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Mar 09, 2020

Cyndi Rooks

  • Certified Human Resources Professional
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA
On Site or Remote Human Resources Employee Relations Recruiting Speaking Training

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

Certified Human Resources Professional with over 20 years of experience.  HRx and Compliance, LLC is my HR Consulting Company. HR Services  consist of everything HR related from A-Z and everything in-between. Over 20 years of HR generalist experience in HR management and consulting in both the private and public sector, for profit and non profit organizations. My experience includes small, mid and large size companies in various sectors. I provide a bottom line pro-active approach to the people management aspect of your business and have a business partner mentality. My philosophy is to give you the tools so that you can have the discretion to manager you business. Expertise in all aspects of Human Resources and Recruitment as well as compliance, training & development, policy & procedure development and conflict resolution. Training & Development on numerous HR topics throughout the US and has trained company management and staff employees on varies topics (not inclusive) such as hiring the right people, sexual and other unlawful harassment, and employee coaching and discipline etc.  I have served as the EEO officer for several companies and have developed and maintained Affirmative Action Plans for federal contracts. I am PHR, SHRM-CP and HCS (Human Capital Strategist) Certified. I can assist you in all areas of Human Resources and Talent Management.  I am available for long term engagements and project work.  Some of my services I can provide for you are: 

  • HR Start up, Recruitment & Talent Management
  • Job Analysis, Job descriptions
  • Salary and Compensation plans
  • HR Audits
  • On-going HR Support
  • Hiring On-boarding, Orientation & Off-Boarding
  • Proper Documentation
  • Investigations
  • I-9 and E-verify Compliance
  • Proper forms
  • Training and Development
  • Multi-State Employment Laws
  • Payroll & Benefits
  • Processes and Procedures
  • Strategic HR Planning
  • Human Capital Management
  • Employee Engagement  
  • Best HR Practices 

Work Experience

HR Consultant
Mar 2015 - Mar 2020 HRx and Compliance LLC

We provide Businesses with services and knowledge to manage employment risks and exposures. We can help you start up your HR department, implement the best practices, comply with employment laws, educate staff and create procedures to prevent HR and compliance issues from occurring while giving you the discretion to manage your business. We offer a total HR solution and provide a proactive approach to your Human Capital needs. HRx and Compliance will provide you with processes that allows you the discretion to manage your business. Our Talent Managing services works  to find the candidates to place the right person with the right culture, as well as, ensuring the candidate has the right skills needed to be a high performer for your organization. We offer HR services all across the United States. Our clients consist of small, medium and large organizations. We have both Public and Private industry experience as well as working with organizations that are Union shops.

Corporate HR Director
Jan 2013 - Apr 2015 Leonard Bus Services and LBS South

Corporate Recruiting, Human Resources Management, Policy and Procedures, HR Strategy, Recruitment Strategy, General HR. Plan,manage and deliver customized HR solutions in support of strategic business objectives, resulting in improved critical business outcomes. Ensure organization effectiveness and readiness through ongoing talent development, performance management, organization development and analysis & implementation, change management, leader development, employee relations & engagement efforts, diversity/inclusion initiatives and succession planning. Developed and implemented full cycle recruiting process. Responsible for recruiting top talent for organization in New York and Florida. Developed HR strategic plan to align with company goals. In charge of all aspects of HR and payroll and benefits.

Director of Human Resources
Feb 2009 - Oct 2012 Jacksonville Aviation Authority

Directed the activities of the Authority’s Human Resources and Training & Development Departments. Held accountable for the management of employee relations, misconduct investigations, staffing & recruitment, compensation & benefits, employee rewards and recognition programs, wellness programs, and succession planning efforts. Scope of responsibility included managing an approximately $1.2M HR department budget (excluding wages & benefits) and impacted 263 employees with annual sales in excess of $50M. Negotiated Labor Union Contracts and was the first HR Director to negotiate the FOP contract in 2 days accomplishing a win win for the Authority and the FOP Union Employees. Developed Strategic HR & Recruitment plan in alignment with company goals. Key player in the Cornerstone of Culture development and was able to change the organization's negative culture to a positive one in approximately 6 month time frame.

HR Director
Apr 2006 - Feb 2009 SkyeTec

An environmental and mitigation company employing 90 employees with annual revenue in excess of $5 million. Reporting to the CFO, directed all facets of the HR operations in support of overall business objectives. Planned, designed and implemented HR initiatives including polices & procedures, recruitment and staffing, performance management, compensation and benefits and training and development. Affirmative Action Compliance, drug free workplace, payroll, unemployment claims, employee relations and disciplinary actions. Established the entire HR department from the ground up. Scope of responsibility impacted over 7 operating locations in the United States.

HR Manager
Sep 2003 - Apr 2006 Ameri-Force

A national manpower employment leader specializing in major ship construction and repair facilities nationwide with annual revenue in excess of $25M. Held accountable for starting HR department from ground up, policy development and implementation, talent management, employee relations, training and development, and performance management. Scope of responsibility impacted more than 1000 employees in over 8 operating locations in the US. Developed, wrote, maintained Affirmative Action Plan.
Key partner in the acquisition of another company and writing proposals for government contracts.

HR Assistant, Recruiter Coordinator, HR Coordinator
Jan 1998 - Aug 2003 Various Companies

Worked for Florida Telco Credit Union as the HR Assistant. Accountable for Assisting the HR Manager and employees with any HR Needs. Processed bi-weekly payroll. Worked for RS&H as the HR Coordinator and later promoted to the Training Coordinator. In charge of processing all new hires and working with managers and employees with any HR Needs. Developed and Implemented the RS&H University for career pathing of employees. Worked for Leaders Professional Recruiting as the Recruiting Coordinator. Accountable for the recruitment of individuals for various open positions as well as coordinating the quarterly hiring conference event


Bachelors in Management
Nov 2000 - Jul 2004 University of Phoenix

Hire Me For

All of your HR and Talent Management Needs