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Human Resources Manager

Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
April 21, 2017

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Dean E. Hawkins

***** *** ***. *., *********, MN 55398, 612-***-****

OBJECTIVE: Management position in Talent Acquisition to develop and collaborate full partnership with

the entire organization toward overall strategy, growth and success


Loram – Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (October 2015 – March 2017)

• Managed full recruiting life cycle, sourcing, screening, interviews, testing, background checks/drug test

• Lead guide and mentor team of four recruiters on hiring techniques, processes and candidate selection

• Provided guidance to senior management on staffing needs, processes and trends

Loram – Employee Relations Specialist (November 2014 – October 2015)

• Advised senior management on HR issues ensuring fair and equitable treatment of employees in accordance with company policies, federal, state and local laws

• Provided assistance to Human Resources as needed including employee relations, complaints, compensation and benefits

• Conflict resolution management, EEO and labor relations, conducting investigations when needed

• Consulted with recruiters on hiring techniques, processes and candidate selection

• Supervised employee termination agreements, exit strategies and exit interviews

• Guided management on employee engagement, promotions, performance and career enhancement

Loram - Human Resources Representative/Recruiter (January 2007 – November 2014)

• Sourced, interviewed and recruited candidates in the areas of Field Operations, Manufacturing and Engineering concentrating on manpower for Loram’s rail maintenance fleet

• Made hiring decisions or provide suitable candidates to appropriate hiring manager

• Managed full recruiting life cycle, including application process, testing, background checks and drug test

• Trained and mentored new recruiters on hiring techniques, processes and candidate selection

Main Motors – Internet Sales Manager (October 2005 – January 2007)

• Managed car sales through internet, personal and face to face customer contact

• Provided clients with vehicle selection and completion of forms for purchase and finance

U. S. Navy – Human Resources Manager (September 1985 – September 2005)

• Utilized data bases to lead and mentor staff of 2 to 15 in Human Resources support, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, retention, promotions, retirements, personnel qualifications, training records, conflict resolution and EEO

• Manpower manager/Liaison for client commands overseeing personnel placement for up to 5,000 servicemen and women ensuring all required positions were filled in a timely manner

• Facilitated military testing to meet military needs and individual career enhancement

• Managed full life cycle recruiting including contact, interviewing, background checks, placement, career counseling and start date coordination for applicants

• Oversaw recruiting data ensuring proper monitoring, qualifications and start dates

• Supervised Navy recruiting goals and objectives in the Navy’s largest geographical recruiting district, accomplished new contract objective 36 consecutive months to meet Navy’s need for personnel

Dean E. Hawkins

12910 5th Ave. N., Zimmerman, MN 55398, 612-***-****


• MBA – Human Resources Management – Almeda University

• BS – Business Administration – Urbana University

Additional training and accomplishments

• Excel 2013 – Part 1

• Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt certifications

• Leadership Development – Situational Leadership II

• Leadership Development – Setting Performance Expectations

• Leadership Development – Retaining Talent

• Leadership Development – Adventures in motivation

• The Impact of Global Regulations on Local Workforce Dynamics

• Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Supervisors

• Internet Sales Manager Certification

• Navy Leadership Development for Senior Petty Officers

• Command Financial Specialist

• 13 Gold Wreath Awards for superior performance in military recruiting

• 7 Navy Achievement Medals for superior performance

• 9 military letters of commendation

• Navy Outstanding Volunteer Medal

• Navy Rights and Responsibilities Facilitator

Professional organization affiliations

Central Minnesota Human Resources Cooperative

Human Resources (HR) & Talent Management Executive

The Network

Recruitment Consultants and Staffing Professionals

Metro & Rail Projects


Bob Reinert, HR Consultant, 612-***-****,

Scott Weiss, CH Robinson, Manager HR Technology, 612-***-****,

Keith Kittelson, Cantel Medical, Administrator Regulatory Affairs, 612-***-****,

Ralph Spicer, Loram, Manager Railvacs and Std. Cleaners, 612-***-****,

Luke Cabon, U. S. Navy Administrator, 781-***-****,

Gary Carlson, Forest Lake Automotive Group, Sales Rep, 612-***-****,

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