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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
November 12, 2018

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Laura N. Laake

***** *. ****** ****** * Kansas City, Missouri 64155

816-***-**** *


A Human Resources professional who enjoys working with people and helping to streamline processes and increase efficiencies.

Dependable, detail-oriented, organized

Able to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize and multi-task while maintaining accuracy

Extensive work with confidential material

Effectively and tactfully deal with people at all levels


Manage attendance and administer a progressive disciplinary program in accordance with attendance policy

Track and ensure compliance with FMLA and STD

Coach managers and employees on company policies

Conduct investigatory interviews with employees who have concerns or complaints

Manage the full life cycle recruiting process

Build and maintain a diverse pipeline of qualified candidates

Positions recruited for include Aerospace Engineer, IT Software Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Insurance Premium Auditor, Insurance Appraiser, Buyer, Accountant, Human Resources Professional and hourly Manufacturing positions

Provide guidance to Hiring Managers on HR policies and procedures

Investigate and troubleshoot to resolve problems and/or complaints of both managers and employees

Maintained contract compliance with corporate agreements

Recruited for various industries utilizing best recruiting sources, i.e. Internet sourcing including industry boards, niche boards, diversity websites, college websites, associations, networking and social media

Maintained personnel files and I9 compliance

Responsible for enrollment and cancellation of employees in all Benefits and starting of the COBRA process

Initiate and manage background check and drug screen process

Use multiple databases, applicant tracking systems and recruiting tools such as Taleo, Authoria, PeopleSoft, BrassRing, FieldGlass, DirectSource, SmartSearch

Conducted new employee on-boarding (included review of company policies, three separate benefit plans, three bargaining unit contracts and ensuring completeness and accuracy of employment forms)

Applicant tracking in fast-paced environment

Administered Dependent Care Reimbursement program

Managed Employee Sales program

Processed bargaining unit grievances and disciplines and generated statistical reports to track efficiency and meeting of company goals

Maintained job descriptions

Facilitated a positive working relationship by acting as liaison between bargaining unit employees and management

Ensured accuracy and timely updating of three bargaining unit Collective Bargaining Agreements


Bell & Associates 4/2018 – 8/2018

Contract Recruiter

Heartland Food Products 10/2014 - 5/2017

Corporate Recruiter


Contract HR Generalist at ATK 3/2013 – 4/2014

Contract Recruiter at ATK 4/2012 – 12/2012

Contract Technical Recruiter at ATK 9/2011 – 12/2011

Strategic Staffing 12/2011 – 2/2012

Contract HR Recruiter at Overland Solutions

Adknowledge, Inc. 10/2010 – 8/2011

Recruiting Coordinator

Manpower Professional 10/2007 – 6/2010



Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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