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LISA LINTON, MBA, MSHRM

18520 Northwest 67th Avenue, #153, Miami, Florida 33015


Phone: 305.331.8790
E-mail: lisalinton@bellsouth.net

RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION - STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT


HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES, PROCESSES, AND PROCEDURES - COMPENSATION PROGRAM AND B
ENEFITS ADMINISTRATION
MENTORING AND MOTIVATION - EMPLOYEE RELATIONS - PAYROLL AND SALARY STRUCTURES

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Highly motivated, talented, and dedicated professional offering progressive expe
rience in Human Resources Management complemented with strong educational founda
tion. Possess stellar reputation in overseeing all aspects of corporate human re
sources operations primarily in employee relations, regulatory compliance, talen
t acquisition, and compensation analysis. Excel at formulating and implementing
innovative recruitment strategies and leadership development program to effect d
ramatic improvements in operational efficiency, productivity, and business proce
sses toward successful attainment of organizational goals and objectives. Known
for having a keen eye for detail with outstanding leadership, interpersonal, pro
blem resolution, and relationship-building skills. Extremely capable to multitas
k in vastly competitive, challenging, and fast-paced environment.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
MANAGER APR 2009–PRESENT
QUICK WEIGHT LOSS CENTER - MIAMI, FL
Direct and coordinate daily operational business aspects focused on establishing
corporate programs and policies, leadership, and optimum customer satisfaction.
Interview, recruit, hire, and train employees and oversee human resources proce
sses such as conducting performance evaluations, administering disciplinary proc
edures, terminating employees, and managing compensation and benefits. Expertly
manage and mentor a team of six employees, prepare work schedules, and assign pr
iorities. Build and cultivate long-term quality relationships with customers by
addressing their concerns in a timely manner and providing exceptional customer
service. Oversee product inventory, responsible for verifying quantity and quali
ty of products received. Assume full responsibility on bank deposits along with
daily opening and closing procedures. Assess clients for program eligibility and
enroll them in a program that provides a holistic approach to weight loss and m
ost importantly, weight management.
Notable Accomplishments:
- Greatly surpassed sales and profit goals by 21% and obtained the highest
weekly sales earned by the center
- Fostered a positive working attitude to achieve the maximum level of sta
ff performance toward fulfillment of sales goals and objectives
HUMAN RESOURCE INTERN APR 2008–MAR 2009
TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS - MIAMI, FL
Identified staffing needs and supported in the selection of qualified candidates
in conjunction with the department managers. Sourced, interviewed, and screened
applicants to fill job openings and promote career opportunities within an orga
nization. Drafted and presented offer letters to potential employees. Evaluated
the eligibility of the applicant for the specific position by performing backgro
und checks and pre-employment drug screening. Performed audit on new hire docume
ntation to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and proce
dural standards.
Notable Accomplishments:
- Initiated the development of behavioral interviews and prescreening ques
tionnaires for open positions in order to improve the selection of employees to
a qualified position in which they will be efficient and excel
- Served as a link between the management and employees by handling questi
ons, conducting employee investigations, and helping resolve work-related proble
ms
- Conceptualized job descriptions for exempt and non-exempt positions to e
nsure specific job responsibilities efficiently meet expectations
- Effectively communicated company policy on tardiness and attendance
- Created and implemented a congratulatory letter program for punctuality,
acknowledging employees’ dedication to the organization
- Instrumental in compiling new hire orientation packets to support the tr
ansition from candidate to employee; organized new hire orientation to ensure ti
mely transition between trainers
- Commended for handling sensitive employee matters and processing all new
-hire, termination, benefit, and compensation information
COMPENSATION ANALYST–INTERN JAN 2008–APR 2008
JACKSON HEALTH SYSTEMS - MIAMI, FL
Gathered and analyzed information to benchmark positions to maintain internal an
d external equity and made salary recommendation to management. Vigorously parti
cipated in national surveys to measure the competitiveness of hospitals in labor
markets. Established rapport with recruiters and management to facilitate the e
xchange of confidential salary information.
Notable Accomplishments:
- Generated passwords for management utilizing in-house computer software
to ensure timely review of employee’s annual performance evaluation
- Adhered strict compliance with JCAHO standards by auditing job descripti
ons to ensure inclusion of unit specifics
- Modified and established competitive compensation structures for non-exe
mpt and exempt employees
NUTRITION COUNSELOR MAY 2005–DEC 2007
QUICK WEIGHT LOSS CENTER - MIAMI, FL
Provided individualized nutrition counseling as well as educated patients on pro
per nutrition and the importance of exercise and empower patients to achieve wei
ght loss goals. Regularly interacted with clients to provide information in resp
onse to inquiries about products and services as well as to address and resolve
issues and concerns.
Notable Accomplishment:
- Orchestrated weekly nutritional classes and generated product sales base
d on clients needs
STAFF ACCOUNTANT MAY 2001–APR 2005
PEACE SOFTWARE INC. - MIAMI, FL
Administered organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations,
maximize investments, and increase efficiency. Maintained appropriate level of c
onfidence and protected corporate payroll operations.
Notable Accomplishment:
- Prepared, examined, and analyzed accounting records and financial report
s thereby increasing efficiency and minimizing errors
- Played a vital role in processing bi-weekly payroll and ensured accurate
and timely payroll delivery

EDUCATION
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
- Florida International University, Miami, FL: Dec 2008
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
- Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL: Dec 2005
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Most Outstanding Business Graduate (1998)
- Florida Metropolitan University, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Aug 1998

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Senior Professional in Human Resource Certification (SPHR): In Process

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
Member, Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Oracle Accounting Software, ADP
Payroll Suite, Smart Post, and iRecruiter