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Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
November 19, 2015

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Highly knowledgeable and progress-driven professional with more than 20 years of experience providing comprehensive HR and administrative support for diverse organizations. Proven strengths in hiring/recruiting, applicant screening, benefits administration, and process improvement. Track record of success enhancing staff morale, assimilating new personnel following acquisitions, and increasing productivity through effective training. Consistent top performer and valued contributor to management teams with strong policy and procedure development capabilities. Bilingual (English and German). Expertise includes:

Leadership & Teambuilding Strategic Planning Performance Management Payroll Processing Onboarding

Employee Relations Staff Training & Development Auditing & Investigation Employment Law

Talent Acquisition Regulatory Compliance Workforce Planning Change Management

Computer Skills: PeopleSoft, Attendance Enterprise, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher)


Pruitt Health Norcross, GA 2007 to Present

HR Generalist II

Hired to fulfill generalist role assisting 2.5K employees across 17 locations throughout GA for provider of long-term healthcare services. Ensure full compliance with state/federal employment laws related to hiring, recordkeeping, drug testing, and performing criminal background checks. Preside over recruiting initiatives in partnership with department managers, placing ads/internal postings, screening applicants, conducting interviews, tracking candidates throughout evaluation process, and recommending talented individuals for consideration. Handle payroll, benefits, disability and FMLA issues, internship and clinical education programs, and new hire orientation. Facilitate training seminars for 100+ staff members. Oversee employee relations matters including conflict resolution and investigation of complaints. Supply guidance to enhance partner satisfaction through performance improvement plans.

Successfully coordinated acquisition of 3 healthcare facilities with total of more than 500 employees over 12-month period.

Formulated new hire standardization process for healthcare centers as well as hospice and home care divisions.

Led organization through Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit, receiving minimal violations.

Achieved 100% compliance on HR audits for all 17 locations by completing vulnerability assessments and developing action plans for non-compliant facilities.

Minimized EEOC claims (6 over 3 years) with zero findings against Pruitt Health.

US Army – Non-Appropriated Fund Kaiserslautern, Germany 2004 to 2006

HR Specialist

Delivered HR expertise for 500-employee organization supporting more than 25K US service members in Germany. Processed personnel action requests, led orientation for new hires, prepared security clearance forms, and assisted management in annual year-end data audits. Fielded inquiries from citizens regarding status of job applications and answered employee questions concerning benefits and compensation. Initiated background checks for potential hires, organized travel, conferences, and meetings, and maintained files, records, and logbooks.

Played vital role in recruitment of child care providers for newly built child development center.

Efficiently completed pre-employment documentation to guarantee adequate staffing levels.

Aided with transition of staff from appropriated to non-appropriated positions due to downsizing of government jobs.

ITT Industries Mannheim, Germany 1993 to 2002

Senior HR Specialist

Earned promotion to HR role following exemplary performance as Project Administrator for organization supplying contract support to US signal units in Germany, England, Italy, and Saudi Arabia. Provided guidance to assigned personnel utilizing thorough knowledge of directives and regulations. Held full responsibility for all employment areas encompassing wage/salary and benefits administration, staff relations, hiring/recruiting, and new hire processing/orientation. Monitored conformance to approved budget for project employees. Advised senior leadership on maximizing available personnel resources. Confirmed adherence to US government regulations and company policies covering equal employment and advancement opportunities. Helped prepare proposals, staffing forecasts, and budgets needed for contract renewal.

Established and enforced policies on personnel relations, hiring practices, work hours, compensation and benefits administration, promotions, discipline/termination, and grievances.

Orchestrated transition from employment under US payroll system to German payroll system and coordinated translation of documentation, applications, and benefits from German to English.

Partnered with local regulatory agencies to ensure new employees possessed appropriate documentation to prove work eligibility.

Additional experience as Project Administrator for ITT Industries, Mannheim, Germany and Administrative Assistant for Serv-Air, Inc., Mannheim, Germany


Bachelor’s degree in Business Management Candidate, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Anticipated Graduation Fall 2015

Associate’s degree in Business Management Candidate, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ - 2014; 3.97 GPA

Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Member – SHRM (2007–Present), Atlanta Chapter of SHRM (2007–Present)

Attended SHRM General Conference 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014

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