MICHELLE S. WHITSON, PHR, SHRM-CP
Post Office Box 314 • Spindale, North Carolina 28160 • 828-***-****
Summary Human Resources Manager with 20-year background in employee management, hiring, training and benefits. Highly detail-oriented and organized.
2007 – Present The Robert Allen Duralee Group Gaffney, SC Human Resources Manager
Manage all aspects of leave administration, including various state leaves, disability programs and health benefits for approximately 600 employees throughout the United States. Work closely with carrier and broker regarding plan changes and wellness initiatives. Recruit hourly associates for the Gaffney distribution facility and the Morganton furniture manufacturing facility. Manage incentive pay plan and calculate bi-weekly payroll for all incentive associates. Assist managers with employee relation issues, policy interpretation and annual evaluations.
2003 – 2007 Interim HealthCare Spartanburg, SC
Human Resources Specialist
Responsible for recruiting, retaining and supervising nurses and personal care aides for the private duty division in Greenville, Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties. Conducted orientations, employee training, handled disciplinary situations, investigated client complaints.
1995 – 2003 Stonecutter Mills Corporation Spindale, NC
Assistant Human Resources Manager
Multiple roles during my tenure with increasing responsibility. Managed employee testing for Stonecutter, as well as contracted clients; including audiometric testing, pulmonary testing, and visual field testing. Handled all aspects of Human Resources, including recruitment, FMLA, COBRA, OSHA compliance, benefits and Workers’ Compensation for approximately 1,200 employees.
2005 – 2007 Limestone College Gaffney, South Carolina
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
1999 – 2004 Isothermal Community College Spindale, North Carolina
Certifications and Memberships
2003 – Present Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
2016 – Present Society of Human Resource Management-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
2003 – Present Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)