Human Resources Manager
Gregory Hunt, MBA, PHR
Human Resources Business Partner/Generalist who is a diverse, energetic, self-motivated and hard working professional with experience in all aspects of HR. Able to use own initiative and work as part of a team. Proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating other staff to achieve company objectives. Effective communicator at all levels within an organization. Decisive problem solver with advanced analytical skills. Specific expertise in:
Employee Relations / Recruiting / Mentoring / Strategic Management / Problem Resolution/ Employee Development / FLSA, FMLA / Networking and Relationship Building / Customer Service
08/2015 – Present Accenture Austin, TX
Field Location HR
v Serves as an advisor/coach to line managers and career counselors on people related matters to enable them to coach employees.
v Executes and manages annual performance management and associated compensation activities, Leadership performance management and all activities related to employee life cycle e.g. on-boarding, orientation/integration, discipline, leaves, managed departures and exits.
v Handles employee relations queries and concerns, consulting with ER/LR specialists
v Responsible for supporting mobile employees, support compliance, maintaining employee record data, participating in the execution of several HR processes and providing additional insight/information using existing standard reports or requesting ad hoc data pulls.
v Responsible for educating supervisors and career counselors on processes including legal implications of not following a proper process and ensuring that career counselors and supervisors are executing the process correctly.
v Responsible for HR coordination and support to the Location Managing Director (LMD), Location Support Manager (LSM), People Lead and local City Council Senior Executives
v Coordinate awareness and participation in local activities, events, and contribute to planning and execution of events.
01/2013 –08/2015 Accenture Virtual
Human Resources Employee Relations Specialist
v Handles multiple cases and prioritizes activities to meet client deadlines and quality standards
v Executes processes and advises customers and clients on areas of employee relations
v Provides clear communication and follows up to both the requestor and client (as appropriate)
v Conducts investigations, researches policies/practices, creates and gathers documentation, makes determinations and implements resolutions as required
v Provides appropriate documentation while utilizing the available tools
v Maintains strict confidentiality throughout conversations, investigations and while handling documentation to meet client requirements
v Seeks advice/direction and escalates issues to appropriate parties when necessary
v Utilizes the case resources to resolve client issues efficiently and effectively
v Advises Case Team Lead on improvements to processes
10/2007-01/2013 Allstate Northbrook, IL
Human Resource Generalist(Virtual)
v Performs recruiting for Allstate Investments in the selection of accountants. Maintain open job requisition inventory for department by submitting requisitions to Taleo. Liaison with hiring managers as well as external recruiters. Coordinate the interview process and manage on-boarding of new staff. Develop metrics and the mechanism for tracking and reporting.
v Participate in the compensation analysis process. Liaison with HR Compliance to monitor Investment activities and rules. Develop and coordinate project plans.
v First point of contact regarding Employee Relations, FMLA, General Payroll issues and other HR Generalist duties. Experience with utilizing SharePoint.
v Provide tactical guidance and support to the Leadership Team and the management team related to HR issues. Influence management decision-making; build and maintain relationships in all parts of the organization. Facilitate solutions to employee and leadership issues.
v Drive HR metrics - persuade and influence to ensure the success of HR initiatives throughout this multiple site organization.
v Energize employee relations with an emphasis on employee engagement.
v Influence management decision-making; build and maintain relationships in all parts of the organization.
v Promote and drive the linkage between business and human resources activities.
v Perform work involving support of development of new vacancy announcements, applying qualification standards, and merit promotion rating procedures for a wide variety of clerical and technical positions as well as evaluate candidates against established crediting plans.
v Manage contractors utilizing Fieldglass
v Actively participate and lead in major company improvement objectives such as those related to Diversity and Allstate Community Volunteer groups
07/2005-9/2007 Citigroup Irving, TX
v Recruited as a HR Advisor for the new Citigroup acquisitions, such as Smith Barney, Legg Mason, Egg Bank and more. Duties included employee relations with all levels of staff to integrate them into the Citigoup culture. This included settlement of payroll issues, recruitment, terminations, and hiring/re-hiring of employees and interns.
v Instrumental in streamlining processes for upper management in regards to performing new hires and departmental transfers.
v Provided communication and recommendations to management to assist in workflow management goals.
v Experience in PeopleSoft utilizing queries to resolve payroll/tax issues such as Time Away From Work, One Time Earnings, and Timecard issues. Utilized PeopleSoft in Recruit Workforce for creating requisitions, applicant data/eligibility, and hiring. Maintained databases. Experience with Portal, Self Service functions, Core HR, and Benefits Administration. eRecruit, ePerformance, eCompensation, ePay
v Spearheaded past government project experience in the operation of dealing with fingerprints, disclosure statements, background, and creating tickets using Remedy to resolve problems relating to these issues.
2004-2005 Monster Government Solutions (based in Texas) Nationwide
v Employed as HR Specialist for a government project providing recruitment under the Homeland Security Administration for the Transportation Security Administration.
v Collaborated directly with the FBI in the assessment of fingerprints, background, and staffing requirements for TSA. Assessed project feasibility and executed project plans for various airports around the United States.
v Completed large-scale objectives of interviewing 300-500 candidates per week. Also organized materials and scheduling utilizing HRIS tools.
v Provided excellent customer service and coordinated the efforts of governmental objectives to add more screeners to airports for passenger safety. Increased TSA screeners by 40% while reducing the time to hire.
Key Projects and Achievements
v Designed structure to move company from outdated paperwork systems to computerized forms using MS Office applications. Resulted in increased employee productivity and better tracking tools.
v Assisted in developing reward management through forecasting company objectives.
v Proficient in the use of a variety of software programs, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and Taleo