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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
October 16, 2016

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Sherry G. Hardt, PHR

**** ****** ***** ******

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418


561-***-**** (office)

Objective: To fulfill the organization’s staffing needs by finding the best candidates for the job and excel as a Recruiter while also meeting the needs of the candidates.

Strengths include:

Successfully recruited Executives, Healthcare Professionals, Operations Management, Customer Service, Sales Representatives and Call Center staff for 14 years in Insurance Industry, Retail Industry, and Warehouse/Distribution Industry. Successfully worked remotely from home office for eight years.


Hardt Coaching, President

Career Coaching and Life Skills Coaching, 2014-present

Coach clients on career path, resume writing, interviewing skills, applying for jobs, job boards, and professional presentation.

Testimonial: Sherry Hardt was an amazing Career Coach who I must credit for getting me my new job. It is exactly what I wanted and with a company that offers great growth opportunities. Sherry helped me update my resume to highlight my skills that were a match to the job. She also coached me through the interview process and the hiring managers were very impressed with my presentation. I would highly recommend Sherry as a Career Coach because with her extensive Human Resource experience, she knows exactly what Human Resource Recruiters and management staff are looking for and how to document the skill-set.

Executive Partner Internship Program, January – May 2015, Lake Park, FL

Earl Stewart Toyota with Worthington High School students

Professional Leadership Training and Coaching with non-traditional students on leadership skills, teamwork, careers, resume writing, interviewing skills, communication skills and self-healing techniques in 20-week program.

Purpose: Students had difficulty with procrastination and completing requirements to graduate. Outcome: After participating in this program, one student graduated early with the second highest GPA in his class and received full 4 year college scholarship, another student graduated early and got a job in law enforcement, and other students graduated, are enrolled in college or going into the Air Force and gained jobs.

Humana Government Business, (HGB)

Human Resources Consultant, 2003-2014

HGB provides health care benefits for more than 2.9 million of the nation's active duty military and their family members, and military retirees' and their family members.

● Recruited professional staff for corporate office and regional offices in 10 states on east and west


● Filled an average of 100 positions each year with candidates that passed secret security clearance as required by government contract.

● Project Leader for new business initiatives with responsibility for talent acquisition for start up of six

new contracts in four states with all going live on same day; all goals were met.

● Project Leader for talent acquisition for new Regional Office in San Antonio, Texas; (210 associates)

which included nurses, nurse managers, operational managers, provider representatives, and call

center staff.

● Initiated job fairs to fill customer service, nurse, and nurse management positions.

● Served as internal corporate consultant to two separate lines of business for talent acquisition,

leadership coaching, and employee relations for over 300 associates in six locations.

● Facilitated new employee orientation and management training for client group.

● Expert user of Taleo applicant tracking software and expert in Internet recruiting.

● Researched compensation studies and initiated equity increases for client group.

● Awarded three Star Awards and four Team Awards for outstanding contributions to HGB.

The Home Depot, Human Resources Manager, 2002 – 2003

● Led recruitment initiative to staff up for spring season, with outcome of 60 associates hired within

two-week period.

● Expert user of The Home Depot’s main frame recruiting software.

● Volunteered to be part of start-up team for new Home Depot location, which included recruitment,

interviewing, employee orientation and training.

● Handled employee investigations and disciplinary actions for the store.

● Developed and facilitated management training and administered performance management plans.

● Oversight for Human Resources Assistant to support the HR function and business objectives.

UPS Logistics Group, Human Resources Generalist, 2000 – 2002

Current name: Supply Chain Solutions

● Project Lead to interview 100 hourly associates and select 30 candidates to fill supervisory roles.

● Developed behavioral based interview guides for supervisor selection process in start-up of new facility.

● Taught Managers behavioral based interviewing process.

● Oversight and budget responsibility for temporary staffing, which included 100 temporary staff in

warehouse environment.

● Designed the Exel program to prepare hourly team members with diverse backgrounds for

promotion using mentors, workshops, and project work over six month program.

● Served as on site internal consultant to 500 employees and management in start up of new UPS


● Selected as team member to lead career development initiative for Louisville UPSLG Park.

● Successfully represented the company in unemployment hearings with a 94% wins record.

● Development and oversight of HR Coordinator’s role to support business objectives and develop

associate data base system.


SPALDING UNIVERSITY, Louisville, Kentucky

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Business minor, May 1998; magna cum laude

Professional Memberships and Certifications

● PHR, Human Resource Certification Institute, since 1999

● Global Career Development Facilitator, Human Resource Certification Institute, since 1999

● Society for Human Resource Management, member since 1998

● Palm Beach HR Association, since 2007

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