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Social Media Employee Relations

Location:
Brewster, NY
Posted:
November 02, 2019

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HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST, MANAGER AND RECRUITER

Full-cycle, resourceful recruiter for a broad spectrum of specialized technical roles

Designer and implementer of full-scale in-house HR operations for two companies

Board certified counselor, skilled in employee relations, career coaching and negotiation

Innovative builder of quality cost effective benefits packages and creative recruiting strategies, resulting in attraction and retention of high level professionals

Creator of employee handbooks, employment policies and internal compliance procedures

Experienced in energy efficiency, private equity, financial services and EV electronics and manufacturing industries

Proficient catalyst promoting inter-departmental collaboration, optimizing employee performance and freeing management to focus on core business goals

EXPERIENCE

Curtis Instruments Inc., Mt. Kisco, NY, Global leader in electric vehicle controls and instrumentation 2018

HR Recruiter – 12- month contract

Conducted full-cycle recruiting, reporting to VP of HR

Leveraged professional networks, university/alumni relations and social media including LinkedIn, Glassdoor and targeted Boolean searches

Created and updated job descriptions with hiring managers, evaluated resumes, conducted interviews and coordinated hiring teams

Led hiring decisions, negotiated compensation packages, verified references, drafted employment letters and managed on boarding

Reviewed and updated comprehensive employee handbook

Demonstrated capability to communicate and work effectively at all level of the organization, inspiring respect, credibility and collaboration

Joule Assets Inc., Katonah, NY, Energy efficiency financing and private equity fund 2012 - 2017

Human Resource and Administrative Director

Established and managed HR for CEO and COO, doubling staff in one year

Developed and executed recruiting strategy, and implemented cloud-based applicant tracking system

Spearheaded multi-channel recruiting maintaining relationships with ten universities, three specialized search firms and various industry associations

Instituted onboarding and off boarding processes, employment agreements and NDA’s, managed global hiring including E-Verify and employment visas, resulting in exemplary legal, DHS and DOL compliance

Negotiated, implemented and administered employee benefit packages including medical, dental, commuter plan, option plan, disability, worker’s compensation and COBRA, resulting in a motivated team of talent

Established HR policies, published employee handbook, trained staff and ensured compliance

Partnered with controller, doing ADP payroll, department budgeting and cost-effective vendor relationships, resulting in operating 25-30% below budget each year

Insight Exhibits Inc., Brewster, NY, Museum exhibit and prototype fabricator 2008 - 2012

Human Resource Administrator and Payroll

Managed human resources, benefits administration and ADP payroll, reporting to President

Restructured and streamlined, optimizing all front office operations

Renegotiated all corporate benefits, insurances, contracts, and services, achieving over 20% cost reduction

Reinvented marketing plan to incorporate new website, dynamic LinkedIn and social media profiles, resulting in a rebranding within the industry

Liquidated the pension plan and executed distributions, resulting in smoother off boarding of all employees

TrophyCentral Inc., Brewster, NY, Employee recognition and awards 2008 - 2012

Manager of Operations (concurrent)

Established and managed startup of headquarters office, from construction to staffing the full operation

Handled all human resources including hiring, ADP payroll, PTO tracking, and publishing employee policy handbook

Oversaw daily operations, including customer service center and production staff

Represented company at industry association meetings and conferences

Private Practice, Somers, NY 2004 - 2008

Life Coach and Counselor

Conducted interviews and assessments, life coaching, personal and career goal setting

Administered and interpreted integrated personality inventory

Mediated, resulting in dispute resolution and improved communications

Coordinated care and referrals as needed with a network of other professionals

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

B.B.A. Finance, cum laude

SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative

Executive mini MBA for SME 2017

PHR Professional in Human Resources Certification 2019

Call School of Counseling - AACC Board Certified Counselor 2004

Paid Family Leave Legislation 2019

Social Media Algorithms for Recruiting 2019

NY & CT 2019 Employment Law Update 2019

Mental Health First Aid Certification 2018

Active Shooter Citizen Response Training, County Sheriff’s Department 2018

Community Opioid Overdose Training 2017

Cybersecurity Awareness - NSC 2016

PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

Westchester Human Resource Management Association WHRMA 2013-present

Society of Human Resource Management SHRM 2013-present

Brewster Emergency Shelter Partnership Inc. 2013-present

CIYC and GIYC yacht racing 2009-present

CMA motorcycle association, Chapter President 2008-present

Women to Women mentoring 2007-present

Appalachian Mountain Club 2011-present



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