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Human Resources

United States
March 28, 2011

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Rodney Quinones

***** ******** ******* *******

Sterling, VA 20166


Cell 954-***-****


To obtain a Human Resources Generalist position that will allow me to utilize my experience and challenge my capabilities. Willing to relocate and/or travel.


Dedicated HR professional with eight years of experience managing a full spectrum of human resources programs services and functions. Resourceful and detail-oriented, skilled problem-solver and multi-tasker. Effective in team and individual work environments. Confident and poised in interactions with individuals at all levels. Effectively balance employee needs with company policy.

Key Skills

HR Generalist affairs Confidential record keeping

Benefits / Payroll Administration Staff Recruitment & Retention

Program and Event Management Disciplinary Procedures

HR Policies & Procedures Employee Development & Training

Team Building and Morale Mediation / Dispute Resolution

Legal Issues & Compliance (ADA, FMLA, EEO, OSHA)


08/04 – 03/11 - Human Resources Generalist, Latite Roofing & Sheet Metal, Pompano Beach, FL


Work with managers regarding staffing needs and interview Candidates for different positions

Administer internal and external recruitment and placement activities, review applications and resumes, references, job skills, testing, background checks, drug testing and issue employment offer letters

Conduct new employee orientation, ensure completion of all new hire paperwork and explain employee benefits and policies Input all new hire information into database Stromberg and Paychex

Preparation and implementation of job descriptions in the company

Benefits and Administration

Responsible for the administration of all benefits, which include: Medical, Dental, 401K, Allstate, Life Insurance, Cobra, Short Term Disability and LTD.

Communicate information regarding plan coverage’s and assist employees regarding issues and claims

Workers compensation: Assisted in claims and administration of safety programs


Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies and procedures and reporting are in compliance

Represented company regarding personnel-related hearing issues i.e. unemployment

Employee Relations / Communications

Consistently maintaining favorable and effective relations among employees, accountable for motivating supervisors and managers to ensure fair and consistent treatment of their employees

Ensured that relocating employees from entry-level staff to high-level executives could function productively in their new positions by assuring that their immediate relocation needs were satisfied

Guaranteed that employees received their expense reimbursements in an accurate and timely manner through expense tracking

Coordination of employee and company wide events

Measurable Accomplishment:

"Slashed costly employee turnover 50 percent through development of new orientation program, formal job descriptions, cross-training initiatives and 360-degree feedback instruments."

“Slashed more than 60 percent off the uniform bill by creating a new tracking program and employee accountability system”

06/01 – 08/04- Remodeling Contractor, Self-Employed, Miami, FL

Landscaping, patio remodeling residential painting, construction labor and interior decorator. Quickly translated customers requirements into pleasing design schemes

12/00 - 6/01 Service Manager, Ultimate Staffing Services, Miami, FL

Recruit personnel for a variety of job openings, Including attending job fairs Assist candidates with employment factors such as education, job experience, training skills and all data pertinent to selection Screen applications and resume to obtain and verify information ensuring satisfaction of minimum requirements Schedule and conduct interviews with those who are prospective candidates for a job and ensure their placement on the right job Administer a variety of tests to measure abilities and skills Monitored employees performance while placed on assignments. Respond to telephone inquiries and walk-in applicants regarding advertised job openings and provide appropriate customer service Maintained personnel records and administrative files

4/97 - 8/00 Human Resources Associate, City of Minneapolis; Mpls, MN

Assist candidates with employment factors such as education, job experience and training skills to match qualifications to available positions Screen applications, obtain and verify necessary information such as references to ensure satisfaction of minimum requirements Schedule, administer, evaluate and compile results of a variety of tests measuring the skills and abilities of applicants to establish eligible lists based upon test results Research and gather documentation in response to grievances and appeals Respond to telephone inquiries and walk-in applicants regarding advertised job openings and provide appropriate customer service Provide information to employees regarding city policies and civil service rules Coordinate and attend job fairs to promote city employment Provide Spanish translation services and support projects for minorities Actively participate on the "New Arrivals" committee, developing improved ways of serving immigrants Provide support to other HR associates as appropriate Proofread and edit a variety of written materials Established recruitment resource library


Human Resources Generalist Certificate; Carlson School of Management; University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN

Public Human Resources Certificate; Carlson School of Management; University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN

Coursework in General Accounting; InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico; San German, PR; 1986-1988

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