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Human Resources Manager

District Heights, Maryland, 20747, United States
February 20, 2018

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Doneshia Peake

Cell 202-***-****

Human Resources Professional

Experienced HR Professional with a Master’s of Science Degree in Organizational Development with a concentration in Human Resources Management, also offering 12 years of HR generalist / management experience along with an active Secret Security Clearance.

Professional Experience

United Medical Center 05/17 – Present

Human Resources Generalist

Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.

Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.

Determines applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.

Attracts applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroups and job sites.

Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.

Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours.

Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.

Manages new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; negotiating with movers; arranging temporary housing; providing community introductions.

Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.

Manages intern program by conducting orientations; scheduling rotations and assignments; monitoring intern job contributions; coaching interns; advising managers on training and coaching.

Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

11th Hour Service LLC 06/16 -03/17

Human Resources Manager

Issued offer letters/contracts to potential new hires.

Completed onboarding / new hire orientations.

Administered benefits / retirement plan; kept census up to date; analyze current benefits/retirement plans for potential changes that could impact the company.

Completed Open Enrollment meetings.

Completed offboarding process exit interviews for all personnel

Prepared payments for all benefit providers

Classified resumes against job descriptions

Used Key word searches, structured reasoning and logistic patterns to classify candidate resumes against job descriptions

Handled State Unemployment Claims & worker’s compensation claims

Administered leave policy: updates and tracks PTO balances

Reviewed and approved weekly time cards

Maintained Subcontract Agreements (SubK) with clients and contractors: reviewed contracts and SubK modifications. Tracked the period of performance and NTE hours/funding and ensured modifications was renewed before period of performance (POP) end date.

Processed bi-weekly payroll

Calculated and produces monthly recruiter commission reports, quarterly true ups, margin bonuses

Alliance to Save Energy

HR Manager 06/13 – 04/16

Performed full-cycle recruitment: posted jobs, interviewed candidates, completed background

Issued offer letters to potential new hires.

Completed onboarding / new hire orientations

Administered benefits plans: explain benefits to employees, processed enrollment forms, maintained documentation, approved invoices for payment and handled open enrollment meetings.

Coordinated with finance team to ensure employee was set-up in HRIS.

Developed and implement HR training programs including diversity and sensitivity training.

Instituted Intern program

Implemented new HRIS from ADP to Ultipro

Classified resumes against job descriptions

Used Key word searches, structured reasoning and logistic patterns to classify candidate resumes against job descriptions

Improved personnel policies and procedures including updating the Employee Handbook.

Managed Retirement plan, including processing 5550 and census reports

Developed Affirmative Action Plan

Filed EEO-1 & VETS 100 Reports

Coordinated monthly breakfast events

Managed HR function in multi-states, CA, TN, GA, NY, Intl-Japan

Handled all Employee relation issues.

Paul Public Charter School

HR Manager 08/11- 05/13 Washington, DC

Prepared and processed semi-monthly payroll, answered employee questions and resolved issues regarding payroll and timekeeping

Implemented and upgraded HRIS from ADP/HRB to Workforce Now module.

Entered employee changes, deductions, adjustments, etc. within ADP portal

Set up new hires, tracked and updated employee leave

Administered Benefit Administration; Enrolled employees in eligible benefits in a timely manner (medical, dental 401(k), FSA, transportation, and life/disability); kept accurate records of all benefit enrollments, changes, and terminations; and process 401(k) contributions

Performed Open Enrollment meetings

Provided Full Life Cycle Recruiting for entire School (Posted and advertised positions, screened candidates, conducted reference checks, processed background checks, interviewed candidates and prepared all contracts as needed.

Conducted new hire orientation and facilitated and coordinated the new hire process, (Paperwork, Benefits, Contracts, Phones, Laptops, Office Space, cell phones, lunch, etc.)

Processed EEO Reports

Classified resumes against job descriptions

Used Key word searches, structured reasoning and logistic patterns to classify candidate resumes against job descriptions

Created and maintained Leave Accrual Reports

Submitted Attrition reports quarterly

Conducted Exit Interviews / Offboarding, processed all termination request including cancelling benefits as required for each employee

Created Job Descriptions

Processed Workers Compensation request


Contractor / HR Assistant 07/10 – 04/11 McLean, VA

Assisted with event planning for staff and attorneys

Assisted with Summer Associates Program

Tracked candidates through Applicant Tracking System

Scheduled Interviews

Managed reception area

Ordered and Prepared lunch for weekly and monthly meetings for Partners & Attorneys

Prepared logistical task for all incoming Associates, Partners and Secretarial Staff

Assisted with Recruiting process

Entered new hires into PeopleSoft HRIS Software.

Processed leave request

Answered questions regarding benefits plans

Created & distributed Offer & regret letters

Conducted exit interviews

Processed weekly Agency invoices as well as Vendor invoices

Scheduled Secretarial Leave request

Alion Science & Technology

HR Generalist 01/07 – 06/10 Washington, DC

Conducted, enhanced, and maintained new hire orientation program

Conducted Exit Interviews

Entered employee personnel information into PeopleSoft HRIS system

Administered employee benefits programs to include retirement, medical plans, life insurance and ADD, and STD/LTD, point of Contact for all Benefit questions, New Hires, Training, and Program Administration

Processed Spot Bonuses, Employee Recognitions and Employee Referral actions

Processed promotions, transfers and merit increases

Processed Workers Compensation claims

Prepared and distributed Offer Letters

Performed Full Life Cycle Recruiting

Posted positions on internal and external job boards

Managed leave-of-absence programs and personnel records

Improved & Instituted Summer and Fall Internship Program



Masters of Science (MS) in Organizational Development with a concentration in HR Management, 2004


Bachelor of Science in Marketing, 2001

Active Secret Clearance

Of Note

Professional Development:

Complete ongoing training in the areas of compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, leaves of absence, workers’ compensation and employment law.

Volunteerism Award 2010, Alion Science & Technology

Basic HR Law 2006

HR and the Law 2008, Alion Science & Technology

Total Compensation and Benefits 2008, Alion Science & Technology

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Computer Skills

MS Windows Applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Databases: HRIS –People-Track / People-Soft, ADP Workforce Now, Ultipro, Deltek, Paychex Flex, Report-Smith, Benefit Expert, I-Recruiter, People Link 8.0, EIS, Oracle, SharePoint, CMS, HodesIQ, Taleo

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