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Human Resources Employee Relations

Location:
Springfield, Ohio, United States
Salary:
135,000
Posted:
January 24, 2017

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EXECUTIVE HUMAN RESOURCES

**+ years’ success leading HR innovation for high-growth organizations Highly experienced HR Executive with proven record of facilitating profitability through expert development and management of corporate human resource operations. Special expertise in building and leading top performing teams, goal attainment, and the enhancement of HR departments. Adept at directing all HR functions, including recruiting, talent development, employee relations, and policy design.

HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERTISE

HR Operations Management

Recruiting & Staffing Initiatives

Training & Leadership Development

Employee Relations

Rewards & Recognition Programs

HR Information Systems

Benefits & Compensation

eLearning Development

Staff Development Programs

Team Building and Leadership

CAREER EXPERIENCE

VALUED RELATIONSHIPS INC., Franklin, Ohio

Strategically lead HR initiatives and manage tactical solutions for optimum support and productivity. VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES & TRAINING (July 2014 to Present) Oversee company HR functions for a 350-employee operation. Manage programs, including compliance, retention, staffing, scheduling, compensation, attendance, training, on-boarding, new hire orientation, team development, succession planning, performance evaluation, and rewards and recognition programs.

Direct key programs to build employee engagement and development, enhance policies and procedures, develop department productivity, and enrich employee relations.

Manage Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), benefits, compensation, training, and organizational development.

Successfully developed and currently utilize employee recognition and rewards programs for employee achievements, boosting morale and motivation.

Utilize and administer assessments for a better understanding of existing and newly hired personnel. Assessments include, but are not limited to, DISC, Leading for Results, Wonderlic, and StrengthsFinders, among others.

Implemented and currently utilize an inverted classroom Leadership Development Program, using synchronous and asynchronous blended learning techniques for optimal absorption of learning material.

Efforts directly led to the organization being awarded the 2016 Best Places to Work award

(Dayton and Cincinnati), and Top Workplace award for 2015 and 2016 (Cincinnati). KIMBERLY WITT Page 2

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES & TRAINING (January 2011 to July 2014) Managed a team of 12 in the daily operations of the HR & Training department, enhancing employee relations and development.

Doubled employee base by hiring and training 90 people in 90 days, successfully meeting the personnel needs for a large project launch.

Implemented an eLearning software and developed courses for further advancement and learning opportunities for a growing workforce.

Established and applied a refined personnel evaluation system for the review of employees with motivation, organizational culture, ability, and success in mind. Developed personnel reviews for all relevant job roles within the organization, as well as, detailed job descriptions for each role to promote career development and maximum productivity.

Collaborated with One-Stop county partners in the creation of On-the-Job training programs, enriching Workforce Improvement Act programs within the community and achieving over $300k in partnership dollars within one year.

Created and applied “How We Work Together” principles to define rules of engagement based on company core values. Established general orientation programming, company- wide training initiatives, and department-specific training to enhance company operations and personnel growth.

Efforts directly led to the organization being awarded the Best Places to Work (2012, 2014) and Top Workplace (2013, 2014) awards for the company’s Cincinnati location, leading to promotion into current role of Vice President of Human Resources and Training. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (September 2010 to January 2011) Led 6-member team providing top HR services for the company and its employees.

Implemented enhanced HR and Training functions as an HR Department Architect, rocketing business operations through the improvement of the 8 key areas of HR; Recruitment, Training and Development, Benefits and Compensation, Communications, Employee Relations, Record Keeping, Legal Compliance, and Health, Safety, and Security.

Encouraged and fostered a positive workplace and employer of choice. Efforts led to the organization being named Best Places to Work winner in 2010. CK FRANCHISING INC., Dayton, Ohio

Consult on daily operations with franchises regarding all HR functions, including administration of human resources policies, procedures and programs for national franchise organization. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (April 2010 to September 2010) HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST (March 2008 to April 2010) Oversaw company HR functions for 650-franchise operation. Provided expertise consultation on functional areas, including departmental development, HRIS, employee relations, training and development, benefits and compensation, and recruitment.

Experienced with project management, web development, presentations, and conference planning. Specialized in recruitment and retention. KIMBERLY WITT Page 3

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Project Director (2003 to 2008) North Dakota Center for Persons w/ Disabilities, Minot, ND Lead Services Coordinator (2003) Easter Seals Goodwill ND Inc., Minot, ND Human Resources (2001 to 2002) The Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse, Sumner, WA EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION

University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN WORKFORCE EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT-INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGN Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT (BUSINESS)

Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Wonderlic Employer Rater Certification (2015).

SHRM/HRCI- Certificate, Senior Professional Human Resources, SPHR; SHRM-CP (2012)



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