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Human Resources Resource

Spring, Texas, 77373, United States
November 29, 2017

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Tashell J. Smith

*** *** ***** ***** ******, TX *7373


Professional Summary

A highly skilled and experienced Human Resources Professional competent in developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy of the company.

Relevant HRM Courses

Talent Acquisition Talent Management Legal Aspects of HRM

Compensation and Benefits Strategic HRM

Professional Experience

Team Industrial Services, Inc. 12/2014 – current

Sugarland, TX

Payroll Analyst

Manage and collect data for 3,000 employees in multi-state business units, emphasis on auditing and processing while adhering to corporate policies and government standards.

Streamlined balancing and reconciliation procedures resulting in payroll being processed more accurately and expeditiously.

Prevent monetary penalties with implementation of changes to garnishment setup process to speed up order activation.

Interact with employees, management and outside agencies adeptly building solid relationships and confidence in competency.

The City of Houston 07/2008-12/2014

Houston, TX

Human Resources Generalist

Administered an array of employee benefit programs in accordance with the plan provisions for the City of Houston for more than 22,000 employees (municipal, fire/police, and retirees).

Vendor Management included reviewing annual contracts and auditing and processing monthly invoices.

Reduced vendor costs by 5% by negotiating fees and the development and implementation of vendor performance management monitoring tools.

Evaluated and analyzed practices, procedures and policies for improvement; developed/recommended revisions to/and or new practices, procedures and policies.

Silver & Associates, Inc. 01/2008-04/2008

Houston, TX

Senior Human Resources Generalist (Contract Assignment)

Managed the entire recruitment function across multiple business units while addressing department needs in a cost-effective manner. Coordinated and executed human resources activities which included: sourced and screened applicants, coordinated interview schedules, background checks, to retain qualified employees.

Consulted with business and functional leaders to define competencies for specific roles.

Negotiated and extended employment offers.

Managed applicant tracking system

Human Resources International 08/2007-10/2007

Houston, TX

Human Resources Assistant (Contract Assignment)

Managed a broad range of HR functions in the areas of compensation, workforce administration, time and labor, payroll administration, leaves, and benefits. Worked closely with management to prepare new hire paperwork, candidate background checks, employment verification, arranged for physicals and drug tests, created offer letters (exempt/non-exempt), and conducted new hire benefit orientation.

Processed tuition reimbursement, merit increases, job changes, promotions, leave of absence and terminations in SAP.

Conducted exit interviews and communicated findings to management.

Oversaw the company's reward and recognition programs.

Maintained compliance of company policies and procedures with federal and state laws.

The Work Source 05/2007-08/2007

Humble, TX

Personal Service Representative

Provided job search guidance, resume assistance, and career advice.

Used assessment tools to help customers develop an employment plan.

Followed up with customers who went to work to help assure job retention.

Kept abreast of Regional labor market information; to be able to discuss the information with individual customers.

Hewitt Associates, LLC 09/2003-04/2007

The Woodlands, TX

Human Resources Specialist

Managed a broad range of HR functions in the areas of compensation, workforce administration, time and labor, payroll administration, leaves, and benefits.

Counseled managers and employees on performance management, staffing, engagement, diversity, retention, learning and development, employee relation’s issues, change management, and leadership and management development.

Coached managers through performance reviews, terminations, reorganizations, and reductions in force.

Implemented training opportunities for HR staff and managers on various procedures and policies.


University of Houston - Downtown, Davies College of Business, Houston, TX

Master of Business Administration, August 2017

Concentration: Human Resource Management

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Bachelor of Science, Public Health


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, JD Edwards, SAP EEC 6.0, People Soft 8, ADP Enterprise E-time Version 4.3, EV2 ADP Enterprise HRMS, UltiPro, Recruitsoft 5.1, Taleo, HireRight, Neogov, Microsoft Office Suite, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate Human Resource Management Course, February 2010

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Member

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