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Employee Relations Human Resources

Harrison, NY
December 23, 2018

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Harrison, NY 10528 EMILY RENDE

Professional Summary

Results oriented, adaptable Human Resource professional with a proven track record of achieving results through strategic planning, and unsurpassed dedication.

Demonstrated skills in raising collaboration, and effective communication among groups and individuals through numerous global initiatives.

A well balanced professional with a demonstrated ability to tactically plan organizational objectives while successfully serving as an employee advocate and focal point for cooperative communication.

Exceptional ability to manage multiple projects, balance priorities and demands through defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Strategic HR Business Partner

Employee Engagement

Compensation/Salary Benchmarking

Federal & State Employment Laws

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Diversity & Inclusion

Employee Relations

Employee Development Training

Benefits Design & Administration

Talent Acquisition/Retention

Performance Management

Change Management

Relationship Building

Immigration/Visa Processing

Employee On-Boarding

Project Management

ADP Workforce Now


Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Key Skills Assessment

Design and Implement effective policies in employee performance and Human Resource Management – Planning and directing a multiple of initiatives from cohesively integrating acquired companies into the existing organizational structure, to the negotiation, planning, and implementing benefit strategies and plans throughout a Global organization.

Effective communication and Collaboration – Initiate and drive effective communications and collaboration to attain cooperation and focus in driving company and departmental goals to a successful completion.

Highly organized and Experience – Leveraging a combination of attention to detail with in-depth experience in every aspect of task completion to produce efficient and effective results and productivity.

Fluent in Italian

Professional Experience

Rende Consulting LLC- Harrison, NY 1/2017 To Present

Specializing in HR Consulting-Senior HR Consultant Working in various Industries

Facilitated the use of Behavioral, Cognitive and Emotional Intelligence Assessments for my clients to implement directly into their talent recruitment and development process.

Communicated, trained and interpreted human resources policies and procedures to establish uniform understanding.

Supported M&A related activities for two new companies acquired by the client, which include data loads, configuration, testing and documentation.

Designed and implemented on boarding, leadership development and succession planning programs.

Presented and negotiated with C-level Operations, Sales, HR and IT professionals by offering consulting services and a solution sale to drive return on investment.

Supported company compliance programs (e.g.;EEO/AA, DOL, ADA, FMLA, etc.) to ensure quality legal compliance and reinforce the perception of non-discrimination in all the company’s employment practices.

Implemented metrics for measuring attrition and turnover.

Created strategies for rewarding top performers for retention and growth within the organization.

Human Resources Business Partner role engaging with executive management in implementing strategic initiatives.

Implemented an Employee Survey and followed up with the executive team to interpret results and implement action plans to improve the organizations overall weaknesses.

Partnered and coached managers in the Performance Management process; implemented SMART Goals setting and how to provide constructive feedback to employees throughout the year.

Assisted managers in how to prepare for employee relation issues and employee investigations.

Assisted in Talent Acquisition for numerous departments including, IT, Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, Software Technology and Administrative as well as Manager and VP roles.

Developed and managed new relocation policy, Centralized procedures into the Corporate HR dept. for consistent reporting and payment practices.

Counseled employees in areas relating to manager-employee as well as peer-peer relationships, work life balance, and organizational procedures and policies. Coordinated interview scheduling, background checks, drug screening and reference checks for the hiring of 20 employees at three different office locations.

Facilitated and worked collaboratively with stakeholders, subject matter experts, peers and third party vendors to establish clear deliverables and expectation resulting in a positive client experience.

Assisted with Benefits design, which included Medical, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA’s and annual Open Enrollment.

Consulted with stakeholders to provide input and recommendations on business requirements, process reviews, operating model, change management, and training and communication activities.

Westcon - Tarrytown, NY 2/2016 To 9/2016

Human Resources Business Partner-Corporate Functions

HR Business Partner for all G&A Corporate Functions including, Finance, Legal, Human Resources, IT and Cloud Operations, provided support for all HR initiatives and strategic planning.

Compensation, Unemployment claims, RIF, employee separations, benefits administration, leave administration, employee incentives programs, reporting, logging, metrics tracking and other functions for 3 HR departments with an employee base of 300+ exempt and non-exempt employees within region.

