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CAROLYN J FURMAN, SPHR

Cell: 480.773.1067 Email: CJFurman@cox.net

SUMMARY
Action oriented HR Generalist reflected in over 15 years of management experience in Human Resources, Business Management and Program Implementation. Fosters approachability with all organizational levels, and structures a highly effective HR presence through integrity, teamwork and an orientation toward results.

EXPERIENCE
BANNER DESERT MEDICAL CENTER CARDON CHILDRENS MEDICAL CENTER Mesa, AZ 2008 to Present Regional Human Resources Consultant Partnering with Directors and Sr. Management Team to support 3, 500 employees. Directing HR activities and strategies to ensure achievement of strategic and operational initiatives.
Developed talent management platform, resulting in 2 high performer promotions Strategically optimizing business operations Consistently achieving Hard to Fill retention goals Facilitation of services/presentations/classes enhancing leadership performance System Core Member leading I9-Audit Project encompassing 24 facilities Facility Leadership Member of Committee Preventing Violence in the Workplace

THE HOME DEPOT, Chandler, AZ 2005 -2008 Human Resource Manager Opened a $24m Home Depot in the Western region focusing on recruitment, retention, leadership strategies.
Lead store in district to achieve training metrics for Grand Opening Voice of the Customer Initiative 10% increase equaling highest improvement in Pacific Desert Region Developed accountability standard resulting in 20% increase customer service scores 1ST NATIONAL BANK OF ARIZONA, Scottsdale, AZ 2005

Human Resource Business Partner Employee relations and recruitment of Exempt and Non-exempt financial staff for top producing mortgage operations in multi-state locations on the East Coast.
Developed successful recruitment strategies reducing placement time by 40% Consultant to staff on Human Resource issues for East Coast operations Decreased turnover by 20% realizing a net savings of $500k

LEDGE LIGHT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Groton,CT 2002 - 2004 Director of Human Resources Directed, managed programs in employee relations, health benefits, and employee training and leadership development. Designed/implemented Defined Health Contribution Program resulting 16% cost savings Brokered group health, compensation and 401(k) plans. Increased participation by 30% Directed and managed payroll function in compliance with federal and state regulations Implementation of HRIS/Payroll systems which resulted in reducing payroll costs by 35% DONCASTERS PC-NEW ENGLAND, Groton,CT 1996-2002 Divisional Human Resource Manager Managed Human Resources in Employee Relations, Benefits, Compensation, Performance Management for divisional unit of international manufacturing industry. Effective change management through transition processes during acquisitions Developed recruiting strategies reducing turnover by 25% Implemented employee safety committee resulting in a 25% reduction of injuries

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Bachelors Degree: Human Resources Management and Business Administration Johnson and Wales University, Providence, RI Associate of Science Degree: Paralegal Studies Human Resource Certificate Institute, New York, NY Senior Professional in Human Resources University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Occupational Safety and Health Certification

Ms Office Professional/ADP/Lawson/People Soft/Quicken Multi HRIS Systems/ABRA

TECHNOLOGICAL

ASSOCIATIONS
Society of Human Resource Management East Valley Human Resource Association
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