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Employee Relations Specialists monitor aspects of employee performance and well-being, such as investigating and coordinating disciplinary actions, claims of discrimination or harassment, and even labor disputes. Responsibilities highlighted on sample resumes in this field include initiating and coordinating recruitment activities for assigned departments; and processing hirings, transfers, separations, terminations, and other personnel transactions using SAP. While most entry-level Employee Relations Specialist positions require a bachelor's degree, example resumes in the field show that higher-level Specialists typically hold graduate degrees.

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1

Employee Relations Specialist

Provided HR support to over 2000 employees by way of conflict resolution throughout 46 states including California

  • Responsible for conducting detailed investigations to complex employee relations issues and recommending solutions that are in alignment with the Company's core values
  • Facilitated a 10% decrease in turnover through intensive retention analysis and management training
  • Conducted exit interviews and responded to unemployment claims; represent Wireless Advocates during unemployment appeals hearings
  • Managed various payroll metric tracking and trend analysis to ensure accurate and timely payment of employees
  • Developed and launched travel time management system
  • Created and launched Wireless Advocates Employee Handbook
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management
2

Employee Relations Specialist

Employee Relations support for the West Region with 300+ employees at an active site with complex, high visibility programs.

  • Provided coaching to executives and line managers across the region on issues of employee relations, compensation, benefits, wage and hour, training, staffing, workforce planning/job re-leveling, performance management and skill assessment. Partnered with and helped them to determine and execute organizational objectives and strategies that supported the culture, company direction and business needs of their organizations, as well as across functions.
  • Conducted thorough, confidential investigations of complex employee issues. Recommended course of action with effective resolutions that applied knowledge and understanding of HR guidelines and employment laws, ensuring ADA compliance while reducing liability to company. Consistently met metric of <30 days to complete investigation and close case.
  • Partnered with Benefits to streamline and consolidate the leave of absence policies for paid and unpaid leaves.
  • Supported managers with Reduction in Force actions including guidance with developing and writing business cases and supporting documentation, and conducting notification meetings.
  • Contributed to the development and implementation of corporate-wide policies, procedures, systems and initiatives such as the flex-80 work schedule change, Santa Clara Culture Survey/Task Force and Strategy Implementation team designed to drive employer of choice enhancements.
  • Prepared a wellness activities proposal for the local site, and facilitated Lunch and Learn sessions, drop-in counseling appointments and activities in partnership with Benefits, the EAP and outside vendors.
  • Conduct On-boarding for new hires/transfers across the region
Candidate Info
49
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
3

Employee Relations Specialist

Analyzed complex performance and conduct based cases for 4000 direct patient care and non-direct patient care staff and made recommendations on corrective action

  • Partnered with 4 local unions in the execution of collective bargaining agreements
  • Designed and implemented special leave requests and maintained compliance with federal regulation
  • Designed metrics to more closely link performance to rewards
  • Presented and created supervisory trainings on a host of topics related to the management function, including; managing impaired employees, how to manage poor performers and managing leave issues
  • Member of Reasonable Accommodation Committee
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Labor And Industrial Relations
MA
Master of Arts
4

Associate Recruiter/ Employee Relations Specialist

Conducted new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organization

  • Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed, and selected applicants
  • Verified new employees' eligibility to work in the U.S. using I9 software
  • Coordinated and attended city wide job fairs and in house job fairs
  • Utilize Kenexa 2.0 for recruiting, back ground and drug testing
  • Assist HR Managers with employee concerns/ HR matters
  • Other duties as assigned
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Employee Relations Specialist & Payroll Manager

Promoted twice during tenure to employee relations specialist and to supervise payroll and file room management staff.

  • Investigated, fielded, and resolved any employee relations issues in a technology center (with nearly 2,000 computer programmers) that also included a credit card production center, and an inbound telemarketing center.
  • Performed exit interviews designed to highlight best practices and areas of improvement of management.
  • Provided performance management training to managers.
  • Coordinated random drug testing process and fingerprint processing for employees.
  • Provided employee orientation as needed.
  • Managed the payroll function and processed timesheets, payroll, and tax liens for the site.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Business Management, Nursing, & Special Education For The Visually Impaired
6

Employee Relations Specialist

Reviewed and adjudicated IT equipment losses, derogatory pre-employment drug and background issues

  • Administered new hire orientation, on-boarding, and I-9 verifications
  • Educated associates on company policies and procedures
  • Recommended and implemented process improvements to business leaders, clients and associates
  • Monitored closed case files to ensured timely follow-up
  • Communicated with stakeholders and claimant of new cases
  • Create and organize employee activities (Activities Committee Chair)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Humana Resource Management
7

Employee Relations Specialist

Served as employee relations advisor for a sector of 2000 clinical employees including front line and leadership staff in regards to workplace conflict, policy interpretation, and corrective action.

  • Investigated complaints from staff and compliance line complaints. Worked with management to form resolution to workplace issues.
  • Partnered with Employee Relations team in responding to EEOC complaints.
  • Facilitated and presented new hire orientation to new hire group (15-100 employees).
  • Served as facilitator of the Telecommuting Committee and collectively developed policies and procedures for teleworkers.
  • Provided harassment and diversity training to new hires.
  • Participated in employee/manager mediations and employee grievance process.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Marketing
8

Employee Relations Specialist

Managed all employee relations activities for two business units (approximately 1500 employees) within Space and Communications, including salaried exempt, nonexempt and collective bargaining employees.

  • Managed formal and informal investigations as well as traditional and alternate dispute resolutions.
  • Established Outside Agency Policy for handling of EEOC/DFEH complaints. Worked with team for revision of other
  • Created and delivered two segments, on workplace violence and sexual harassment, in Company Leadership Series
  • Partnered with all levels of management, via direct contact or Labor Management Relations Board.
  • Participated in contract negotiations for 2000 member union. Provided all financial analysis for negotiations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Human Resources
Social Work
9

Employee Relations Specialist

Represented more than 7,000 union/non-union employees and management staff worldwide, including academic scholars, ambassadors and noted scientists.

  • Ensured management and staff were fully educated on the proper interpretation and application of collective bargaining agreements, personnel, compensation, performance management and grievance policies management.
  • Investigated/mediated disciplinary actions and grievance hearings to determine the proper outcome.
  • Designed and conducted management training related to performance-based management, policies and employment law.
  • Demonstrated industry expertise and strong communication skills in serving as liaison with the university's general counsel.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Management / Organizations
MA
Master of Arts
10

Operations Supervisor/employee Relations Specialist

Recruited, selected, conducted new employee orientation, and trained new employees

  • Provided Employee Relations support to 2nd and 3rd shifts to include resolving employee grievances
  • Designed and conducted employee exit interviews and performed analysis for retention
  • Evaluated and recommended merit salary increases
  • Developed and facilitated Quality Education Systems, Supervisory Development, and professional development workshops for all levels of employees
  • Supervised operation of daily activities of staff, quickly implementing schedule changes
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
MS
Human Resource Management
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling & Patient Counseling

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