-The Adecco Group-
Employee Relations Advisor/Manager, North America
Apr 2020 – Present
-UF Health Jacksonville-
HR Employee Relations / Labor Law Specialist
Feb 2017 – Apr 2020
Acts as a strategic HR Business partner and is responsible for aligning business objectives with the management team and employees in various departments.
Serve as a reliable Consultant to management and employees regarding Human Resources related issues. Consults on Corrective Actions efforts.
Conducts investigations into employment related complaints and allegations of all misconduct including, bullying behavior, discrimination, harassment issues, etc. Assess and anticipate needs and also formulates recommendations and implements disciplinary action.
Handle high profile investigations resulting in corrective action and terminations regarding drug diversions, internal theft, and sexual misconduct. Ensures objective resolution of employment related issues.
Ongoing interactions with internal and external legal counsel regarding employment law practices.
-Atlantic Coast Bank-
HR Business Partner
Apr 2015 – Dec 2016
Provided guidance to all levels of the management team in all areas of Human Resources including performance counseling, investigations, employee retention, policy interpretation and implementation, conflict resolution, employment law. Resolve complex, moderate-risk employee relations issues. Escalate to senior team members as appropriate.
Successfully lead Employee Engagement Committee and being voted Best Place to Work in 2015 & 2016 by the Jacksonville Business Journal, including lead performance management efforts in the designated areas to include reward and recognition
Re-invented and implemented new recruitment and staffing program to meet advancement in all Lines of Business. Implemented Drug Free Workplace with drug testing for the State of Florida and Georgia, which help cut cost across the board.
-Fleet Landing WELLInspired Living-
Human Resources Generalist
Oct 2013 – Apr 2015
Responsible for providing a variety of human resources services; recruitment, staffing and/or benefits liaison functions, staff member services, staff member relations and staff member events through the human resources department.
Coach management team in the areas of performance counseling, employee retention, policy interpretation and implementation and conflict resolution.
Provide guidance and training to the management team on how to handle employee and HR related issues. Maintain employee personnel files and other required record keeping.
Ability to maintain a current knowledge base of employment regulations/laws, payroll, benefits, and HR related trends and processes.
Solid knowledge and understanding of employment laws, including FMLA, ADA, FLSA, COBRA, ERISA, HIPPA and EEO is required.
Experience with W/C claims management, injury investigations, and work site inspections
Work with staff members on administrative issues and performance issues; participating in terminations.
Cross trained to backup Senior Director of Human Resources and HR/Payroll Coordinator.
Maintain OSHA 300 log monthly and prepare annual recap report. Assisted with safety program
Conduct job fairs, screen and interview applicants, assist with pre-hire/new hire paperwork and orientation.
Assist in managing employee relations by investigating, resolving, and communicating in regards to employee questions, issues, or concerns.
Processes performance review salary increases
Answer all employment verification questions via phone, fax, mail and/or email.
Complete confidential government aid forms, Unemployment claims, employee verifications.
Solid history of providing exceptional customer service to internal and external customers. Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentational skills. Solid analytical, reasoning and deduction skills; high level of attention to details.
-Private Company (Federal)-
Corporate Recruiter Contract
Jan 2013 – Mar 2015
Successfully Recruiting candidates for a Private Company for Jacksonville, Florida and Washington, D.C.
-Evaluation Solutions - Company Closed-
Human Resources Generalist
Aug 2012 – Jan 2013
Recruiter for eValuation Solutions to find the top Appraisers in the nation, which can provide national residential real estate valuations: broker price opinion, appraisal, review/reconciliation, QA/QC and inspection services.
Recruiter of candidates from temporary agencies for temp to permanent positions, which also includes, pre-screening, interviewing, checking references for candidates, screening applicants and background checks.
Provide day-to-day administration of employees’ benefits including benefit enrollments and ongoing employee-specific interpretation and questions for all permanent employees and remote employees around the United States.
Review for completion of new hire paperwork for all temporary employees and all permanent employees. Facilitate New Hire orientations and benefits orientations.
Recruit and search for qualified candidates on job boards. Posting new jobs via email, job boards, career websites, local colleges and institutes.
Advise employees and management on the interpretation of Company Policies and Procedures.
Pre-Screened/Interviewed potential candidates. Recruit and search for qualified candidates on job boards. Posting new jobs via email, job boards, career websites, local colleges and institutes.
Verified employees in Paycor Payroll System. Verified temporary employee time sheets and adjusted time sheets when needed along with approving temp agencies invoices for payment.
Human Resources Specialist II
Jan 2012 – Aug 2012
Provide day-to-day administration of employees’ benefits including benefit enrollments and ongoing employee-specific benefit interpretation and questions.
Maintain and record a variety of data such as but not limited to: personnel transactions (I-Stars), applicant tracking, performance reviews, terminations, tuition reimbursement, FMLA, drug screening, workers compensation, disability benefits, leave of absence, and other required support.
Assist in the recruiting of employees including participating in placing advertisements, checking references for candidates, coordinating pre-employment drug-testing, and other new hire paperwork.
Review for completion of new hire paperwork for new employees.
Audit employee training files, maintain training database.
Assist in development of employee activity programs and charitable events.
Advise employees and management on the interpretation of personnel policies.
Maintain a professional relationship with co-workers.
Provide daily administrative support ensuring that all employee documentation is filed appropriately, and all new hire, benefits and orientation materials are up-to-date and are fulfilled.
Responsible for meeting minutes, distribution and filing as requested/directed.
Assist with special projects as assigned by management.
Responsible for quarterly service center newsletter – TRICARE Tribune.
2010 – 2011
Recruit and Interview potential job applicants.
Developed Career and Personal development goals.
Reviewed, maintained and experienced in data entry of employee time sheets and maintained current employee files.
Counseled and disciplined employees regarding work performance. Monthly employee performance reviews.
Establish and maintain effective business relationships with District Managers, Vice Presidents and Chief Operating Officers.
Involved in State and Regional meetings regarding employees performance, work load and strategies for success.
National Certified Training Manager
Jun 2007 – Jun 2010
Interviewed potential prospects and trained new hires.
Set-up Interview Procedures, which included background checks and reference checks.
Responsible for administering test and quizzes, along with keeping a productivity evaluation sheet for each new employee.
Developed employee handbook and policies.
Created different job descriptions.
Involved in creating company newsletter.
Successful at managing labor laws for all employees.
Involved in weekly meetings regarding top five and bottom five employees.
Managed a staff of 60 team members at different times with ages ranging from 15 to 55.
Created different sales strategies to increase employee performance and company bottom line.
Traveled around the country for Grand Openings of new stores and was responsible for training the new staff.
National Certified Employee Trainer for Grand Openings of brand new Chick-fil-A restaurants.