planning and employee development training to foster growth for the future while retaining top talent. Key result: 12% reduction in turnover.

Executive Coaching: Inspire senior management to develop and communicate collaboration across locations and departments for continuous improvement.

Benefits and Compensation: Develop and implement benefits programs that provide strong ROI to include a reduction in benefits cost by 12% and compensation structure implemented for multiple sites.

Expansion: Consolidate benefits, retirement, liability insurance, and workers compensation for four sites. Resulting in double-digit percentage cost savings.


Alfred Williams & Company September 2016 - Present

Human Resources Manager

Provide full spectrum of human resources support to 200 employees in six locations. Implemented a new HRIS system from inception and conducted the organization’s first online benefits open enrollment. Manage vendor relationship, recruit key talent and oversee work force planning.

Key Accomplishments

Ensure government compliance – labor laws, ACA reporting and EEO-1.

Consult with managers on employee relations concerns and complaints.

Implement Ultimate Software for payroll, benefits and recruitment.

Strategic partner with business leaders to develop action plans and achieve organization objectives.

Manage self-insured benefit plan: monthly enrollment, claim inquires.

oReduction in benefit cost by 9% annually.

Oversee retirement plan: quarterly enrollment, rollover and yearend census.

Process bi-weekly payroll for over 200 employees.

Centralize recruitment practice and formalized training and on-boarding.

Streamline HR practice.

StepUp Ministry August 2011 - September 2016

Human Resource Director

Provide all aspects of human resources support during a strong expansion period. Manage vendor relationships, expansion of talent acquisition, work force planning, as well as consulting on organizational development; results oriented training; development and strategic planning.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and instituted an innovative transparent workforce plan that fostered growth opportunities, reduced days to hire and cost per hire.

Established three additional sites resulting in a 31% addition to staff in 3 months. To date all staff remains in place at the one year anniversary date.

Implemented exit interviews with all staff members resulting in modifications to practices resulting in increased employee tenure from 17 months to 38 months.

Created and implemented a new Employee Handbook, restructured recruitment practice and formalized training and on-boarding at all four sites.

Reduction in benefit cost by 12% annually.

Facility site set up for two new sites locations to include office space search, leasing, maintenance, site up fit and overall facilities management.

Consolidated liability insurance resulting in cost savings to each StepUp site.

CARQUEST/General Parts 2004 to 2006

Vice President of Recruitment

Developed, implemented and monitored company-wide Human Resources programs relating to employment, new hire orientation, compensation and benefits, performance management and training. recruited, managed, led and developed a new staff of four professionals.

Key Accomplishments

Centralized the recruitment process.

Implemented a resume tracking system.

Reduced days to hire, resulting in savings on recruitment cost and an increase in job efficiency.

Compensation Analyst

Developed a nationwide compensation structure to include research and benchmark all retail and corporate positions nationwide.

Key Accomplishments

Created and implemented a compensation grading scale nationwide.

Partnered with Executive leadership to develop a scaled salary structure.

Trained leaders on new compensation structure and pay philosophy.

Misys Healthcare Systems 2000 to 2003

Human Resource Generalist

Provide Human Resource support and guidance to employees and managers across the global business in multiple locations.

Key Accomplishments

Initiated successful performance improvement strategies and reduced turnover.

Implemented and managed a Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Implemented an internship program.

Managed the immigration process.

Corporate Recruiter

Responsible for working with all levels of leadership on recruitment, including workforce planning and strategy.

Key Accomplishments

Implemented a resume tracking system and reduced days to hire and staffing time.

Centralized the recruiting process.

Created and taught interview training to all hiring managers.


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Keenan Flagler Business School

Community Volunteer March 2006 to Present

National Charity League – Board Treasure

Root Elementary PTA Board – Secretary

Stephen Minister & Leadership Committee – White Memorial Church

White Memorial Presbyterian Church Deacon 2016 - 2019

Daniels Middle School PTA Board – Secretary

Daniels Middle School Board Lead Recruiter

StepUp Ministry Mentor/Volunteer

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