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Employee Relations Human Resource

Houston, Texas, United States
September 20, 2019

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Valentine M. Kasperek

Houston, TX


A proactive senior human resources manager/director. With thorough knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems. Partnered with executive management to collaborate/support operational needs and strategic objectives. Enhanced automation to support growth and efficiency throughout human resource process. Developed/Administered various human resource plans and procedures for company growth. Wrote/rewrote job descriptions, monitored the performance evaluation program and revise as necessary. Recommended and implemented HR policies and procedures due to Federal/State law changes. Maintained employee handbook. Performed benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness. Filed/handled all federal/State reporting, maintained other records, reports and logs to conform to all regulations. Worked with managers to screen and interview candidates, conducts reference checking, extend job offers, conducted new-employee orientations, council employees and conduct exit interviews. Participate in staff meetings and attends other meetings as required. Functioned as an advisor to the business. Fostered strong employee relations.

Professional Experience

HRKapacity Houston, TX. 8/2017 - Present

HR Consultant/HR Director

Handled employee relations according company policies.

Designed recruiting strategies to recruit the best talent.

Designed on-boarding process for smooth initiation period.

Created process review system for hourly and salary for performance reviews.

Handled all state, federal inquiries, established/maintained department records and reports.

Established internal HR processes for department.

Liberty Materials, Inc. Conroe, TX. 8/2015 – 8/2017

Human Resource Director

Secured, originated a corporate human resource office within the organization.

Developed process, procedures for company employee files.

Designed, developed and implemented company orientation process including drug testing.

Created a performance review process for hourly and salary employees.

Handled full cycle recruiting for all positions.

Responsible for health benefits negotiations, handling issues with providers and employees.

Designed, Implemented a Human Resource budget

Handled all payroll related issues, to include processing weekly payroll.

Reduced Worker’s Compensation percentage from 10.4% to 5.2%

Reduced Unemployment percentage from 6.5% to 3.4%

Designed Safety Training programs for all level of employees in a manufacturing environment

Valentine M. Kasperek

Houston, TX


The Andridge Group - Consultants

Human Resource Manager - (Contract) Katy, TX. 7/2013 – 8/2015

Developed a human resource department.

Handled all employee relations issues within the organization, including sexual harassment claims regarding management and employees. Processed all government inquiries.

Trained management and employees on employee relations issues

Worked with management to implement processes and procedures for the human resource function.

Conducted human resource audits, implemented HRIS systems.

Developed employee handbooks, wrote and implemented policies and procedures.

Wrote job descriptions for 100 positions.

Processed payroll, handled all benefits issues with providers and employees.

Implemented safety programs for all employees involved is a manufacturing environment

Parker Drilling Management Services, Inc. Houston, TX. 10/2011- 02/2013

Human Resource Business Partner

Responsible for establishing credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees to provide problem solving, employee relations and coaching expertise to business units. Handled all issues presented in three business units regarding management and employees, along with government inquiries

Appointed to the implementation team for Oracle Human Resource and Payroll Modules within the company

Responsible for implementation of companywide Succession Planning Process within business units (Alaska, Louisiana, California)

Responsible for the company wide implementation of SkillSoft Computer Based Training

Responsible for developing and administering an effective recruitment program

for business units (Alaska, Louisiana, California)

Assisted with the development and review of human resource policies and procedures

developed, published and administered and ensured adherence to the polices

Managed and lead all human resource efforts to ensure that employment related information, processes, and procedures meet internal and external audit requirements

Responsible for directing and maintenance of personnel records in Oracle HRIS system

Valentine M. Kasperek

Houston, TX


Ensured that all rigs, within business units were fully staffed and able to perform work for the customer consistent with contractual requirements

Ensure that all managers are actively engaged and participating in the performance management and succession planning process

Assisted in the evaluation of rig based wage levels to ensure they are competitive and affordable

Responsible for area budget with (California, Louisiana, and Alaska)

Updated job description in area of responsibility as necessary to ensure accuracy

Responsible for development and recommendation of core training for managers and supervisors

Tracked turnover and made specific recommendations to address issues

Traveled to business units to ensure policies and procedures, employee issues, hiring and management concerns were handled according to company policy

Companywide implementation of Kenexa HR/Performance Management Modules

Design, developed and implemented Safety Training programs for line level and management level employees.

Prior Experience

New Era Life Insurance

Human Resource Director

Reported to the President and Chief Operating Officer as part of the executive management team that guided the management of a full spectrum of Human Resource operations, systems, and programs.

NCO Customer Management, Inc.

Human Resource Manager

Reported to the Site director as part of the executive management team and responsible for 1245 employees.

AR Group, Inc.

Human Resources Director

Reported to the Chief Financial Officer, working closely with four owners of this international company, responsible for the overall operational management and budget of the human resource department.


Almeda University - Bachelors’ Degree

Erie Community College - Associates Degree

Professional Development

Certified Worker Compensation Specialist

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Certified

Certified Human Resource Manager – Houston Human Resource Certification

How to Create Legal Job Descriptions That Prevent Employer Law Suits

Fundamentals of Personnel Law

Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines

Houston Business Law Update – ADA, FLSA, FMLA, TWCA Regulations

ERISSA Law Update, COBRA Law Update

Corporate Workers’ Compensation & Safety Management Training

United States Leave Administration Training

Jones Administration Training Certification

Oil and Gas Certifications

HSE Rig Pass Certification

Rigger Training Certification

North Slope Training Cooperative

California Coast Guard – Trip Rope certification

Respiratory Protection – SECORP - Fit Test Respiratory devices – Full Mask MSA Ultra View and Ultra Elite

H2S Toxic Effects Certification – SECORP


Society for Human Resource Management

Houston Human Resource Association

TXHRPRO’s – LinkedIn Group for the State of Texas


Cypress Assistance Ministries – Volunteer Houston, TX

While searching for full-time employment

Wrote resumes and counseled with clients regarding employment goals

Trained Interviewing, Communication, and Presentation skills

Assisted in the startup of a two LinkedIn Group Houston, TX

TXHRPRO’S and TXHRPRO’S – In-Transition.

Serve as membership leader

Serve Human Resource Professional in the State Of Texas

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