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Daniela Stokes

  • Human Resources Business Partner
  • Tyler, TX, USA
On Site or Remote Applicant Tracking Systems Benefits Candidate Experience Compensation Diversity & Inclusion

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

I am an HR Professional with over 12 years of experience with a background in military, governmental, Non-profit and most recently private sector
human resources. I am looking to network and learn more from other professionals, and share my knowledge in return.


SKILLS

Microsoft Excel Proficiency: Advanced
Microsoft Word Proficiency: Advanced
Microsoft Powerpoint Proficiency: Advanced
Microsoft Access Proficiency: Proficient
Microsoft Outlook Proficiency: Advanced
Microsoft Publisher Proficiency: Proficient
Typing (60+ WPM) Proficiency: Advanced
10 Key Proficiency: Proficient
Transcription Proficiency: Proficient
Security Clearance Proficiency: Proficient
Military Proficiency: Proficient
DoD Proficiency: Proficient
Languages Proficiency: Proficient
English (Native or Bilingual) Proficiency: Proficient


CERTIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

42A MOS Qualification Course (2007)
Battalion/Brigade S1 Course (2009)
Federal Technician Overview and Supervisors Course (2010)
Human Resources Remote Designee Course (2010)
USA Staffing Training Course (2011)
Health Benefits Officer Seminar (2011)
RAPIDS - Real Time Automated Personnel Identification System (2012)
WLC - Warrior Leaders Course (2013)
DEOMI EEO Counselors Course (2013)
HIPAA (2009-2015 Annual)
CaESADS - California Emergency State Active Duty System (2015)
JRSOI - Joint Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (2015)
Sexual Harassment Training (2007-2017 Various Formats)
SHRM - Bulletproof Investigations (2017)

JOB SEARCH DETAILS

Categories of Interest: Administrative, Art & Creative, Business Consultant, HR & Recruiting, Project Management
Job Types: Employee, Freelance
Schedules: Flexible Schedule, Full-Time
Level of Telecommuting: 100% Telecommuting
Job Flexibility Preferences: Flexible Schedule, Remote Work, Freelancing Job
Willing to Travel: Yes, a bit
Salary & Benefits: 65,000.00 USD / Annually, FT Benefits, 401K, Flex schedule
Career Level: Senior Level Manager (Director, Dept Head, VP, General Manager, C-level)
Highest Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience

Human Resources Business Partner
Sep 2019 - UT Health East Texas

Conducts weekly meetings with respective business units.

Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.

Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring
regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.

Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).

Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.

Develops contract terms for new hires, promotions and transfers.

Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.

Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.

Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.

Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.

Human Resources Manager
Jul 2018 - Dec 2019 Kelly Community Federal Credit Union

Sole HR Practitioner and Department Head over Human Resources.

Responsible for administering all aspects of credit union human resource policies and functions. Assumes responsibility for the effective
performance of various human resource functions, including recruiting (full-cycle), compensation, benefits, employee relations, training, payroll, and for insuring corporation-wide compliance with EEO, ADA, OSHA, and other governmental regulations. Provides recommendations to Senior
Management in establishing overall human resource objectives, policies, and plans. Ensures Human Resource activities are conducted in
accordance with established credit union policies and procedures.

Effectively supervises and manages the department, ensuring optimal performance

Assumes responsibility for the effective performance of human resource functions. Assumes responsibility for the planning, development, and implementation of effective human resource strategies and policies.

Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional business relations with members, the community, trade associations,
governmental organizations, staff, and management.

Assumes responsibility for BSA compliance by prudent-risk taking through remaining knowledgeable about BSA laws, policies, and procedures.

Human Resources Project Manager
Dec 2017 - Jun 2018 A.T. STAFFING

Sole HR Practitioner at my location - employed by Advance'd Temporaries and working for a client manufacturing company.
Project Management: Management of HR site program to include reporting, compliance, data analysis, leadwork, policy and procedures, projects

Recruitment: Responsible for full-cycle recruitment and pre-hire efforts regarding temporary employment for client assignment. Attract talent for
open and future temporary fills (short and long term, as well as DOT). Utilize marketing and advertising techniques to reach target markets for
open recruitments.

