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HR Leader

Winter Park, Florida, United States
August 07, 2019

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Elin Johnson

c) 603-***-****

Professional Summary and Experience:

Strategic Human Resources partner and integral member of HR and business teams in the development of strategic and operational plans of businesses and HR organizations. Influential in the overall objectives of attracting, retaining and development of talent. Knowledgeable and candid reference for employees as well as development and implementation of programs and processes in the areas of organization effectiveness workforce planning, organization design, talent management, recruitment, selection and retention, employee relations, and training.

Built relationships as a trusted advisor with business leaders, staff and HR colleagues with emphasis on interpersonal and listening skills combined with business acumen

Critical thinker with ability to define current and future business needs, plan and then to adapt to be flexible to meet evolving business plans and HR initiatives

Strategic and operational focus working with leaders and human resources management in the development and integration of human resources policies, programs and services to meet business needs

Confidential, data driven, people-focused in providing human resource services throughout life cycle of employee association with organization

Positive and pro-active employee relations using listening, problem solving and critical thinking skills to identify proper interventions and perform analysis and investigations as necessary

Consultant, coach, mentoring and trainer for all levels of leaders and employees

Collaborative team player and works well independently

Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills

Able to prioritize, multi-task, detail oriented and organized

Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Kenexa, ADP, PeopleSoft and various recruitment software


(additional employment noted below Aetna HR Business Partner)



Human Resource Consultant/Business Partner; Strategic Staffing Consultant; HR Client Manager

Partnered with business units to develop overall business strategy and objectives and integrated these in alignment with talent initiatives and company’s values, ethics, diversity goals and policies. Individual business units improved employee engagement, cost and quality metrics.

Provided analysis and recommendations in areas such as talent management, organizational assessment, performance and career management, succession planning, organizational structure, workforce planning and change management. Efforts resulted in improved leadership, management and staff development & advancement as well as decreased voluntary turnover.

Counseled and coached senior leader, managers and employees regarding HR issues, practice and policy including employee relations, performance management, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, disciplinary actions and terminations. Improved skills and behaviors created environment of greater employee satisfaction, job effectiveness and decreased risk.

Managed annual Talent Development processes including management training and coaching, performance rating calibration, development planning, and benchstrength roundtables

Guided leaders and served as employee resource during large scale corporate and smaller business unit reorganizations due to acquisition/mergers or organic process and budget changes

Creatively and effectively retained staff and management knowledge base through re-alignment, internal recruitment, new team design and development

Delivered full recruitment services for all levels management and staff including workforce planning, needs analysis, job postings, sourcing, interviewing, employee offers, and on boarding

Analyzed various HR metrics and analyzing, reporting and identifying trends within the organization and industry. Conducted salary surveys, analyzed compensation plans and built bonus plans


Sales Associate – part time

06/2017 – 06/2019

Sales, customer service, merchandising, open/close store, computer & cash handling

Chroma Technology

HR Generalist

12/2016 - 04/2017

HR administration, recruiting, projects, benefits, employee communications, performance reviews

Masiello Employment Services –

HR Generalist- temporary 05/2017

Human Resources Manager – temporary -07/2016 – 10/2016

Caregiver – ill parent

2/2014 -01/2019


CSULB, Long Beach, CA HR Certification

Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA Government, Master of Arts

Rockford University, Rockford, IL Political Science, Bachelor of Arts

SHRM member – various time periods

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