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Manager Human Resources

Location:
Valley, Alabama, United States
Posted:
February 18, 2016

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LINDA KAY BROOKS

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LaFayette, Alabama 36862

334-***-**** – Home

334-***-**** - Mobile

SUMMARY

A proven manager with twenty years experience in business and human resources management with outstanding organizational and support staff development skills that allow me to become an effective contributor to the team.

EXPERIENCE

Chambers County Board of Education 9/2013-current

LaFayette, AL

Payroll/HR Clerk

Manage and process the monthly payroll and W2’s of approximately 550 employees in Nextgen system. Input new hire data for all substitutes and verify I9’s. Determine payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer’s social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments. Maintain confidential records of payroll operation. Prepare yearly contracts for all full-time employees. Maintain and compile reports for the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other federal agencies. Responsible for overseeing the benefits program.

Lowe’s, Opelika, AL 4/2008 – 9/2013

Human Resources Manager

Manages and recruits all professional and administrative staff; directs all organizational and space planning; directs performance management and improvement systems; organizes development and succession plans for employees; monitors and handles all unemployment compensation claims; ensures employment compliance to regulatory concerns; conducts employee orientation, development and training; writes policy development and documentation; serves as liaison with employee relations; handles and oversees all company-wide committee facilitation; responsible for all company employee and community communication; manages compensation and benefits administration; conducts employee safety, welfare, wellness and health seminars; responsible for community charitable giving; and provides counseling and manages employee services. Responsible for administering assessments for all positions and processing and/or auditing the biweekly payroll in Kronos.

AFNI, Opelika, AL 2/2007- 11/2007

Project Manager/Project Leader

Managed and motivated a staff of 19 project coaches to achieve performance objectives and key performance indicators; conducted/facilitated weekly coach meetings; developed and maintained client/customer relationships; met/exceeded client/customer expectations; coached and motivated coaches to attain individual and team goals; managed and motivated coaches on the importance of driving profitability; assisted in the coordinating and monitoring of the daily work flow to ensure all operational functions are performed on an efficient and timely basis to meet quality and performance standards; acted as a liaison for project coaches and other departments for the dissemination of project specific information; development of collaborative relationships with all supporting departments; assisted in the maintenance, compilation and delivery of performance reviews for individual project team members; oversaw the maintenance of scheduling, attendance records and payroll reports for the project coach; collaborated with instructors to coordinate on-going training; responsible for project coach hiring, terminations, time authorizations, development presentation of performance appraisals and professional development.

BARNES & NOBLE COLLEGE BOOKSELLERS, Opelika, AL 8/2005 – 1/2007

Outsourced from Southern Union State Community College

General Manager

Responsible for the start-up of 3 locations that managed $1.9 million dollars in inventory and sales; Hired and trained new staff of 15; liaison between college staff/faculty and Barnes and Noble Corporate Office; managed daily opening and closing of the store and all money issues.

SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Opelika, AL 2/2005 – 7/2005

Interim Bookstore Manager

Assisted students during book sales and performed basic customer service skills; responsible for all monetary transactions while attending Auburn University.

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PLANTATION PATTERNS (Division of Meadowcraft), Wadley, AL 1/2001 – 12/2004

Manufactures components for one of the world‘s leading makers of wrought iron furniture.

Human Resources Manager

Full HR responsibility for over 900 hourly and 65 professional employees in a union environment; Supervised five full-time employees; Developed the budget for Human Resources department; Administered and oversaw grievance pr5ocess for union employees; Hired all employees for all plant positions; Responsible for compliance with all EEO requirements; Administered FMLA Leave of Absence Policy, unemployment compensation, plant security and facility safety program that included workers’ compensation and OSHA compliance; Diversified the professional work force; Upgraded the work force to include degreed supervisors, matched people skills with job responsibilities that improved job performance and reduced turnover; hourly wage administration; managed the company outlet store; generated enough profit to pay staff salary; computerized the sale receipt system; initiated and implemented two state grants that totaled over $150,000. This included employee training in leadership, OSHA compliance, maintenance, and Lean Manufacturing; Managed employee relations programs including the Employee Assistance Program and vendor services. Organized and implemented employee special events including safety cook outs and holiday luncheons.

RANDSTAD STAFFING, Atlanta and LaGrange, GA 4/1996 – 12/2000

Staffing Director/Agent

Supervised an average of 90 employees within 20 client companies; recruited, screened and interviewed 30 applicants weekly; handled workers’ compensation claims; organized and facilitated job fairs; increased annual sales 47% to $1.5 million by obtaining new clients and better servicing current clients; increased job placements 66% while reducing applications taken by 50% in a two year period; increased client base 12.5% in one year Responsible for administering various skills assessments based on individual client needs.

ROADWAY EXPRESS, Atlanta, GA 5/1984 – 6/1994

Relay Coordinator (1992 – 1994)

Scheduled and balanced inbound and outbound movement of freight for 17 satellite terminals; screened and hired qualified drivers according to DOT regulations; conducted HAZMAT training; and effectively supervised over 100 union employees (Teamsters).

Dispatcher 1985 – 1992

Scheduled all outbound freight for over-the-road dispatch; prepared monthly DOT driver’s hours-control reports and conducted year-end equipment inventory valued at $13 million.

Management Trainee – Relay Clerk 1984 – 1985

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Human Resource Management, Troy State University, Phenix, City, AL – 2000

Master of Business Administration, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA – 1995

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Auburn University, Auburn, AL – 1984

REFERENCES

Available Upon Request

LINDA KAY BROOKS

611 Hospital Street

LaFayette, Alabama 36862

334-***-**** – Home

334-***-**** - Mobile

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Mr. Chris Cleaveland, Loan Officer

Charter Bank of LaGrange

123 Ashling Drive

LaGrange, Georgia 30240

706-***-**** - Home

706-***-**** - Cell

actlmb@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Donnie Lowe, Plant Manager

HB&G

516 Spradley Drive

Troy, Alabama 36079

334-***-**** - Home

(334) 268 – 3313 – Cell

actlmb@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Andy Taylor, Store Manager

Gander Mountain, Lowes Home Center

1463 Reynolds Dr.

Auburn, AL 36830

864-***-**** – Cell

actlmb@r.postjobfree.com



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