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Employee Relations Manager

Location:
Rockford, IL
Posted:
October 14, 2019

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Karen Hereford

Professional Summary

I am a self-motivated Recruiter/HR Manager with more than 14 years of recruiting experience interviewing, candidate generation, screening resumes, sourcing and prospecting.

I have formulated partnerships across the Human Resources

I can remain calm in high stress environments.

I adapt well to change and possess extensive knowledge of human resources employment process within a variety of industries.

Professional Experience

Manager of Human Resources 10/2018 – 9/2019

New Concepts Development Corp/Other World Computing

Woodstock, IL

Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook.

Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions. Handled employee relations counseling and exit interviewing.

Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.

Ensures compliance with Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and e-verify; periodically audit the I-9 forms.

Distribute and maintain effective company-wide employee communication. (Along with the Internal Communications Specialist)

Monitors employee eligibility for benefits plans. Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation or changes. Maintains and processes new and cancelled employees under each benefit plan to carrier. Verifies benefit billing accuracy and processes for payment. Maintains employee wellness programs to maximize the wellness opportunities.

Administers COBRA for group health plans.

Develops and maintains affirmative action program; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.

Files EEO-1 report annually

Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, interns and temporary employees; conducts new-employee onboarding; and writes and places advertisements. Participates in staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as needed.

Reports, maintains and monitors all workers' compensation case files; follows-up on open cases.

Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database. Maintains employee personnel files.

Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.

Staffing Recruiter, 2/2017 – 6/2017

HR Generalist, 8/2017 - 10/2018

New Concepts Development Corp/Other World Computing

Woodstock, IL

Coached, counseled and guided managers before executing employee disciplinary actions. Handled employee relations counseling and exit interviewing.

Ensures compliance with Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and e-verify; periodically audit the I-9 forms.

Promptly corresponded with all applicants; coordinated and conducted interviews.

Assisted in the creation of recruiting plans for all open positions.

Screened all applicants based on their qualifications and background.

Executing recruitment processes to provide a talented and diverse workforce that meets business needs.

Develops and implements effective recruiting strategies in order to attract and select quality candidates and provide an excellent candidate experience.

Partners with hiring managers to understand business needs and source the best talent.

Manages the recruitment life cycle for all assigned requisitions in the company.

Update positions and candidate statuses utilizing an applicant tracking system in compliance with staffing and legal requirements.

Source candidates, screens applicants, interview, evaluate, and recommend candidates to hiring managers.

Coordinates phone screening, technical screening, on-site and management interviews.

Manages the offer process, which includes setting salaries in collaboration with hiring management and Compensation.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Engages in timely and appropriate communications with hiring managers and candidates.

Developed and manages relationships with vendors, colleges, community-based organizations and other external parties to build a high quality and diverse candidate pool.

Professional Recruiter, 3/2015 to 2/2017

Stoughton Trailers, LLC. Stoughton, WI

Promptly corresponded with all applicants; coordinated and conducted interviews.

Assisted in the creation of recruiting plans for all open positions.

Pre-screened all resumes prior to sending them to corporate hiring managers for consideration.

Screened all applicants based on their qualifications and background.

Specifically assigned to the Human Resources department for the recruitment of up to 25 plus requisitions.

Executing recruitment processes to provide a talented and diverse workforce that meets business needs.

Develops and implements effective recruiting strategies in order to attract and select quality candidates and provide an excellent candidate experience.

Partners with hiring managers to understand business needs and source the best talent.

Manages the recruitment life cycle for all assigned requisitions in the company.

Make the recruiting process easy to understand for candidates and hiring managers.

Update positions and candidate statuses utilizing an applicant tracking system in compliance with staffing and legal requirements.

Source candidates, screens applicants, interview, evaluate, and recommend candidates to hiring managers.

Coordinates phone screening, technical screening, on-site and management interviews.

Manages the offer process, which includes setting salaries in collaboration with hiring management and Compensation.

Identifies and contacts individuals with required skills sets using a variety of tools and methods.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Engages in timely and appropriate communications with hiring managers and candidates.

Developed and manages relationships with vendors, colleges, community-based organizations and other external parties to build a high quality and diverse candidate pool.

Talent Acquisition Specialist, 10/2014 to 1/16/2015 - Contractor

American Family Insurance - Spherion Employment Agency – Madison, WI

Executing recruitment processes to provide a talented and diverse workforce that meets business needs.

Developed and implemented effective recruiting strategies in order to attract and select quality candidates and provide an excellent candidate experience.

Partnered with hiring managers to understand business needs and source the best talent.

Coached hiring managers on recruitment best practices, interviewing and candidate selection.

Managed the recruitment life cycle for all assigned requisitions in the company.

Made the recruiting process easy to understand for candidates and hiring managers.

Updates position and candidate statuses utilizing an applicant tracking system in compliance with staffing and legal requirements.

Sources candidates, screens applicants, interviews, evaluates, and recommends candidates to hiring managers.

Coordinates phone screening, technical screening, on-site and management interviews.

Managed the offer process, which includes setting salaries in collaboration with hiring management and Compensation.

Identified and contacted individuals with required skills sets using a variety of tools and methods.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Engaged in timely and appropriate communications with hiring managers and candidates.

Adjusts work schedule as necessary to accommodate business needs of customers and candidates.

Ensured that candidates have a positive experience during the American Family recruitment and selection process.

Provided feedback and coaching, as requested, to candidates regarding career opportunities.

Promoted recruitment processes and practices that are legally compliant and defensible.

Healthcare Recruiter, 12/2012 to 10/2013

Maxim Healthcare Services – Rockford, IL

Source candidates, screen applicants, interview, evaluate, and recommend candidates to hiring managers.

Post positions through approved recruitment channels.

Organized new employee orientation schedules for all new hires.

Hired employees and initiated the new hire paperwork process.

Facilitated all new employee orientations to foster a positive team attitude.

Conducted exit interviews and verified that employment termination paperwork was completed.

Developed trust and credibility with hiring managers. Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Engages in timely and appropriate communications with hiring managers and candidates.

Developed and manages relationships with vendors, colleges, community-based organizations and other external parties to build a high quality and diverse candidate pool.

Managed the recruitment life cycle for all assigned requisitions in the company.

Develops and implements comprehensive sourcing and recruitment strategies to provide qualified and diverse candidate pools to hiring managers.

Update position and candidate status utilizing an applicant tracking system in compliance with staffing and legal requirements.

Responsible for office payroll. Collecting time cards, imputing data and processing the information.

Recruiter, 03/2007 to 08/2012

NCO Group – Rockford, IL

Source candidates, screen applicants, interview, evaluate, and recommend candidates to hiring managers.

Post positions through approved recruitment channels.

Organized new employee orientation schedules for all new hires.

Hired employees and initiated the on-boarding process.

Facilitated all new employee orientations to foster a positive team attitude.

Conducted exit interviews and verified that employment termination paperwork was completed.

Developed trust and credibility with hiring managers. Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Engaged in timely and appropriate communications with hiring managers and candidates.

Developed and manages relationships with vendors, colleges, community-based organizations and other external parties to build a high quality and diverse candidate pool.

Managed the recruitment life cycle for all assigned requisitions in the company.

Develops and implements comprehensive sourcing and recruitment strategies to provide qualified and diverse candidate pools to hiring managers.

Updates position and candidate statuses utilizing an applicant tracking system in compliance with staffing and legal requirements.

Served as company representative at career fairs to promote company objectives.

Education

Judson University, Elgin, IL

BA in Business with a concentration in Human Resources

Graduation Date 5/20



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