Performance-driven HR leader with broad and comprehensive experience and a track record of success implementing people initiatives across multiple departments, functions and locations. I am a passionate believer in the transformative capabilities of the HR function and seek to continuously build collaborative relationships and drive people strategies to advance organizational goals. I focus on positive results for
Performance-driven HR leader with broad and comprehensive experience and a track record of success implementing people initiatives across multiple departments, functions and locations. I am a passionate believer in the transformative capabilities of the HR function and seek to continuously build collaborative relationships and drive people strategies to advance organizational goals. I focus on positive results for employee initiatives to optimize talent and foster a culture of achievement and open communication.
Specialties: Well-versed in all areas of Human Resources with strengths in: Change Management & Restructuring; Process Improvement; Performance Management; Talent Acquisition; Policy Development; Employee Relations and Internal Communication.
Director of Human Resources @ Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the leadership team, serve as a strategic business partner working with all levels in the organization to manage and provide daily oversight of employee relations, workforce planning, performance development, talent acquisition, total rewards, training, on-boarding, benefits administration, and EHS in alignment with the company's values and culture.
: Establish company's first professional HR department including all related policies and procedures
: Implement HRIS
: Brought all people-related processes and procedures into legal and "best-practice" compliance
: Oversee effective safety assurance protocols
: "Best Place to Work" 2013 From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) Human Resources Manager @ Served as a strategic and tactical partner working with all levels in the organization to coordinate goals and initiatives relating to productivity, organizational alignment, staffing, employee engagement, performance management, talent acquisition, compensation, training and development, on-boarding, communications, benefits administration, and EHS.
: Improved employee satisfaction survey by 36% in first two years with the operation
: Implemented HRIS saving 50% in processing fees while optimizing reporting capabilities
: Adopted wellness program that improved employee health profiles by 33% and saved 25% in claims costs
: Leveraged health and safety measures that decreased workers' compensation exposure by $240,000 in one year
: Led monthly training programs including supervisory certification series
: Co-ordinated Lean, Six-Sigma, and ergonomic improvement efforts to enhance productivity
: Co-winner of the Accellent HR "President's Award" for project innovation and overall effect From August 2008 to August 2013 (5 years 1 month) Human Resources Director @ Functioned in a dual role for two separate social services agencies, fulfilling a broad range of HR functions including recruiting, training, policy development, employee relations, compensation, benefits administration, etc.
: Updated policies, employee handbooks and policy manuals
: Enhanced on-boarding programs
: Facilitated leadership development strategy including teamwork & collaboration workshops From February 2007 to August 2008 (1 year 7 months) Human Resources Manager @ Set up first US based full-service HR function including policy development, performance management, compensation, benefits administration, training talent acquisition, etc. Headed global training department.
: Let HR initiatives related to acquisition, divestiture, globalization and merger activities From 1998 to 2005 (7 years)
Master’s Degree, MSHR @ Emmanuel CollegeBachelor’s Degree, English/Language Arts Teacher Education @ Clark University Mary Morris is skilled in: Performance Management, Employment Law, Change Management, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, Coaching, Compensation, Process Improvement, Team Building, HRIS, Mergers, Policy, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Succession Planning
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