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Human Resources Employee Relations

Huntsville, Alabama, United States
August 28, 2018

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Huntsville, AL 35803

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By focusing on the people, the strategy, and the culture, I become in tune with the needs of employers and the potential of job seekers. I am committed to creating value through leadership based on wisdom and compassion. I have a background in psychology, and international experience in German job markets. CAREER SKILLS

Data Analytics & Research

Recruitment & Selection

Project Management

Strategic Planning

Policy Development

Return on Investment

Technical Writing



• Co-authored Personnel Psychology for Project Management for college-level textbook published by Springer

• Recruited, interviewed, and selected up to 50 new employees within four weeks

• Recruited, hired, trained, and assessed staff in multiple departments

• Directed multiple departments, designed and implemented programs, and coordinated services with FL-DOE and other statewide agencies

• Developed and wrote training materials and manuals

• Produced and delivered Federal EEO-1 and 1095-C/1094-C reports

• Lectured university undergraduates in Strategic HR Management: Recruitment and Selection

• Trained incoming staff in case management, job development, and employee relations

• Overhauled benefits application storage, converting all paper files to digital

• Established prices for products and services for two start-up businesses that turned profit in the first two years

• Managed a case-load of 30 clients in Employment Services programs

• Developed curricula for nuclear power employees in Germany

• Designed and taught seminar series on successful job search strategy for individuals with disabilities


BA in Psychology (cum laude) University of Alabama in Huntsville 2000 MBA / MSM - Human Resources University of Alabama in Huntsville 2002 Certificate in Copyediting University of California San Diego 2011 PHR Certification HR Certification Institute 2012

Employment Opportunity Prof-II Trainer Certification DTG-EMP / Kenfield Consulting 2013 SHRM–CP Certification Society for Human Resources Mgt. 2015 RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Yorktown Systems Group (Huntsville, Alabama) 10/17 to 05/18 Deputy Human Resources Manager

As Deputy HR Manager, I was jointly responsible for the overall operation of the HR department, including but not limited to benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, on/off boarding, policy creation and implementation, affirmative action, and employment law compliance. GaN Corporation (dba “Geeks and Nerds”) (Huntsville, Alabama) 11/15 to 09/17 Human Resources Manager

Redesigned a new hire orientation. In-processed all new hires, ensuring their enrollment in chosen benefits as well as the proper processing of all federal, state, and local paperwork. Administered all tasks during out- processing, including voluntary and involuntary. Created severance agreements and conducted exit interviews. Served as user administrator of iCIMS, the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) utilized by GaN ANASTASIA BYLER

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for all job postings and OFCCP and EEOC compliance requirements. Acted as user administrator for seven benefits services vendors, reconciled invoices each month, and consulted employees on options best to serve their individual needs. Designed and implemented recruitment and outreach to highly specialized talent. Project Specialist and Recruiter

Provided data coordination and collection during proposal phases. Planned and coordinated scheduling, budgeting, timeline, and administrative tasks for projects related to proposals and contract awards. Worked closely with others to ensure guidelines were created and recruitment was fulfilled accordingly. Researched and created presentations. Generated reports; tracked key milestones, assessed project status, and coached where necessary. Created, maintained, and distributed project information to relevant parties. Maintained project database and reports. Performed quality reviews. Handled multiple projects simultaneously. Identified, contacted, engaged, and won over highly technical candidates who fit our company culture. University of Alabama in Huntsville (Huntsville, Alabama) 12/14 to 05/16 Adjunct Faculty – Lecturer – MGT 560 / Staffing and Development Instructor covering the study of employee staffing and development concepts, issues and tools. Topics included forecasting staffing needs, recruitment strategies, development and validation of selection procedures, placement, socialization and development of employees, and the utilization of contingent workers.

Career Development Coordinator

Established policies to govern off-campus internship and co-op experiences for students. Developed strategic plan and organizational chart. Created workshop training material. Conducted surveys on labor market information, industry trends, prevailing wages, and employment opportunities. Assessed and advised students. Maintained graduate career services outcomes on record. Organized on-campus recruiting. Built relationships with potential employers of UAH graduating students. ARC of Martin County (Stuart, Florida) 10/12 to 05/14 Director of Vocational Services

Directed two departments: Adult Day Training and Supported Employment/Project SEARCH. Interviewed, hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated staff. Oversaw budgets and contracts. Developed and implemented programs for persons with disabilities. Ensured all programs and records complied with state and federal regulations, including ADA, ADAA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Sought out and obtained contracts for sheltered work and supported employment contract work opportunities. Partnered with Vocational Rehabilitation to provide job placement and job maintenance to persons with disabilities. Monitored quality assurance of programs and goals in accordance with accreditation standards. Participated in public relations, career fairs, and fundraising activities. Occasionally provided direct care to individuals with disabilities. PsychEdit Services (Online) 09/07 to present

Copyeditor, Sole Proprietor

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries (Stuart, Florida) 08/10 to 05/12 Employment Consultant

Friedrich-Alexander-University (Nuremberg, Germany and Online) 08/04 to 12/09 Human Resources Guest Lecturer


MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat DC Pro, iCIMS and myStaffingPro ATS, ADP, Deltek, Cognos, CMMI for Services, CMMI for Development, Banner, Canvas, Symplicity, Copyediting, APA Style 5th and 6th Ed., SPSS, Typing 55 WPM, conversational German HONORS, PUBLICATIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) since 2009. Active student affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) since 2009. Co-author of chapter Moser, K., Galais, N., & Byler, A. (S.121-144). Personnel Psychology in Project Management. In M. Wastian, I. Braumandl & L. v. Rosenstiel (2015). Applied psychology for project managers: A practitioner’s guide to successful project management. New York: Springer.

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