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Maureen A.

Ancona, SPHR
HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER|HR GENERALIST
HR Business Partner responsible for understanding the operations and business functions and providing HR advice and support. Work closely with my clients, develop an in-depth understanding of the clients business and identify and resolve emerging HR implications and decisions that affect people and drive business results in the organization.

Core Competencies
STRATEGIC PLANNING EMPLOYEE RELATIONS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION STAFFING SUCCESSION PLANNING COMPLIANCE COMPENSATION SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES EEO COMPLIANCE HRMS / PEOPLESOFT / KENEXA / TALEO / MS OFFICE

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR JESCO, INC. Purpose and Scope: Launched first HR function for organization operating in 5 states. Organizational Impact | Contributions: Spearheaded intro of new benefit plans & benefits administration. Orientation and onboarding. EEO-1, OSHA and MSHA compliance. Conducted HR Training for Managers. Employer branding, recruiting and organizational development. Work in team with VPs of Operations and Sales.

2012 - 2013

HR STAFFING MANAGER 2006 - 2012 CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CORPORATION Bethpage, NY Purpose and Scope: Launched the first HR Staffing function for a key New Jersey Division. Provided effective HR expertise and leadership to achieve organizational goals. Collaborated with key stakeholders and staff, identifying needs and formulating goals and strategies to increase and maintain headcount, improve sales performance, lower costs and reduce turnover. Directed a 3-member staff.. Collaborated with the VP of Corporate Staffing and the VP of Sales Operations on projects. Organizational Impact | Contributions: Served in role of HR subject matter expert, collaborating with senior managers and vendors on a wide variety of human resources issues, including talent acquisition and hiring, employee relations, compensation and social media strategies. Actively and effectively transitioned HR department to current status as an effective business partner. Improved employee retention by 18% through 2009. Reduced staffing costs by up to $2,000 per hire on average. Initiated Internet-based recruiting which increased by 8% within 3 years. Doubled hire rate in 2011 vs. 2010. Recruited average of 250+ new hires annually and achieve 90%+ of monthly goal. Lead an HR Staffing team achieving ranking of #1 out of 3 HR teams, on average, in the division. Created and launched the companys first online HR newsletter. Implemented social media to brand and promote Sales Division at no initial cost. Initiative considered highly successful and adopted by the VP of Staffing. Major accomplishments also include identification of FCRA violation and implementing compliance guidelines for pre-employment investigations. Subsequently, pass internal and external audits annually. Professional acknowledgements include the first HR Employee Recognition Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Sales Group and the 2010 Staffing Team Recognition Cash Award. HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST 2002, 1998 - 1999 ATLANTIC HEALTH SYSTEM Florham Park, NJ Purpose and Scope: Engaged twice as a Contractor by this healthcare industry leader to implement best practices in talent acquisition and management and to meet organizational requirements. Partnered with various department heads to identify and resolve HR issues. Hired 30 to 35 healthcare professionals and non-exempt staff on a monthly basis.
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Maureen A. Ancona, SPHR


Organizational Impact | Contributions: Introduced process improvements resulting in faster recruiting turnaround time for all departments. Nominated by Management for the Outstanding Contributor Award. HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST 2002 - 2006 CONTRACTOR New Jersey Purpose and Scope: Delivered HR services to major national and global clients, including UPS, Chanel and Merck & Company (engaged twice by this client). Organizational Impact | Contributions: Completed other business / operations projects at Robertet Flavors & Fragrances, Hoffman LaRoach, Call Sciences / Vodaphone, Source One, Atlantic Diesel and Schwann-Stabilo. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER 2001 - 2002 BROKERTEC GLOBAL, L.L.C. (COMPANY SOLD) Jersey City, NJ Purpose and Scope: Established companys first HR function. Managed employee relations, talent sourcing, training, regulatory compliance, payroll and benefits, orientations, onboarding, terminations, compensation, performance management and HRMS. Selected by the CEO to chair the newly formed HR / Executive Committee. Served as HR Lead in collaboration with the London office. Managed a 3-member team and reported to the C-Suite and Legal Counsel. Organizational Impact | Contributions: Negotiated and purchased new competitive insurance plans and realized costs savings for the company. Planned and collaborated with IT in launch of first website with links to HR information and benefits. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER 1999 - 2001 THE ROBERT PLAN CORPORATION Edison, NJ Purpose and Scope: Managed HR function for 5 offices multi-state, including employee relations, ADA and FMLA compliance, benefits and compensation, staffing, HR training and performance coaching for exempt and non-exempt employees. Managed and coached a 4-member team and HR budget. Reported to the SVP of Human Resources. Organizational Impact | Contributions: Employee Relations - within one year significantly reduced ER issues, investigations and terminations within the insurance claims Call Center. Results achieved were improved job performance and morale. Lowered annual HR/Operations budget by 40% through process improvements and staff reorganization. Coached HR Reps in other offices to realize improvements in service delivery and customer satisfaction. HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST ATLANTIC HEALTH SYSTEM 1998 - 1999, 2002

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER 1989 - 1993 REED ELSEVIER INTERNATIONAL Secaucus, NJ Purpose and Scope: Hired by the EVP of HR as HR Executive Assistant. Received promotions to Recruiter, Corporate Employment Manager, and then to Human Resources Manager. Provided effective employee relations programs, exempt level coaching, compensation, benefits administration, talent acquisition for North America and the E.U., corporate events, newsletter, employee handbook and HR hiring and training. Managed and trained a 4-member team. Reported to the EVP of HR and to the COO. Organizational Impact | Contributions: Extensively revised existing employee handbook; reviewed by legal counsel with 85% content approval. Performed salary surveys and served on the joint committee tasked with conducting job analyses, implementing pay / salary ranges and the job grading systems. Recognized by the CEO having lowered the recruiting budget by 20% each year of tenure. Selected by the CEO as a member of a cross-functional team executing the launch of a new online product.
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Maureen A. Ancona, SPHR


LEARNING CREDENTIALS BACHELOR OF ARTS State University of New York, Albany, NY Cum Laude Employee Relations / Staffing Internship, United Nations Additional courses, seminars and workshops include: HR Metrics & Measurements Compensation & FLSA ADA Master Class Emotional Intelligence Leadership for Managers 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Effectiveness Institute Management Style Training Key Issues in Employment Law Conflict Management & Confrontation Skills How to Deal with Employee Attitude Problems FCRA MSHA Training Authentic Communication 2013 Win the Job War Sauce for Success 2013 CERTIFICATIONS ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS
Senior Professional in Human Resources PHR HR in Alignment SHRM Human Capital Institute NJ Staffing Management Association

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