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Human Resources Generalist

Hudson, NH
March 23, 2023

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Melissa McGoldrick, M.B.A.

Hudson, NH


Passionate and driven Human Resources professional with over 5 years' experience. Offering proficiency in recruitment coordination and scheduling, on-boarding, orientation, and training. Creatively and strategically focused on “people first” and putting the “Human” back into Human Resources.


Specialist- Recruitment Administration - Goldman Sachs (Support provided by Alexander Mann Solutions) Remote • 10/2021 – Present

End to end pre interview vetting (PIV) process, ensuring no flags are present on candidates’ background. Completion of 20-30 per week during peak season; ~10 per week during off peak

Create, design, lead and implement Employee Engagement program for team of 15

High-level, high volume interview scheduling utilizing our scheduling tool, ISAAC.

Operate and maintain applicant tracking and candidate management systems.

Schedule ~10 interviews each week for Associate through Managing Director levels.

Recruiting Coordinator - Goldman Sachs (support Provided By ADP) Remote • 06/2021 - 10/2021

Schedule and coordinate between 50-200+ interviews per week, for Associate through Managing Director levels.

Work with recruiting teams to accomplish hiring objectives, streamline processes, and maximize SLA's.

Resolve scheduling conflicts with minimal oversight from managers.

Interpret and explain company policies, standards, and regulations.

Develop best practices and optimal strategies to improve scheduling.

People + Culture Coordinator (Contracted through Nagler Group) - Borrego Solar Systems - Lowell, MA • 01/2020 - 03/2020

Project based assistance for an HR team of eleven

Employment verifications and education assistance processing

Electronic EE file maintenance/clean-up (Box)

Audits/data analysis-i.e., safety metrics, benefit invoices, job descriptions

Assist benefits manager with documentation, policy, and procedure for open enrollment, fielding general benefits questions

HR Contractor (Contracted through Wilmott & Associates) - Rapid Micro Biosystems

Lowell, MA • 09/2018 - 03/2019

Develop, create, and implement efficient interview schedule process.

End to end interview coordination for director level through VP

Number of interviews per week vary anywhere from 2-10 depending on volume.

Executive calendar maintenance/scheduling; Meeting planning/coordination for all employee levels within the company

HR Coordinator (Contracted through NRS Global) - National Grid - Waltham, MA • 01/2018 - 03/2018

Create New Hire Onboarding program for the IS department-working in tandem with the Program Director

Calendar maintenance to include scheduling and coordinating meetings

Expense reporting-ensuring all receipts are accounted for accurate processing in SAP

Ad-hoc projects as requested.

Recruiting Coordinator (Contracted through BFS Associates) Fresenius Medical -

Waltham, MA • 08/2017 - 10/2017

Credentialing paperwork for Traveling Nurses

Partner with recruiters to ensure smooth onboarding process for new hires

Draft contracts for travelers, submitting to appropriate Clinic Manager once approved

Accurate, timely and precise data entry of candidate/employee information in Taleo as well as Excel spreadsheet.

HRIS Analyst (contracted through Winter Wyman) - Kronos, Inc (now UKG) -

Chelmsford, MA • 05/2016 - 05/2017

3,000-5,000 employee transactions entered weekly; hiring, terminations, transfers, salary increases, benefit elections into Kronos HRIS database, maintaining 80-85% accuracy

Electronic filing: coordinate scanning documents and follow up with vendor to ensure receipt and accuracy of file storage process

Collaborate positively with peers and other staff members to maintain friendly, supportive, and cooperative work atmosphere.

Support human resources department in areas such as people metrics, reporting, finance, and analytics.

Administrative Associate (contractor) Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA • 02/2016 - 04/2016

Calendar management, meeting & event planning for extremely prominent and busy doctor

Process reimbursements & payment requests

Plan and coordinate travel

Draft professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.

Human Resources Coordinator (Contracted through King & Bishop) -Lahey Health Behavioral Services -Danvers, MA • 11/2015 - 12/2015

Voluntary termination process, to include sending termination packets and creating termination files-in conjunction with the company's compliance policy

Support human resources staff with new hire orientation

Review human resources paperwork for accuracy and completeness.

Complete background and reference checks to facilitate hiring and onboarding of employees.

Human Resources Assistant (Contracted through Beacon Hill Staffing) -Cambridge Savings Bank - Cambridge, MA • 04/2015 - 10/2015

New hire paperwork and orientation.

Internal and external audits to include employee files, I-9, 401K, and payroll files

Successfully planned/executed/coordinate numerous company-wide events, such as: flu clinic for over 100 employees across 3 branches as part of employee appreciation week, luncheons for the banks' top performers

Process employee termination paperwork at direction of supervisory staff.

Administrative Assistant/Payroll Manager/HR Assistant -West Suburban YMCA

Newton, MA • 11/2011 - 01/2015

Manage entire payroll process.

New employee/volunteer background checks, reference checks

Coordinate employee meetings/trainings/events

Founding member/co-chair of HR Committee.

Administrative support for the President & CEO

Aquatics Coordinator, Aquatics/Lifeguard Supervisor/Lead Swim Instructor - West Suburban YMCA- Newton, MA • 03/2010 - 12/2013

Assist in oversight of Aquatics staff of 30+

Manage Aquatics hiring process-performing reference checks, conducting interviews

Lead/instruct progressive swim lessons for children ranging in age from 6 months to 13 years

Build private lesson schedule


New Hire Orientation

Training and mentoring

Confidentiality requirements

Schedule Organization

Scheduling Proficiency

Employee Recognition


TECHNICAL SKILLS: Microsoft Office, Google. Strong systems awareness: Taleo, ADP, iCIMS, Oracle, Kronos, JazzHR, ISAAC scheduling system, RALPH reporting system, Service Now (SNOW), Workday


November 2008

M.B. A.: Human Resources Management /University of Phoenix (online)

May 2003

Bachelor of Arts.: Communications/Regis College (Weston, MA)

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