Worked with ADP Workforce now for payroll and benefits

Guided leaders and managers through complex employee relations issues. FMLA policy and benefits information. Coached leadership team on 360 degree feedback interpretation and feedback.

Oversaw performance management initiatives and coached managers and supervisors on disciplinary action and performance management procedures.

Partnered with business leaders to plan and implement leadership development strategies.

Maintained the Affirmative action policy.

Salary Benchmarking for all functional departments.

Negotiated with brokers for health and Welfare benefits and 5500 compliance

Recruitment for Finance, Administrative, Legal, Marketing, Cloud and IT positions.

Shadowed employees to construct an accurate picture of the duties and skills required for each position.

Successfully ensured policies and procedures are implemented for all employee relations, labor relations, hiring practices, change management, Risk management, Performance Management, Osha Safety, Workers Compensation.

Ipreo – New York, NY (On-Site HR Consultant)

Talent Management Consultant 6/2015 To 10/2015

Retained to support the Talent Management initiative.

Developed role profiles & career matrix to support Performance Management.

Partnered with top executives and functional business heads to define career levels & progression.

Aligned talent acquisition & role profile for effective Sourcing.

Supported compensation and Salary Banding.

Worked with high level 3rd party retained Executive Search firms i.e. Heidrick & Struggles, Spencer Stuart and Egon Zhender.

Misys International Banking Systems, New York, NY (UK Headquarters) 10/2004 To 12/2014

Regional Head of Human Resources –North and Latin America

Functional HR Business Partner for all G&A Corporate Functions in various countries including, India, Asia, Europe, UK, Australia and Middle East, provided support for all HR initiatives and strategic planning

Aligned departments to meet the needs of the strategic directions for international footprint of Misys and more specifically Americas region and all human capital policies.

Worked with HRIS Systems including PeopleSoft, Oracle, ADP, Ultipro, SAP.

Effectively integrated staff and organizational structures of acquired companies.

Experience in working in immigration and visas, H-1B’s, L-1’s and Green cards.

Back up for ADP Payroll processing for 500+ employees in North and Latin America

Recruitment for Administrative, Senior and Executive level positions.

Spearhead complex initiatives through collaboration amongst groups and managing goals in a concise strategy.

Drive employee dimensions to align with strategies and serve as an employee advocate to voice ideas and concerns.

Produced and orchestrated large scale initiatives developing collaborative efforts and cooperation among multiple departments including HR, salary planning, performance management and statistical benchmarking

Lead integral aspects in multiple reiterations of the organization, comprising of off shoring, IT, Development, Talent Acquisition and management.

Led the HR team in collecting HR data for mergers and acquisitions.

Provided employee relations support to executive team and line managers including executive coaching.

Developed and implemented strategic sourcing program for succession planning.

Development of a standard title structure utilized by the global organization with operations in 20 countries.

Evaluated, identified and orchestrated critical improvements to the Misys policies and workflow and generate operative collaboration with involved groups and departments to successfully implement valuable improvements. Formulated a solid partnership with other human resources and functional departments including L&D, Recruiting, Compensation and Legal to drive advancement of the company’s Change Management plan, Mission and Values proposition.

Axel Johnson, Stamford, CT 8/2000 to 12/2003

Human Resources Manager

Supported subsidiaries incorporating various industries and organizations to include environmental strategy, energy, technology and others.

Recruited for Administrative and Senior level roles in all departments.

Conducted thorough and accurate database management for reporting, data analysis, and other specialized needs.

Assisted new and existing employees in the evaluation and selection of 401(k) options and plans and adept coordination of retiree benefits plans and actions.

Produced effective employee management parameters, guidelines, relations, coordination of benefits and more.

Consistently produced HR budgets and directed compliance to ensure the departmental needs were met while maintaining cost effective strategies. Conducted fee and contractual negotiations with outside agencies to foster mutually beneficial partnerships.

Provided assistance as back up person for ADP Payroll Processing.

Involved with Senior Executives representing Human Resources for collecting all HR data and On-Boarding new employees for company mergers and acquisitions.

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