Payroll: Create, track and process Personnel Change Forms for new hires, terminations, and other actions and as requested. Manually enter
employee payroll data, such as hours worked, pay and billing rates, and deductions or corrections as needed.

ATS/HRIS: Maintain Applicant Tracking and Human Resource Information System records and compile reports from databases.
Reporting/Analysis: Develops, prepares, and generates reports and analyze data for trends. Also includes reporting for EEO, Workers
Compensation, OSHA and other regulated reporting.

Compliance: Interprets appropriate laws/regulations and policies, maintaining compliance with all processes for workers compensation, health and safety, leave of absence, accommodations, job descriptions and other applicable areas.

Programs Used: Office 365 (Sharepoint, Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), Alliance Screening, E-Empact; Adobe Pro DC; LinkedIn; Indeed

HR Associate III
May 2017 - Oct 2017 Kings Community Action Organization

(Shortened Longevity due to relocating to Texas)

Recruitment: Responsible for full-cycle recruitment and pre-hire efforts regarding employment, internships and volunteering. Attends recruitment
and outreach fairs to attract talent for open and future employee, intern and volunteer positions. Utilize marketing and advertising techniques to reach target markets for open recruitments.

Payroll: Create, track and process Personnel Action Forms (PA's) for new hires, terminations, and other actions and as requested.

ATS/HRIS: Maintain Applicant Tracking and Human Resource Information System records and compile reports from databases.

Reporting/Analysis: Develops, prepares, and generates reports and analyze data for trends.

Compliance: Interprets appropriate laws/regulations and policies, maintaining compliance with all processes for workers compensation, health and safety, leave of absence, accommodations, job descriptions and other applicable areas.

Programs Used: Office 365 (Sharepoint, Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), Paylocity, Leave Management Solutions, ClearCompany
(Recruiting/Onboarding), Ease Central, Social Security Business Services

Personnel Technician I
Jan 2016 - Apr 2017 County of Kings

Recruiting: Full-cycle recruitment to include: Flyer development to include supplemental questions, use of HTML coding to format job flyers;
Screening of applicants based on qualifications, determining pass points; scheduling and developing screening committees; scheduling testing,
test supply requisition; scheduling oral boards, developing oral board questions; Monitoring and orienting panel members; Providing notices to applicants via email and mail; Providing feedback to applicants via email and phone; Attending job fairs. and;

Pre-employment: Logging, tracking and identifying drug, health and background results; Onboarding: New hire orientations; Back-up of front desk
staff in providing new hires documents and information, Scheduling new hire benefits and orientation meetings; Orientation of new hires

Payroll: Personnel Actions (Transfers, New Hires, Demotions/Promotions, etc); Creation of access database for creating queries, reports, and forms to manage data and compile information and statistics;

Special Programs: Education Reimbursement Program: logging, reviewing documents, verifying information, budgeting, answering questions
regarding policy and eligibility; Service Awards: logging, queries to determine recipients based on service hours for pay period report ran,
ordering of gifts, answering inquiries regarding eligibility

Programs Used: Peoplesoft, NEOGov, VisionLive (Website management), Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook - Expert use in all)

Human Resource Specialist
Feb 2007 - Nov 2015 US Army

Personnel: Strength Management Reports; Offficer and enlisted personnel records; Records management. ; Benefits briefings and one-on-one
counselings to provide information on programs and benefits available to each soldier; Preparation and monitoring requests for reductions,
transfers, and discharges; Preparing Payroll reports

Reporting/Analysis: Develops, prepares, and generates reports and analyze data for trends.

Compliance: Interprets appropriate laws/regulations and policies, maintaining compliance with all processes for workers compensation, health and safety, leave of absence, accommodations, job descriptions and other applicable areas.

Administrative: Unit Awards Program: Oversee Preparation and processing recommendations for awards and decorations on proper forms and following regulatory guidance in conducting awards ceremonies. Tracking of allotted budget, including expense reports and accounting
practices. Preparation and Presentation of briefings, both for education and briefing of statistical and analytical information retrieved from various
Army databases. Utilizing the RAPIDS system to create and manage DoD (Identification) Cards, update DEERS and ensure all information is
correct.

