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Human Resources Training

Location:
Omaha, NE, 68106
Salary:
55,000
Posted:
August 06, 2012

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James White sphr

**** *. **** ****** *** ***

Omaha, Nebraska 68106

(cell) 302-***-**** gi1xc0@r.postjobfree.com

HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL

Human Resources professional with 20 years of experience in all facets of Human Resources including project and Strategic planning, Merger Integration management, Internal Consulting, Employment, Staffing recruitment, Employee relations, Labor relations, Compensation, EEO-AA, Policy and procedure, and Legal issues in a number of industries; Semiconductor, Electrical Utility, Engineering, Manufacturing and Retail.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

10/2011 - Present

GWR INC.

Human Resources Consultant

Responsible for assisting client with strategically integrating effective HR processes, programs and practices into their daily operations, while maximizing the client's performance related to human resources by introducing or marketing "best practice" products or services as well as to provide periodic feedback to clients regarding their performance related to annual management objectives.

Matrix Service Company 7/2005 – 9/2011

Manager Human Resources /Labor Relations

As the Manager of Human Resources I am responsible for directing all of the people functions of the corporation in accordance with the policies and practices of the Corporation, the ethical and social consciences of business and society and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. I am also responsible for the strategic human resource planning to provide the company with the best people talent available and to position the company as the Employer of Choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within manufacturing companies and all of industry in general

• Established the first inter company training task force that allowed consolidated training across multi-divisions

• Successfully implemented the first rewards and recognition programs for department heads and supervisors

• Integrated and streamlined payroll and accounting system, which improved the bottom line by $14 million.

• Implemented state of the art training programs which reduced store staffing time by 50%

• Established the first inter company training task force that allowed consolidated training across multi-divisions

• Successfully implemented the first rewards and recognition programs for department heads and supervisors

Home Depot Stores 4/1999 12/2004

Divisional Human Resources Director

Responsible for all human resource direction for 90+ stores serving 12 district Managers, 287 store managers and 18,000 hourly associates located in a multi-state setting. These responsibilities include all employment compensation, recruiting, training, staffing, safety, strategic planning, and EEO-AA and associate/labor relations in a multi-state setting.

• Reduced average and effective wages by over 20%

• Drove major improvements programs which reduced turnover by greater than 15%

• Improved productivity in all store HR departments by providing clear concise direction through training, scheduling and career development

• Serve on the strategic advisory board to the Executive Vice President of labor relations

• Opened, trained and staffed all stores under budget and below cost.

• Implemented state of the art training programs which reduced store staffing time by 50%

• Successfully implemented the first rewards and recognition programs for department heads and supervisors

Wal-Mart Stores 3/1992 2/1999

Personnel Director

Responsible for the directions of the pharmacy department. This department is responsible for the recruiting and staffing of all exempt and non-exempt positions, training and development, labor relations, payroll, and compensation for 2,300 stores serving 8,000 pharmacists and 38,000 hourly associates.

• Successfully defeated two union organizing attempts

• Served as the executive interface on all strategic labor projects

• Implemented and directed the first field Pharmacy HR department

• Developed and directed the first HR computer based training programs, reducing training times and cost by 58%

• Chair person for the work for Life foundation

• Established the first mis-fill review board, practice and procedures

• Solely responsible for the development and implementation of Americans with Disability Act Program.

• Successfully defeated 6 union organizing attempts

• Reduced employment cost by 35% over a three year period

• Developed the first P&L training programs for the entire Wal-Mart distribution division

Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation 8/1984 3/1992

Human Resources Director

Responsible and accountable for the direction and administration of a staff of 25 employees covering the complete human resources department. This department included all professional development, employment recruiting, compensation, benefits, manpower planning, AAP/EEO, employee relations/labor relations, drug screening and health services for a company of 1,300 employees.

• Successfully defeated two Union organizing attempts

• Developed the first internal equity review counsel

• Negotiated and directed the lowest cost total background and fitness check program in the nuclear industry for 7 years running.

• Voted Best HR program Director in the nuclear business three years running

• Recognized twice by Nuclear regulatory commission for outstanding performance

• Served on the board of directors

EDUCATION:

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts Education, Minor in Psychology

Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona

Associates Degree in Human Resources

MEMBERSHIPS:

Society of Human Resource Management

Optimist International (chapter Vice President)

Kiwanis international



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