Human Resources Generalist
CATHERINE M. NEWMAN, PHR
13300 Morris Road Phone: 404-434-3442
Alpharetta, GA 30004 firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Resources professional with more than 10 years of HR experience and office administration seeking opportunity to apply HR, Business and Strategic Skills. Demonstrated skill and ability to coach managers in minimizing turnover of highly functioning employees, creating a positive work environment, resulting in a positive business return.
KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Professional in Human Resources Certification •Adept at Fostering Good Employee Relations
Since 2004 throughout all levels of organization
•Employment / Labor Laws •Benefits Administration
•Payroll Processing •Training / Presentations
•Policy and Procedure Development •Compliance Reporting •Recognized for Excellent Interpersonal Skills •Performance Management
Ryder Systems – Alpharetta, GA
Fleet Management, Supply Chain Solutions 2015 – current
Executive Assistant to Vice President, Shared Services Center
•Provide high level support to Vice President including calendar management, meeting and travel arrangements,
expense reporting and reimbursement.
•Developed and implemented monthly events calendar and wellness tips / referrals for Shared Services Center.
•Assisted Human Resources with enhancing onboarding efforts.
•Manage event planning and execution for company and team building events such as annual BBQ; charitable events;
holiday events for up to and including 800 persons.
•Successfully managed three major company events in 2015 and two major events in 2016 on time and under budget.
•Leadership role with department Administrative Assistants includes quarterly meetings to share solutions
and ideas for continuous improvement throughout Shared Services Center.
Innogenetics / Fujirebio U.S., Inc. – Alpharetta, GA 2001 – 2014
Sales and Marketing Division, Biotechology for Healthcare
Office Manager / Human Resources Generalist
•Supported General Manager and senior level staff with event planning, calendaring and expense reporting.
•Managed recruiting and hiring; on-boarding and training efforts for all new hires.
•Managed payroll/benefits administration including but not limited to healthcare, 401k, employee leave tracking.
•Developed and implemented STAR Awards Employee Rewards Program including quarterly and annual recognition.
•Co-managed employee recruiting and retention efforts reducing turnover to less than 10% year over year,
7 consecutive years.
•Successfully managed $2mm +/- annual budget, identifying average 8-10% savings each year (10+ years).
•Co-developed, planned and implemented Annual Performance Management System including introductory training.
•Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, SAP and online ADP Payroll systems.
•Developed and conducted semi-annual training sessions including: Anti-Harassment Training; Listening and
Communication Skills; Performance Management and Development.
•Awards received: Employee of the Year Award; Outstanding Achievement Award; Outstanding Contribution Award.
Innogenetics / Fujirebio U.S., Inc. – Alpharetta, GA 1998 – 2001
Executive Administrative Assistant Promoted to Office Manager / Human Resources Generalist 2001
•Worked closely with President and Human Resources Director regarding office start-up activities including hiring,
background testing and implementation of initial company benefits program.
•Developed and managed office file systems.
•Managed complex international travel schedules for President and two Directors.
•Coordinated years 1999 and 2000 attendance and calendaring for biomedical trade shows.
Molnlycke Health Care – Norcross, GA (3 month contract)
Virtual Resources – Atlanta, GA
Kaiser Permanente – Atlanta, GA
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
HR Management (online studies) 2006-2008
HR Generalist Workshop Series 3-day Project Management Workshop
Society for Human Resource Management Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2-day Supervisory Skills Workshop
American Management Association, Atlanta, GA