Team Leader
Nov 2012 - Sep 2015

Assisting the squad leader and performing duties of the squad leader when absent.
Accountability of all team members. Tracking of issues/actions for each team member. Performance of administrative tasks, such as counselings and award recommendations.

Programs Used: ARIMS (Army Record Information Management System), AKO (Army Knowledge Online), RAPIDS (Real Time Automated Personnel Identification System), DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System), CAESAD (California Emergency State Active Duty System), ADPAAS (Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System), AFCOS (Automated Fund Control Order System), IPPS-A
(Integrated Personnel and Pay System)

Secretary (OA)
Nov 2009 - Oct 2012 US Army

Mail room operations to include outgoing U.S. Postal Priority Packages, OCONUS and CONUS, Certified, Insured and Registered Mail. Also
provide distribution services to various post tenants and full time staff. Accounts for all pieces of mail for ISR data support; Provides general
clerical public contact support services such as answering the telephone, referring visitors, or providing information about the office, its functions,
and SOP's; Respond to visitors request and route to appropriate personnel or department. Assistance with public affairs projects and VIP visits,
arranging organization of set up for VIP's; Screens calls and directs them to the appropriate person; Receives, schedules, refers, and contacts
individuals and organizations to schedule and/or obtain information; and replies to inquiries, edits letters, composes memorandums and reports,
reviews correspondence for accuracy and completeness; Advise on EO/EEO complaints and issues; Attends meetings as recorder and transcribes minutes for signature and distribution; Schedules appointments, coordinates meetings, and/or schedules conferences; Reviews
Defense Travel System Authorizations and Vouchers, completes funds analysis for DTS authorizations and Vouchers. Relates funds between
accounting systems and travel system; Books travel accommodation for Supervisors, arranges for additional travel requirements; Interpret
regulations, policies and procedures regarding public, fiscal, DoD (Department of Defense), NGB (National Guard Bureau), DFAS (Defense Finance Accounting System) regulations, Standard Operating Procedures; Composes documents/ correspondence through various computer
programs i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access; additional duties as tasked. (Also acted as Human Resource Specialist during this time)

HR Program Manager
Aug 2013 - Oct 2015 California National Guard

Program Management Reporting Procedures/ Data Analysis
Policy/Procedure/Compliance:
Personnel/Payroll
Staffing/Recruiting (full-cycle: interviewing, testing, onboarding, post-hire follow-up)

Career planning services

Performance Appraisals
Employee Relations
Workers Compensation
Administrative/IT Duties
Collateral Duty: EEO Counselor
Programs Used: DCPDS (Oracle HRIS for the Department of Defense), DCPS (Department of Defense Payroll System), USAStaffing
(Recruitment Management system), Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Sharepoint, One Note - Daily Use)

Secretary to Garrison Commander Attends
Nov 2009 - Aug 2013 California National Guard

Camp Roberts, CA From Nov 2009 to Aug 2013

Personnel/Payroll:
Staffing/Recruiting/Classification
Career planning services

Employee Relations
Workers Compensation
Collateral Duties: Secretary to Garrison Commander Attends meetings as recorder and transcribes minutes for signature and distribution;
Schedules appointments, coordinates meetings, and/or schedules conferences; Reviews Defense Travel System Authorizations and Vouchers,
completes funds analysis for DTS authorizations and Vouchers. Relates funds between accounting systems and travel system; Books travel
accommodation for Supervisors, arranges for additional travel requirements; Interpret regulations, policies and procedures regarding public,
fiscal, DoD (Department of Defense), NGB (National Guard Bureau), DFAS (Defense Finance Accounting System) regulations, Standard
Operating Procedures; Composes documents/ correspondence; additional duties as tasked.

Mail room operations: to include outgoing U.S. Postal Priority Packages, OCONUS and CONUS, Certified, Insured and Registered Mail. Also
provide distribution services to various post tenants and full time staff. Accounts for all pieces of mail for ISR data support;

Public Affairs Assistance with public affairs projects and VIP visits, arranging organization of set up for VIP's; Receives, schedules, refers, and contacts individuals and organizations

Education

AS in Business Administration - Business Administration
Jan 2011 - Columbia College
BS in Business Administration - Business Administration, concentrating
Jan 2011 - Columbia College

Hire Me For

Generalist, Recruiting/Candidate Experience, Business Partner