Human Resources Manager NY NJ Resume Linda Roskosky | Human Resource Management | Human Resources





HR Manager / Business Partner with experience in creating start up HR departments, managing established departments, and HR consulting. Experienced working in both union and non-union environments with domestic and international client groups. Manage all aspects of Human Resources including Talent Acquisition, Training & Development, Employee Relations and Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Succession Planning, EEO Compliance and Reporting and Project Management.

CML INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, Hackensack, NJ 2007 – Mar 2011 Human Resources Manager (Company Relocation)  Managed and implemented a total employee package, effecting a 12% cost savings, for international optoelectronics products distributor with 500+ employees in 4 North American locations.  Successfully recruited and retained a diversity of top talent through implementation of various Human Resources Best Practices.  Negotiated and mediated all employee relation issues without incurring interruption to operations. o Provided coaching/counseling to management and staff to improve performance. o Advised managers on disciplinary issues; monitored employee improvement process. o Reviewed and approved all management recommendations for terminations.  Revamped/updated company policies in the employee handbook achieving greater overall clarity.  Achieved 4% year over year cost savings through continual execution of process improvements.  Strategic planning team member, playing key role in successful plan execution.  Member of International Industry Quality Standard Audit Committee resulting in certification.  Manage payroll, training, compliance, benefits, compensation and performance management. HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT Mitsui & Co (USA); New York, NY - HR Consultant Handy & Harman; Rye, NY - Benefit Consultant Amland Corporation; New York, NY - HR Consultant 2006 – 2007

EB BRANDS, Yonkers, NY 1996 – 2006 Human Resources Manager  Developed human resources department for international designer, manufacturer, distributor of consumer goods. Resolved employee relation issues for both union and non-union staff.  Created human resources policies and programs, established standard operating procedures to maximize operational efficiency for Company’s domestic locations.  Managed HR supervising 2 direct reports, for 200 US employees at headquarters and multi site locations.  Developed job descriptions, salary grades, talent management systems and safety programs.  Executed recruitment, planning and new hire orientation for all employee levels, both union and nonunion. Prepared EEO-1/AA reports, attended unemployment & workers compensation hearings.  Performed training needs analysis, recommending and implementing appropriate training programs to support organizational objectives.  Implemented and monitored Tuition Reimbursement Program.  Designed and rolled out severance plans, coaching staff members affected by company’s downsizing and relocation of distribution facility.  Developed and designed benefit packages including new programs. Implemented Payflex and AFLAC. Negotiated renewal benefit plans on anniversary dates for all facilities including Medical, Life, STD/LTD, Dental resulting in savings of $130,000. LINDA B. ROSKOSKY, PHR PAGE TWO

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Oversaw benefits administration. Ensured compliance and administration of STD/LTD, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, Workers Compensation and 401K Program. Educated employees on 401K. Designed & implemented company match component and fund selection. Oversaw all employee enrollments, loans, hardships and withdrawals. Designed Recognition Retention Programs and Training/Safety Programs. Prepared and monitored HR Operating Budget for parent company and two subsidiaries.

LIGHTING SERVICES INC., Stony Point, NY 1994 – 1996 Human Resources Manager ▪ Developed & implemented a human resources department for private lighting manufacturer, supporting both corporate and service plant employees.  Recruited new employees, created job descriptions, established compensation programs, attended discipline and termination proceedings for exempt and non-exempt employees.  Recommended solutions to address management and employee complaints.  Developed employee policies, procedures, updating employee manuals as needed.  Administered health & benefit programs, negotiated cost reductions/improved services  Initiated and coordinated safety programs to ensure OSHA compliance.  Represented company in collective bargaining contract negotiations. HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT Gartner Group; Stamford, CT - Contract Recruiter March of Dimes; White Plains, NY- Human Resources Specialist SUNY/Westchester Community College; Valhalla, NY- College Instructor Business Planning Systems; Rye, NY- Benefit Consultant / Coordinator 1991 – 1994

POLYCHROME CORPORATION, Yonkers, NY 1986 – 1991 Employee Services Representative  Generalist for international graphic arts manufacturer with 1,000+ employees.  Researched, analyzed and effected changes to health care plan resulting in annual savings of $200,000; implemented managed care containment; negotiated HMO contracts; organized open enrollments; administered Medical/Life, COBRA, 401-K, Pension and HMO plans.  Recruited and trained staff. Managed immigration issues.  Developed and facilitated training seminars on interview preparation and stress management.  Managed an in-house magazine, chaired employee events and oversaw Service Award Program, worker safety programs, OSHA regulations. EDUCATION and TRAINING BS with Distinction, Business Management; Human Resources Concentration Alpha Chi National Honor Society PACE University - Pleasantville, NY PHR Certified On-going upgrade of skills, technology; 21st C. HR Management practice via independent study Computer Proficiencies Windows, Data Entry and Retrieval, Microsoft Office: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, HRIS, SAGE/ABRA, ADP/HR/PAYROLL, EZ LABOR.; CERIDIAN HR/PAYROLL LATTITUDE PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS SHRM; Board of Directors, Westchester Human Resources Management Association. JSEC Committee

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