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LASANDRA A.

PARKER
233 South Fulton Avenue Mount Vernon, NY 10550  (914) 625-6094  parkerlasandra@yahoo.com

SUMMARY
A dedicated and performance-driven human resources professional with a proven track record of
achievement in benefits and compensation, employee/community relations, retirement, training
and development, recruiting, workers’ compensation, diversity programs and performance
evaluations. Crafts policies to attract and retain employees to maintain a stable workforce.
Collaborates with internal and external parties to ensure regulatory compliance. With a solid
commitment to excellence, contributes to the lasting prosperity of an organization.

EXPERIENCE
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS ZIP-PAK MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Orangeburg, New York
HR Manager............................................................................................................................................1999-2010

Held responsibility for personnel duties, including payroll, benefits, hiring, termination, creating employee
handbook, training, diversity, orientation, recruitment aid, training and development, employee counseling,
salary, mentorship program, United Way coordination, garnishments input, unemployment hearings, safety and
OSHA coordination. Developed and managed personnel policies and procedures for employees. Contributed to
administrative and financial staff meetings. Evaluated reports, decisions and results of departments in
relationship to established goals. Coordinated and implemented wage/salary structure, pay policies and
performance appraisal, including job descriptions.

Developed and implemented employee handbook on policies and procedures on regular basis. Implemented
and maintained Affirmative Action program yearly. Conducted recruitment, information and interviews for new
hires as well as temporary applications. Facilitated orientation process, including health benefits and 401(k).
Held responsibility for career path process for employees to excel to higher levels, including management.
Directed employee counseling and exit interviews. Monitored effective cost containment and worked closely
with finance department to prepare annual budget for HR. Served as trainer for development of Diversity and
Inclusion Program along with recognition.

 Created in-house literacy training program for employees with reading and math deficiencies. Organized
and conducted training and development programs in effective management.
 Served as liaison for company in dealings with federal/state agencies, supporting employment goals with
special interest group. Held responsibility for Workers’ Compensation and legal issues.
 Coordinated United Way program with 100% participation. Held responsibility for communication with
retirees.
 Acted as coordinator for payroll and attendance system as well as FMLA recordkeeping.
 Contributed as strategic trainer in human resources planning. Held responsibility for background checks on
potential employees. Organized special holiday events.
 Collaborated with Department of Labor to create employee handbook, resulting in reduced corporate
liability due to non-existent unemployment hearing and case loss.
 Produced low of two recordable incidents in year 2009 and zero in year of 2008 while serving as Safety and
Orientation Coordinator.
 Enabled employees to understand and respect colleagues in new ways, resolving conflict with zero
harassment issues as diversity coordinator.
 Created employee performance report, enabling staff to contribute to process.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
WESTHAB INCORPORATED, Tarrytown, New York, HR Staffing Coordinator, 1996-1999.
Oversaw high-volume recruitment for applications through postings, network mailing and
advertisements. Received and conducted screening of resumes and applications. Executed
negotiating terms, conditions and salary of new hires. Conducted orientation and open
enrollment for new hires. Maintained job descriptions/postings. Established relationship with
New York Department of Labor and outside agencies. Managed input of new hires, transfers and
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terminations. Served as back-up administrator for payroll and oversaw employee records.
Conducted verification of employment, garnishments and executions.
XEROX CORPORATION, Stamford, Connecticut, HR Coordinator, 1987-1995. Recruited exempt
and non-exempt employees. Served as benefits and payroll administrator. Held responsibility for
internal and external interviews, testing and orientation. Executed weekly time reporting,
compensation reports and employee profile changes. Served as liaison in employee relations
issues between management and employees. Coordinated job positing program. Oversaw legal
court subpoenas’, verifications and garnishments. Maintained employee records. Directed high
school and college interns on administrative projects. Organized employee seminars.

EDUCATION
CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, Minneapolis, Minnesota
B.S., Human Resources, anticipated 2012

BERKELY BUSINESS, White Plains, New York


A.S., Business Administration, 1982

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Advanced Human Resources Studies, Cornell University
Human Resources Studies, Cornell University
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Training
Human Resources and the Law
SHRM Diversity: Train the Trainer
Legal Compliance and Ethics Training
Sexual Harassment Training
Finance for Non-financial Managers
Strategic Business Training
United Way Coordinator
SHRM Professional Human Resources Management Training
Kronos Payroll
Management Development Training
Employee Relations
Corporate Retirement Process

AFFILIATION
Society for Human Resources Management, Member

COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft Payroll and Benefits, Cerdian Payroll, Kronos Payroll