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Human Resources Manager

San Leandro, California, United States
April 04, 2018

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Essie Walker

***** ******* ***** *******, ** Home Phone: 510-***-****

Hayward, CA 94541 Cell Phone: 510-***-****

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Career Summary Experience:

As a Human Resources Professional with over 20 years of comprehensive human resources experience in private industry and the public sector, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Secondary Education Teaching Certificate and 2 years toward my MBA degree, I am seeking to return to industry in a professional capacity.

Demonstrated expertise:

Recruitment and retention, conflict resolution, change management, labor relations and employee-benefits administration. I have proven experience in collaborating with senior management to conduct strategic planning, and proven knowledge of union, non union environments.

Compensation, Reallocation and Succession Planning

Recruitment and Staffing for exempt/non-exempt positions; coordinated and administered college recruiting.

Employees training in harassment, Affirmative Action and EEO as required.

EEO Government audits as requested.

Reallocation of employee positions (exempt and non exempt).

Software Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

HRIS Skills: ADP (Oracle-based) and PeopleSoft

Senior Human Resources Generalist

Six-Sigma/Winslow Automation, Inc.

March 2009 to March 2011

Developed and managed human resource functions and services for Winslow Automation, Inc.’s (via TrendTec, Inc.) including compensation/merit planning, full cycle recruitment/staffing activities, performance review programs, employee benefits and annual employee community activities. Assisted and coordinated as required the development of chemical testing and safety programs to identify hazards and/or risks to ensure the Company site.

Senior Human Resources Analyst

Fujitisu Integrated Systems

October 2008 to January 2009

Performed and conducted full-cycle recruitment activities for exempt and non-exempt positions at Fujitsu Systems' Integrated Systems via West Valley Staffing. Project was accomplished with the use of multiple technical recruiting methodologies at a 60% weekly close for software engineers and 52% weekly close for hardware engineers.

Senior Human Resources Analyst

City of San Jose - San Jose, CA

January 2005 to July 2008

Project Manager for the 2008 Reallocation Project for the City of San Jose. The project required a voluntary review of all positions (exempt/non-exempt within the City of San Jose. The project required considerable interaction with top management, San Jose City Council members, various unions and all employees. Provided supervision to 9 employees assigned to the Reallocation Project (administrative and professionals).

Essie Walker’s Resume

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The project was completed on schedule and within budget, meeting all objectives, and accomplishing 6% upgrades with salary adjustments. Serviced and administered three City of San Jose departments with full employee-benefits and staffing activities, on-boarding of new hires in coordination with internal departments. Serviced and ensured the integrity of HRIS and HR budgeting data.

Human Resources Manager/HR Generalist

International Rectifier, Santa Clara, CA

August 1996 to March 2006

Managed and performed Human Resources services for a Company Division of 600 employees, exempt and non-exempt. Serviced and administered full-cycle recruitment activities for exempt and non-exempt employees conducted and serviced full cycle compensation, succession planning and reallocations for exempt and non-exempt positions. Supervised and administered audits of HR processes to insure HRIS data integrity. Serviced and administered the Affirmative Action/EEO audits and other Facility audits as required by State/Federal law. Supervised and managed 10 employees.

Human Resources Manager

Loral Corporation

June 1980 to February 1996

Managed and performed human resources services in support of a 300 employee Loral Division of 300 employees, exempt/non-exempt positions. Services included full cycle recruitment and staffing/ compensation/merit planning. Administered and coordinated company-employee benefits, on-boarding of new hires to internal departments, performed exits interviews and ensured a thorough out-processing of employees. Interfaced with various Federal/State agencies on EEO audits, and Classified Programs, of which I received several professional awards including the TECPLAN Achievement award. Developed and coordinated communications programs with the media in support of community projects. Serviced and administered community-relations programs with various Federal/State/City agencies for the Company.


BS in Business Education, Southern University & A&M College - Baton Rouge, LA

Secondary Education Teaching Certification, Southern University & A&M College

Completed Work toward MBA - Santa Clara University - Santa Clara, CA

Professional Awards

Employee of the Year (International Rectifier)

1996 Employee Award of the Year (IPMA-HR)

President’s Achievement Award – International Rectifier)

Society of Human Resources Association (Northern CA)

Silicon Valley Professional Women (SVPW)

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