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Human Resources Management

Shelton, CT, 06484
April 18, 2016

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Margaret Stanis *** Marshall Lane; Derby, CT *****


Experienced Sr. Human Resources Associate with over 7 years of experience in multiple areas of human resources including recruiting, employee relations, payroll, training and HRIS.


Talent Management Staffing Training

Performance Management Project Management Organization Effectiveness


Edgewell Personal Care (Formerly Energizer Personal Care, Shelton, CT) November 2008 – March 2016

Sr. Human Resources Associate

•Provided human resources generalist support for Sales, IT, Finance and Legal functions for Shelton and St. Louis offices.

•Successfully handled a variety of generalist activities including: employee relations, salary administration, performance management, organizational effectiveness, recruitment and training.

•Implement and communicate human resources policies and procedures which drive business results.

•Ensure legal compliance and mitigate the Company’s risk through expert consultation on employment laws.

•Interviewed applicants as HR representative.

•Managed offer process including: background checks, offer letters, and onboarding activities from the offer stage to the date of employment.

•Site owner for Affirmative Action Program. Conducted multiple-site audits for other divisional locations. Identified internal process improvements.

•Conducted functional training across Sales organization.

•Key member of the company “Culture Team” to coordinate and facilitate employee activities and events to promote positive colleague engagement.

AvalonBay Communities 2007 – 2008

Administrative Assistant, Residential Services

•Provided support to Human Resources with: Arrangement of interviews, training materials and logistics for company staff, assisted with confidential employee issues.

•Assistant to two Portfolio Directors, a Portfolio Maintenance Director and Human Resources Manager.

•Daily interaction with residents and staff from 17 communities throughout the Connecticut and Westchester region.

•Daily database maintenance using Lotus Notes.

•Created and updating spreadsheet files using Microsoft Excel.

•Responsible for customer service relations with the residents of 17 communities.

•Managed correspondence, reports and memos to staff, residents and vendors.

•Created presentations for tri-state quarterly meetings.

•Processed invoices for payment with in our accounts payable system.

•Arranged meetings and coordinating travel itineraries.

Alea Group 2001 – 2007

Executive Assistant/Office Manager 2003 – 2007

Administrative/Technical Assistant-Risk Management

& Human Resources Departments 2001 – 2003

•Human Resources Department: Recruiting, new hire orientation, new hire documentation and benefits; payroll processing (ADP).

•Assistant to Senior Vice President and Vice President of Risk Management and Vice President of Internal Audit Departments (in US and European locations).

•Assisted Risk Management and Internal Audit Departments with creation and dissemination of internal management reports: quarterly coordination of Board of Directors reporting.

•Responsible for software maintenance, training and troubleshooting

•Maintained and managed department travel budget, expense reporting, travel arrangements.

•Coordination of company-wide meetings and conferences (all logistics).

•Assumed duties as Office Manager when company downsized and consolidated offices in 2006 until my departure in 2007.

•Supervised activities of the administrative staff, including providing training, guidance and assistance when needed.

•Coordinated logistics and staff to keep office running efficiently.

Pequot Capital Management 2000 – 2001

Administrative Assistant – Marketing Department

•Assistant to two Vice Presidents of Marketing Department.

•Heavy coordination of investment meetings with large corporations. Coordinated logistic for large yearly investors meeting.

•Coordinated Meetings (internal and external).

•Coordinated departmental outings.

•Produced Hedge Fund booklets for mailings and meetings.

•Travel Arrangements.

•Expense Reporting.


•Pursuing, BS in Management, Sacred Heart University

•AS in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Katherine Gibbs Business School


Microsoft Office Suite Talent Link (ATS)

Success Factors (HRIS) Kenexa (ATS)

ADP Payroll Software (HRIS) Performance Management Software

Kronos (time management software)

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